Updates from Moldova and Romania on their work with Ukrainian refugees.
Youth for Christ’s Europe, Middle East, North Africa (EMENA) Area office provides an update on the current situation of YFC in Ukraine and in the surrounding countries: Slovakia, Romania, Moldova and Hungary.
An insight from some of the incredible volunteers at BallysillanYFC (Northern Ireland) who give up their time each week to serve at the BlueHouses and bring life to so many people, including themselves.
Your gift to Youth for Christ in Jordan will help staff provide Christmas care packages to hard-hit families in their communities, serving as a meaningful reminder of the Messiah’s arrival to the earth, communicating God’s limitless love and inspiring hope in the midst of suffering.
When the military closed Khartoum’s airport and disrupted their discipleship training, a generational odd couple from YFC Lebanon improvised and preached to hundreds of students. (story and photos by Christianity Today)
By the side of the road, while other team members siphoned fuel into her car, and road trains (semi-trucks with two to three trailers) roared past, Tracey prayed – inviting Jesus into her life for the first time.
Join the international family of Youth for Christ for the second annual, two-day interactive Zoom conference.
Live interpretation in Portuguese, French, Russian and Spanish.
French e-book being distributed to encourage adults who pray fervently for the children and young people around them
“Burundi went through so many challenges because we lost so many people when the genocide started in 1993. Many children in this nation have no parents due to the long civil war,” Freddy said. “But God called us, Youth for Christ, to reach out to this generation, starting with children.
Many young people have said “Yes” to God’s amazing gift of eternal life in this past year via online gatherings. Let’s celebrate that, in the midst of chaos, God’s redemptive story was shared across the globe and many have said “YES” to Jesus.
“Many girls are going to be blessed through that home,” Miriam said. “They are going to gain hope. They are going to gain peace. Most of all they are going to get to know the Lord and to give back to their babies the love and care they have experienced.”
Brazil YFC’s Conextions department has missionaries now in Cape Verde, San Tomé and Príncipe, Portugal, Russia and Ireland; Igor da Silva will become its director in July 2020.
Brazil and Portugal sign partnership agreement to work together to further the kingdom of God.
Youth For Christ Mauritius and J316 Ministries organized a sports clinic with a coaching team of professional sportsmen from the U.S.
An inspiring story about a troubled teen in the Czech Republic; YFC Burundi recognized by their President for their efforts in educating the future leaders of their nation.
Youth for Christ contacts throughout Africa are reaching out, asking us to mobilize prayer for parts of Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe that have been devastated by Cyclone Idai, which hit hit the region on March 14th.
YFC Réunion has initiated a collaborative volunteer programme with various Mauritian Churches and Parachurch organisations for the Indian Ocean Island Games.
Youth For Christ Puerto Rico is moving and growing in ways that we did not see coming. HIStory is being made as we lay the foundation of Youth For Christ on the island … trusting that the work now will carry on for generations to come.
Youth for Christ and the Bible Society have teamed up to create a truly unique Bible that meets the needs of young people today by connecting directly to their world.
Project #Moses consists of street evangelism and discipleship, training for those who are to preach the gospel, case studies with different tools for evangelism, and creating teams in
each local church for evangelism in the city.
Pioneering Conference attendees from Cape Verde, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haití, México, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, and Sao Tome & Principe receive basic training in areas vital to creating a firm foundation of accountability, governance, and ministry skills for a developing national ministry.
YFC Moscow partners with “More than Gold” to creatively introduce attendees to the good news.
YFC The Netherlands hosted youth workers from several nations and led training for the Superwoman ministry model.
Praise God for what He is doing through you, through Youth for Christ International (YFCI), in “closed” nations around the world. Though we cannot share real names and specific nations, know that YFCI is actively involved in reaching young people in these difficult places.
Kristian Vučković joins Youth for Christ as the new National Coordinator for the country of Serbia.
There are new open doors for ministry in Puglia, and the national program of YFC Italia reaches the milestone of 10 years of ministry, offering training for youth workers at their celebration event.
In order to reach young people in Sweden in a more effective way, Youth for Christ staff have translated two youth materials from British Youth for Christ. They are called Rock Solid and Alive and are designed for children between 10-13 years of age.
We pray peace and joy to you, it has been long since we sent out our newsletter of this nature. Please see attached our newsletter. May I ask you take some time to read through. Thank you once again for your love and support.
Regards, Pascal W Nyulahe, National Director, YFC Tanzania.
Every time the Youth for Christ family gathers it is a very special occasion. Being with like-minded brothers and sisters from around the world who share a common commitment to our vision of reaching every young person and giving them the opportunity to be a follower of Jesus is a tremendously uplifting experience.
