The purpose of this course is to help equip, educate and empower future youth workers: youth volunteers, youth small group leaders, youth directors, and youth pastors. Youth ministry is one of the most rewarding and exciting ministries to serve in because you get to affect a person’s life at one of their most crucial stages and you will impact the next generation for Jesus Christ. Students can expect to learn: 1. A biblical foundation for youth ministry, 2. A theological foundation for the principles of youth ministry, 3. How to create and implement a purpose statement for your youth ministry, 4. How to create and implement programs for your youth ministry, and 5. How to deal with the day-to-day demands of being a youth leader.