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Fires Engulf Knysna

Learn how you can help Youth for Christ serve victims of the devastating fire that has left many homeless in Knysna, South Africa.

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Because of You, Ministry Reports, News & Highlights, Staff

Motivated & Certified in Venezuela

A number of volunteers with hearts ready to serve in Venezuela took all the courses needed to be formally certified staff.

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Events, Because of You, News & Highlights

Italy Celebrates 10 Years With Expansion, Youth Worker Training

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.

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Events, Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Training for Young Entrepreneurs in Rwanda, DRC

Young entrepreneurs from Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo receive training on starting and running businesses from a Christian perspective,

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Inspirational, Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

News from Poland

“We could hear lots of testimonies, see people healed, see lives changed and observe new `beginnings’ take place.”

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Tanzania Ministry News

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.

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3D Fridays in Canada: Drama, Dance, Dessert

A Friday night drop-in group for youth in Canada to learn and enjoy drama and dance and desserts

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General Assembly

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.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Unique Training Experience For Uruguay Team

The Coordinator team from Youth for Christ in Uruguay spends two months in the “Living Together Without Violence School.”

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Sunday School Seminar in Haiti

Over 90 pastors received training and resources which will assist them in their churches and ministries in cities throughout the country.

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Sea Adventures in Moscow

Young people participated in a “Sea Adventure” camp, playing, doing crafts and learning interesting Biblical stories associated with the maritime theme of Noah, Jonah, about how Jesus calmed the storm.

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Teens Onstage

What gifts has God given YOU that are being fanned into flame by your participation in Youth for Christ?

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In the Same Way Jesus Did

Jesus invites us to think and interact with God our Father, in the same way He did.

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Opportunidad

In Mexico, Youth for Christ brings opportunity. Giezi tells us of those opportunities (and how it all relates to soccer!).

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Soul Care

In order to effectively serve the kids and families to whom we’ve been called, we must first and continuously be in alignment with our Father, just as Jesus was.

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Jamaica Sports Day Ignites Youth Enthusiasm

National Sports Day brings officials and youth together for a day of competitive sporting fun in Montego Bay.

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Argentina Team Visits Lebanon

A team from Argentina became the first Latin American visitors to serve alongside Youth for Christ staff in their schools ministry, as well as in their outreach to Syrian refugees.

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Mexican Youth Do Mission Training

A group of 37 youth took part in a Mission Training Program in which they showed indigenous communities God’s love.

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Waiting on God

Waiting Daily on God to Join His Work

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Honduras Hosts Two Mission Groups

Low income families with water problems in their communities were blessed with water filters so they could have clean water in their homes.

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The Platform

“Youth for Christ is a platform” – as Claudia from Germany sees it.

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That’s Me

It’s practice time for the team’s street drama. Richard, from Bolivia, tells the whole story of someone searching after God.

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Czech Youth Serve Community During Camp

Teen camps brought together 30 young people who not only enjoyed camp together, but also served 3o more people as an outreach during the camp event.

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Break Up the Fallow Ground

Prayer and the proclamation of the Gospel yields an incredible impact.

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The Silence Circle

Three brave young people served as missionaries in a region known for its great need of the gospel.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Canada Team Serves Honduras

A team from Canada helped to run various activities including a Vacation Bible School for over 30 students and a visit to a local hospital.

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Lord, Teach Us To Pray

Prayer is not just another activity of Christian life but communion and fellowship with God in which we discover what is ours in Christ.

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Christ In You, The Hope of Glory

Your prayers accomplish incredible and mighty things because of where you pray from, union with God through Christ.

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Venezuela’s Humanitarian Crisis

Stubborn politics are creating a humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. You can help!

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Our Levitical Role

Youth for Christ has been commissioned by God to be like Levites for this generation – to share with teenagers that today is the day of Salvation and to celebrate that God is both Emmanuel and Prince of Peace!

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Oops, She Did It Again

Listen to a story told in the Krio language of a girl who made a few mistakes

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Switzerl-Italy

Ester had a job and a life in Italy. But God had a different idea. Her journey took her to Switzerland so that she could return to Italy.

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God DOES Love me!

She grew up in a culture where God’s love was earned. When she came to camp, she discovered that God’s love for her is unending, no matter what.

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Farm to Future

A heart for youth led one young man to create a way for them to raise the fees they need in order to attend school. But there’s more to it than that!

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Out of the Zone

Our drive is to reach every youth around the globe, which often means getting out of our comfort zone. Jesus tells the story of one youth who touched his heart and impacted his life.

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Back to the Chaos

There’s something amazing about a life that Jesus grabs hold of. Jean-Baptiste tells us the story of one such young man from Rwanda.

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Rhema Band Focusing Christians on Prayer

A band called Rhema is producing their own music, traveling throughout Serbia, and encouraging Christians to pray for their country 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for an entire year.

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You Never Know

Sometimes it feels like nothing’s happening. But then, one day… You just never know.

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So What?

Some will, some won’t, so what? Southwest. It was David’s call to ministry down under.

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Taking a Pulse

Tim wanted to find something for the teens in his city. He found “Pulse” and he took it to his city. But there’s more!

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From the President, News & Highlights

Trekking Poles

We are called to empower teenagers, to protect them from themselves and from the evil one; to provide them with adults who believe in them!

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Love Europe App Assists Refugees

A new app has been launched in the Netherlands to assist refugees in locating refugee camps, free WiFi locations, public transport, hospitals and more.

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In Africa

Praise be to the Lord for this African context in which to best set the stage for this next season of global youth impact.

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From the President, News & Highlights

Super-Woman Gifted to the Nations

A program for teenage girls who are unhappy about their appearance, have emotional problems and/or have difficulty establishing and keeping healthy relationships has been developed by YFC in the Netherlands and made available in English for use worldwide.

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EMENA Council Convenes in Czech Republic

Staff of the EMENA area of Youth for Christ gathered with more than 85 leaders from about 25 countries.

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Suicide? I’ll Decide Tomorrow

“School of Life” brings life to a student who was contemplating suicide. Raquel, from Youth for Christ in Brazil, explains.

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Convicted

When his friend confronted another friend, Hilary found himself secretly convicted, too. And then came New Year’s Eve.

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Challenge: Met

The challenge was made: create a program that can go in schools. It will include lectures but also be fun. It will be an immersion program. The challenge was met: Raquel, from Youth for Christ in Brazil, tells her story.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

José Luis Shares His YFC Story

José Luis, from Youth for Christ in Venezuela, shares his story – how he became connected to Youth for Christ and why it is important today that Youth for Christ be in Venezuela.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Ukraine Ministry News

Highlights in ministry from Youth for Christ in the Ukraine.

