You Were Made For This

to Introduce adolescents to Jesus Christ and help them grow in their faith.​
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Who We Are

at a Glance


Young Life begins

In Gainesville, just north of Dallas, a young pastor named Jim Rayburn began showing young people how God cares by showing up in their world and sharing the message of the Gospel in ways and words they could easily understand.

100+ Countries

with Young Life ministries

Today, Young Life is a global organization. You'll find Young Life leaders from diverse cultures, nationalities and backgrounds in over 100 countries around the world. ​

Two million

young people reached

Whether it's in cities or villages, towns or tower blocks, in countries on every continent, Young Life leaders are working with over two million young people right where​ they are and right as​ they are.


Kids involved weekly

Young Life & WyldLife leaders walk with kids and earn the right to be heard in an exhausting and exciting world. In 2018, 348,000 kids were involved every week all around the world.

Where To Find Us

Middle School : ("WyldLife")

Regents & St. Stephen's

Are you interested in WyldLife coming to Alpha, St. Andrew's, St. Gabriel's, Texas School for the Deaf, or Trinity?

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High School : ​ ​ ("Young Life")


Interested in Young Life coming to Texas School for the Deaf?

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Keeping Kids Safe:

The safety of kids is a priority in Young Life. Our staff and volunteer leaders know they are responsible for modeling lives of hope and integrity.

Young Life has developed missionwide policies and procedures to ensure that kids are protected. ​ More information is available here.

School Non-Affiliation Disclosure:

Young Life is not affiliated with any particular school. ​ References to a school refer to that school's students and the ​ community around it.

You Were Made For This


Your story matters, and it can make a difference beyond what you imagine.

Volunteer your time to work directly with young people.

Support the staff and leaders as part of the local adult committee.

Give resources to start or sustain the financial foundation at the local or national level.

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