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

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 10 – Why You Should Be Involved in Your Local Church

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 …

GYC 2017 Recap – A New Direction

Two weeks ago, over 4,500 young people took part in GYC’s 2017 conference in Phoenix, Arizona, focused on the theme: “Arise” from Isaiah 60:1-3. As one of those young people, my experience throughout the conference was one of transformation, inspiration, and empowerment. One might ask, what compels a millennial to spend five days during the holiday season listening to sermons, …