A monthly newsletter to the friends and families of Calvary Chapel University, in partnership with Youth Development Inc. Making Disciples of Jesus Christ.

Chuck Smith, Calvary Chapel’s founder.


Nate Gallagher spent time in Head Waters, VA at YDI and has pursued a degree through CCU. He is now the youth pastor at Calvary Chapel Vero Beach. Listen to his experience here!

John Dembeck is a bi-vocational ministry leader, CCU Alumnus, and has served on the YDI board.

Pastor Neil Spencer from Coastline in Florida.
CCU has articulation agreements with dozens of Calvary Chapel Schools of Ministry, Evangelism, Worship, Pastors Colleges and Bible Institutes. Let us know your need, and we will try and be a helper of your joy!

Youth Development Inc. (YDI) has been making disciples of Jesus Christ with youth world-wide since 1959. In our newest iteration, YDI partners with CCU in significant ongoing ways. CCU ministers in 35 states and on 6 our of the 7 continents so far!

Flashback to our last weekend at the lodge in Head Waters. Yup! Bob came back (in full Sheriff gear) and joined Lodge Director (and CCU student) Matt Basinger, in serving lunch!

A simple reminder to “be still and know that I am God.”


You can always give to the ministries of YDI and CCU!
www.ydionline.org || www.calvarychapeluniversity.edu

All donations go to:
– Scholarships for kids to go to CCU.
– Support for faculty and staff.
– Endowment for future growth.

Thank you for partnering with us as we MAKE DISCIPLES!
Merry Christmas!
– The CCU & YDI Team