Youth and Family Ministry
Youth and family ministry in the 21st century must be rooted in scriptural principles and be able to address the challenges facing youth and families in today’s complex culture. This concentration trains students to assist parents, youth, and family ministry staff to plan and engage in intentional spiritual formation in the home and church.
- To think theologically and biblically about the nature of youth and families in relationship to the Church and family.
- To comprehend youth and family issues that are impacting the home, Church, and community.
- To identify strategic resources, including theory and research from the social sciences, that will assist in developing healthy intergenerational relationships within the Church.
- To develop a contextualized application model of church family ministry that recognizes various ethnic diversities in family systems.
|Required Courses||16 units|
GMIN 500Introduction to Youth and Family Ministry
GMIN 587Advanced Youth and Family Ministry
|Select two of the following:|
GMIN 501Foundations of Youth Ministry
GMIN 526Curriculum and Instruction
GMIN 528Contemporary Issues in Ministry