YFC staff are not just called to the ministry of YFC, but also to the ministry of the local church. It is our desire to serve the community at large by providing speakers for banquets, camps, conferences, or other gatherings. Our speakers can be contacted via the YFC office (503) 288-5494 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fred is a 37 year veteran in the field of youth and family ministry. He’s a graduate of Warner Pacific College and an ordained minister associated with the Church of God Anderson where he served three years as a Youth Pastor.
For the past 34 years he has served in the work of Youth for Christ as a Club Director, Area Director, Ministry Coordinator and Executive Director. Fred also spent nine years as a member of YFC National Board. He currently is involved at the National level of YFC in several capacities.
As a speaker, Fred is called upon by many organizations, business groups, Camps, Conferences, and retreat centers. He speaks to a wide variety of audiences ranging from adults to elementary students.
Fred is available to speak at school assemblies, camps, retreats banquets and business meetings. Fred also preaches for many pastors and congregations and trains groups in 3Story Evangelism. Fred is married and has two teenage sons.
Andrew Kruse is joining Portland Youth for Christ to lead City Live at Grant High School. Andrew brings 8 years of youth ministry and church leadership experience and we are excited to have him join our team.
Andrew is frequently a speaker at various churches in the area and is also available to speak at camps and retreats. He is passionate about speaking about Christians engaging culture and bbilical themes.