Generation of Youth for Christ Post-Conference Reflection

blogmanager Report Leave a Comment

Some have described GYC as a conference, while others have classified it more as a movement. The difference between these two is if the impact has lasted throughout the year.  According to the post-conference statistics, it seems that GYC is a year-round movement, not just a once-a-year event. During outreach in Houston, TX, donations were collected for the cause of …

The Power of a Positive Mind in Leadership

admin Devotional Leave a Comment

After 400 years in Egyptian captivity, the Israelites were finally on the edge of the Promised Land. While camping in the wilderness of Paran, God charged Moses with sending out 12 spies into their soon-to-be home that flowed with milk and honey. One representative from each tribe gathered around Moses for a briefing on their mission. As Moses concluded his …

GYC Beyond 16 – Why You Should Volunteer for GYC

admin Podcast Leave a Comment

Every movement is made up of people – and GYC is no different! Year after year thousands of young people come together to attend the GYC Conference but it’s behind the scenes where the action really takes place! The backbone of organizations like GYC is made up of volunteers. Without the quiet, unseen work of these volunteers throughout the year, …

GYC Beyond 15 – How to Get Involved in Medical Missionary Work

admin Podcast Leave a Comment

In Testimonies to the Church Volume 8 page 77, Ellen White wrote: “The medical missionary work is to be to the work of the church as the right arm to the body.” She went on to state that “The medical missionary work is the gospel in practice.” Clearly, medical missionary work is important, but what is it and what are …

GYC Beyond 14 – The Power of Sharing Your Faith

admin Podcast Leave a Comment

There is a quote in the book, Maranatha, that says: “There is no limit to the usefulness of one who, putting self aside, makes room for the working of the Holy Spirit upon his heart and lives a life wholly consecrated to God.” Sometimes, it’s tempting to feel like our efforts to win souls aren’t making a difference. Or, perhaps, …

GYC Beyond 13 – How To Use Media and Art for God

admin Podcast Leave a Comment

Martin Luther once said that music is next to theology in its importance to the church. However, throughout history, the church has not always been welcoming of the arts. As Christians and Seventh-day Adventists, what place do the arts have in the church? How can they be utilized to glorify God?  In this episode of the GYC Beyond Podcast, Esther Louw …

GYC Beyond 12 – How to Reach Out to Refugees & Immigrants

admin Podcast Leave a Comment

According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, there are currently over 22 million refugees around the world. Of course, this number doesn’t include the many individuals who simply migrate to a new country for other considerations. Many refugees and immigrants come to America and other developed countries every year. As Adventist Christians, how can we reach out to these people …

GYC Beyond 11 – How to Experience Revival and Reformation

admin Podcast Leave a Comment

Ellen White famously said: “A revival of true godliness among us is the greatest and most urgent of all our needs.” In the last decade, revival and reformation has become a catch-phrase in Adventist circles. Many feel the need for this process to take place. But how do we go about experiencing revival and reformation as the new reality in …

GYC Beyond 10 – Why You Should Be Involved in Your Local Church

admin Podcast Leave a Comment

This week, Esther Louw and Pastor Moise Ratsara have an engaging conversation about how and why young people should be involved in local church endeavors. While not everyone is called to become a missionary overseas, Pastor Ratsara believes every Christian is called to participate in the gospel commission. Pastor Ratsara grew up as a missionary kid in Africa before completing …