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TABLEOFCONTENTS

Chapter1:THEYFC100%FREE,GUIDELINES,ANDDYNAMICS
A. Rationale
B. Overview
C. Objectives
D. SuggestedSchedule
E. GuidelinesandRemindersinConductingtheActivity
RolesofServiceTeam
OtherConsiderations

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A. Talk1100%Free
SessionDynamicsandCreativeDescription
ExpandedOutline
B. Talk2FreetoLive
SessionDynamics
ExpandedOutline
C. Talk3FreetoBe.FreetoLove
SistersOutline
BrothersOutline
D. PraisefestExhortationPoints

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CHAPTER1

THE100%FREE,GUIDELINES,ANDDYNAMICS

A. RATIONALE

PurityandchastityhasalwaysbeenoneofthevaluesthatweasChristianswant
to uphold. As sons and daughters of God, it is important for all of us to be holy and
righteous just like Jesus. However, this has been an issue for the youth generation
especiallybecauseofthefastpacedchanginglifestylethattheyareexperiencingtoday.
Theviewsandstandsthattheyaretaughtaboutpurityandchastityiseitherlackingor
distortedininformation.

AsYouthforChrist,wealwaysseektoputournameintoalifestyleaswetryto
live out the 7 YFC Ids. In all aspects of our lives, the aim is be witnesses of Gods
transforminglovetothemillionsofyouthwhowishtoexperiencethesame.Oneofthe
identitiesasYouthforChrististolivea100%FREElifestylealifefreefromguilt,from
worldlystandards,andfromthebondageofsin.

Andinordertoreinforcethisidentity,thebasicpastoralformationof100%Free
isgiventoallYFCmembersthroughthe100%FREE:Daretobeformationmodule.

B. OVERVIEW

The 100% Free: Dare to be module is a onewhole day activity given on the
second year of every YFC member. It is conducted on a cluster level for YFC
CommunityBasedProgramorsectorlevelfortheCampusBasedandHighSchoolBased
programs.ItisspearheadedbytheClusterCoupleCoordinator(forCommunityBased
Program) or the SectorProgram Coordinator, with the help of their respectiveCluster
andSectorYouthHeads.

Thisactivityisdesignedtointroducethenewconceptof100%Freeaoneofour
basicidentitiesandYFCsadvocacytochastityandpurity.

The sessions and activities of this module will focus on fleshing out the three
basicprinciplesofFreetoLive,Freetobe,andFreetoLove.

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C. OBJECTIVES
1. Explainthenewconceptof100%Free.
2. CreateanawarenessofourGodsgivenfreedom.
3. Movetheyouthininitiatinga100%Freelifestyle.

D. SUGGESTEDSCHEDULE

8:00am8:30
8:308:45
9:4510:00
10:0010:15
10:1511:30

11:3012:30pm
12:3012:45
12:4501:00
01:0001:30
01:3002:30
02:3002:45
02:4503:45

03:4503:50
03:5004:30

Registration
Gathering
Worship
EmceesAdlib
SESSION1:100%FREE
Creative:
TalkProper
Sharing
Reflection
LUNCH
GATHERING
Afternoonworship
ICEBREAKER
SESSION2:FREETOLIVE
BREAK/Snacks
SESSION3:FREETOBE.FREETOLOVE
Breakoutsession
MensandWomensForum
NOTE:Thissessionisrecommendedtobedoneindifferentareas
asidefromthemainsessionareawherethepraisefestwillbeheld.
BREAK
PRAISEFEST

E. GUIDELINESINCONDUCTINGTHEACTIVITY

1. ROLESOFTHESERVICETEAM
a. CoupleCoordinatorincharge
Overseestheevent;coordinateswiththeteamheadabouttheotherneeds
oftheactivity.
Makessurethatallthemembersoftheteamreadthemanualinconducting
theactivity.
Gathershelpandsupportfromothercoordinatorswithinthearea
Acts as mediator and guidance during open forum sessions, and girl/boy
sessions.

