Thousands of teenage school leavers will soon be descending on popular tourist spots for a week of wild parties.
Youth for Christ evangelists will also be there but for a much different reason – to know Him and make Him known.
When YFC Alumni, Dennis Taggart passed away peacefully last year after a short series of health complications, he left behind in his Will a legacy to help grow a new generation of youth for Christ.
His involvement with YFC had begun over 50 years earlier when he was himself a young follower of Jesus.
“I committed myself to follow the Lord in whatever service He called me to at a weekend youth camp when I was 16,” shares former NSW State Director, Bob Armstrong who recently shared his YFC memories with us.
Schoolie celebrations are a significant time in the lives of many Australian young people. It marks an ending but also a new start and with so many young people gathered in a handful of locations, it’s a wonderful moment to give an opportunity to discover Jesus.
It was a deeply impactful year for Sophie and, by the end of it, she wrote…
“I can’t put into words how thankful I am. I saw God moving through me like never before. I enjoyed spending time with Him like never before. This year honestly changed my life!”