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Because of You, Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Cyclone Winston Relief: Fiji

Youth for Christ is helping by providing sewing machines, an oven to bake or a stove to cook, so that single mothers can care for their children in the wake of Cyclone Winston’s recent devastation on the island.

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“Teensportz” in Singapore

Throughout the coming months staff, volunteers, and student leaders have multiple opportunities through “Teensportz” to invite friends and classmates to compete in organised sport competitions and hear a positive Gospel message.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Reaching Young People in Lesotho

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General Assembly Inspires Young Leader

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Venezuelan Youth Camps Prove Popular

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The Swimmer

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Youth Centre Reaches At-Risk Youth Through Music, Arts & More

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Ministry Opportunities, Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

“Activate” Shares Hope Through Music, Tesimony & Teaching

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Engaging, Equipping, Empowering

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Congratulations on 60 Years of Ministry

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Understanding the Heart of God

Julio explains how the movement of YFC impacted his heart and how that led him to become part of Youth for Christ in Mexico.

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YFC Means Family

To Sham, YFC means family. Find out how he came to find and join this global family.

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What General Assembly Means To Me

A director of a local ministry in the Netherlands shares how General Assembly in Thailand impacted him and led him on a path to a different ministry.

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Anna’s Story

Youth for Christ is seeing a hunger for Jesus in Slovakia and many many lives changing. Jozef tells us the story of Anna, how her family reacted to her following Jesus and how God has used her since then.

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From Communism to Church

When Jozef was a child, communism prohibited church. When the wall fell and Christianity was allowed in, Jozef was excited to be part of bringing Youth for Christ back to his country.

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Band Competition Winner

Conrad Parson’s band competed in a Youth for Christ band competition – and they won. Listen to what happened after that.

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Ecuador Earthquake Appeal

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Regroup, Refresh, and Ready!

Time together, prayer, worshiping God, training, and distributing materials – all of that took place at Youth for Christ Romania’s recent staff retreat. And it was only two days long!

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First Look at Organizational Assessment

Ambassador Enterprises presented the first draft of their Organizational Assessment to the International Board and World Leadership Team.

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Roger Cross: Sharing In Grief, Embracing Our Hope

YFC USA President Dan Wolgemuth shares the news of the passing of former president Roger Cross.

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Philippines Seeks New National Director

Pray with the Board of Youth for Christ in the Philippines as they begin the search for a new National Director.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Developing Russian-Speaking Coaches

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.

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Former National Director dies at 76 years of age

Youth for Christ in Germany mourns the loss of a former Evangelist, National Director, Board Member and lifelong friend of Youth for Christ.

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New Member of YFCI Global Fund Development Team

Bob Wielenga has recently joined the YFCI Global Fund Development Team.

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Running 200 Miles for Refugees

Would you run 200 miles to raise money for Youth for Christ and Syrian refugees? This team will tackle the challenge next week!

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Building Our Section of the Wall

A summary of the Youth for Christ USA national staff conference “MidWinter” that took place in San Antonio, Texas in February 2016.

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From Student To Cross-cultural Missionary: Mayra’s Story

Mayra shares her story of encountering Youth for Christ as a 14-year-old in Accounting class. And now she counts the cost for Jesus in her position with Youth for Christ. Listen to her heart.

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Foundation for the Nations

Subscribe to, view archives of, and read updates from Foundation for the Nations

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Jonah // Stop Running

What are you running away from?

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Global Prayer Retreat To Be Held On Easter

A Youth for Christ ministry aimed at mobilising women in prayer for their children and communities is hosting a global prayer retreat in Estelí, Nicaragua.

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New National Director in France

Youth for Christ in France appoints Patrick Nussbaumer to be the New National Director effective September 2016.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Global Ministry Overview 2014-2015

The eternal value of reaching young people for Christ cannot be measured; however, these numbers allow us to celebrate what God is doing around the world
because of you and the men and women of Youth for Christ.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

New Day Centres in Armenia

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.

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Ministry Opportunities, Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Start a Prayer Trio Today

Youth for Christ in Romania is making available an English-language version of their Prayer Trios ministry. Contact them for the resources and further information.

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EMENA Staff Training

Youth for Christ EMENA staff conference held concurrently with British staff conference in the UK.

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Mervin Pool Appointed New National Director for Seychelles

Mervin Pool begins preparations to assume the role of National Director of Youth for Christ in Seychelles.

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Open Letter to J.I. Packer from Ajith Fernando

Dr. Ajith Fernando writes a letter to Dr J. I. Packer upon hearing of his retirement from writing and speaking. Ajith thanks Dr. Packer for his impact on the lives of many throughout a long career.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Life TV Finds a New Building

Youth for Christ in Slovakia celebrates CampFest and their television ministry, Life TV. God provided a new building for Life TV and is building partnerships with other Slovak Christian organisations to fill the airwaves!

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YFC Pioneer Celebrates 100th Birthday

Evon Hedley is Youth for Christ’s first full-time staff member to reach his 100th birthday!

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

What Relevant Evangelism Looks Like in Today’s Context

Youth for Christ leaders discuss what relevant evangelism and discipleship look like in today’s context and how you can play your part in reaching young people with the good news of Jesus. https://www.yfc.co.uk

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YFCI Board Changes

Youth for Christ International farewells outgoing board chairman Sam Wolgemuth and welcomes incoming board chair Howard Stevenson.

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Ukraine Celebrates 20 Years of Ministry

Ukraine celebrates 20 years of Youth for Christ ministry and consecrates a new director.

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From the President, News & Highlights

Presidential Report

Geordon Rendle presents a 2015 year-end report and challenge…that NONE should perish.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Dutch Christmas Play Gives Refugees a Face

Young refugees play together with actors from the theater group “Switch” of Youth for Christ in The Netherlands in a play about refugees.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Staff Conference in Australia

Cameron Butler of Sports Chaplaincy Australia challenges YFC staff to develop deeper, authentic, loving, and grace-filled relationships with the young people they come in contact with.

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Appeals, Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Haiti Christmas Appeal

Sponsor a child to attend school, purchase a new Bible, or send a bag of rice to a hungry family in Haiti.

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YFC DENMARK – NEW NATIONAL DIRECTOR

Youth for Christ welcomes new Denmark National Director, Daniel Braun.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Uruguay’s Symbolic Hug

Young people and youth leaders in Uruguay “perform” a symbolic hug around the Legislative Palace as a gesture of goodwill and as a statement to prioritize children in legislative budgeting decisions.