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b. TeamHead(brother)
Spearheadsandinitiatesthemeetings.
Orients himself and all the members of his team of their roles and
responsibilitiesintheactivity.
c. AssistantTeamHead(sister)
Preparestheoverallbudget.
InchargeoftheAdministrationandFinanceoftheactivity.

d. LogisticsCommitteeHead(brotherandsisterpair)
Inchargeofalllogisticalrequirementsoftheactivitywhichincludesphysical
setup, overall design, sound system, and other requirements of each
committee.
e. ProgramCommittee(pair)
Inchargeoftheoverallprogramflowandmanpower.
Taking careof all session creatives,speakers, emcees, worship leaders, and
musicministry.
f. SecretariatCommittee
Inchargeofregistrationofallparticipants(includesIDSandkits).

2. OTHERCONSIDERATIONS:
a. Thisisa1dayevent.
b. Thiseventrequiresthefollowing:
2separaterooms(forsession3)
1mainsessionarea
Bandsetup
Goodsoundsystemfortheparty
c. Thiseventrequirestheguidanceofcouplecoordinatorsfortheyouthtohavea
betterunderstandingoftheprogram
d. Thiseventshouldhaveatleastamonthandahalfpreparationtime.
e. Theserviceteamshouldpreparethefollowing:
i. OPENINGMODERNUPBEATDANCE
o This is for session no. 1 entitled, 100% Free. This is an opening
creativeperformancefortheentireday.
o It is the ideal that the dance will be in the form of a lively modern
beatandmusicthatfocusesonthegreatlifethatwehave.
o Theobjectiveofthisdanceistocreateexcitementandeagernessof
thecrowdinlookingforwardtowhatwillhappenthroughouttheday
ii. OPENINGVIDEOCREATIVE
o Thisisthevideothatwillfollowafterthedanceperformance.
o This video focuses on the plan of God for us when He created us in
theworld.
o The objective of this video is to realize what it means to be free to
live,freetobeandfreetolove.

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SESSIONDYNAMICSANDCREATIVEDESCRIPTION

OBJECTIVES
1. IntroducetheYFCidentityof100%Free.
2. InstilthatGodhasalwaysintendedforustobefree.

SPEAKERSPROFILE
YFCleader,canbeaMissionVolunteerorFulltimePastoralWorker,whohasintegrityto
speakaboutbeing100%Free.He/shemustbespiritually&emotionallymature.

DYNAMICSOFTHESESSION
1) Thesessionwillstartwithacreativemoderndanceperformance,theobjectiveofthis
performance is to create the atmosphere of eagerness and excitement towards what
willhappenfortheentireday.
SONG PROFILE: The song should be in the genre of modern (hiphop or R&B)
havingthemessageofhowitfeelstoliveandenjoylifefreely.

2) The dance performance will be followed by a creative video that focuses on what it
meanstoliveinfreedomwithChrist.
Thisisthesamplestorylineofthevideo:
i. Freedomasdefinedbytheworld
This is the kind of freedom that means to do anything that you
wantanytime,anywhere,inanyway.
E.g. Images of freedom: rallyists, liberated youth, pictures that
showselfishness,havingtheattitudeofThisisWHATIWANT

ii. FreedomasdefinedbyChrist
This is the freedom that is given to us by God in order for us to
fully experience His plan, be who He want to be, and do what
Hewantstodo,allforthepurposeofglorifyingHim.
E.g.ImagesofFreedomasdefinedbyChrist
YouththatenjoystheirsimplelivesinChrist
Youthwithapurpose
Youththatarejoyfulbecausetheystoodupforacause
YouthinactionastheyserveGod

ShowtheAnchorVerseofGalatians5:13Foryouwerecalledfor
freedom, brothers. But do not use your freedom as an

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opportunity for the flesh; rather, serve one another through


love.Gal.5:13

iii. Weareallfreetolive,freetobe,andfreetolove.
This part shows images and scenes of people enjoying lives with
their family, youth having the clean kind of fun, youth enjoying
their talents, youth enjoying with their friends, youth having fun
with friends as they serve the poor, or youth having fun serving
God.
3)
4)
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6)

