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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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Former Soviet Nations Prepare Camps for World Cup in Russia 2018

A team of 44 leaders from 11 countries met together in Georgia to prepare camp programs for outreach during World Cup 2018.

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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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Schools Ministry in Tanzania

In Tanzania, an evangelism team ministered to 512 students at three schools and saw 10 young people give their lives to Christ.

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Poland’s “Evacuation” Project Reaching University Students

University students in Poland are connecting over Christian music, hot topics, delicious food, and prayer through a new project called “Evacuation.”

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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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Fiji: Cyclone Winston Relief2

Pray for National Director Tomasi “Tomu” Raivu and his team on the island of Fiji. The country has experienced a number of strong cyclones and flooding this year resulting in a lot of damage.

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Young Evangelists Ready To Go

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“Great Days” at Camp in India

Close to 350 young people visited the Word and Deed campus in Hyderabad for “The Great Day” camp, based on the second coming of Jesus Christ.

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School of Life Expanding in Bolivia

Youth for Christ’s “School of Life” ministry is expanding through the provinces of La Paz, ministering to approximately 265 students.

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Life TV Launches in Slovakia

A launch into television has opened the doors for reaching thousands of young people through LifeTV.

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Stations of the Cross Event Brings the Passion to the Masses

For the eighth year in a row, Youth for Christ was able to run a “Stations of the Cross” event, providing more than 600 people with a unique encounter with the passion of Jesus.

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Bolivia Opens School of Life Ministry

A new schools program has enabled Youth for Christ to have direct contact with 120 students in a school in the city of La Paz.

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Hands and Hearts in El Salvador

A new partnership with an organization called “Ana’s Hands” has opened doors to present the Word of God to kids off the street.

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Egypt’s Promise

A new business is teaching abused girls how to make wedding dresses and pajamas, while a football-coaching sports academy works mostly with boys who live off one of the city’s main garbage dumps.

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News from YFC Colombia

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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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News from YFC Colombia

A group of women have started a job training program which will allow participants to sell their products and services.

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Congo developing club and drama work in schools

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A Young Leader in Rwanda Helping to Rebuild His Country

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YFC Ukraine: March 2016

The city of Vinnytsya hosted their third session of the School of Leadership, in which 35 ministers mastered six ministry topics.

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Entrepeneurs Unlimited

A new entrepreneurship program for young people is being launched at The Bridge Youth Centre in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada…

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Entrepeneurs Unlimited

A program for disadvantaged teens is helping young people create their own business opportunities.

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Albanian Youth Finding Jesus Through Soccer

Soccer tournaments & Youth Alpha courses are proving an effective way to introduce young people to the Gospel.

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Ministry Newsletter: YFC Ukraine

Numerous Day Care Centres and clubs celebrated “Women’s Day,” seeing God open the hearts of unbelieving ladies who attended their events.

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Rock Solid Sees New Growth In Lebanon

A club for young people is connecting young people with caring adult staff and discipling new believers.

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Thankful Pastors Praise YFC For Donated Resources

Pastors are receiving helpful Christian ministry resources at no cost – and finding the resources valuable for preaching, teaching and evangelism.

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Day Centres Ministry Profile Raised in Ukraine

A creative competition is inspiring teens to spend a week without the Internet, to pray more and read the Bible every single day.

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New Facility in El Salvador

A new camp has been inaugurated, paving the way for young people to have fresh encounters with God.

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Drop-in Centre for Refugees2

A new drop-in centre is preparing to provide education, recreation and spiritual programs for at-risk Lebanese and Syrian youth.

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Soccer Tourney Opens Doors to Gospel in Albania

Youth for Christ is organizing Youth Alpha courses which are being well received by young soccer players.

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Training To Multiply

A training process to prepare young leaders to lead new small groups in 2016 has grown too large for its existing venue!

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Christmas Outreach in the D.R. Reaches 400 Kids

A ministry to needy children in Santo Domingo gave over 400 children and teens an opportunity to play, laugh, sing, dance and learn about Jesus.

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Brayden

Brayden’s story includes volunteers who listened and cared. If you can do that, you’re on your way to becoming a Youth for Christ volunteer!

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Being Jesus in “Paradise”

Youth for Christ loves to be Jesus in the very poor Paraiso area. Take a look at the ways that they reach not just the youth, but the entire community.

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Colombia: Highlights from 2015

Staff are meeting weekly with a group of inmates, holding discipleship and fellowship meetings.

