The Student Leadership Program is the foundation of Agape Youth Ministry and its Community Youth Groups mission to develop future Christian Leaders. The programs develop a strong Biblical base for students through the Dig Deeper Bible School. It then develops strong Christian Leadership skills through the Student Leadership University Conferences. Taking this knowledge, the student then leans how to use these skills through the Teen Missions International programs that involves a two week “Boot Camp” and a Missions program of in country or out of country missions. Finally, Agape Youth Ministry helps to place these students that want to use this knowledge in internship programs in youth groups or youth ministries. To support the student in the Student Leadership Program Agape Youth ministry and its community Youth Groups offers financial assistance through it scholarship program.
Purpose:To provide funding to individual youth to help support them in the AYM Youth (STUDENT) Leadership Program or for Christian based programs such as Christian camps, mission trips Christian Schools, Christian programs dealing with behavioral issues or other Christian based programs that might promote the development of youth.
Funding: Funding shall be done through donations, grants and other fund raising efforts through Agape Youth Ministries non- profit status.
Qualification: Any Youth the age of 18 or under that meets the approval of the AYM Board of Directors under guideline set by the BOD. Qualifications may be changed on an individual bases at any time by the AYM Board of Directors.
Scholarship payments: When an individual youth is approved by AYM payments will be made to the sponsoring organization, church, school, etc. indicating the scholarship is for the AYM sponsored youth.
DDBS is a four-semester study of the Bible, 16 sessions each, provided by Agape Youth Ministry’s Community Youth Ministry Program such as White Mountain Youth INC and Valley of the Son INC (IN Christ). DDBS Dig Deeper classes are not designed to teach doctrine! Where doctrinal issues arise, the students may be made aware of the different doctrinal believes. DDBS is also a required course for Agape Youth Ministry’s Youth Leadership Program.