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Category: 1940 to 1949

June Thompson on YFC Presidents Johnson, Cook, Engstrom and Bihl

12/11/2015 By YFC USA in Category 1940 to 1949, 1950 to 1959, 1960 to 1969

June start working for Evon Hedley in Brantford, Ontario in March, 1954. She moved with Evon to the National Headquarters in Wheaton, Illinois in September, 1957. She has known all the presidents and... More

A Step Ahead of Time – The Amazing Story of Youth for Christ’s Beginnings

11/6/2015 By YFC USA in Category 1940 to 1949, 1950 to 1959, 1960 to 1969

If you have never heard this story of how Youth for Christ got started at the end of World War 2, you owe it to yourself to take the time to watch it. It’s an hour and 45 minutes long but well worth... More

Don Engram’s Conversion and Early Years in YFC

10/23/2015 By YFC USA in Category 1940 to 1949, 1950 to 1959

Don grew up in a very poor, non-Christian home, one of eight children. One day a man came and talked to him and his brothers about them needing to be in church. He started going to church and nine... More

Geordon Rendle on His Grandparents as The Musical Neales in the 40s and 50s

5/8/2015 By YFC USA in Category 1940 to 1949, 1950 to 1959, 1960 to 1969

YFCI President Geordon Rendle tells of his amazing heritage in YFC through his blind grandfather and his grandmother who traveled all over the country with their three daughters as The Musical... More

David Schultz follows in his Parents’ Footsteps

4/14/2015 By YFC USA in Category 1940 to 1949, 1950 to 1959, 1960 to 1969, 1970 to 1979, 1990 to 1999, 2000 to 2009, 2010 to present

David was born to Earl and Barbara Schultz in 1953 and for the next 22 years he attended YFC rallies in Hampstead MD YFC every Saturday night. During those years he got to me the stalwart giants of... More

Mark and Stephanie Dodrill on their 33 Years with YFC/Spain

4/2/2015 By YFC USA in Category 1940 to 1949, 1950 to 1959, 1980 to 1989, 1990 to 1999, 2000 to 2009, 2010 to present

Mark and Stephanie tell that YFC began in Spain in 1948 right after the World Congress in Beatenburg. It thrived on big rallies for several years but later fell on hard times due to lack of... More

Gavin Calver on YFC/Britain

3/26/2015 By YFC USA in Category 1940 to 1949, 2000 to 2009, 2010 to present

Gavin comes from a long line of six generations of ministers. He is the 7th National Director since Billy Graham and Torrey Johnson and others started YFC there in 1946. His father, Clive Calver, was... More

Bill Eakin on His Early Years in YFC including National Club Director

3/10/2015 By YFC USA in Category 1940 to 1949, 1950 to 1959, 1960 to 1969, 1970 to 1979

Bill grew up in Akron, Ohio and became a Christian at age 14 in his local church. He met Jeanne at age 15 in high school. They were married in August, 1949, and he then began ministry in Herolds of... More

Don Whipple on His Service in the Marines and the Battle of Iwo Jima

3/4/2015 By YFC USA in Category 1940 to 1949

Don grew up near Dodge City, Kansas on a farm with 12 other siblings. At age 17 he joined the Marine Corp where he found the Lord. They were shipped to Iwo Jima in early 1945 where 21,000 Japanese... More

Celebrating 70 Years of Youth for Christ - YFC’s History by Art Deyo

7/25/2014 By YFC USA in Category 1940 to 1949, 1950 to 1959, 1960 to 1969, 1970 to 1979, 1980 to 1989, 1990 to 1999, 2000 to 2009, 2010 to present

Following is the most comprehensive summary of YFC's 70-year history that's been written.  We would welcome your reaction and any input you have regarding this.  Write to Art Deyo at... More

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