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You Reach Young People Everywhere

Young people are being reached all over the globe. Watch this video!

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Youth Accept Jesus and Are Baptised

150 young people accepted Jesus and 80 were baptised in the last few months of 2015.

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Pastors in Haiti Receive Training, Books, Bibles

Pastors received training, books and Bibles worth almost a month’s salary to them.

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Italy Hosts Charlie Duke

Apollo astronaut Charlie Duke was able to share the message of the gospel with 620 high school students.

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Peruvian Teens Reaching Their Peers

Young people are sharing the gospel with friends from their schools and neighbourhoods and approximately 70 teens are participating in weekly gatherings.

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Lebanon Continues Training for Syrian Youth Workers

A group of 30 Syrian youth workers received advanced youth ministry training to assist with discipleship ministries in their communities back home.

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Day Centres Ministry Growing in Ukraine

A growing Day Centre ministry has expanded to new locations, reaching many more young people with the good news of Christ.

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Partnership with Local Churches Bears Much Fruit

New ministry opportunities have resulted in 80 new believers, 411 Gospel presentations, and 575 contacts.

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Timothy Worship Centrum (Slovakia)

Youth for Christ has opened a new two-year school called the Timothy Worship Centrum School, focused on prayer and service.

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Equipping Volunteers in Monterrey

A new training course took place, equipping 13 new volunteers to do ministry throughout Monterrey.

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Camp Glorious Invites New Followers to Jesus

Hundreds of young people are being given the opportunity to make an informed decision to become followers of Jesus at 80 different “Camp Glorious” summer camps.

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Celebrating 50 Years of Youth Ministry in Sri Lanka

Youth for Christ celebrates the enduring goodness of God to their ministry and to the youth they have seen touched by the Gospel and discipled over the last 50 years.

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Belgium, France Unite to Reach Teens

About 100 young people came together in Belgium to hear the Gospel through an event that united diverse churches and may have paved the way to restart Youth for Christ in Belgium.

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10 teens, One Way

Ten teens from a social program in Colombia attended camp and because of what they encountered there started new journeys of faith.

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Samoa Laufou Radio Back On

The Laufou Radio Station is back “on air” after some time off for fundraising and equipment refitting.

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“Live It Right!” Syrian Refugee Summer Camp A Success

Leaders in training organised a 3 day summer camp for 100 Syrian refugee youth, many of whom are learning to approach God in prayer.

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Italy Reaching Out to Boat Refugees

Staff are ministering to African refugees who have come to their country seeking a better future.

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Creativity Opens Doors in Taiwan

A website is helping staff connect with young people and directing them to events where they get to meet with them and share the Gospel.

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Teens Saying Yes to Jesus in El Salvador

Staff are seeing teens, children, and young mothers say “yes” to Jesus through their ministry in public schools and churches.

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Young People, Pastors Receive Training in Haiti

Young people and pastors from various cities benefited from two training seminars on leadership and received Bibles and books which they will be able to take with them and use in their local ministry efforts.

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Movies and Hikes Among Outreaches in Lebanon

Staff are reaching Lebanese and Syrian youth through a variety of creative outreaches including intense back country hikes and The Jesus Film.

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Young Evangelists Pioneering Training

Eight young evangelists have completed the first phase of their 12-month long training to reach out to new nations on the continent of Africa.

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Overcoming Challenges to Evangelism in Hong Kong

Staff have been holding street presentations and going into schools, community centres and shopping malls with a visiting music team.

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Ukraine’s National Director Benefits from Training in Canada

Ukrainian National Director Oleksandr Dubinin benefited from staff training which has served him and his country well through a new season of ministry transition.

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Protecting the Young in Bolivia

A new schools program is teaching hundreds of teenagers about sexual abstinence, as well as preparing to provide counselling where needed.

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Rebuilding Playground, Hope in Honduras

A team from Colorado, USA, joined local Youth for Christ staff to rebuild a playground and to share the Gospel with children in their community.

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Mexico Training Young Missionaries

14 teenagers were prepared to go and preach the gospel to the Tarahumara Indians in the mountains of Chihuahua.

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“El Paraiso” Reaching Young & Poor in Bogota

Staff from Youth for Christ in Colombia delivered school supplies and sports uniforms to poverty-stricken young people in Bogota.

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Refugee Crisis Provides Open Doors for Ministry in Sicily

A refugee crisis in Sicily is opening doors for ministry to new arrivals from Africa.

