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Meet Sam

this is not sam At 14 years of age, Sam had already been placed in different foster homes a staggering 56 times. Sam grew up in a destructive household where his parents suffered from mental health issues, and were involved in criminal activity and substance abuse. Sam presented with defiant and aggressive behaviour, was prone to bullying and had been diagnosed with ADHD.Upon arrival at John’s house, Sam was meticulous and pedantic with his belongings and his school attendance was poor. John faced many challenging moments in the time that he cared for Sam, learning the hard way how to care for someone who had experienced significant trauma. Read More...
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Reaching young people everywhere, working together with the local church and other likeminded partners to raise up lifelong followers of Jesus who are characterised by godliness in lifestyle, devotion to the word of God and prayer, boldness in evangelism and commitment to social involvement.

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In Croatia

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. »


In Tonga

“This man’s daughter was mute all of her life. She couldn’t talk. Some people went and prayed for her. She began to speak and she is speaking even to this day!” »


In Bolivia

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. »


News and Highlights

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. »

Global Ministry Overview 2014-2015


The eternal value of reaching young people for Christ cannot be measured; however, these numbers allow us to celebrate what God is doing around the world
because of you and the men and women of Youth for Christ. »

Geared to the Times, Anchored to the Rock

ORDER YOUR COPY TODAY. Youth for Christ is a movement of God, not just an institution or organisation. For the past seven decades, the Holy Spirit has motivated, led, and empowered men and women to take the life-changing message of Jesus Christ to young people in every corner of the world. This is that story. »

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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. (Youth for Christ International)
  • The Mess, Message & Messenger We are the Messengers. The light in our eyes is the Message Himself, Jesus Christ! And no matter what the mess, YFC has the privilege of bringing joy to the heart. (Youth for Christ International)
  • Compelled By a Calling Let us not be harnessed by a title, but compelled by a calling - the calling to advocate, to intercede, to plead earnestly before the throne for the YFC family. (Youth for Christ International)
  • Dancing in the Rain Read about the good news from Gitega International Academy and Youth for Christ and learn how your support is making a big impact in Burundi. (Youth for Christ International)

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