News Releases from Youth For Christ

May 2021

Youth For Christ Parent Life: Helping Teen Parents Make the Next Right Choice in Relationships, Education, Parenting and Pursuing Jesus

May 3, 2021

April 2021

Youth For Christ Works to Combat the Increased Loneliness Felt During Pandemic

April 26, 2021


Youth For Christ Works to Combat the Increased Loneliness Felt During Pandemic

April 19, 2021


Youth For Christ Campus Life Military Celebrates Month of the Military Child

Building Unconditional, Authentic Christ-sharing Relationships with Military Children Worldwide

April 12, 2021


Youth For Christ Names Jacob Bland as President and CEO

Bland to Take Helm at YFC June 1, 2021

April 1, 2021


Youth For Christ’s Dan Wolgemuth Announces Retirement as President and CEO, After 16 Years of Service

April 1, 2021


March 2021

Always Moving Forward: Youth For Christ San Antonio Responds to Serious Community Concerns with a Steadfast Resolve

March 29, 2021


Youth For Christ El Paso: Serving Local Teens for 75 Years Strong

March 22, 2021


Youth For Christ Dallas-Fort Worth: Accomplishing Their Mission Through Juvenile Justice, Parent Life and City Life Ministries

March 15, 2021


Youth For Christ Houston: Building Mentoring Partnerships for Area Teens

‘We Are Making a Difference; We Don’t Just Hope for Success; We Expect It.’

March 8, 2021


Youth For Christ Lubbock Introduces a Drive-Up Service that Provides Supplies, Emotional Check-Ins and Prayers

March 1, 2021

February 2021

Youth For Christ Holbrook Shares the Love of Jesus with an Incredibly Diverse Youth Population Amidst Difficult Circumstances

‘We Wouldn’t Be Here Today if it Weren’t for YFC’

February 22, 2021


West Sound Youth For Christ: Bringing Hope to Kids Feeling Hopeless During the Pandemic

February 15, 2021


Casper Youth For Christ: ‘If We Can Plant a Seed … God Will Grow It!’

February 8, 2021


Standing Room Only: Youth For Christ Celebrates 76 Years

The Vision Was Simple, the Message Was Strong

February 1, 2021

January 2021

Youth For Christ Celebrates Life Changing Stories of Youth Leaders and Community Partners in Kansas City

January 25, 2021


Fresno/Madera Youth For Christ: “We Are Their Church”

Bringing the Gift of Jesus through Group Home Visits

January 18, 2021


Greater Iowa Youth For Christ: Finding the ‘Why’ in the Hardest of Times

‘Although 2020 Had Been a Tough Year for a Lot of People, It Was Actually the Best Year of Her Life because of Greater Iowa YFC’

January 11, 2021


Youth For Christ Northeast Pennsylvania Shares Success Stories from 2020

January 4, 2021

December 2020

Youth For Christ: 6900 Miles from Death to Life

From Wuhan to Bethlehem

December 28, 2020


Youth For Christ Alaska Motto for Programs and Special Events: Replace Not Cancel

YFC—All About Staying Connected During a Pandemic

December 21, 2020


Youth For Christ’s Thriving Partnership Program with World Link: Bringing Ministries Together All Over the Globe

‘Like-Minded People Sharing the Mission of Reaching Kids through Christ’

December 14, 2020


Youth For Christ Mentorship Program: Small Group Events Aid with Depression and Anxiety

The Gift of Hope: Creative Activities Connect Teens During COVID-19

December 7, 2020

November 2020

Youth For Christ’s Ministry Programs Expresses Thankfulness for God’s Never Ending Love During COVID-19

Joy Experienced through YFC Ministry Programs Makes It Easy to Be Grateful

November 23, 2020


Youth For Christ Mentorship Program: Bringing Teens Together During COVID-19

‘Increasing Self-Esteem and Avoiding Loneliness’

November 16, 2020


Youth For Christ Stays True to Ministry During COVID-19

‘Building Meaningful Connections One Phone Call and Visit at a Time’

November 10, 2020


Youth For Christ Reaches One Struggling Teen at a Time in Greater Miami—Through Leadership Programs, Mentoring, and the Profound Love of God

Ministry Is There for Young People Who Are
Struggling and Alone—and Shares with Them the Hope of Christ

November 3, 2020

October 2020

Youth For Christ Reaches One Troubled Teen at a Time in New York City—Through Gospel Readings, Mentoring, and Truckloads of Furniture

Ministry Is There for Young People Who Are Struggling and Alone—and Shares with Them the Hope of Christ

October 26, 2020


Youth For Christ Reaches One Middle Schooler at a Time in Northern Maine— Through Bowls of Macaroni and God-Sized Care and Kindness

Ministry Delivers On-the-Ground Hope and Connection with Kids
Who Are Struggling, Frustrated, and Alone

October 19, 2020


Youth For Christ Recruits Servicemen and Women as Tutors to Stand in the Gap for Struggling Students

Building Deep Relationships Opens Door for Sharing the Gospel

October 12, 2020


Youth For Christ Reaches One Teen at a Time in Cape Cod, Massachusetts: ‘We Are Committed to Sharing God’s Message’

Ministry Delivers On-the-Ground Hope and Kindness with Kids
Who Are Struggling, Frustrated, and Alone

October 5, 2020

September 2020

Teens Tempted to Despair Find Hope as YFC Programs Share ‘Non-Judgmental Love of God’

‘It Was in the YFC Chapel in Detention Center. That’s When I Really Started to Feel the Lord, His Presence. I Found a Sense of Peace.’

