Impact 360 Gap Year is a 9 month Christian worldview and leadership experience located in Pine Mountain, GA for students 18-20 years of age.
Public Communication provides the theoretical foundation and practical application necessary for effective public speaking. This course focuses on oral communication skills with an emphasis on organization, audience adaptation, message construction, and nonverbal communication. Additional topics include effective listening and evaluation.
This course introduces the management process through the activities of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling.
This course is an introduction to the theoretical and practical issues related to cross-cultural communication and the effective managing and transferring of knowledge within different cultures. Participants will explore the fundamental tenets of intercultural studies which will prove valuable in future courses and in life.
This course helps students understand the world better by studying significant interpretations of self, the world, and God that have been offered by thinkers, both past and present – the major concerns of philosophy. This course will provide an introduction to Western philosophy from ancient to modern and postmodern times.
An introduction to Christian ethics, focusing on methodology with a survey and comparison of philosophical, secular, and theistic perspectives on the moral life, then moves on to develop a comprehensive evangelical approach.
Contemporary issues related to practical and ethical issues from a Christian perspective. Topics: vocation, time/resource management, marriage relationships, conflict resolution, evangelism, church involvement, Christian worldview, devotional life, and practical ethics.
I can't think of anything better between high school and the college years than to set aside time to discover God, explore the world and fine-tune your vision for the rest of your life. That's what Impact 360 is all about, combining great teaching with practical experience preparing your role in God's amazing story.
The fact is higher education is a terrific asset, but only if students know how to own their own education and not just merely jump through the hoops laid out for them. The fact is higher education can strengthen a students understanding of the world and even their faith, but only if students are clear about what is true about the world and how they can know it. The leadership of Impact 360 understands this, and their team prepares students for success in owning their faith and their future.
Union University considers it a real honor to partner with Impact 360 and we congratulate those involved in shaping this kingdom-advancing project. Our involvement is a natural overflow of our prioritization of Christian worldview that combines the Christian intellectual tradition and the idea of service. Students who participate in Impact 360 will be well-equipped to move into their university studies with confidence.
I'm excited about the future. You meet with these young folks and their love for the Lord and their desire to learn. The things that are going on here at Impact 360 will have a major effect on their life...and I'm thankful to be a part of it.
It is no longer someone else's job to worry about the next generation and what kind of leaders they will be. It is our responsibility as Christian leaders to work to produce young people who are grounded in Truth and who are willing to influence the world by living Christ-focused lives. Impact 360 offers a program designed to meet this challenge, and believe me, the next generation of leaders will be better because of it.
I am impressed with the caliber of godly leadership which is in place for Impact 360. I am also excited about the difference this gap-year opportunity could make in shaping the futures of participating students, helping them to delve deeply into the foundation of Christianity, bolstering their faith and equipping them for future challenges.
The Gap Year team works, prays and laughs together in our mission to provide students with a loving, educational and adventurous community. Each of us is dedicated to the Lord’s service and desires a generation of young people who long to change the world through the love of Christ.
Known affectionately as “Basie” around campus, John came to Impact 360 to live out his passion of equipping students to become...
Jonathan Morrow is the Director of Creative Strategies at Impact 360 Institute and serves as adjunct faculty with Union University. He...
Before serving Impact 360 Institute as the Associate Director of Academics, Ed served with Campus Crusade for Christ at California Polytechnic...
Trent joined the Impact 360 team in 2008, after serving five years as director at the Lifeshape Foundation’s retreat center, The...
Eric brings five years working with the North American Mission Board and nine years working with the International Mission board...