Positive Youth Development Project Kick Off

Positive Youth Development Project Kick Off

Positive Youth Development Project Kick Off workshop conducted in Woliso on May 8, 2024.

Leaders of seven denominations participated in the sentisization workshop in preparation for the main event from 2024-2026 period.

EGST staff, Addise Amado, Head of Development and Communication and Asmamew Lemma, Faith Leaders Capacity Development Training Facilitator delivered the training.

The training focuses on youth development, life skills, Biblical views of human sexuality and the role of the local church in designing and delivering youth friendly programmes.

The training programme is a continuation of Channels of Hope for  Gender and Celebrating Families: A Journey Together delivered by EGST.

Core Values

We seek to subject our thoughts and actions to God’s Word and affirm the power of Scripture to effect change in individual lives, churches and society.

We come together as a community of learners not for our sake only but also for the sake of others. We seek to grow in our understanding of God and his ways, so that we may help others to acknowledge his governance over the world with its rich possibilities for both individual transformation and for social and cultural renewal.

We believe that theological education speaks to and out of its local context as a dynamic interaction between the local context, the global context and Scripture.

We strongly believe that unity among the churches of Ethiopia is important and can be fostered through cooperative, inter-denominational graduate-level theological education. We also seek to partner with individuals, institutions, churches and organizations within and outside Ethiopia.

We value learning alongside people from different traditions and churches. Exposure to varying traditions challenges thinking about God and the diversity of his work in the world. While EGST promotes unity, it also appreciates and respects diversity.

We value the importance of worshipping God with our minds and strive for excellence both in our rigorous study of Scripture and in our critical analysis of context.

We seek to be people who model Christ’s values such as love, humility, compassion, justice, integrity, self-control, and holiness.

We seek to promote ecumenical relationships among churches in Ethiopia in order to enhance mutual understanding.


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