Stories from Everywhere

Stories of Young People

Shawn

Abandoned by his parents and left to fend for himself at only 10 years of age, Shawn Roberts was forced to grow up much too fast. Abused, neglected and despairing, Shawn was ready to give up. That’s when God spoke to him, beginning a journey that would forever change his life.

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Stories of Young People

Sandy

Meet Sandy, a young leader who serves the young people of Madagascar with his gifts as a trainer, speaker and rapper.

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News & Highlights

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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Stories of Young People

Rick

Rick has had his life turned upside down by Jesus. Rick was one of the older teens in the Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre in Darwin, Australia, having been caught up in a gang. He started having some God conversations with Tim Ezzy, a long-term volunteer with Youth for Christ who visits the Centre each week.

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Initiatives

Youth Welfare Concept “The Mall” Ministers to Street Kids in Rotterdam

Antillean street youth in Rotterdam are learning about God’s love for them, and given an opportunity to use their musical skills in a brass band.

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Initiatives

Training Youth Leaders

Over 550 youth leaders are being developed through a series of training and support programs.

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Stories of Young People

Mendy

Born in Senegal, Mendy Nino came to know Christ at 13. Mendy was later mentored as part of Youth for Christ’s young leader program. He is now working with other African leaders to inspire boldness in evangelism as Generation 21 brings the gospel to the continent of Africa.

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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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