Youth Discipleship and Pastoring

Course number: DEPS2214 • Credit hours: 3 hrs


Distance Education Course: Effective youth ministry, philosophy of ministry to develop strategies for programming youth events and discipling today’s teens.

Course Description: Establishing and maintaining an effective youth ministry in a local church requires a biblical philosophy of ministry that is worked out in a carefully designed strategy including small and large group programming. This course provides the student with the necessary skills to evaluate the effectiveness of a youth group, craft a philosophy of youth ministry, and establish the necessary structures to disciple teens.

Course Textbooks:
Junior High Ministry. 
Wayne Rice. ISBN: 031022442X
Purpose Driven Youth Ministry. Doug Fields. ISBN: 0310212537

    Instructor:  Jeremy Simms

Biography: Jeremy C. Simms is originally from Reidville, Newfoundland. He is an ordained minister with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland and Labrador, and has been in full-time ministry since 2011. Since then he has served as Youth and Children’s Pastor in St. Anthony, NL; Interim Senior Pastor in Rocky Harbour, NL and currently on staff as Youth and Children’s Pastor at Westside Tabernacle in Corner Brook, NL. Jeremy and his wife Jenny, also credentialed with the PAONL, have just recently welcomed their first child, a daughter Adelyn. Jeremy has a desire for youth, children and young adult ministry, to pastor a generation into the heart of the Gospel by helping young disciples to develop on their journey with Christ so that they may discover their giftings that God has given them. He also has a strong passion teaching.

Education: Bachelor of Arts (Religious Studies, Focus in Pentecostal Youth Ministry), Tyndale University College, Toronto, ON; Masters of Theological Studies (Christian Foundations), Tyndale Seminary, Toronto, ON.


Course Costs

IT Fees $ 36.00

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Tuition $ 696.00
Textbook Sales (inc GST) $ 44.10
CoursePak Text (inc GST) $ 26.25
Shipping $ 30.00
TOTAL $ 832.35

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