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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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Consolation and Refuge for La Paz Teens

A new youth centre called Bernabé is providing teenagers a place of consolation and refuge.

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Trucking the Gospel in Germany

YFC’s Lifeliner ministry and evangelist gained an opportunity to preach and minister to numerous truck drivers at their nation’s first US Truck Meeting.

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Talent Search in Trinidad & Tobago

A search for talented young people is encouraging skilled young vocalists, dancers, speakers, musicians and preachers to further the gospel through their abilities.

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Croatians Taste Bitter Herbs, Step Into Dark Tomb

Over 200 people of all age groups participated in a “Stations of the Cross” event that walked them through the Passion of Jesus Christ.

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Staff in the Seychelles Reflect on Four Years of Ministry

743 people have become followers of Jesus, 24 new ministry programs have been pioneered, and 392 African leaders have been trained in different types of ministry.

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Ministering to the Poor in Haiti

Pastors and church leaders are being trained, and needy children are being fed and given an education.

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New High School Outreach in Korea

Youth for Christ has started a brand new ministry among students at Seongmoon High School in Anyang City, just outside Seoul in Gyeonngi Province.

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Chapel Programs and More at Zahle Evangelical School

Open doors for Youth for Christ are helping staff to run outreach programs for young Syrian refugees.

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Strengthening Unity & Vision Between Local, National & International 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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Drug Rehab Centre to Start Wood-chopping Business

A drug rehabilitation centre project aims to teach teen addicts how to chop and sell wood as a micro-enterprise.

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400 New Young Believers in the Seychelles

About 400 students have committed their lives to Christ and education authorities have requested Youth for Christ to provide counselling training to all their teachers.

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You Will Need More Chairs

Young people are finding refuge, learning about Jesus, and eagerly looking forward to returning with their friends.

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Soccer Tournament Unites Eastern Europe

An international soccer tournament united players from Russia and Ukraine, as well as introducing nearly 100 young people to the Gospel of Peace.

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A Great “Beginning” in Poland

A conference called “Beginning” gathered nearly 600 young people from a new young generation ever so hungry for a true and deep relationship with Christ.

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Reaching Kids in Romania

Staff are reaching Roma (gypsy) young people, introducing them to the hope of Jesus, rescuing many from the perils of street begging and prostitution.

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Hope Anew for Graduates of Crisis Pregnancy Rehab Program in Kenya

A class of 30 young women recently graduated from a Crisis Pregnancy Rehab program, after learning skills in tailoring, making jewelry, liquid soap, woolen mats and more.

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Much to Celebrate in Ukraine’s Day Center Ministry

Day Center students are celebrating graduations, a special anniversary, and growth while former students give back as volunteers.

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Addressing Human Trafficking in Serbia

Staff have recorded a CD with songs about girls who were victims of sex trafficking, raising awareness of the problem and encouraging other victims.

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Mobile Outreach Bus Hits the Road

A mobile outreach ministry has been able to purchase a bus that is serving weekly programs at Scianew, T’Sou-ke and Tseycum.

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God on the Move in Colombia!

Youth for Christ has been showcasing the ministry to different government entities to do activities in the near future in Girardot city schools.

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Summer Camp for Syrian Refugees

Youth for Christ, in partnership with local churches, runs outreach clubs, a discipleship program and home visits, participates in trauma retreats, organises outreach events and a summer camp, trains Syrian youth workers, and provides for some of the Syrian refugee families’ physical needs, and distributes Bibles and Christian literature.

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Great Britain’s Work in Schools

Youth for Christ works with hundreds of young people of all faiths (or no faith at all) by aiding in their spiritual and moral development through its work in schools.

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Young Evangelist Camp Reaps Harvest in Thailand

Campers at a young evangelist camp learned how to evangelize, yielding a harvest of 439 new believers.

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Nicaragua Ministry Newsletter, Feb-Mar 2014

A presentation to over 900 students at National High School saw more than 300 respond to a call to follow Jesus.

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Good News from Colombia

Staff are leading a radio show where they have discussions about a young person’s relationship with Christ, share new Christian music, and interview Christians with influence in the country.

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Because of You, Stories of Young People

Niia

A Youth for Christ intern says “I used to struggle with fear and anxiety to the point that I once passed out in front of my class at school while giving a presentation. But the teaching and relationships I experienced at Youth for Christ helped me discover my self worth, enabling me to begin challenging this fear.”

