Kayla met Zach on Easter Sunday in April 2015. At the time, he was a resident at Youth-Reach Gulf Coast (YRGC) and on a break spending time with his family. Kayla didn't know much about him and certainly didn't know that he would be her future husband. She later learned that he had been court-ordered [...]
Blaine was trapped in a cycle of drugs, juvenile detention, and getting help. Even after graduating YRGC's program, his life wasn't one of wholeness and relationship with the Father. But now, God's built a community of other believers around him that he didn't think was possible.
While the Covid pandemic has presented challenges for our Youth-Reach Gulf Coast (YRGC) family, it’s also provided a unique opportunity for staff and residents to spend more time fellowshipping together. As we gather together day after day, hearts are being stirred, dreams are being re-kindled and visions are being born. About a month into the [...]
Through Andy's experiences with others, he had grown to associate “love” and “trust” with pain. He didn’t know I needed to unlearn those buzzwords and relearn what they really mean. But God gave Andy a close glimpse of His heart, and he's been in love ever since.
Thank you to everyone who joined us to celebrate our the groundbreaking of our new transitional home on October 12th! The new facility will provide our graduates with opportunities to receive additional ministry support, mentoring, job skills training, and other valuable resources to help them successfully transition back into mainstream society. Event speakers included Curt [...]
At the young age of just 12-years-old, Micah began using drugs and by the time he started high school, he was known as “that guy who could get his hands on anything.” Although he graduated at the top of his class, he passed up numerous scholarship opportunities because of the money he was making selling drugs. [...]
A Mobile native, Nick became a part of the YRGC family at a point in his young life when he had lost all hope for a better future. His mother and father had both passed away during his teen years, he was jumping back and forth between jobs, had no stable place to live, and was [...]
The Power of Pursuit Youth-Reach Gulf Coast is a family, not a program. This is Rian's story of how he became a member of our family and a son of God. THIS IS RIAN THEN THIS IS RIAN NOW After years of watching his son struggle with [...]
We are so proud of our recent graduate, Kelton Bailey, who recently left for Youth With a Mission (YWAM) in Pismo Beach, California. For the next six months, he will be a student of the YWAM Discipleship Training School. Please join us in supporting him on this mission by making a donation on his behalf to [...]