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

National Directors in France, Lebanon Respond to Recent Violence

A call to prayer and Christ-like response in the wake of recent terrorist attacks on Paris and Beirut, from Youth for Christ directors in Lebanon and France.

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Near East Initiative Unites Believers in Middle East

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.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Volunteers Help Strengthen Walls Of Youth Center

Volunteers helped strengthen the destroyed walls of a Youth Center in Chile.

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Area Leadership Team Meets in Nepal

We thank God for His presence with staff as the Asia-Pacific Area Leadership team met in Nepal 15-18 October.

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From the President, News & Highlights

Marina Mugarura Passes Into Glory

Marina Mugarura passes away in Rwanda on October 6th. Our love and prayers go out to the family and the YFC team in Rwanda.

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Justice & Compassion: Responding to the Refugee Crisis in Europe

A Paper by Tom Albinson – Refugee Highway – Partner of World Evangelical Alliance (WEA)

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YFCI Welcomes New Media Specialist

Steven Schultheis joins Youth for Christ International and will be helping Youth for Christ tell its story through media.

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Appeals, Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Myanmar Flood Relief

Donate to assist with provision of essential needs (security, shelter, food, water) to families displaced by flooding in Myanmar.

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Foundation for the Nations Distributes Over Half Million USD to Worthy Projects

Ministry partners dispensed a total of $534,605 to 21 Youth for Christ projects around the world.

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Ministry Opportunities, Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

20 Years of Mothers United in Prayer

A Youth for Christ ministry of mothers in prayer is preparing to celebrate its 20th anniversary with an international gathering in Brazil

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Finn Kier-Hansen, leaving YFC Denmark

I love what I have been doing and I will miss the ministry and not the least the international perspective of my job a lot!

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Young prostitutes come to Christ in Haiti

Young prostitutes come to Christ in Haiti.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Review of YFC Ministry in Ukraine (June)

Ukraine reports on the Festival of Hope, several camps, a prayer marathon and more.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

India Prayer Newsline, July 2015

Prayer requests, praise reports on more on prayer from India, July 2015

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

National Liberation Day

Liberation Day in Trinidad and Tobago features gospel music and proclamation of Jesus throughout the Port Of Spain.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Area, Regional Directors Gather in South Africa

Youth for Christ’s Area Directors and Regional Directors meet together in South Africa for Training and Area meetings.

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Introducing the New CEO of YFC Australia

The national board chairman of Youth for Christ Australia announces the appointment of Cindy McGarvie as the new CEO of Youth for Christ Australia – their first ever female CEO.

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Charlie Charlie Challenged

A look at the current “Charlie Charlie Challenge” – a popular social media activity believed to conjure a supernatural spirit.

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History of YFC Coming to the UAE

A condensed video looks back to see God’s hand at work in bringing Youth for Christ to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the Arabian Gulf.

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Because of You, Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Collaboration Key in Peru

Staff are providing training and entrepreneur courses to the teenagers of Lima, and even receiving visits from government workers interested in helping them expand their reach.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

New Director in Juarez

After several years of prayer, Youth for Christ in Mexico has hired a new Executive Director for the city of Juarez in Chihuahua.

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New National Coordinator in Albania

Priam Dautaj begins his appointment as National Coordinator for Youth for Christ in Albania.

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Fundraising Training in Eastern Europe

A fundraising training event in Moldova seeks to make the work in Eastern Europe more sustainable.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Live for the Line, Not the Dot

Prayer newsletter from India highlights key news and event items for prayer and explains what it means to live for the line and not the dot.

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YFCI Receives Four Star Rating at Charity Navigator

What is 70 years old and has 4 stars on Charity Navigator? Hint: It begins with you!

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Croogle Invites Young People to “Decode Their Career”

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.

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Appeals, Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Nepal > Earthquake Response

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force. Your gift will ensure that the staff and volunteers will met direct needs of local people. Youth for Christ staff are indigenous to Nepal, they live there and they serve there. They will know the needs and they can respond locally.

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Looking to Get Involved?

Find out how you can get involved with Youth for Christ. Learn more about short term and long term serving opportunities, as well as employment opportunities.

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From the President, Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

oneYFC Sign-up

Sign up for the oneYFC newsletter.

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Peacemaking Ministry Takes on a Life of Its Own

A peace-making and non-violent communications ministry of Youth for Christ in Croatia has outgrown its symbiotic relationship with Youth for Christ and has become its own separately registered organization.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Reaching Irish Young People

If you saw them at night drinking under the bridges and smoking on the streets what would you do? Avoid them, walk the other way, call the cops, complain to the neighbours? I might. But not Gary, James and Mykala.

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From the President, News & Highlights

Neil O’Boyle appointed the National Director of Youth for Christ in Britain

Neil O’Boyle appointed the National Director of Youth for Christ in Britain.

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Become a Visual Story Teller

Become a visual story teller with the use of Vine, Instagram, YouTube, Vimeo or other video-capable social media apps/sites and watch your network of ministry friends and supporters grow significantly.

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New National Director Appointed in Moldova

A new National Director has been appointed for Youth for Christ in Moldova.

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Geared to the Times, Anchored to the Rock

ORDER YOUR COPY TODAY. Youth for Christ is a movement of God, not just an institution or organisation. For the past seven decades, the Holy Spirit has motivated, led, and empowered men and women to take the life-changing message of Jesus Christ to young people in every corner of the world. This is that story.

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Bram Rebergen Appointed Netherlands National Director

Bram Rebergen is appointed the new National Director of Youth for Christ in the Netherlands.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

News from YFC Colombia

Youth for Christ in Colombia reports on their Paraiso program, staff training, El Parche youth group, camp, trips and more.

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Gavin Calver Appointed Director of Mission/England at Evangelical Alliance

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.

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From the President, News & Highlights

Unstoppable Evangelists

Because of the support of people like you, last year over four million teenagers heard the Good News – that Jesus loves them – in their own language!

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Leaders Being Made in Burundi

Government officials attend as guests of honour on a special day for Gitega International Academy.

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What Are You Thankful For?

All of us have a tendency to take for granted the small things in life. We focus on the things we want instead of the incredible ways that God has blessed us…

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Foundation for the Nations Launches

A new ministry birthed at General Assembly matches donors with YFC projects around the world.