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Numerous Ministry Highlights from Jamaica

Over 2650 people gave their lives to the Lord in 2013 through school devotions, D.J. Missions, rallies, visits to children’s homes, weekend crusades, bus centre ministry and more.

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Training for Young People in Haiti

200 high school students were able to gather for worship and life skills training.

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Peru Evangelizing Youth, Training Leaders

Youth for Christ was able to present workshops, training 300 leaders, providing them with skills that will impact their lives and ministries.

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Road to Leadership Mentoring Program Gathers Momentum

Doors have opened in 16 more schools to do more ministry, and young people are being mentored by key role models, with many stories of success and leadership transformation.

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Music & Drama for Prisoners in Colombia

Drama and Music teams prepared a Christmas program which was presented in a jail.

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New Health Center and More in Burundi

Young lives are being transformed through outreach, quality education, healthcare and orphan rescue.

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Fresh Openness to Gospel in Hyderabad

Christmas programs planted seeds as the gospel was shared clearly with dozens of young people who do not know Jesus.

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Albania Youth Revolution

Almost 300 young people attended “Youth Revolution” events at which they worshiped, prayed, and made a pledge to continue reaching lost people in their nation.

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New Youth Club Opens in Ukraine

A new club called the “Energy Club” opened its doors, ministering to 18 young people on its opening day.

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Haitian Leaders Deliver School Supplies

50 poor children received new school supplies from leaders attending a Youth for Christ training event.

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Rwanda Camp Followed by Youth Worker Training

A camp of 100 young people was followed by a training of 1,300 pastors and youth workers – bringing many new young people to Christ and facilitating a wave of abstinence commitments all over the country.

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Every Youth Drama Touches Hearts in Honduras

Every Youth drama teams were able to reach over 5,000 people with the gospel, performing 26 times at area churches, schools and other venues.

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Camp Participants Do Street Ministry; Dozens Saved!

A “Worth the Wait” youth camp attracted 140 young people, teaching them to proclaim the good news – which they did in the streets, where 164 gave their lives to Christ.

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New Believers Becoming Evangelists in Tonga

In just two weeks, dozens of people have come to faith – many of them led to Christ by new believers who themselves were being discipled.

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Offering Hope to Those in Need

A street guidance program is moving boys off the streets and into the classroom, and families are rebuilding their homes and lives after Cyclone Evan’s destruction last December.

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Orphan Finds Hope, Home & Education

A bitter and hopeless orphan found hope in Christ and is now preparing to go to university.

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Festival Brings Arts, Gospel to Gypsy Village

An Arts Festival in a Gypsy village introduced 150 people to the gospel through music, painting, juggling and more.

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Albania, Denmark Partner to Reach Children of Prisoners

Youth for Christ was able to host a team from Denmark to run a program for 30 children of prisoners, sharing with them about God’s love through Jesus.

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Costa Rica Reaching Youth through Skate, Surf Ministries

Young people are learning about hope in Christ through skateboard and surfing ministries.

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Evangelism, Church Planting in the South of France

A team of people from Youth for Christ recently helped with a church planting mission, serving the community and sharing the Gospel.

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Singaporean Youth – Evangelists Under Construction

40 young people gave up 3 months of their holiday to train and participate in the work of youth evangelism.

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Jamaica Seeing Results from Evangelistic Missions & Movie Premiere

A partnership with two local churches enabled two missions through which 53 people gave their lives to Jesus.

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Retreats & Camps Increase in Bulgaria

The camping ministry is seeing an increase in attendance, as well as many young people making decisions to accept the Lord and engage in service.

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Training Church Youth Leaders in Spain

An innovative workshop, backed by theological seminaries and run by Youth for Christ, is responding to the growing need to train and assist youth leaders from local churches.

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Pioneering Ministry in One of the World's Most Violent Countries

Youth for Christ has open doors in four public high schools and has been offered a work position in one of the two rehabilitation centers for young gang members who are in prison.

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Sports & Adventure Ministry in Singapore

Young people are learning life-changing lessons through soccer, floorball, baskeball, rock climbing and other sports and outdoor adventure activities.

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"Pote" Leader Arrested, Turns to Youth for Christ Leaders for Help

The leader of a marijuana cartel has pleaded with staff to take him to church so he can be delivered.

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Nigeria Reports on Ministry, Requests Prayer

150 secondary school students have chosen to abstain from sex until marriage following a special Valentine’s Day program.

