With over 20 years of exposure to Youth for Christ in various contexts, I am more convinced than ever that this movement is a cause worthy of our time, talents and treasure.
In Topeka, Kansas, I saw Campus Life programs meeting teens on middle school and high school campuses. Through weekly club meetings as well as fun events, trips and camps, Campus Life helps kids develop socially, mentally, physically, and spiritually as they struggle with the many pressures of growing up.
In Wanganui, New Zealand, I witnessed a drop-in center ministry of Youth for Christ, where students received help with homework and met caring adults who built relationships with them and introduced them to the love of Christ.
In Chiang Mai, Thailand, I saw how teaching English as a second language opened doors for the gospel among Buddhist and godless young people – and how a thriving community of young Thai believers were equipped to share their faith in a culture where Christianity is virtually nonexistent.
In Denver, Colorado, I regularly heard stories of at risk boys and girls, who are in trouble with the law or incarcerated, finding help and hope through mentoring, Bible studies, and church services in Youth for Christ’s Juvenile Justice Ministry. YFC mentors spend a minimum of one year with the mentee, helping them make the transition from lock up back to life in their community. In a world where kids are increasingly growing up without any exposure to a God who loves them and wants to give them life, YFC ministries around the globe offer them safe and fun programs that help them wrestl with life’s pressures while engaging them in a growing faith in the God of the Bible.
In short, YFC ministries help kids connect with caring adult mentors who introduce them to Jesus and the good news that He loves them and invites them to an abundant life.
Currently residing in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, I serve as the Website and Social Media Manager for YFC International – as part of the Youth for Christ Catalyst Team. The Youth for Christ Catalyst Team is a worldwide team whose vision, strategy and resources serve to inspire, strengthen and advance local Youth for Christ ministry to be more effective in engaging, equipping and empowering young people for Christ.
I am primarily responsible for maintaining the YFCI website at www.yfci.org, as well as posting regular updates on YFC’s social networks including news, ministry opportunities, resources, prayer requests, and ministry reports. It is incredibly rewarding, as well as a tremendous responsibility, to serve in a role that connects current and prospective donors and new staff and volunteers to the mission of Youth for Christ. I also collaborate with others on the Catalyst team to develop a secure, online intranet for staff and volunteers in the worldwide movement of Youth for Christ – to connect for collaboration, training, resource sharing, and more.
Current Financial Needs
Scott’s current monthly fundraising goal is $3266.
Scott is still looking for:
- 2 new supporters at $100 per month
- 4 new supporters at $50 per month
- 2 new supporters at $25 per month
Contact Scott now if you would like to make a new pledge of financial support.