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From the President, News & Highlights

Global Ministry Overview 2013-14

The eternal value of reaching young people for Christ cannot be measured; however, these figures allow us to celebrate what God is doing around the world because of you and the men and women of Youth for Christ.

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Radically Transformed

Bobo is a new creation with a new mission and it takes Bobo through Botswana and surrounding nations, sharing the gospel with people who have never heard it.

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Appeals, Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Ukraine Refugee Center

Help fund a temporary refugee centre for Eastern Ukrainian refugees. The centre will host 12 families.

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The Story of Jesus App Is Here!

The Story of Jesus App is now available from iTunes and Play Stores.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Equipped to Serve Counselling Course

A group of public school counsellors and psychology majors receives training that includes Scripture and spiritual counselling to assist them as they deal with difficult social and emotional issues in the Seychelles.

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Edward DeKam Becomes EMENA Director

Press Release: Announcement of Edward DeKam as Area Director the Europe, Middle East and North Africa (EMENA) region.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Honduras Newsletter

A newsletter from Honduras highlights a VBS ministry to over 200 children, “Flood the Nations” provision of water filters for 30 families, futbol (soccer) outreach, and more.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Cycling for Romania

Partner with a Youth for Christ cyclist to raise funds for an upcoming camp outreach to children in Romania

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

French Youth “Shaking Their Cities”

“Shake Your City” outreach ministries all over France are drawing teens and young adults to serve and evangelize their cities.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

“From the Heart” Newsletter (Burundi)

Burundi newsletter features Tour Du Burundi cycling adventure, baptisms, National Exams for Gitega school children, new land for Future Hope Primary School, a microfinance venture and more.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Summer Camp in Romania Seeks Sponsors

A summer camp that will minister to around 400 children and teens in Romania seeks help to be able to sponsor needy attendees.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

JPC Staff Gather in Central America

A JPC Gathering of Central American staff trains leaders in evangelism through a park outreach and street ministry.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Accolades for Jamaican Inspirational Film

Set in Jamaica at Easter, Just Another Friday, a film produced in partnership with Youth for Christ in Jamaica and its drama ministry, ACTS 12, has received numerous awards.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

“More” Conference Challenges USA Staff

USA staff conference celebrates the past and looks forward to a bright future of “More” – more dreams, more students coming to know Jesus, and more renewal of passion.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Taiwan Reaping Rewards of 10 Years of Internet Ministry

A look at what can happen when a youth ministry dares to ask “What will young people of the future be doing?”

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New Area Director and Deputy Area Director Announced

David Bonanno becomes the new Area Director for Youth for Christ in the Asia Pacific area. Sasha Kim will assist David, serving as the next Deputy Area Director.

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Commonwealth Games Mission Trip

Work alongside British YFC staff serving on a mission team at the Commonwealth Games doing sports, music , drama & art workshops, as well as youth cafés, and social action projects.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Partnering to Feed the Poor in Haiti

A Canadian family assists Youth for Christ in Haiti, partnering with a local church to provide boxes of food to the needy.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Canadian National Ministry Conference

Staff from across Canada gather together and experience God’s presence through healing, repentance, prayer, and challenge from His Word.

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

YFC One Offers Training in Youth Work

YFC One is a year of intense training in Christian youth work in Britain. Whether you want to do a Christian gap year or a first year in ministry, YFC One is for you.

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A Night of Celebration

Youth for Christ appoints Byungchae Choi as National Director in Korea and also recognises pianist Isadora Kim as honorary ambassador during an evening of celebration in Seoul.

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New National Coordinator for Philippines

Joshua Nam hands over the responsibility for Youth for Christ ministry in the Philippines to his wife, Grace.

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Meet Korea's New National Director

An introduction to newly appointed national director for Korea, Byung Chae Choi, also known as Tim.

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From the President, News & Highlights

Global Ministry Overview 2012-13

The eternal value of reaching young people for Christ cannot be measured; however, these figures allow us to celebrate what God is doing around the world because of you and the men and women of Youth for Christ.

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Youth for Christ Asia Pacific on Facebook

Youth for Christ Asia Pacific introduces their new Facebook page and invites friends to “like” the page.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Looking Back, Moving Forward

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’.

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Landmark Gathering for EMENA

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.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Thailand's "Youth Challenge"

Youth Challenge event in Thailand challenges Thai young people to commit and serve full-time, to financially support those who have made this commitment, and to share the gospel.

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Brandon Johnson Begins New Role in Cyprus

The new National Coordinator for Cyprus arrives and begins work to expand the young ministry there.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Development Studies Centre Opens in Tanzania

Youth for Christ in Tanzania recently launched a Development Studies Centre, providing educational opportunities and assistance to the people in their community.

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Join the Family

Hear from 6 staff from around the world share what they love about working with Youth for Christ, and learn why you, too, should consider joining the international movement.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Teaching Compassionate Communication

Croatian Youth for Christ staff are invited to provide compassionate communication workshops for school faculty in Rijeka.

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From the President, News & Highlights

Global Ministry Overview 2011-2012

The annual report of Youth for Christ ministry around the world

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Ukraine's Day Care Centre Celebrates 7 Years

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.

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Youth Heroes Honoured at British Parliament

Learn about a project that encourages and inspires young people to do something special. The Youth Heroes Project was recently honoured with an Inspire Award at a Parliamentary reception.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Learning About Life Without Limits from a Life Without Limbs

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.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Commercial Sex Workers, Rastafarians Among People Served in Sierra Leone

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.

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Meet Us at the Cotton Tree

Youth for Christ in Sierra Leone is organizing young people to worship God and declare his presence over their nation during upcoming elections.

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Youth for Christ International 2012 Christmas Gala

Come, join Youth for Christ International for their annual Christmas Gala!
Enjoy live music, scrumptious food, a fabulous silent auction and more!

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Purchase a Pot, Transform a Village

Loveworks, a project of Youth for Christ in Canada has a vision to end extreme global poverty by inspiring and empowering a young generation to help create change together. Read more to learn about a recent campaign to help the Batwa people of Burundi.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

The Courageous Exile

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.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Bright New Future for Youth in Burundi

The beginning of a bright new future for the youth of Burundi arrives at Gitega International Academy with its opening ceremony on September 29.

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Bangladesh Flood Relief

Extend a helping hand in the name of Jesus to students and young people affected by terrible flooding in Bangladesh. Due to this disaster many students lost school books, stationary, school bags, school uniforms and clothes. You can help a student for just $25.

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Because of You, News & Highlights

A Life Saving Gift

Children with a rare illness enjoyed games and activities, meals and gifts, in addition to an announcement that their treatment was being paid for.

