What is NYI?


Nazarene Youth International

Global NYI membership looks different around the world. In some areas, NYI members are as young as 11. In other areas, they're as old as 40. In 2014, reports showed there are a total of 422,012 NYI members worldwide.

BE. | Evangelism

Authentic evangelism flows from the heart. It’s a flame that spreads warmth and light.It comes from a heart full of love. Be is a state of heart. Be with Jesus. Be in community. Be present. Be real. Be who Jesus wants you to be. Be who you were created to be. Be yourself. Be in Jesus and He will be the rest.

DO. | Discipleship

Discipleship is living in community and doing what’s been done for you. Do is all about following in His steps doing what He did. Jesus leads the way. Do tell the good news. Do share forgiveness. Do share grace and love. Do things that bring hope and healing to the world. Do for others what has been done for you and invite them to do the same.

GO. | Leadership Development

Leaders go. Leaders go into the world to share the good news. They lead with the Word and they lead with character. Leaders have the demeanor of Christ. Leaders are willing to be formed along the way. Leaders are in the Word, they give counsel and they teach. Leaders lead others to lead others. Good leaders are good followers. Go in love. Go by faith. Go with integrity. Go with mercy. Go with justice. Go humbly. Go lead.