Thevideoisthenfollowedbytheentranceofthespeakeronstage.
Thespeakernowproceedstoitstalkproper.
Asthespeakerproceedstodiscussthethreebasicprinciples,eachprincipleisinjected
with a creative performance at the beginning of each point. This is done in order to
maketheprincipleeasilyunderstandabletotheeyesandearsoftheyoung.
Here are some suggested creative insert mediums that can be used through out the
threebasicprinciples:
a. E.g.forFreetoLove
Askitactedasahugeexaggerateddrama.
o Thiscanbeastoryofayouthinhisemotionalmoment.Withlines
like, Why doesnt she love me? Why did she forsake me? Will
anyoneloveme?Ihatemyself.Thislifeisworthless.Iwanttodie.
o Thescenecanbeamplifiediftheteamcanplayemotionalsongswith
themessageIneedlove.AmIworthytobeloved?
o During his emotional moments, he is approached one by one by
different people in his life. They can his friends, little sister/little
brother,hisparents.
o AseachofthemapproachHim,theyexpresstheirloveandaffection
forthem.
b. e.g.forFreetoBe
Askitwithactorshavingdubbedvoicesthatismadelivefromvoicetalents
hiddenbackstage.
o Thisskitcanstartwithasceneofayouthinthemiddleofadrinking
sessionwithhis/herfriends.
o TheyouthispressuredtodrinkandiscallednamessuchasLoser,Kill
Joyetc.
o Theyouthistornbetweenwantingtodrinkandkeepinginmindthat
he/shefeelssomethingwronginwhathe/sheisdoing.
o Thescenethenfreezesandposedwithaquestion(voiceover)ARE
YOUFREEFROMTHIS?
c. CreativeVideoorflashpresentationsthatwillstressthepoints
d. Aliveacousticorbandperformanceabouteachpoint
NOTE: The performances should not be more than 1 minute each to avoid
dragginganddilutingtheessenceofthetalk.

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Foryouwerecalledforfreedom,brothers.Butdonotuseyourfreedomasanopportunity
fortheflesh;rather,serveoneanotherthroughlove.Gal.5:13

I. INTRODUCTION

Godintendedforustoliveagreatlife.Originally,Godwantedustoexperience
HislovethroughthelifethatHehasgivenus.AccordingtoGenesis1:31,Godsawall
thatHehadmadeanditwasverygood.Hewantedustoliveinthisworldknowing
thatwearefreetoexperienceallthesethings.

God gave us the freedom to be who we are meant to be, to make choices, to
haveourmindandourownbeliefs.Godgaveusthegiftoffreewillinthehopethatit
will be used to make the right choices. But most of us today have lack or distorted
knowledgeoffreedom.Sadly,peoplehaveusedtheirfreedomtofulfiltheirownwants,
theirownplans,leadingthemfartherandfartherawayfromGodandHisplan.

II. THEREALKINDOFFREEDOM

100%Freeismorethanjustanadvocacy.Instead,thisisoneofouridentitiesas
YouthforChrist.ThisisYouthforChristsresponsetothebiggerconvictionofCouples
forChristcalledProLife.Thisidentityanchorsontheverse:

ForfreedomChristsetusfree;sostandfirmanddonotsubmitagaintothe
yokeofslaveryGal.5:1

Christ intends for us to be free but in this world freedom has a different
meaning. It is a common notion to associate freedom with the thought of doing
anythingthatwewanttodo.TheworldhasplacedtherealkindoffreedomthatGod
hasgivenusintoanegativelight.AschildrenofGod,weusethefreedomGodhasgiven
ustoachieveourmainpurposeofloving,honoring,andservingHim.

a. LivingintheFullnessofLife(promise)
This means experiencing the life that we are meant to live as
ChristiansfuIl of joy, love, and freedom. It means fulfilling the great plan
thatGodhassetoutforus,livinginthelightofHislove.Itmeansbeingwho
wearemeanttobe.

b. BreakingfromBondage(decision)
This means removing the chains of sin and living our life free from
guilt, temptati0n, addiction, pretensions, masks, negativity, bad labels, and

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insecurities.Thismeansremovingallbarriersorhindrancesfrombeingwith
God.

c. AdvocatingLife(conviction)
100% free essentially means living a great life, and this is what we
want everyone to know and fight for. 100% free means that every child of
Godshouldexperiencethisaswell.Wepassonthisknowledgeoffreedom
andhelpotherstofreethemselves.