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Xnoizz Flevo Festival celebrates 35 years of impact

Flevo Festival celebrates 35 years of impact and now a new initiative for another festival is underway.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

London Olympic Outreach 2012

Video report on part of the London Olympics 2012 outreach in the borough of Newham in London

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Because of You, Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Danes Distribute Street Bibles

Over 20,000 “Street Bibles” have been shared with priests, schools and young people, ensuring more Danish youth have Scriptures they can read and understand.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Greenwich Planning Follow-Up After Olympic Outreach

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.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Café Project Underway in Japan

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.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Ministry Teams Commissioned to Serve in Ireland

EMENA commissions seven teams for ministry across Ireland.

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Collaborative Olympic Ministry Effort Underway

Project Serve Director Judy Lloyd reports on the preparations for ministry outreach during the Olympic Games.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Ukraine Ministry Evangelizing at Euro 2012

Christian football players are having a positive influence during Euro 2012, the UEFA European Football Championship.

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Korean Wave to Deliver Gospel Globally

Christian bands that are part of the Korean Wave Jesus Movement are preparing to go global to bring the Gospel to Asia and beyond.

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New National Director in Kenya

Anne Mumbua Musya shares about her journey with Youth for Christ, as well as her dreams for the future of the ministry in Kenya.

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Olympic Prayer Guide

Britain’s Heartland region shares items for prayer related to their “Run the Race” ministry during the 2012 Olympics.

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Euangelion Heroes

Friends of Youth for Christ in France have created a fun, humorous video that illustrates that we don’t need to be superheroes to share our faith.

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Singaporean Youth Gearing Up for Kingdom World

Project Serve (Singapore) is a vacation involvement programme centered on youth evangelism. This year’s theme “Hear the Kingdom Call” aims to challenge young people to consider God and His Kingdom.

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Senior Servants Encourage & Serve Staff

Senior Servants are followers of Jesus who are 50+ years old and have passion to serve Youth for Christ through their visits by encouraging and serving national leaders, staff and volunteers.

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Preparing for the Olympics

Youth for Christ is a proud partner of “More Than Gold,” collaborating with many ministries to bring the gospel to the Olympic Games.

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Poland Gearing Up For Family Football Tournament

Youth for Christ in Poland hosts an annual football (soccer) tournament with a barbecue and children’s program to bring families together.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Labyrinth Brings Bible to Life for Croats

Youth for Christ in Croatia sets up a prayer labyrinth for the students of the Theological Seminary in Osijek.

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Videos

Watch all the videos available. Stories directly from young people, ministry updates, information and more.

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Britain's Heartland to Open "Run the Race" Cafe During Olympics 2012

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.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

National Conference Brings Fresh Vision

David Ridley reports on Australia’s National Conference, its growing admin team and its alignment with the mission of Youth for Christ.

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East Indian Ocean Islands Welcome New Regional Director

The East Indian Ocean Islands welcome Maharavo “Ravo” Ravoniandro as the new regional director.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Ukraine Welcomes Famous Footballers

The Sports Ministry in Ukraine organizes a dialogue with a well known TV presenter and a football magazine editor.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Italy Leads School Assembly on Human Trafficking

Youth for Christ in Italy recently led a school assembly on the subject of human trafficking and has been asked to return to do more.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Operation Christmas Child a Big Hit in Serbia

Serbia Youth for Christ has the privilege of distributing shoe boxes full of gifts for needy children, sharing the love of Jesus with the children and their families.

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Mission-Net Conference Unites Europe

More than 2600 young people from 40 European and 15 non-European countries come together fore a renewed desire for Jesus and missions.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

2011 Annual Report for Youth for Christ Honduras

YFC Honduras shares about their 2011 ministry year, including photos and ministry reports related to Vacation Bible School, CTI Concerts Tour, and General Assembly

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

"Beyond Belief" in Britain

Dave Newton reports on the Beyond Belief event sponsored by Youth for Christ in Cambridge and Soul Survivor, as well as a special commissioning of 85 new staff and volunteers.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Ghana Prepares to Minister to Refugee Camp

Youth for Christ in Ghana recently headed up a two day training for volunteers who will begin ministry at a refugee camp in Buduburam.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Youth for Christ in Burundi Thanks YWAM for Their Service

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.

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Thailand Flood Relief Updates

Updates from the Thailand National Director on the Flood Relief effort in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

School Assemblies in Italy Commemorate 9/11

A group of a Christians from a church in New York help Youth for Christ in Italy with school assemblies titled “Where was God on 9/11?”

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Dutch Youth Leaders "Rock & Roll"

750 youth leaders gather for an annual training event, helping them grow in knowledge and leadership skills and connect with other youth leaders.

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From the President, News & Highlights

Partner in the Mobilisation & Support of Young Pioneers.

Determined to make the most of an opportunity to share Jesus with young people in Afghanistan, Anastasia set out on a trek across the Xinjiang region of China.

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Proyecto Seco

The Seco Project in Chile enables YFC Chile to receive important contributions.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Ministry News from Croatia

The YFC Croatia team reports on their Labyrinth, a Hillsong Concert, and Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Musical in Rijeka

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Thailand Flood Appeal

Learn how you can help Youth for Christ in Thailand to serve victims of their worst floods in over 50 years.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Ministry Report from the UK

Dave Newton shares a report from Youth for Christ in the UK, including camp ministry, the summer riots, the Beyond Belief event and a list of items for prayer.

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Northern Ireland Welcomes New National Director

Youth for Christ welcomes Suzi McLean, new national Director for Northern Ireland.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Hyderabad Newsletter (October)

India reports on the prayer and worship around Zordaar Zindagi, a celebration of 25 years of the BHEL TAMI.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Australian Senior Servants Minister in Rwanda

The Senior Servants ministry of Australia gives three months to encourage the people of Rwanda.

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From the President, News & Highlights

A World without God

Like you, Youth for Christ staff and volunteers were horrified by the riots in London, Birmingham, and Manchester that led to the deaths of three young men who were trying to protect local businesses from vandals. In the face of rising unrest, wanton destruction, and criminality, many young people are making a positive difference by leading clean-up operations across the country.

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From the President, News & Highlights

Worldwide Gathering in Denver

On Thursday, September 29, 2011, Youth for Christ is inviting local friends and community to a very special and informative evening which will include powerful testimonies of the way God is advancing His kingdom.

