What is Young Life?
Young Life doesn't start with a program. It starts with adults who
are concerned enough about kids to go to them, on their turf and in
their culture, building bridges of authentic friendship. These
relationships don't happen overnight — they take time, patience, trust
So Young Life leaders log many hours with kids —
where they are, as they are. We listen to their stories and learn
what's important to them because we genuinely care about their joys,
triumphs, heartaches and setbacks.
We believe in the power of
presence. Kids' lives are dramatically impacted when caring adults come
alongside them, sharing God's love with them. Because their Young Life
leader believes in them, they begin to see that their lives have great
worth, meaning and purpose.
This is the first step of a lifelong journey; the choices they make today, based upon God's love for them, will impact future decisions …
careers chosen, marriages formed and families raised. All ripples from
the time when a Young Life leader took time to reach out and enter their
Visit younglife.org/us to learn more.