This unit provides a general introduction to the practice of youth ministry. It offers a broad overview of the basic foundations of youth ministry and invites students to reflect strategically and theologically about ministry with the present generation of youth. Although aimed primarily at preparing the student for youth ministry in the local church, this course will also provide a basis for exploring other forms of youth ministry for the 21st Century.

Unit Code: DA2701S

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Mission and Ministry

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Stirling Theological College

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Learning Outcomes


Articulate a theological understanding of the nature and strategic place of youth ministry within the church.


Evaluate the effectiveness of different models of youth ministry in establishing vision, identifying needs and engaging cultural groups of young people.


Identify Christian leadership principles for a local church youth ministry context.


Evaluate strategies and resources to effectively engage with youth.


Integrate theological understanding with youth ministry praxis.


12 online sessions for 3 hour student engagement


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Tutorial Paper/Seminar Paper

Tutorial paper (1000 words)

1000 20.0

Document Comparison (1500 words)

1500 40.0

Integrative Essay (1500 words)

1500 40.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-30 09:07:11 +1000