All over the world, children and youth represent the demographic that is most receptive to spiritual and developmental input. God is calling us to radically change the way we view young people and to respond to their strategic importance and rightful place in His Kingdom.
The 4/14 Window Movement sees children and youth as more than a mission field to be reached. They are also a powerful missions force affecting change in our world today
Listen to Dr. Bambang Budijanto’s explanation about how the movement starts :
In 2009, 4/14 Window Global Initiative was launched. Dr. Bambang Budijanto argues that the “New Kingdom Landscape” requires a new focus on children and youth.
This was actually the foundation of 4/14 Global Summit in Singapore in 2011, while the summit itself had proven that the 4/14 “initiative” has become a movement with 100s of regional events spontaneously emerging all over the world.
In 2013, Dr. Bambang Budijanto introduces the “Second Mountain” to climb in the race to activate the 4/14 window. The first mountain was building awareness of the importance of the 4/14 among the church. The Second mountain is appropriately releasing children and youth into ministry.
Then in 2015 – Dr. Bambang Budijanto calls NURTURERS, young people roughly 14-22 years old, to take their rightful place in serving this next generation by making disciples among the 4/14. This is how we began NURTURER INITIATIVE.
The NURTURER INITIATIVE is actually the reason why Asia Pacific Youth Congress (APYC) is being held. In which APYC I was held in Bali on April 2015, followed by APYC II that was just held last month : October 17-20, 2016
ASIA PACIFIC YOUTH CONGRESS (APYC) II.
LET’S ASK : WHAT IS DICIPLING AND NURTURING
FOR OUR SPEAKERS IN APYC II?
We are sure you bring home something! HERE WE ARE REMINDING YOUR COMMITMENTS IN APYC II