III. 100%FREE

Ittakeseffort,courage,andtheabilitytobesteadfastinonesdecision,inorder
to maintain and continue being 100% Free. Our 100% Free identity stands on THREE
basic principles and made firm by EIGHT conviction statements. Living the free life
allowsustobe:

a) FREEtoLIVE
Freetolivestandsbytheconvictionstatementsthatsupporttakingcareof
ourownbodiesandlives.Itsupportstheprinciplesthatdiscouragesubstanceabuse
thatwillleadusnotonlytoanunhealthylifestylebutalsotosin.

1. ZeroDrugsYFCsaysnotosubstanceabuse.
2. SmokeFreeYFCsaysnotosmoking.
3. 0%alcoholYFCbelievesthatdrinkingalcoholisnotasinitselfbutas
young as we are, our bodies may not be able to handle and control
alcoholic content. YFC believes in practicing selfcontrol and clean fun.
YFC stands by the fact that we dont have to drink alcoholic beverages
andgetdrunk,inordertoexperiencefun.

b) FREEtoBE
Free to be stands by the conviction statements that uphold being who we
really are, both in name and in essence. This means living out our true selves and
whowearemadetobe.Itencourageslivingouttherolesofamanandwoman,in
accordancetoGodsplan.

4. PureInsideandOutYFCbelievesnotonlyinthepurityofourbodiesper
se but also purity at our very core. We believe in purity of thought,
speech,andaction.Ourheartsandmindsarethecoreofourbeingandit
is important that these should be free from negativity and lustfulness.
This means YFC discourages physical selfgratification, and avoids green
jokes,andswearing.

5. 100%manandwomanYFCbelievesthatGodhascreatedspecificroles
forusasmenandwomen.YFCbelievesthatwearedesignedtobeman

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and woman, in order to live with each other and work together for His
purpose. We encourage the youth to live their identities as they were
created, either as man or woman. We also ought to help our brothers
andsisterswhohavetroubleinrealizingtheiridentityinGodsplan.

6. FreefrompornographyYFCbelievesthatourbodiesarecreatedsacred
byGodandshouldnotbeexploitedforselfishpleasure.YFCbelievesthat
minds are powerful cultivators of our actions and thus should be free
from lustful/malicious thoughts that are promoted in pornographic
materials.
c) FREEtoLOVE
Freetolovestandsbythebasicprinciplesofupholdingthegenuinekindof
lovethattheLordhasgivenus.ThismeanslovingthewaythatGodhastaughtus,
unconditionalandunfailing.Thismeansbelievinginthekindoflovethatislearned,
experienced,andgiveninGodstime.Thismeansthatwedonthavetoenterintoa
romantic relationship to feel the genuine and real kind of love. As sons and
daughtersofGod,wehavetheprivilegeandtheabilitytolove.

7. VirginandProudYFCbelievesthatmakingloveisasacredgiftgivenby
God that is appropriate only after marriage. YFC believes that making
loveinessenceisusedforprocreation.Thisalsogoesbeyondtechnical
and physical virginity that only relies on its definition. Being virgin and
proud means having dignity and integrity. It means loving yourself and
experiencingthekindoflovethatisnotjustboundbyphysicalintimacy.

This also means that we, as Youth for Christ, should not engage in pre
marital sex. YFC believes that making love is a gift intended for pro
creationbetweentwomatureadults,joinedbyGodinmarriage.

8. Real Love Waits Real love is defined as the genuine kind of love that
comesasaGIFTfromGod.Likeagift,itshouldbemadeprecious;taken
cared off, and received in its proper time. YFC believes that special
romanticrelationshipsareexamplesofthiskindofgift.Thus,webelieve
intheessenceofwaiting,asweprepareourselvestoreceivethisinHis
perfecttime.

Whilewaitingfortherighttimeandatourage,we,asYouthforChrist,
should focus our time, love, and devotion on our relationships with
parents, friends, and siblings first. YFC believes that this is the time to
buildlastingrelationshipswiththesepeopleandnotleadourselvestobe
isolatedinearlyandprematurerelationships.