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"A Handful of Salt" for Iraqi Refugees

A new ministry to Iraqi refugees is providing a safe place for young people to feel accepted and hear the message of love and salvation in Christ.

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Young Disciples Attend Camp in Andhra Pradesh

Young people from different parts of Andhra Pradesh attended a Discipleship Camp at which some began their new life in Christ, while others learned to love God, study the Bible, and grow spiritually.

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Cosmetology Students Sent Out with Good News

A vocational training school is working with dropout students and aims to help these young girls discover Jesus as they learn the art of cosmetology.

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Lebanon Ministering to Iraqi Refugees

Iraqi young people who have become refugees to Lebanon are finding in Youth for Christ a fun, safe environment where they can learn new skills and experience Christian fellowship.

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Talented Youth "Blaze" in India

Over 500 people gathered for a talent competition during which many young people committed themselves to an intense 2 month study of the book of Matthew.

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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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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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Empowering the Vulnerable in Rwanda

Widows of HIV victims are happy to have new homes, education for their children and training to use sewing machines, knitting to make an income.

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Youth Camps Minister to Indian Young People

Two summer camps ministered to nearly 400 young people, many of whom came to know Christ, overcoming depression and experiencing freedom from addictions.

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Uganda Reaching Young Mothers in Gulu

The gospel was presented to 1,928 young people, of whom 154 committed their lives to the Lord; additionally, a mission to Gulu ministered to 80 young mothers and their children.

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Cycling, Praying, Serving & Training – A Recipe for Success in Moldova

30 day care centres are benefiting from the support of Youth for Christ through training, advice and materials, and teenage girls are being rescued from trafficking and learning valuable life skills for their future.

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Young People Responding to Gospel in Botswana

Partnership with Scripture Union and Youth Alpha has enabled Youth for Christ staff to lead young people to Christ through children’s ministries, a drop-in centre, camps, and more.

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Discipleship Going Strong in Sierra Leone

A newly released inmate has decided to make something of his life and is learning tailoring skills to support himself and his father.

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Young Disciples Showing Compassion in Beirut

Young disciples are taking the lessons they’ve learned about Jesus and putting them into practice as they visit underprivileged children in a local shanty town.

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Hyderabad Camp Inspires Young Disciples

A group of 34 young people committed their lives to following the Lord at a recent discipleship camp.

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Mauritius Brings Basketball, Volleyball, Gospel to Underprivileged Youth

A new basketball and volleyball program is serving as a catalyst to share the gospel with underprivileged youth.

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Good News from Gambia

Youth for Christ is conducting leadership seminars which are training village leaders, professors, lecturers, students leaders – and soon, National Assembly members.

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Campus Life Making a Difference for High School Youth

High School students are being welcomed and loved at Campus Life meetings where they’re finding a safe place to ask hard questions, and learning the importance of a relationship with Jesus.

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EFIL Trains Guatemalan Leaders, Campus Life Launches

A school for youth ministry volunteers recently trained a new group of leaders, and a new Campus Life program was launched.

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Katalyst Trains Youth Leaders, IGNITE! Draws Youth to Worship

Over 125 delegates were trained in youth work and mentoring and a new Sunday night worship event drew 50 people on its first night.

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Skiing, Camping & Youth Programs Draw Young People, Parents to Church

Young people and their families are learning about Jesus and building strong connections with Youth for Christ staff through ski camps, summer camps and weekly youth programs.

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Youth for Christ in Rwanda

Women afflicted by AIDS are learning a trade to support their children, who are attending school and learning what it means to be followers of Jesus.

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Mexican Food Bank Gets an Early Start

135 families received donations of beans, potatoes and cookies through a Food Shelf ministry that hasn’t even officially started yet!

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Feeding the Hungry

Youth for Christ was able to deliver 90 boxes of food to needy families through their community centre.

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Joy in Haiti!

Youth for Christ was able to organize a community celebration for approximately 150 poor people in Saint Marc, distributing Bibles, booklets and food.

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CTI Concert Tour, World AIDS Day (Honduras)

The CTI music ministry was able to perform 42 concerts with more than 10,800 youth in three different countries, with over 1,200 of them accepting Jesus in their lives.

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Ministry Report from Uganda

1,982 young people were reached this month with 236 committing their lives to the Lord and 279 committing to abstain from sex until marriage.

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Jesus Spells Freedom

Thirty young people found freedom through a new relationship with Jesus at a youth camp in Jabalpur.

