Youth Ministry Issues

Course number: DEPS4105 Credit hours: 3 hrs


Distance Education Course: Compassionate and informed pastoral care for youth-related social issues encompasses the heart of this course.

Course Description: Responding with competence and compassion to the myriad of pastoral and social issues associated with contemporary youth work is the focus of this course. Emphasis will be placed upon the relationship between developmental issues and emerging challenges presented by youth culture. Further, this course will examine the role of the youth worker, minister, or pastor and critical issues that relate to their role in the lives of adolescents.

Course Textbooks:
Helping the Struggling Adolescent 
Les Parrott III. ISBN: 0310234077
All Grown Up and No Place to Go David Elkind. ISBN: 0201483858


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 $ 675.00
Textbook Sales (inc GST) $ 47.54
CoursePak Text (inc GST) $ 26.25
Shipping $ 30.00
TOTAL $ 814.79

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