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IV. CONCLUSION

Thisistherealdefinitionoffreedom,andthisiswhatwearecalledbyGodfor.
HedoesnotwantustousethisforourowndesiresbutonlyforHis.Thisactivitywill
helpyoubetterunderstandwhatitmeanstolivea100%FREElife.Letusbeopento
whatwewillheartodayandenjoyknowingthatthisisthelifethatweactuallydeserve
alifefreefrombondageofsinandexperiencingGodslovetothefull.

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OBJECTIVES
1. AllowtheyouthtovalueandappreciatetheirlivesandseeingitasagiftfromGod.
2. Realizeandexplainkindsofsubstanceaddictionthattheymaybegoingthrough
3. Encouragethemtoseekthepotentialoftheirownlives

SPEAKERSPROFILE

*thespeakerwillactasthehostofthetalkshow.
A YFC Leader who is skilled in speaking, easily able to establish rapport with the
audience,andisabletoarticulatetalkpoints.

SHARERSPROFILE

3Sharers(preferablyYFCleaders)thathavegonethroughdifferenttypesofsubstance
abuseandaddictionbuthasnowchosentobefreefromit.

1. SMOKING
A YFC brother/sister who has experienced peer pressure or curiosity leading
him/her get addicted to smoking and was able to overcome it with the help of Gods
graceandstickingtohis/hercommitmenttoquit;or
A YFC brother/sister who has experienced being a victim ofsecond hand chain
smokingandwasabletoconvincetheotherpersontoquitsmoking,becausehe/shehas
alwaysbelievedinthevalueofhis/herownbodyasgivenbyGod.

2. DRUGS
A YFC brother/sister who has experienced peer pressure or curiosity leading
him/hertobeaddictedtodrugsandwasabletoovercomeitthroughmakingachoice
tostop,withthehelpofhis/herfriends,family,community,andGod.

3. DRINKINGALCOHOL
A YFC brother/sister who has experienced peer pressure or curiosity leading
him/hertobeaddictedalcoholandwasabletoovercomeitbymakingafirmdecision
andcommitmenttostopdrinking,withthehelpofGodsgrace;or
A YFC brother/sister who has parents or family members who are strong in
drinkingbutremainedfirmandconvictedbystandingbytheprinciplesthatGodwants
ustoliveasYouthforChrist.

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DYNAMICS
1) Thetalkispresentedinaninteractivetalkshowformat.
2) Thesessionrequiresthefollowing:
a) 2hostswhowillactasthemainspeakersoftheshow.
b) 3sharers
c) Venueconducivefortalkshow(ifpossiblelivingroom/sofasetstagedesign)
d) SeatsarrangedinUformat
3) Thesessionstartswithanopeningsongintroducingthespeakers(actingashosts).
SONGPROFILE:
Thissongshouldbelivelyandupbeat.Thiswillbeusedasasongbackgroundfor
theentranceofthehost.Thesongshouldtalkaboutthegreatnessoflife.
4) TalkShowProper
1stSEGMENT:TheCHOICEWEMAKE
Thestruggleincuriosityandpeerpressure
There will be 34 sharers illustrating their experience with curiosity
andpeerpressureandhowtheywereabletoovercomeit.
CommercialBreak
2ndSEGMENT:BreakingFree
HowtoBreakfree
QuestionandAnswerPortion

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DoyouknowthatyourbodyisthetempleoftheHolySpiritwithinyou,whomyouhave
fromGodandthatyouarenotyourown?Foryouhavebeenpurchasedataprice,therefore
glorifyGodinyourbody?Eph4:2224

I. INTRODUCTION

Livingthefullnessoflife,experiencingGodsplanforus,isfreeforustoattain.
We are actually free to attain only if we choose to. Most often, we dont take into
consideration the great impact we make with our choices. God has given us a great
abilitytochoosethepathwetake,inthehopethatwearetochoosetoliveoutHisplan
for us. Most of the time, we arent aware that sometimes the choices that we make
todaymayhavealastingeffectinourlivesinthefuture.

The world has presented us a lot of options that can often distract or make it
difficult for us to make the right choices. The strength of worldly influence has
convincedusthatthereareotheroptionsapartfromtheplanofGod.

