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Who Will Finish It?

Tom & Recie Raley: Leaving A Legacy

The Reason For The Spring Slump In Young Life

12 Commitments Of A Young Life Leader

-Adapted from Henrietta Mears I’ll never give up on a kid as ‘unreachable.’ I won’t think my job is done when a kid has made a decision to follow Christ. I’ll help them realize how necessary it is:  To pray To read God’s Word daily To read helpful books To regularly unite with God’s people To serve others and do…

Worth The Wait?

4 Area Directors Who Deserve To Win Spikeball Sets

Featuring 5 Young Life Leaders You’ve Seen Christ In This Semester

Being With Jesus: A Guest Post From Jim Branch

Young Life’s Heartbeat: The Left Of The Line

So God Made A Young Life Leader

A video used on Leader Placement Night at UT-San Antonio in April of 2013. Video made by Marcus Gabriel. 

What I Found At Frontier Ranch

As You Head To Young Life Camp, Remember…

The Story Is Far From Over…

A Guest Post From An 11th Grader In California

Nobody Invited Me: A Non-Storybook Ending

“One Of The Originals,” A Guest Post From Spencer Vanderheide

Your YL Leader Verse Of The Week

Even though I am free of the demands and expectations of everyone, I have voluntarily become a servant to any and all in order to reach a wide range of people: religious, nonreligious, meticulous moralists, loose-living immoralists, the defeated, the demoralized—whoever. I didn’t take on their way of life. I kept my bearings in Christ—but I entered their…

What To Say When When Your High School Friends Lose

I’m Not The YL Leader I Want To Be

A Must-See Movie for YL Leaders

This guest post is written by Nathan Goodroe, a WyldLife leader in Clemson, SC. I was searching through Netflix one night looking for something to watch with my father. I naturally headed toward the documentaries. I knew he might not be as excited as I was for a two hour long video on Alaskan bears, so I began…

My Commitment by Bill Goans

I can’t think of anything better to read as we kick off a new school year in Young Life. My Commitment by Bill Goans  (Former YL staff and now pastor in my hometown of Greensboro, NC) As long as high school kids mill around at ball games looking for love in all the wrong places…   As long as they desperately…

Goose Eggs

Originally posted May 2011.  I received this email from my friend Charlie who leads at another school in our area. He has three kids, works full time, and has been volunteering at the same high school for 11 years. May you be blessed by his honesty.  Friends, Monday night we had Senior Club.  Zero, that’s right a big…

A Letter From A Young Life Leader To Graduating High School Seniors

Let Prayer Be the Work