Vancouver School of Theology

Forming thoughtful, engaged and generous Christian leaders for the church in the 21st century

Course

PT5/723 – Re-imagining Ministry with Children and Youth


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Week 1: July 9-13, 2018

This course will explore the spirituality, theology, and practices surrounding holistic faith formation with children and youth. By digging deep into the purposes, goals, and presuppositions we carry with us into our experiences of ministry, students will learn about and generate best practices for walking alongside young people on the adventure of discipleship. In particular, this course will help students re-imagine children’s and youth ministry by exploring fresh perspectives and sharing innovative ideas.

Dave Csinos is Assistant Professor of Practical Theology at Atlantic School of Theology in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He also serves as founder and president of Faith Forward, an ecumenical organization for innovation in ministry with children and youth. Dave writes widely about faith formation, children’s ministry, youth ministry, and culture. Dave holds a PhD in practical theology from University of St. Michael’s College in Toronto through the Toronto School of Theology.



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