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Meet Tolentino

Tolentino_Guinea_Bissau Young Leaders are really the backbone of the Youth for Christ ministry.Tolentino, a passionate young leader, joined the Youth for Christ program of Guinea Bissau in 2003, about three years into the development of the ministry in this West African nation. Since then, Tolentino has proven himself faithful in everything that he has done.Leaders have invested a lot of time in mentoring and coaching Tolentino in the ministry, and today, the Lord has raised him up into a position of leadership.Tolentino is currently the acting director/manager of the youth centre in Guinea Bissau. He is a man of integrity who is well respected by church leaders, committed to prayer and reaching the young people of his nation. Read More...
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A team from Argentina became the first Latin American visitors to serve alongside Youth for Christ staff in their schools ministry, as well as in their outreach to Syrian refugees. »


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Global Ministry Overview 2014-2015


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