Central Austin Young Life
Mission and Vision of Young Life

Our Vision

Every adolescent will have the opportunity to meet Jesus Christ and follow Him.

Our Mission

Introducing adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith. We accomplish our mission by:

-Praying for young people.
-Going where kids are.
-Building personal relationships with them.
-Winning the right to be heard.
-Providing experiences that are fun, adventurous and life-changing.
-Sharing our lives and the Good News of Jesus Christ with adolescents.
-Inviting them to personally respond to this Good News.
-Loving them regardless of their response.
-Nurturing kids so they might grow in their love for Christ and the knowledge of
God's Word and become people who can share their faith with others.
-Helping young people develop the skills, assets and attitudes to reach their full
God-given potential.
-Encouraging kids to live connected to the Body of Christ by being an active
member of a local congregation.
-Working with a team of like-minded individuals -- volunteer leaders, committee
members, donors and staff.

Our Values

-Living according to and communicating the whole Gospel of Jesus Christ.
-Carrying out our mission under the authority of Scripture and relying on the Holy
Spirit to empower our ministry.
-Encouraging the welfare and spiritual health of those who do this ministry, that
they may minister out of a consistent and growing relationship with Christ and
His followers.
-Researching and developing innovative approaches to reaching uncommitted,
disinterested kids around the world.
-Reaching adolescents of all social, cultural, economic and ethnic backgrounds
throughout the world.
-Working with followers of Christ from a variety of traditions and local churches
around the world.
-Welcoming all those whom God calls to our mission -- men and women of all
races, staff and volunteers -- who are linked to a common purpose of
introducing adolescents to Jesus Christ.
-Observing the highest standards of stewardship of all the resources placed in
our trust.