Youth Ministries

Cool Facts

Youth ministries majors have unique opportunities at JBU to minister to local students, go on outreach trips, learn from experienced faculty and more!

Two Youth ministries major students on JBU's speech and debate team took first place in the state of Arkansas in Individual Events (Speech) at the Southern Forensics Championship Tournament in 2013.Students present research at conferences

Students present papers at academic conferences (pictured right)


Dr. Nathan Jacobs spoke at the American Academy of Religion’s Annual Meeting in 2012. The Evangelical Philosophical Society dedicated its session of the AAR to Jacobs’ new book  “The Persistence of the Sacred in Modern Thought.”

Students mentor and volunteer with youth-outreach programs on campus

Professor Nick Ogle publishes article titled, “Dynamic Pedagogy and Teaching Techniques for the Passionate Educator,” published in the Journal of Psychology and Christianity in 2012.

Study abroad in irelandStudents spend a summer working with an archeological excavation in Jordan, uncovering the ancient city of Abila of the Decapolis, scuba diving in the Red Sea, camping in the desert of Wadi Rum and more!

Students study with faculty in the United Kingdom