28 Youth for Christ leaders met to be trained as Coaches. The Coaching process teaches ways to use powerful questions to guide someone’s own journey in life. The end goal is to develop a pool of Russian-speaking Coaches for the Region.
Youth for Christ in Armenia is partnering with a local organisation to open 3 Day Centres for children in need. As a result of this partnership, 80 children will continually hear about and experience the Good News of Jesus Christ.
Mervin Pool begins preparations to assume the role of National Director of Youth for Christ in Seychelles.
The Near East Initiatives (NEI), a relational network of ministries from Lebanon, Syria, Jordan & Iraq, brings together leaders who want to advance the Kingdom in these countries together.
A Paper by Tom Albinson – Refugee Highway – Partner of World Evangelical Alliance (WEA)
Ministry partners dispensed a total of $534,605 to 21 Youth for Christ projects around the world.
What is 70 years old and has 4 stars on Charity Navigator? Hint: It begins with you!
A new program in India has been providing career guidance for young people, and helping them pray, plan and prepare for their God designed careers.
Bram Rebergen is appointed the new National Director of Youth for Christ in the Netherlands.
Gavin Calver has been appointed Director of Mission/England at the Evangelical Alliance. He will leave his current role as National Director of Youth for Christ (YFC) to take up his new appointment on 1st June 2015.
A look at what can happen when a youth ministry dares to ask “What will young people of the future be doing?”
Seeing new fruit from ministry, hearing stories of young people making decisions for God, and experiencing new opportunities to expand its mission, Youth for Christ in Australia attributes its forward momentum to a look back at Youth for Christ’s early days as “an evangelistic youth movement’.
Senior leaders from across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa gathered at the Czech Republic for Area Council meetings, worship, teaching times and more for what will likely prove to be a landmark in the development of the EMENA area for years to come.
Children and their families come together with Youth for Christ staff to celebrate the seventh anniversary of a day care centre that continues to provide mentoring and compassionate assistance to those in need.
Youth for Christ in Croatia shares about the impact of the inspirational Nick Vujičić event – the largest evangelical event in Croatia since the Billy Graham crusade in the 1960’s.
National Director Abu Conteh reports on a children’s club, rastafarian outreach, HIV / AIDS awareness, ministry to sex trade workers, family ministry, prayer ministry and more.
Come, join Youth for Christ International for their annual Christmas Gala!
Enjoy live music, scrumptious food, a fabulous silent auction and more!
A secret follower of Jesus is forced to leave his country to avoid being conscripted by Islamic fundamentalists to fight for their cause, and ends up becoming a national coordinator for a Youth for Christ ministry in his new country.
Flevo Festival celebrates 35 years of impact and now a new initiative for another festival is underway.
Greenwich YFC celebrates ten packed days of activities during the Olympics involving over four hundred volunteers from eleven churches ministering to over 1000 young people.
A café in the disaster area of Japan will enable Youth for Christ to offer a good community space, will serve as a place of worship, and will provide potential to start some English classes, music events, weekly meetings and other outreaches in the affected area.
Britain’s Heartland Branch of Youth for Christ reports that during the Olympic Games, the Run the Race café will be open in Coalville town centre.
The East Indian Ocean Islands welcome Maharavo “Ravo” Ravoniandro as the new regional director.
National Director Freddy Tuyizere reports on the recent ministry of a YWAM Team in and around Gitega, and shares prayer requests for upcoming ministry plans.
Two teams, one from Peoria, IL, USA, and one from Santiago, Chile, work together for a week at the Youth for Christ Community Center en Cerro Navia (Santiago) – painting, varnishing, worshiping and sharing the love of Jesus Christ with many young people.
As a wave of sporadic civil unrest, violence, arson and looting swept the UK, Youth for Christ young people came together to clean the streets in the aftermath and give food, clothes and support to those who lost homes, possessions or loved ones in their communities.
Youth for Christ in Canada’s newsletter, with a focus on prayer, including articles on: praying mothers, building community around Toronto’s homeless youth, a loner neighbour in British Colombia who makes Youth for Christ his family, Youth for Christ’s greatest mistake and more.
Solange thought she had seen it all. Orphaned in the Congo at a young age, she was “rescued” by an uncle who took her across the border into Uganda and exploited her for profit. At age 15, she ended up pregnant and abandoned in the volatile, dangerous slums of Kampala.
Tanzania’s sports ministry is sharing God’s word, encouraging young people, teaching life skills and morals, and mobilizing people to pray.
A new prayer movement in the Netherlands challenges people to spend 15 minutes each day praying to make a difference in the lives of children and adolescents. The hope is that these prayers will bring about a spiritual awakening among young people.
