South Africa is one of the largest Youth for Christ national programs. Their current ministries include AIDS awareness and abstinence programs, follow-up counseling services, music and drama team ministries in schools, shelters for former street children, juvenile prison ministry, gender equality/women’s empowerment projects, life-skills and job-skills workshops, youth leadership development conferences, and teen pregnancy centres.
- Wisdom and strength in pioneering new Youth for Christ centres in South Africa
- Pray that young people will become followers of Christ in large numbers
- Continued Godly guidance and effectiveness as the staff and volunteers work with programs in schools, especially the HIV/AIDS awareness program
- Increased spiritual growth for the growing staff as they minister and work with young people in prison and with homeless children
- Unity and Godly focus of the Church
- The government as it tackles crime, unemployment, education and health issues