youth for christ


Because of You…

Nigerian youth from 9 states are being reached with the gospel. Youth for Christ has offices in Akure, Asaba, Kaduna, Owerri, & Lagos and are pioneering work in 3 states. The National office and a Resource Centre are situated in Akure. There are a total of 18 full-time staff and over 32 part-time staff serving the Lord in various capacities in the ministry.

Guided by its vision, mission and strategic focus, Youth for Christ is positioned to reach out to the large concentration of young people in Nigeria with the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ through:

  • Evangelism: Outreaches to schools, churches, neighbourhoods, and communities
  • Discipleship: Young life clubs, mentoring programs, training events, correspondence
  • Social Involvement: HIV/AIDS program, vocational skills acquisition programs, community development projects, life-building skills, medical support services, water and sanitation projects, etc.
  • Leadership Development Seminars: Leadership Advancement and Development (LEAD), Biblically Oriented Leadership Development (BOLD) seminars and workshops
  • Volunteer Development: Project Serve, volunteer retreats, music, drama, choreography, dance, etc.
  • Prayer movement: Prayer triplets, lunch hour program, monthly meetings
  • Partnership/Networking: Working in partnership with other like-minded persons and organisations, including the government, to achieve the ministry goals
Prayer Needs
  • Strength and God’s wisdom for the Board, staff and volunteers
  • Revival in the lives of the young people in Nigeria who desperately need the touch of the Holy Spirit at this time in our nation’s history
  • Our nation’s leaders and the people in governance
  • Resources to carry out the various activities outlined in our Strategic plan
  • Reach 1 million young people in Nigeria out of the total population of 60 million young people in the country
  • Engage 10,000 volunteers in ministry activities
  • Develop relationship with 100,000 partners to donate, support and pray for the ministry
  • Pioneer work in 11 more States across the nation bringing the total to 20 states where Youth for Christ has ministry
  • Construct the 2.596 hectares Training and Resource centre at Aaye via Akure