September 28, 2020


YFC Serves Military Kids, Builds Relationships to Anchor Youth amid Parent Deployment, Relocation

Military Families Never Get Used to ‘Saying Goodbye,’ When Deployed So YFC Says, ‘How Can I Serve You?’

September 21, 2020


Iowans Rise from Storm Ruins as Youth For Christ Rallies Churches to Help Rebuild

YFC Staffer: ‘Even Though a Lot of Devastation Took Place, That Community Became a Place of Hope’

September 14, 2020

August 2020

Amid the Darkest Places, ‘Love Can Show Up’

YFC President Plunges Himself into Incarceration Experience

August 31, 2020


Youth For Christ Joins Forces with Community Partners to Build House with Message of Reconciliation

‘Our Motto Is to Live Here and Lead Here’; ‘That’s What We’re Called to Do as Christians’

August 25, 2020


Youth For Christ Reaches Inside: Celebrating Workers in the Juvenile Justice System

Local Partners Throw Celebration Lunch for Detention Staff on Front Lines of Serving Youths During COVID-19

August 17, 2020


Incarceration, COVID-19 No Match for Redemption Stories of Youth For Christ’s Juvenile Justice Ministry

YFC Director: ‘Faithful Pursuit is . . . Biggest Key to This Ministry’

August 11, 2020

July 2020

Rock Band on Wheels Shows High Schoolers Christ’s Love in Surprise Celebrations Outside Their Front Doors

‘Rock and Roll’ Commencement Ceremonies Are No Senior Prank for Louisville Graduates

July 7, 2020

June 2020

Portland YFC Makes Surprise Deliveries to Students and Volunteers to Encourage Them Face to Face

Youth For Christ Leaders Hit the Road with Coffee, Donuts, and Candy While Investing in Students and Volunteers

June 29, 2020


‘When the World Stops, God’s Plan Doesn’t’

Youth For Christ Innovates Digital Gospel Community, Ministry Amid Mandated Social Distancing

June 24, 2020


‘They Are Trying to Survive’

Youth for Christ Teaches Financial Management to Economically Devastated While Encouraging Independence and Relationship with Jesus

June 16, 2020


#YFCBetheStory: Youth For Christ Atlanta Reaching Students With the Message of Jesus’ Light—Even When the World Seems Dark

YFC Atlanta Leader Mike McAuliff: The Light of Life, Jesus Himself, Is Present to Meet Our Needs, Always Perfectly Sufficient for the Days We Face

June 8, 2020


#YFCBetheStory: Youth For Christ Deaf Teen Ministry Connects with Students to Build Christ-Centered, Life-Changing Relationships

Says West Michigan YFC Deaf Teen Quest Director: ‘When We’re Together, the Focus Isn’t on Hearing Loss—It’s Just on Being Together’

June 1, 2020

May 2020

#YFCBetheStory: Youth For Christ Denver Leaders to Teen Parents: ‘We Are in This With You’

YFC Parent Life Ministry Leaders Meet Teen Parents Right Where They Are, Providing Much-Needed Interaction, Support—and Fun, Too

May 26, 2020


Youth For Christ Reflects on Impactful Life of Ravi Zacharias

May 20, 2020


#YFCBetheStory: Reaching Kids on a Personal Level Is Still a Priority for Greater Miami Youth For Christ—Even During a Pandemic

YFC Campus Life Leader April Lovins Says ‘Meeting Felt Needs,’ Such as Food, Prayer, Support and Mentoring, Remains a Central Focus

May 18, 2020


#YFCBetheStory: Youth For Christ Tells Stories of Impact During Facebook Live Sessions Tomorrow

YFC Hosting Three Facebook Live Sessions May 5 Featuring Leaders of Regional Chapters That Have Made a Difference in Their Communities During COVID-19 Crisis

May 4, 2020

April 2020

#YFCBetheStory: Youth For Christ in New York City Gives Youth Creative Outlet Through Art

YFC NYC Plans to Share ‘Inside Out’ Art Projects Around the City, While Helping to Feed Staff Members of At-Risk Youth Facilities

April 28, 2020


#YFCBetheStory: Youth For Christ Life Change Still Happens Every Day!

Youth For Christ City Life Center in Cleveland Connects with Kids and Continues to Meet Needs Through Dinner Distribution; Upcoming Virtual Event Shares Stories of Impact—Always the Message of Jesus

April 21, 2020