“In the beginning was the Word…”  The entire universe was created by the power of God’s words.  Through our thoughts, speech, songs, articles, visuals, websites, films, and all creative expression, we see that God’s Spirit resides in us. Our Creator is still creating today. Together as communicators we can see our world changed by creating with Him.


…is to train effective communicators with a strategic communications skill set for use in missions and life. From the power of the written word to visual storytelling and media rich presentations, you will obtain experience in the core skills and understanding needed to create transformational web, social, audio and video content with cutting edge design.

School Dynamics

write | present | preach | interview | capture | produce | publish | share | serve

In the School of Communication Foundations, we will…

  • Create with Jesus
  • Practice excellence and wisdom in communication / media skills
  • Learn how God communicates in the Bible and today
  • Empower others to communicate with excellence
  • Spur each other on to creative excellence and a lifestyle of continual learning

Skill AND Principles

We set out to create a new type of School of Communication Foundations that bridged the gap between the skills and principles of communication that are needed to be effective in ministry or as a professional in the spheres of society… think: art, communication, education, science & technology, the Church, etc.

So maybe you want to be a filmmaker… a designer… a musician… a pastor… a writer… or an artist of any discipline? Consider building a broad foundation in your understanding of communication so that you can make a deep and powerful impact in your specific area of calling.

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Jan 3 – Mar 21, 2019


Non-Degree: $4,395

AA Degree Track: $3,000


Pre-requisites: YWAM DTS

Course Code: CMC211

U of N Credits: 12

David Hewitt

David is a passionate missionary speaker who graduated from University of the Nations with a degree in Biblical Studies. He and his wife, Mari, lived in Asia for 18 years. They enjoyed good food, wonderful people and God’s great creation. He helped pioneer schools (Discipleship, Bible, Worship & Worldview) in places like Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and China. He loves to challenge young people to “Go! Give it a try!” He has written 5 small ebooks on missions, loneliness and how to thrive in international living.

Joel Rogers - School Leader

Despite doctors assuring his parents they would never have children, Joel William Rogers came totally unexpected. Born on the 7th day of the 7th month of 1977… 7 minutes after his less un-expected twin brother Jeff. He likes playing rock ‘n roll on his electric guitar and loves telling real stories – including the made-up ones. Sometimes those stories are tattooed on dead trees, but more often they flash up on screens before hiding in people’s minds. He has American & French nationality but will not ask you to pardon his French. Joel currently lives in Kona, Hawaii with his viking-surfer-designer-wife Benedicte, his scientist-artist-freerunner son Ethan and his hula dancing-painter-comedian daughter Lily.

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