Certificate in Youth Discipleship

Certificate in Youth Discipleship

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This is a digital certificate program.

Cutting-edge youth ministry training. Wherever you are. Whenever you need it.

Gaining the knowledge you need to lead youth ministry with confidence can be a real challenge. You want to focus your energy on youth ministry methods that will work—but your teenagers are always changing. You want the best teaching on discipleship with today’s teens—but you don’t have a lot of time to search for it.

Now, you can disciple today’s young people with the clarity and confidence you’ve been longing for. 

Our commitment to research and learning makes the Fuller Youth Institute a source youth leaders trust for the latest insights on discipling teenagers for a faith that lasts. With our new 100% online Certificate in Youth Discipleship, we’re bringing you Fuller Theological Seminary’s substantive learning paired with FYI’s latest research insights in an engaging, self-paced format that will help you:

  • Learn from the latest research, equipping you to better engage with today’s young people and their discipleship needs.

  • Explore core theological and sociological concepts, informing and strengthening your ministry practice.

  • Reflect on your ministry calling, bringing confidence and endurance for the long haul. 

  • Draw from biblical and theological perspectives to clearly envision and communicate a discipleship model for your ministry. 

When you successfully submit the final project after finishing all six courses, you’ll earn a professional certificate from FULLER Equip. Successful completion of this certificate program may make you eligible for credit for prior learning (CPL), which grants you credit towards an advanced degree at Fuller Seminary.

Complete all six courses to enhance your youth ministry expertise:

  • Course 1: Reflecting on your discipleship journey: Sharpen your calling, reveal your blind spots, and inspire your growth. Preview course 1.

  • Course 2: Discipling young people: Discover ministry strategies that prepare young people for faith that lasts beyond youth group. Preview course 2.

  • Course 3: Discipling your volunteers: Practical steps to nurture your team’s faith formation while they lead. Preview course 3.

  • Course 4: Cultivate a discipleship community: Use your leadership strengths to speak up for young people with parents and caregivers so that they’re seen and understood. Preview course 4.

  • Course 5: Discipleship with purpose: Gain a practical model for faithful discernment and increased confidence in decision making. Preview course 5.

  • Course 6: Discipleship starting points: Identify action steps for some of the most common discipleship challenges.

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What can I expect from this digital experience?

This certificate is created in partnership with FULLER Equip. Courses and certificates include videos, writings, articles, questions, and exercises so that you can immediately apply what you learn to your everyday life. We estimate that completing six courses and a final project will take around 100-120 hours. There are no deadlines or required timeframes—you’re free to work at your own pace.

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