YFC Era Four: Organization and Training

YFC Era Four: Organization and Training

Art Deyo


  • YFCI and YFC/USA divide — First Triennial YFCI Convocation in Kingston, Jamaica — 1968
  • Teen Dynamics seminars organized and led by Gary Dausey — 1968
  • Campus Life Insight/Impact Manuals 2, 3, and 4 published — 1968–1970
  • First Summer Institute begins in 1968
  • International office opens in Geneva, Switzerland — 1969
  • Domestic Teen Teams begin in the states — 1970s
  • YFC intern program begins in six cities — 1971
  • Jay Kesler elected president; initiated chapter reports and 0.5% service fee —1973
  • Jay begins Family Forum radio broadcasts — 1974
  • “Whole Person Survival Kit” for associate staff produced by Art Deyo — 1976
  • School of Theological Studies begun at Summer Institute Rockford — 1976
  • Project Serve program begins — 1976
  • First TV special with Johnny Cash and other celebrities — 1980
  • Earl Schultz named Director of World Outreach — 1980
  • MCYM begins in collaboration with Young Life — 1980
  • Publication Division opened at National Office by Bruce Barton — 1982

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