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Danish Teens Bring Good News to Romania

A bus full of teens did street evangelism and visited schools, orphanages, and prisons, bringing the gospel of Christ to more than 800 people; 300 responded with a step of faith.

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God at Work in Guinea Bissau

Young people are completing courses in computing, typing, language, sports and music at a local YFC ministry centre, where hundreds are hearing the gospel and starting to attend local churches.

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Gospel Reaching Hundreds in Sierra Leone

Evangelistic musical concerts and school outreaches brought the gospel to numerous elementary and high schools, distributing tracts and copies of the book of John to more than 800 new believers.

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Vizag Youth For Christ – Taking One Step Higher For God

Young people are learning from Scripture and seeing Christ make a difference in their youth community.

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Military Teens Shining Bright

A group of military youth was able to build a playground and run a VBS for a school in Romania, sharing God’s love through games, crafts, and stories.

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Uganda August Newsletter 2011

20 pregnant teens are being cared for, mentored, and counselled, 512 youth were reached with the good news at a recent outreach, and construction is completed for new ministry outreach in Idudi

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Royal Servants Minister to Youth in Tombo

300 young people were presented with the Gospel through drama and song; prisoners are being visited, hospitals are receiving donations, and street kids are realizing the need for change.

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Chief Invites World Outreach Staff to Plant Church

World Outreach staff from the USA were invited by a chief of a remote village to plant a church for a growing number of believers there.

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Rodrigues Island Ministry Report

Youth for Christ will soon be starting a new prison ministry, bringing the good news of Jesus to young people who need to know the future God has for them.

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God’s Hand Helping Young People Overcome Stumbling Blocks to the Gospel

36 young leaders plus four staff were able to share the Gospel with 4800 and 43 gave their lives to Christ; they also trained 282 youth pastors from 14 churches.

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Released from Despair

A young man filled with bitterness following an auto accident had somewhere to turn in a suicidal moment of despair, and found new life in Christ.

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Lebanese Mountains Provide Backdrop for “Cross The Bridge”

45 young people participated in an egg hunt, enjoyed a picnic lunch, and heard the good news about Jesus.

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Uganda Outreach Ministry Sees New Commitments

678 young people were presented with the gospel; 118 made commitments to abstain from sex until marriage and 60 gave their lives to the Lord.

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Japan Update May 12th

Bikes and trailers have been provided to our volunteer workers to bring supplies to those in need or bring in tools to help clean up in the devastated area.

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Music Ministry Reaps Harvest of Russian Believers

20 teenagers accepted Christ following an Easter Festival music ministry outreach of Youth for Christ in St. Petersburg.

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Loveworks Movement Inspiring Canadians

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

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Ministry in Sierra Leone

The Youth Guidance ministry successfully traced families of 23 inmates, reuniting 20 young people from street kids’ ministry and detention centres with their parents.

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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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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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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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The Children of Gitega

Orphaned children in Gitega, Burundi are receiving an education, meals, and love in clean, modern houses where the children and house parents operate as a family unit.

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Leadership Training School in Bulgaria prepares 70 for full time ministry

A leadership training school in Sophia, Bulgaria is preparing 70 people for full-time ministry.

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Mirembe House ministers to teen mothers in Uganda

Young mothers and their children are being counseled, educated, cared for and shown the love of Jesus on a daily basis.

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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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In New Zealand at risk youth are challenged through adventure programs

At risk young people are being introduced to a God of second chances through outdoor adventure programs

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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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Training Youth Leaders

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

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Young Leaders Convene in South Africa

Hundreds of young leaders and Youth for Christ staff convene to be equipped for their local ministries around the world.

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Prayer Initiative In Brazil

Through a national prayer initiative, “Arise Deborah”, over 50,000 mothers all over Brazil committed to pray for their children and the youth in their areas daily.

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Equipping Churches In Thailand

Two thousand local churches are equipped with materials, enabling them to better reach Thailand’s burgeoning young population.

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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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Reaching Young People at City Dump in Honduras

Young people who live on a mountain of rubbish in Tegucigalpa are receiving regular lunches, along with the good news of Jesus Christ.

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Congo developing club and drama work in schools

A new ministry in Kinshasa is developing a team to work with clubs and drama in schools.

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A Young Leader in Rwanda Helping to Rebuild His Country

In Rwanda, a young man who survived the genocide has become a believer, received training as a young leader, and is reaching thousands with the good news of Jesus Christ.

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