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From the President, News & Highlights

Global Ministry Overview 2010-2011

The annual report of Youth for Christ ministry around the world

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News & Highlights

Lebanon Appoints New Director

The National Board of Lebanon Youth for Christ appoints Maher El Hajj to serve as its National Director starting January 2012.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Peoria Team Partners with Chileans to Minister in Santiago

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.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Staff from Southern Africa Convene in Namibia

Interns from Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, Lesotho, Angola and Zimbabwe attend a four week intern staff orientation school at the Youth for Christ Hodygos Training center in Okahandja, Namibia.

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Australia: Our Personality

Youth for Christ in Australia puts into words the personality of their collective body of people.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

A Summer Camp in Lebanon Changes Young Lives

The word “Revolution” took on a whole new meaning for a bunch of teenagers at their recent Youth for Christ Summer Camp in Lebanon.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

British Youth Shine Amidst Riots

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.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

August Newsletter from Colombia

Colombia reports on activities held during June and July, including the “On Call” band, kids’ soccer league, EverYouth Project Serve drama team, youth groups and more.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Serbian Youth Campers Find God Through Prayer

Serbia’s National Director shares his experience at a youth camp where rowdy campers and sleepless nights gave way to the Holy Spirit moving young people to pray for salvation.

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Wake Up Call – Will You Answer?

WakeUp Deborah is a movement of prayer that aims to awaken thousand of intercessors who are committed to pray 15 minutes every day for the Lord to bring a never seen before spiritual awakening among the youth of the world.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

YFC Canada Newsletter

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.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Murderers Turn to Jesus in Sierra Leone

National Director Abu Stephen Conteh reports on two youth leadership training events in Sierra Leone, as well as two young men who encountered Christ while serving prison sentences for murder.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Children Having Children: Hope for Uganda’s Youngest Mothers

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.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Tanzania Sports Ministry Teaching Life Skills & More

Tanzania’s sports ministry is sharing God’s word, encouraging young people, teaching life skills and morals, and mobilizing people to pray.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

An Energizing Conference and Other ‘God Things’

Youth for Christ Canada reports on their national conference, camp ministry, partnerships with Peru and Rwanda and more.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Day Camp in Ukraine Hosts 100 Children

Nadya Gural, Social Ministry Coordinator of Youth for Christ in the Ukraine, reports on a day camp for children and teens held in Vovkovyntsi village.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Japan Relief Update FROM EAST COAST (TOHOKU)

Just three months after Japan’s devastating earthquake and the area looks deceptively calm and quiet. The worst turmoil is happening in the hearts of the people, especially those who lost loved ones…

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Toy Soldier

A powerful music video illustrates the realities of life for young people in juvenile detention centres, and challenges followers of Christ to care for these young “soldiers”.

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

More Than Gold: Bring Your Team to the Olympics!

As a member organisation of the “More than Gold” outreach, Youth for Christ is seeking teams to minister at the Olympics in London in 2012.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Partnership Illustrated: Cage Soccer in Italy

A cage football ministry outreach in Turin demonstrates the value and benefit of partnership as God blesses with numerous evangelism opportunities and the gift of a cage to carry on the work.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

“Waking Deborahs” in The Netherlands

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.

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Volunteers in Michigan Learning to “Be the Story”

Volunteers from Central Michigan Youth for Christ share why the volunteer, how they became involved, and how they’ve been blessed to serve with their YFC ministries.

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“War Cry Sally” Dies at 94

Edie Palermo, passed away Monday, May 11th after 37 years of ministry with Youth for Christ.

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Day Care Centres Proving Effective in Moldova

Youth for Christ EMENA (Europe, Middle East, North Africa) focuses on Day Care Centres in Moldova as an effective ministry model for outreach to children from difficult backgrounds.

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Portugal Grieving After Sudden Loss

Pastor Antonio Pires, Chairman of the Board of Youth for Christ in Portugal, passed away suddenly on Saturday, May 7, 2011, at the young age of fifty.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Ministry Partnership serves Teen mothers in Uganda

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.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Historic Pioneering Conference Paves Way for Ministry in 10 New Nations

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..

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Historic Gathering in Moscow

Representatives from YFC’s four Russian ministry centres recently came together in Moscow to discuss how to work strategically as a unified movement.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Hope Revolution Mobilizes Youth to Serve Cambridge

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.

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From the President, News & Highlights

Kingdom Come by David Wraight

Through compelling stories and biblical investigation David Wraight takes us on a journey from complacency and religiosity to radical world-changing Kingdom living in his new book, “Kingdom Come.”

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From the President, Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Tornado Tragedy Grips USA

Dozens of tornadoes ripped through the southern United States on April 27, killing 248 residents. Learn how Youth for Christ is helping and how you can join the effort.

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Netherlands Ministry Turns 65

A look at how Youth for Christ in the Netherlands is celebrating 65 years of serving young people.

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Thieves steal from the Burundi ministry

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.

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Getting Our Hands Dirty

Robert, Tom’s brother, had been locked up as a teenager fifteen years ago and had attempted suicide at least three times. However, some volunteers from Youth for Christ in Houston, Texas went to the institution every week.

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Because of You, Ministry Opportunities, Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Loveworks Movement Inspiring Canadians

A movement in Canada is inspiring creativity and empowering a generation to help create change.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

JAPAN RELIEF UPDATE

Updates on the Japan relief effort from Asia Pacific Director Neil O’Boyle and Japan YFC National Director Kazunori Endo.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Star Games Event Challenges Teens to “Lose Control”

An annual event brings hundreds of teens together in the Netherlands for sports activities, food, and spiritual challenge.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Maryland Youth Raise Funds for Japan

The young people of Metro Maryland Youth for Christ donate over $2,100 from a collection at a recent youth conference.

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Because of You, Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Kenyan Converts By the Thousands; Hear Stories from Two

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.

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Calling Youth to Christ – A Collection of Billy Graham’s Evangelistic Messages

A collection of evangelistic sermons by Billy Graham; introduction by Torrey M. Johnson.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

A Visitor’s Impression

Bob Harr shares some of his observations after working at the Youth for Christ youth camp in La Entrada.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Honduras Soccer Camp A Success!

A highlights video from a Soccer Camp in Honduras at which 55 young people improved their soccer skills while learning about Jesus and being challenged to live for Him.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Campus Life MS – Reaching Teens & Preteens

A promotional video presents the ministry of Campus Life MS: an outreach to middle school (intermediate) students.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Message & The Messenger

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).

