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IYS Statement of Faith - group of young people

We exist to encourage, equip and empower global youth ministers

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There are over 2 billion youth who do not know Jesus, and there just aren’t enough trained, resourced and supported youth ministers to reach them

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We connect youth ministry influencers to collaborate for the sustainable creation of contextualized resources and responses, which contribute to the local church’s ongoing ministry to and through youth.

Our Approach

We do this though our core initiatives:

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By God’s leading and local partnerships, we endeavor to help others establish strategically positioned self-sustaining teams to encourage, equip, and empower thousands of youth ministers who will impact countless youth around the globe.

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New Lament Resource.

Perhaps you’ve heard of lament (or lamentation) but not seen it widely used in public ministry or your private life. Learn how to better include it into your personal discipleship as well as ministry to young people, especially those dealing with hurt and confusion.

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photo of person who has overcome loss - IYS lament resource - Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash

Take a look at our theme for 2022, ‘Come Alive!

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