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Community Development School

Community Development School

Applied Biblical Worldview. Holistic Gospel. Kingdom Transformation.

About the Course

God desires to bring abundant life physically, spiritually, emotionally and intellectually. You will be equipped to partner with communities to see them move towards the fullness of life that God intends.

From rural to urban settings, slums to refugee camps, we seek to be catalysts of Biblical transformation. You will learn how to be an agent of Kingdom change in communities around the world, bringing God's love to those in need.

Program Information

Start date:

Dates

Arrival Day

Departure Date

September 30, 2021

March 12, 2022

Cost

Training Phase

Outreach Phase

$3,995

$4,000–6,000

Details

School Leader

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Language

Prerequisite

Arnold Rottier
N/A
English
DTS
What happens in this course

Learn how to apply and integrate biblical worldview, starting personally, and then into various spheres of society with the goal of moving people, communities, and nations toward God’s intentions.

Gain the skill on how to facilitate holistic growth towards God’s intentions in communities and nations, resulting in a fuller expression of the kingdom of God.

Become effective multipliers of community development from a Biblical Christian perspective that leads to transformation.

Training Phase (3 months)

Experienced practitioners will share biblical truths, principles, methods, insights, and models of community development which are essential for the transformation of communities.

The blend of teachers, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds provides a rich environment, allowing for the cross-pollination of ideas, as well as dynamic and lasting relationships.

Principles of Community Transformation

Role of the Local Church as Hope Centers in a Community

Applied & Integrated Biblical Worldview for Development

Team and group dynamics

Biblical Basis for relief and development

Working effectively Cross-culturally

Community assessment & Planning

Church planting and multiplication

Global Justice issues affecting development

Field Assignment (2-3 months)

Building on what you learned in your training phase, you will have the opportunity to observe, serve and learn from different community development ministries in action.

The 8- to 12-week field assignment is an integral part of the school. The issues & principles discussed in the curriculum will come to life as you engage with various models of community ministry in the nations.
What makes us unique?

Worldview

Gain an understanding for God’s heart for nations and how what we think, value and believe impacts societies.

Expand

Facilitate holistic growth towards God’s intentions in targeted communities and nations, resulting in a fuller expression of the kingdom of God.

Multiply

Be effective multipliers of community development from a Biblical Christian perspective that leads to transformation.

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Vaccination disclaimer

In accordance with State Law, all students and student children must present proof of age appropriate vaccinations in order to attend any program at the University of the Nations—YWAM UofN Kona. Please click here for the vaccination requirements.

Accreditation disclaimer

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE NATIONS IS NOT ACCREDITED BY AN ACCREDITING AGENCY RECOGNIZED BY THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF EDUCATION.  Admission to the University of the Nations (U of N) and any of its sponsored programs is open to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, and educationally unrelated handicaps. U of N reserves the right to change schedules and course offerings as deemed necessary.