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The Homegoing of Dick Wynn

Dr. Richard R. Wynn, the seventh President of Youth for Christ/USA, passed away Friday morning at his home in Florida.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Haiti Thanks Project Serve Team

A Project Serve team serves the people of Haiti by installing a water purification system, helping with office work and blessing the children of Saint-Marc with various gifts.

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Find Us On Facebook – And “Like” Us, Too!

Be sure to “like” our Facebook page to receive future Youth for Christ news posts on your wall!

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Inside Campus Life

High school students who attend Youth for Christ’s Campus Life program share their stories about how it has impacted their lives.

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Ministry Opportunities, Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Reflex Ministry Reaching Britain’s Incarcerated Youth

British YFC searches for 300 legendary champions to help fight crime, defend the vulnerable and disarm street gangs.

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Because of You, News & Highlights

School of Leadership Training Young Ukrainians

36 youth leaders were recently able to attend a leadership school to learn important principles of effective Christian leadership.

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100+ Christian Organizations Launched by Former YFC Staff

A list of over 100 Christian organizations launched by former Youth for Christ staff underscores God’s devotion to leadership development through YFC.

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How Well Do You Listen?

Young people teach us how to listen well.

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Japan Relief Appeal

Turn your compassion into action. You can help the victims of Japan’s tragedy through Youth for Christ in Japan with two major needs: bicycles and tents with cooking supplies.

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Ministry Opportunities, Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Community Centre Opens in Poland

A new community centre in Poland provides children a place to learn, play and discover their talents; their One to One Contact program connects youth with mentors to provide friendship and discipleship

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Why Do We Do What We Do?

Youth for Christ staff recite 2 Corinthians 5:14-15.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Honduras Reaching Youth Through Camping Ministry

A ministry highlights video featuring the work of Youth for Christ in Honduras with young people through Christian camping.

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Teen Parents Program Holds “Project Raising Hope”

Youth for Christ’s Teen Parents ministry in Lubbock, Texas (USA) faces financial challenges to providing mentoring, spiritual support and material necessities to pregnant and parenting teenagers.

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Because of You, Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Young Evangelist Camp Equips Thais to Share the Gospel

150 young people, ages 13-20, are being equipped to share the Gospel at an evangelism camp called ‘Dtua Joy’

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News & Highlights

Youth for Christ in Japan Reports on Quake, Tsunami

A report from Asia Pacific staff on the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on March 11th

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Tutoring Program Helps Young People Dream Big

Learn about a Youth for Christ Tutoring program that seeks to introduce a fatherless generation to the Father

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Youth for Christ Sees Hope & Potential in Every Young Person

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

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Meet Tara

A teenage girl from Ohio shares her struggle with cutting, and tells how Youth for Christ introduced her to Jesus and gave her the courage to talk to others about her struggles.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

“Outback” Youth Centre Providing Safe Haven, Sharing Good News

Learn about “The Outback,” a youth centre located in Archbold Ohio operated by Defiance Area Youth for Christ (USA).

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Rock Solid Program Proves Effective in Hungary

Youth for Christ EMENA (Europe, Middle East, North Africa) features the Rock Solid program in Hungary as an effective ministry model for outreach to young teens and pre-teens.

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Heroic Act Saves a Man’s Life

Three women on their way to a Youth for Christ event in Trenton, Ontario (Canada) notice a house on fire, and rouse a sleeping man so he can escape the fire.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Burundi Leads the Way in Mentoring Young Leaders

Burundi equips young leaders in leadership, spiritual and personal development, ministry, social and life skills.

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New Office for YFC Asia Pacific

The growing Asia Pacific office team in Chiang Mai, Thailand shares about their recent move to a new office.

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YFC Liberia Partners with Franklin Graham

Youth for Christ in Liberia partners with Franklin Graham for the “All Liberian Life Festival.”

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Team Trains Youth for Christ Staff in Mexico

A team from the Youth for Christ international office in Denver, USA, departs to train Youth for Christ staff from all over Mexico in Juarez.

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General Assembly 2011 Registrations Open!

General Assembly 2011 website is up and ready. Register for GA today!

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A New Centre and Land for Haiti

Youth for Christ in Haiti is thanking God and their friends at Youth for Christ in Montreal, Canada, who helped them secure a new centre and land that will help them better minister to the young people of Haiti.

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Suicide Bomber Encounters Jesus and Comes Home

A suicide-bomber-in-training now has hope, life and a new purpose.

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Lebanon Launches Prayer Initiative

Youth for Christ in Lebanon invites the international community to join them as they cry out to God in prayer.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Training Conference in Moldova Increases Protection for Children

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.

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News & Highlights

Collaborative Effort with Huntington University Honours Exemplary Students

“The Horizon Leadership Program provides a tremendous opportunity for ethnic-minority students to become trailblazers for the younger youth within their homes and communities…”

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Reaching Young People in Canada

YFC Director Dave Brereton and several young people tell the story of Youth for Christ’s work in Canada

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Christchurch Earthquake

Reports from our Youth for Christ friends in New Zealand related to the 6.3 earthquake that struck Christchurch on February 22nd.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Generazioni.net Event Unites Christians, Motivates Youth Workers

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.

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Shoes for Thailand

Learn about a special project fund that will provide much-needed shoes to rural village children in Thailand.

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General Assembly 2011 Fund Appeal

Learn how you can help support indigenous staff from around the world to attend our international gathering of Youth for Christ staff called General Assembly

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News & Highlights

Observations from Egypt – A Christian Perspective

A very personal update on the situation in Egypt, particularly as it relates to Christians, from a church leader in the country.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Campus Life Testimonies

Watch a video featuring a youth pastor, a Campus Life staff person, and many young people, each sharing about the significance of Youth for Christ’s Campus Life program.

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YFC Australia praising God for His protection

Australia team reporting staff are well and thankful there have been no casualties.

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Youth for Christ’s YouTube Video Playlist

a collection of Youth for Christ YouTube videos from around the world

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Staff report on unrest from Egypt

YFC Egyptian staffer reports on the civil unrest and its impact on YFC staff and his family.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Jamaica hosts annual youth festival

Youth for Christ in Jamaica puts on a music festival with numerous gospel reggae performances – for its 26th year!

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Egypt unrest delays area director’s visit

A visit to Egypt from the YFC Area Director is delayed by civil unrest. Please pray for Egypt and our Youth for Christ friends there.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Pastor’s wife full of praise for YFC

“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.”

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Operation Pioneer to start Youth for Christ in 11 African nations

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.

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Génération Daniel training spiritual leaders in France

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.