II. CURIOSITYANDPEERPRESSURE
As YFC members, we have to be aware of the things that can cause us to do
somethingsthatwedontnormallydo.Inbeingawareofthem,wecanstartmaking
consciousefforttoaddressthem.

1. Curiosity
Asayoung,itisnaturalforustowanttoexperiencealotofthings.Weare
eagerandcuriousofthethingsthatwehaventtriedbefore.Thiscuriosityleadsus
into trying things. Though sometimes this can be considered good, there are also
instancesthatthismayleadusintodangerandtroublemorethanweexpect.

2. PeerPressure
We,tooasyouth,aresubjectedtopeerpressure.Peerpressureisdefined
asaforceorinfluenceplacedononepersonbyhis/hersetofpeers,tomakethem
dosomethingtheydontnormallydo.Thispressurecaneithergiveuspositiveor
negativeeffects.
NEGATIVE Peer pressure is what we need to look out for. Negative peer
pressureisdefinedasagreatinfluencethatcanforceustodosomethingwrong
andsinful.
Peer pressure can sometimeslead us makingchoices immediately without
thinkingoftheconsequencesthatwemayexperienceafterwards.

Both curiosity and peer pressure influence ourchoices greatly that sometimes,
whentheneedarises,itisimpossibleforustosayNo.

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And not being able to say no is where everything starts. As youth, we get
interestedinthingsexperiencingsubstanceslikesmoking,drinking,ordrugs.

(NOTE:Atthispoint,thehostsfinallyintroduceallthreeguests/interviewees.
The hosts then, articulate more the feeling and experience of being addicted to
something,throughthestoriesofthesharers.)

III. BREAKINGFREE

It all starts with a decision. It all starts with realizing that there is more to life
than what we are experiencing now. We have to realize how much our choices can
affecttherestofourlives,andthattheinfluenceoftheworldcanbegreatonus.

Ultimately, realizing Gods love, purpose and plan for us, is the only thing that
cantrulyfillandhelpusbreakfreefromourbadhabits.Aswebreakfree,thebestthing
wecandoisto:

a) PrayforthestrengthandcouragetosayIAMFREE.
b) Immediatelybeaccountabletoayouthpastoralhead,oracouplecoordinator.
Makesurethathe/sheissomeoneyoucantrustwitheverything.
c) Constantlymakethedecisioneverydaytocontinue.
d) Therewillalwaysbeapossibilitythatwewillbetemptedtogobackimportant:
decidetostandupagain.

IV. OPENFORUM
(Afterhearingthestoriesofthesepeopleandrealizingthatitisonlyamatterof
deciding,thehostsnowopensthefloorfortheaudiencetoaskquestions.Theremaybe
a tendency that the forum may get out of hand since we may be dealing with strong
opinionswhetherfororagainstthestandtobefree)

Guidelinesinconductingtheopenforum:
a) There should be a presence of facilitators on the audience side. One of the
hostscanactasthefacilitatoroftheopenforum.
b) Thefacilitatorfromtheaudienceshouldfilteroutandcheckthequestionsif
thereareany.
c) Theforumshouldlastforatmost15minutes.
d) Household heads should be present to take note of possible questions that
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(To set a standard in the manner of asking questions, it is advised that there are
planted questions. Here are some of the scripted questions with their respective
answers. It would be ideal if those who will ask the question have undergone or
experiencedthegivensituations.)

SCRIPTEDQUESTIONSWITHANSWERS:
Q: How dowe approach an oldersister/brother or our leaders when we feel we
haveaproblem?
A: We must always remember that our leaders are given by God to us. He/she is
givenbyGodasgiftinordertohelpusandbethereforuswhenwehaveproblems.
Letusnotfearthem.Butinstead,letusbeopenandtrustingtothem.Youarefree
toapproachanyhouseholdheads,oldersister/brotherwhoyoucanfeelcanguide
youandlistentoyou.Youcanalwaysaskforconfidentialityandtrustthattheywill
bepatientwithyouineverystepoftheway.Talktothemopenlyanddontleave
outanything.Inorderforthemtounderstandthewholesituationinorderforthem
tofullyhelpyou.

