Youth Disciple Online Facilitator Training

Starting in August 2012 Disciple Bible Study for Youth will be available on-line for Youthworkers to use with a group of High School Youth in their Church, District, Conference, Region, Community as well as there being groups that any individual Youth from anywhere in the world can sign up for.

We need facilitators for every group!  This is your chance to be trained.  YDO is made possible through the partnership of The Center for Youth Ministry Excellence ( and home of The Youthworker Movement) and The Richard and Julia Wilke Institute for Discipleship and Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas.


How to Become a Youth Disciple Online Facilitator — Self-paced training — $50

In this workshop, DISCIPLE Bible Study facilitators and youthworkers will learn how to facilitate this amazing, life-transforming walk through the Bible for YOUTH in an online format using one of the top educational online software packages available.

In August 2012, will be the host site for Youth Disciple Online which is a joint ministry of the Institute for Discipleship (IFD) and the Center for Youth Ministry Excellence (CYMX). It will be provided for $35 per youth (includes digital manual) and is designed to help high school students learn and love the scriptures. This interactive small group experience is a great way to walk through the Bible over the course of a school year together.

The training course is now being offered in a self-paced format to meet the demands for the training. Participants will move through the training materials at their own pace with pauses to interact with Lisa, the IFD Assistant Director. The cost is $50. The course will begin upon enrollment (evening enrollment will be processed the next working day). It will take approximately 6-8 hours to work through the materials. After training is complete, facilitators may use the Youth Disciple Online software materials to lead a group of participants through the 32-week study (also includes an introductory and a closing assignment.).

To learn more about Youth Disciple Online, please visit

Enrollment is open now, but the training will become available February 1, 2012. You will receive an email containing web location and login information upon enrollment during business hours (after Feb 1), so please be sure to add the email to your list of approved senders. If you have questions about how online workshops work, please check our FAQ’s page.


Bishop Richard and Julia Wilke, Steve Wilke and Charles Harrison meet to launch Youth Disciple Online opportunity


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