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Global Launch Fund

Find out how your financial gift can match young leaders with a mentor/coaching and help them achieve their God-given dreams.

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Because of You, News & Highlights

Art of Connecting Course

Young people at the Castle School are learning about Jesus, how they are connected to Him, and how to share His story with their peers.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Singapore Hosts North American Evangelism Team

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.

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Christian Theatre Company, Crux Theatre, Performing Across the United Kingdom

Crux Theatre is a Youth for Christ mission team in Britain who use performance, drama workshops, interactive lessons and detached youth work to engage and empower young people in new ways.

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Indonesia
News & Highlights

Celebrating 65 Years in Ministry

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

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

UK Annual Conference a Huge Success

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.

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Moldova to Host “Extreme” Camp

A promotional video for Youth for Christ Moldova’s “Extreme” camp

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Celebrating God’s Work in Nicaragua

A video overview of the work of Youth for Christ in Nicaragua in 2010 (en español)

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From the President, News & Highlights

President’s Brief: December 2010

Youth for Christ International President, David Wraight, shares a report from Ayo Ipinmoye of Nigeria, who is serving in one of the most dangerous youth ministry zones of the world.

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YFC Slovakia Promoting Campfest 2011

A promotional video for Slovakia YFC’s Campfest 2011

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Rwanda: The Power of Young Leaders

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.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Stephen

A powerful story of an entire family impacted by a Youth for Christ leader who dared to believe the best for an angry young man, and to walk alongside his family through a very difficult time.

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

YFC Board Member Shares Thoughts After 50 years of Service

Original YFC board member Ard Kiehlbauch shares why serving Youth for Christ is meaningful to him and challenges others to consider doing the same.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Making a Positive Impact in the Community

Hear from community leaders, staff, and young people, how Youth for Christ is making an impact in central California.

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News & Highlights

A Powerful Video from Miami, USA

Oh, how the times have changed! But Youth for Christ in Miami, USA, continues to bring “hope and wholeness” to young people in Miami-Dade County, USA.

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Ukrainian Youth Honoured at Award Ceremony

Music video with highlights from a Christian Football League award ceremony for young people in Ukraine

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“I Struggle” – A Poem About Teens

A poem about the struggles of adolescence, written by a Youth for Christ staff person.

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Reaching Thousands…Like Colin

Reaching young people today is a challenge – perhaps more challenging than ever before. Rather than turning away from the challenge, some embrace it.

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News & Highlights

Burundi: Gitega Orphanage

The story of Youth for Christ’s orphanage in Gitega, Burundi told by Simon Guillebaud, founder of Great Lakes Outreach.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Colombia Neighborhood Outreach

Youth for Christ reaches out to the Paraisoa, a very poor neighborhood in Colombia.

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From the President, News & Highlights

The Next Wave by David Wraight

Order copies of The Next Wave: Empowering the Generation That Will Change Our World, from Youth for Christ President David Wraight.

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From the President, News & Highlights

Global Ministry Overview 2009-2010

The annual report of Youth for Christ ministry around the world

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News & Highlights

What is 3Story? Staff & Students Explain

Youth for Christ staff and students explain the concept of 3Story evangelism

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He is the Vine, We are the Branches

Dan Wolgemuth (President of Youth for Christ/USA) takes us back to a vineyard in John 15 where Jesus teaches about how to abide in Christ.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Students Coached to Reach Their Peers for Christ

Friend2Friend® partners Christian students with adult coaches who together, actively love in a way that naturally invites friends to follow Christ with them.

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Geared to the Times, Anchored to the Rock

This video focuses on the history of YFC in the USA, its constant message and changing methods – by Fresno Madera Youth for Christ

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Jose Carlos Gutierrez

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.

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Because of You, News & Highlights

Youth for Christ in Vietnam Starts National Tchoukball Team

Young people in Vietnam are learning what it truly means to be winners while serving on the national Tchoukball team.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Elevation Project Provides Education for Rwandan Youth

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.

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Philippines “Sugod” YFC

The promotional video for YFC’s “Sugod” ministry in the Philippines

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Reality Check

YFC Australia tells some stories that illustrate the importance of bringing the gospel to young people

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Reaching Young People In Winnipeg

An overview of the ministry of Youth for Christ Winnepeg, in Canada

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Reaching Young People in Peru

A video overview of the history and ministry of Youth for Christ in Peru (en español)

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

British YFC: Reaching Unchurched Youth

A quick four minute video snapshot of British Youth for Christ, what they do, and why they do it.

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Ministry Opportunities, News & Highlights

Why Personal Support?

Gavin Calver, National Director of YFC in the UK, speaks about the ministry support model in which staff raise funds.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Project Serve Team Lends a Helping Hand to Jamaica

Highlights video from the Youth for Christ Project Serve team that served in Jamaica in July 2009

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Canadian Youth Serve Haiti

Highlands Youth for Christ of Central Ontario, Canada, share a video montage from their Project Serve mission trip in Haiti

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

New Wine Summer Conference (Dutch)

A video overview of Youth for Christ’s summer conference “New Wine 2009” in the Netherlands

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Who Will Reach Them?

Fresno/Madera Youth for Christ shares some stories about the young people they are reaching through urban ministry and youth guidance ministry to young people in detention facilities.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Reaching Young People in Guatemala (en español)

A music video promo for the Youth for Christ program in Guatemala

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News & Highlights

Everybody Sing, Everybody Dance (Jallo)

An excerpt of “Jallo” – singing and dancing at General Assembly 2008 in South Africa

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

General Assembly 2008, South Africa

A short highlight video of the 2008 Youth for Christ General Assembly in South Africa.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Reaching Young People in Lesotho

A music video promo for the Youth for Christ ministry program in the South African nation of Lesotho

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News & Highlights

General Assembly Inspires Young Leader

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.

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Venezuelan Youth Camps Prove Popular

Highlight music video from two Youth for Christ camps in Venezuela, August 2008.

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The Swimmer

A humorous video that challenges us to consider our personal responsibility to share the good news with others

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Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

Youth Centre Reaches At-Risk Youth Through Music, Arts & More

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.

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Ministry Opportunities, Ministry Reports, News & Highlights

“Activate” Shares Hope Through Music, Tesimony & Teaching

This short promo video shows what “Activate” does in and around schools of the United Kingdom.

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Congratulations on 60 Years of Ministry

Friends of Youth for Christ send their congratulations on 60 years of ministry

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Engaging, Equipping, Empowering

Youth for Christ leaders speak about the importance, challenges and objectives of godly leadership.

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