Our staff's transcontinental bike ride was a test run for part of our transitional living initiative. Now that Cole and Tony have conquered the 4,228-mile TransAmerica Bicycle Trail, they envision some next steps in order to take the first resident on the first trip of "Restoration Cycles"...
Two of our staff members are hundreds of miles into their cross-country bicycle trip, "Restoration Cycles," an extension of the Youth-Reach Gulf Coast (YRGC) Transitional Living initiative. Now, they've been pedaling for two weeks, have seen the Pacific Ocean, the desert, forests... and the miraculous.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Born in Ethiopia, Blaize was adopted at 11-years-old and welcomed into a loving home. At 18, he graduated high school and moved out of his parent’s house with what little money he had saved up from working two jobs. However, he quickly learned that living on your own isn’t as easy as it sounds. Within a [...]
We are grateful to report that YRGC residents are growing stronger spiritually, emotionally, and physically during the Covid-19 pandemic. Each day here begins with 2-3 hours of physical activity (running, weight lifting, etc.) followed by prayer/daily devotion, one-on-one Biblical counseling sessions, Bible study, work projects and tending to the grounds. Instead of sending our residents [...]
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 [...]
Happy New Year from all of us at Youth-Reach Gulf Coast! Please remember to keep us in prayer this year as we look forward to the entering the next phase of our ministry in 2020, transitional living for our graduates. We will soon be breaking ground on this project and already have 3 transitional living residents [...]