YMI is about training the next generation of youth leaders. We exist to extend the mission of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary through leadership in quality training, advanced research, and practical resources for those who work with youth.
We exist to extend the mission of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
through leadership in quality training, advanced research, and practical resources
for those who work with youth.
YMI offers youth ministry training in three ways: on-campus, online, and workshop format.
From its inception, YMI has focused on research that impacts youth ministry in the local church. Research topics include a competency-based approach to youth ministry training, media influences on teenagers, Generation Z, and Youth Ministry Arenas.
YMI is here for you! We provide youth leaders with a variety of resources to help reach and disciple today's teenagers.
A Youth Ministry emphasis prepares you to reach and disciple today’s teenagers.
These degree plans are for youth ministry-oriented students who desire to see young people transformed by the gospel
and led to reach the next generation for Christ.
The following courses are designed to prepare you to handle youth ministry in an ever-changing world.
Any seminary student, regardless of the degree plan, can take youth ministry courses as an elective.
Study youth ministry at the highest level either on-campus or online.
We offer both professional and research doctoral seminars. Develop your skills as a scholar
and lead the world of youth ministry in research and writing.
YMI provides valuable resources for youth ministry.
Our latest resources are online assessment tools and surveys
designed to lead you to discover vital insights about your ministry to teenagers and parents.