A number of volunteers with hearts ready to serve in Venezuela took all the courses needed to be formally certified staff.
A team of 44 leaders from 11 countries met together in Georgia to prepare camp programs for outreach during World Cup 2018.
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.
University students in Poland are connecting over Christian music, hot topics, delicious food, and prayer through a new project called “Evacuation.”
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.
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.
A group of 30 Syrian youth workers received advanced youth ministry training to assist with discipleship ministries in their communities back home.
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.
Leaders in training organised a 3 day summer camp for 100 Syrian refugee youth, many of whom are learning to approach God in prayer.
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.
Ukrainian National Director Oleksandr Dubinin benefited from staff training which has served him and his country well through a new season of ministry transition.
A refugee crisis in Sicily is opening doors for ministry to new arrivals from Africa.
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.
Open doors for Youth for Christ are helping staff to run outreach programs for young Syrian refugees.
700 staff are being supported by a national team as they connect with thousands of youth to make a national impact.
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.
Day Center students are celebrating graduations, a special anniversary, and growth while former students give back as volunteers.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Young people are learning about hope in Christ through skateboard and surfing ministries.
A team of people from Youth for Christ recently helped with a church planting mission, serving the community and sharing the Gospel.
40 young people gave up 3 months of their holiday to train and participate in the work of youth evangelism.
A partnership with two local churches enabled two missions through which 53 people gave their lives to Jesus.
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.
The leader of a marijuana cartel has pleaded with staff to take him to church so he can be delivered.
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.
A new basketball and volleyball program is serving as a catalyst to share the gospel with underprivileged 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.
A school for youth ministry volunteers recently trained a new group of leaders, and a new Campus Life program was launched.
Over 125 delegates were trained in youth work and mentoring and a new Sunday night worship event drew 50 people on its first night.
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.
Young people are learning from Scripture and seeing Christ make a difference in their youth community.
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.
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.
45 young people participated in an egg hunt, enjoyed a picnic lunch, and heard the good news about Jesus.
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.
150 young people, ages 13-20, are being equipped to share the Gospel at an evangelism camp called ‘Dtua Joy’
A leadership training school in Sophia, Bulgaria is preparing 70 people for full-time ministry.
At risk young people are being introduced to a God of second chances through outdoor adventure programs
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.
Young people in Vietnam are learning what it truly means to be winners while serving on the national Tchoukball team.
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.