New program offers unique approach to worldwide youth ministry leadership

New program offers unique approach to worldwide youth ministry leadership

Hands-on experience working with young people and leaders overseas is a powerful component of the new Intercultural Youth Ministries program at Baptist Bible College.

The major better prepare students for missions work and ministries with youth from different cultures and countries, combining online classes with work in international locations.

Learn more about the Intercultural Youth Ministries program here.

The program is among a growing number of undergraduate options, including Business Administration and Worship Pastor programs.

Learning on and off campus
The Intercultural Youth Ministries program offers students the opportunity to be immersed in the cultures of other countries by working alongside experienced missionaries in intercultural settings for an entire year. Students will experience mentoring by seasoned ministry professionals, while serving as mentors to youth in need, as they learn with and from nationals.

A key aspect of the program is the opportunity students have to gain extensive hands on experience outside the classroom, while being able to continue taking classes online throughout the year.

With nearly half of the world's population under the age of 25, graduates of the program will find many opportunities open to them worldwide. They will be equipped to fill roles in a variety of mission settings, and in the leadership of local churches, Christian schools, camps, retreats, and other group ministries.

Campus visits
Interested students can experience BBC first hand through a campus visit. Visitors can talk with professors in the program of their choice, attend classes, and get a feel for college life.

More details are online at or by calling 800.451.7664.

Along with new programs, BBC is building the $4.5 million Kempton Athletic Center. The facility, offering space for recreational sports and more, will be open in 2011. Get details at

BBC offers generous financial aid packages, substantially reducing the cost of tuition. Learn more here.

Baptist Bible College & Seminary offers an outstanding Christian education through on campus, online, and other distance learning options. Students learn to serve and lead as they gain critical leadership and life skills. To learn more, go to or call 570.586.2400.

Posted on: 3/24/2010 4:37:03 PM

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