Staff

Staff

Adam Shepski

Adam Shepski serves as the Spiritual Foundations Director. Adam and his team are responsible to influence, equip and strengthen the global ministry of Youth for Christ in prayer.
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Alfons and Claudia Hildebrandt

Alfons and Claudia are serving with Youth for Christ in Germany and worldwide. They call Germany home and have a vision to reach young people in this post-Christian society.
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Bryan Blomker

Bryan serves as the Director of Development for Youth for Christ International, an integral role in Youth for Christ’s strategic focus of reaching all the young people of the world
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Chris and Linda Harding

Chris and Linda Harding serve with Youth for Christ as International Coaching Directors.
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Chris Kozacek

Chris serves as the Director of the Field Ministry Team and International Care Pastor with Youth for Christ International.
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Desmond Grabo

Desmond Grabo is serving with Youth for Christ in Central Alberta.
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Eli Beltran

Eli serves as the Pioneering Director for the Americas, one of the five global ministry areas of Youth for Christ’s international movement.
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Freddy Tuyizere

Freddy and Marie-Josie Tuyizere minister with Youth for Christ in Burundi, East Africa where Freddy serves as the National Director.
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Geordon and Marilyn Rendle

Geordon Rendle is part of the national staff team with Youth for Christ in Canada and Marilyn serves with the Americas team.
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Héctor Morales

Héctor serves with Youth for Christ as the Central Americas Regional Director.
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Jean Baptiste Mugarura

Jean Baptiste Mugarura serves with Youth for Christ as the National Director in Rwanda overseeing the ministry staff as well as hundreds of volunteers.
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Jen Olive

Jen serves Youth for Christ as the Grant and Event Manager as part of the Denver International Service Centre team.
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Jerel Peters

Jerel Peters is serving with Central Alberta Youth for Christ (Youth Unlimited).
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Josue Akowanou

Josue Akowanou as the Regional Director for the French speaking nations of West Africa with Youth for Christ International.
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Julie Strode

Julie Strode serves on the Development Team for Youth for Christ International.
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Katie Peters

Katie Peters is serving with Central Alberta Youth for Christ (Youth Unlimited).
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Maher El Hajj

Maher El Hajj serves with Youth for Christ as the National Director in Lebanon. He has worked as a staff member of Youth for Christ in Lebanon for many years.
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Marcela Chyba

Marcela serves with Youth for Christ in Poland. Marcela says of her Youth for Christ ministry “My desire is to serve young people with the gifts that Jesus gave me. He is my greatest passion and inspiration. I like talking to young people and I can listen. I want to build faith in those who struggle, to comfort those who weep and laugh with those who rejoice.”
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Martin Ainsworth

Martin serves on the Youth for Christ international team as a digital media specialist.
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Peggy Zeman

Peggy Zeman serves as the Executive Assistant at Youth for Christ International.
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Pieter Verhoeven

Pieter Verhoeven serves with Youth for Christ as the Director of Operations and Communications as part of the Denver International Service Centre team.
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Randy & Valerie Beaverson

Randy serves as US Liaison Director for the Asia-Pacific Youth for Christ region and is based out of Indianapolis, Indiana. He and his wife, Valerie, have been serving with Youth for Christ for 25 years.
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Scott Rosene

Scott Rosene is a member of Youth for Christ’s Catalyst Team, serving as the Online Content Manager for Youth for Christ International. He is responsible for maintaining the yfci.org website and staff intranet, and distributing news through social networks.
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Strengthening Unity & Vision Between Local, Nat'l & Int’l Teams

700 staff are being supported by a national team as they connect with thousands of youth to make a national impact.
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Sue Dibiaso

Sue Dibiaso is serving with Youth for Christ in Montreal.
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Sumi Flanagan

Sumi is serving with Youth for Christ International in the Denver office.
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Thomas Speckhardt

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Inspirational, Staff, Stories of Young People

A Passion To Serve Others

“This is something that has to be born inside of you” – That is what Eduardo Ramos thinks about having passion to serve others. He is a YFC volunteer, he talks about his passion and how he sees YFC in his country of Honduras.

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Events, News & Highlights, Staff

General Assembly 2017 in Review

Some highlights of Youth for Christs General Assembly 2017 in Miami, Florida.

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Announcements, From the President, Staff

Remembering Pieter

Pieter Verhoeven, passed away on Saturday night from a heart attack.

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Events, Initiatives, News & Highlights, Staff

Coachnet Training in Spain

Eight staff members participated in Coachnet Training in Spain.

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Announcements, News & Highlights, Staff

New National Coordinator in Serbia – Kristian Vučković

Kristian Vučković joins Youth for Christ as the new National Coordinator for the country of Serbia.

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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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Danny Inatimi

Danny Inatimi seeks to exhibit innovation, faithfulness and growth in all aspects of his life.

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Inspirational, Staff, Stories of Young People

Reaching Mexican Youth Through Rap Music

Nayeli Estrada is a volunteer at Youth for Christ in Mexico. She shared with us her amazing testimony and how God reached her through a Rap Ministry, and now this is how she is using her life to reach other youth.

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Events, Initiatives, Ministry Reports, Staff

Serving Youth Orphaned by HIV/AIDS Epidemic

In South Africa, a special project aims to make an impact on communities, youths and people through serving children and youths orphaned by the HIV/Aids epidemic.

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A Strong Team in Spain

The capable team of ministry leaders in Spain keeps things running smoothly while their directors return to the U.S. on home assignment.

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Charles Tandoh

“Our morning devotions in the office, staff training and getting to hear incredible testimonies from the nations created an impact in my life which helped me grow closer to God.”

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Riraqi Kolley

A staff person in Africa testifies to God’s work in her life through the ministry of Youth for Christ.

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Announcements, Staff

New National Director for Ghana

Jackson Mensah is the new National Director for Youth for Christ in Ghana. Jackson was appointed in September 2016 and took over from acting National Director Vida Humphery. He officially commenced his role on the first of January 2017. We wish him well in his new role.

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Announcements, Staff

New Southern Regional Director for Africa

Sheunesu Masuka, the National Director of Youth for Christ in Zimbabwe will effectively take over from E.J. van As, as the new Southern Regional Director on the first of February 2017. As such, Sheunesu is now a member of the Africa Area Leadership Team (ALT). We wish him well as he steps into this new … Continued

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Announcements, Staff

New Regional Director for the Indian Ocean Island Nations

Cyril Palan, the National Director of Youth For Christ Mauritius, is now the new Regional Director for the Indian Ocean Island Nations effective 1st January 2017. Cyril took over from Maharavo Ravoniandro, the National Director of Youth for Christ in Madagascar. Cyril is now a member of the Africa Area Leadership Team(ALT). We wish him … Continued

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Announcements, Staff

New Role for E.J. van As

E.J. van As, will effectively step down from his role as the Southern Regional Director for YFCI/Africa Area at the end of January 2017. He is still serving as Training Director for Africa Area and has recently been appointed as the Deputy to the Africa Area Director. He also serves on the YFCI Training team.

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Announcements, Staff

New National Director for Germany

Effective December 1st, Youth for Christ Germany gained a new National Director. Markus Liebold has taken over the position from long-serving Director Alfons Hildebrandt. “It is rather unusual in a youth organisation like Youth for Christ to hold the position of National Director for 33 years” Alfons stated in his farewell. In a total of … Continued

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Announcements, Staff

New Director for Tonga

Youth for Christ in Tonga celebrates the selection of George Polovili as the new National Director!

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Announcements, Staff

New Member of YFCI Global Fund Development Team

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

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