A teen mother’s ministry in Colorado partners with Youth for Christ’s Mirembe House & Suubi Home in Uganda and is venturing to Uganda to teach parenting classes, study skills and Bible studies to 80 teen mothers.
Youth for Christ has its first ever Pioneering Conference in Magaaliesburg, South Africa, identifying 10 nations to be pioneered by neighboring countries within the next five years..
Working with local churches in Cambridge, hundreds of young people will engage in community action and outreach projects, sharing the outrageous grace of God in word and deed.
Thieves came into the ministry centre last night, it’s obvious that they had keys. They got inside and took computers, cameras, a scanner, all kinds of machines- and the biggest issue is 5 passports from volunteers, and some of them were unable to return home.
An annual event brings hundreds of teens together in the Netherlands for sports activities, food, and spiritual challenge.
A desperate single mother was able to go back to school and is at a Rehab Centre learning skills that have enabled her to take better care of herself and her son.
A collection of evangelistic sermons by Billy Graham; introduction by Torrey M. Johnson.
An article from the February/March 2011 newsletter of Singapore Youth for Christ, in which West Area Coordinator Eric Teo shares about two ministries of SYFC and how they emphasize both the message of the Gospel and the character of the messenger (Jesus).
A list of over 100 Christian organizations launched by former Youth for Christ staff underscores God’s devotion to leadership development through YFC.
150 young people, ages 13-20, are being equipped to share the Gospel at an evangelism camp called ‘Dtua Joy’
A report from Asia Pacific staff on the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on March 11th
Hear the stories of several young people transformed by God’s love, which they encountered through the loving staff and programs of Youth for Christ
Learn about “The Outback,” a youth centre located in Archbold Ohio operated by Defiance Area Youth for Christ (USA).
A day care centre in Borceag ministers to at risk children and partners with churches and other ministries to equip people for more effective ministry to children.
“The Horizon Leadership Program provides a tremendous opportunity for ethnic-minority students to become trailblazers for the younger youth within their homes and communities…”
A report from Youth for Christ in Italy on a youth event that is uniting youth workers and ministries from across the nation to restore a passion for God in the younger generation.
“I wish I could tell you adequately how much the ministry of YFC has meant to this part of the world – the warmth, the sense of unity, the service to the whole Body, the caring and thorough way in which young people are being discipled, the way young leaders are being developed – it is just fantastic.”
Youth for Christ in Africa has launched an extensive pioneering effort, called “Operation Pioneer” to begin ministry in 11 countries in the next 5 years.
Génération Daniel is focused on training for spiritual leaders and leaders of youth groups. Be in prayer for their upcoming discipleship weekends and learn how you can be involved.
Carpenter’s Tools International (CTI), a band of members between the 16 to 30 years old from USA and Canada, spent three weeks from June to July sharing the gospel through mini evangelistic concerts and small group meetings.
This year Youth for Christ in the Netherlands is celebrating 65 years of serving young people, and they have many special things planned, including a big party at Den Lindenhorst, their Headquarters in Driebergen, on April 25th. This will be preceded in March by the publication of a book by Ark Media entitled: “Rock ‘n … Continued
At the beginning of the new year, over 350 people gathered for Youth for Christ’s annual conference in North Wales. Staff, volunteers, trustees and other members of the Youth for Christ family enjoyed a great time of fun, fellowship, worship and teaching.
In 1994, a horrific genocide in Rwanda outpaced Hitler’s gassing of the Jews, killing more than a million people in a hundred days. Today, thanks to the investment of partners like you, hundreds of young leaders are being trained, reaching hundreds of thousands with the good news of Jesus Christ, helping to make Rwanda the least corrupt and most peaceful nation in East Africa.
Ed Bissonnette gives a brief update on Youth for Christ ministry in Mexico, including an introduction to Mexico’s new young director, Jose Carlos Gutierrez, as well as information on mission trips, sports outreaches, camping retreats, school seminars, and more.
Young people in Vietnam are learning what it truly means to be winners while serving on the national Tchoukball team.
An update on the Elevation Project, started in 2007 by Greater Vancouver Youth Unlimited in partnership with Rwanda Youth for Christ to help needy kids receive an education.
Highlights video from the Youth for Christ Project Serve team that served in Jamaica in July 2009
For José Antonio Yactayo Llona, recollections of Youth for Christ’s General Assembly in South Africa stir up feelings of nostalgia and tears of joy, providing inspiration to work even harder in Peru to bring the gospel to young people. He is bursting with gratitude to the ministry supporters of Youth for Christ who enabled him to attend.
Delaware Youth for Christ works with at-risk youth and their families in Delaware, USA. Hear the young people tell their stories of how YFC has impacted their lives.