Q: What can we do to stay away in a situation that may tempt us to take in


substances(alcohol,drugs,smoking)?Whatdowesay?Whatarethealternatives?
A:First,itisalwayswisernottoputyourselfinasituationthatyouwillbetempted
todoso.Itwilljustmakeitharderforyoutoresistpeerpressure.Knowthatyour
friendsshouldbeabletorespectyouforyourdecisionsandnotputyoudownwhen
youstandbyyourprinciples.

Second,ifyouhavenochoiceandfindyourselfinasituationthatistoolateforyou
to get out of, remember what you stand for. Remember that you are Youth for
Christandyouarenotboundedbythesesubstances.TellyourselfIamfreefrom
this.Idonotneedthis.IonlyneedGod.Affirmyourselfoftheconvictionthatyou
chosetostandupfor.

Third, try to do something else than just watching everyone. Take the lead in the
conversationorsimplywalkaway.

Q:WhydoIfeelbadwhenIdontdrink?HowshouldIhandlethis?
A:Sometimes,wefeelbadbecausewefeelleftoutandridiculedbyourfriends.We
feeldifferent.Thereisnothingbadinchoosingtosticktoourconvictions.Thisis
what we should never forget. Instead of focusing on saying no to it, shift your
focus to what you just said YES yes to your own freedomfreedom from the
pressure,freedomthatwillleadyoutosin,freedomfrombeingaddictedtothings
thatwedontreallyneed.

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V. CONCLUSION:FreetoLive

Weonlyhavethisbodyinourlifetime.Weonlyhavethislifetimetoachievethe
dreams,thegoals,orthevisionwehaveforourselves.Itisimportantthatwealwaysbe
awareofthechoicesthatwemake.Livingthefreelifemeansbreakingfreefromthe
bondageofsinsthatconstrainsustobewhowearemeanttobe.Itmeansbeingfree
fromguilt,emptiness,pretensionsandinsecurities,andbeingfullyconsumedinGods
Love.Itistimetostandupandmakeachoice.

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Sogetridofyouroldself,theoldselfthatwasbeingdestroyedbyitsdeceitfuldesires.Your
heartsandmindsmustbemadecompletelynew,andyoumustputonthenewself,whichis
createdinGodslikenessandrevealsitselfinthetruelifethatisuprightandholy.
Ephesians4:2224

(SISTERSOUTLINE)

OBJECTIVES
1. ForthesisterstorealizeourtrueidentityasdaughtersofGod.
2. UnderstandtherealmeaningofloveaccordingtotheoriginalplanofGod.
3. Createavenuewheretheparticipantscandiscussissueswiththeirfellowsisters.
4. Instilthevaluesofchastity,patience,andselfcontrol.

DYNAMICS
1. Thesessionwillthenbedividedintotwo:1forbrothersand1forsisters.
2. TalkProper
3. OpenForum
NOTE:CoupleCoordinators(Wife/Tita)shouldbepresentduringthissessionsothat
they,alongwiththespeakercanguidethem.

SPEAKERsPROFILE
A sister, who can be a FTW/CFC young couple/SFC, who is spiritually and emotionally
maturetotalkaboutissuesregardingidentity,love,andrelationships;someonewhoisableto
tackletheseissuescarefully,makingitmoreunderstandablefortheyouth.

TALKOUTLINE:

I. INTRODUCTION:

WeknowthatGodhasaplanforwomen.Hecreatedus,women,asthefinaleof
His creationthe finishing touch, the final stroke which made God remarked Alas, it
wasverygood.(Gen1:31).WeknewbythenthatHemeantforustoexperienceHis
loveandspecialfavourforus.

God created man and woman together, to coexist and be stewards in this
creation.Hedesignedaspecialpartnershipforbothsothattogether,manandwoman
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II. GODSIMAGEofaWOMAN

After creating man, God said that ... It is not good for man to be alone I will
makeasuitablepartnerforhim.(Gen2:18)Sothen,Godcreatedwomanwithdistinct
characteristicsmadetocomplimentMan.Hedesignedwomantobefullofemotionand
vibrancy,asourceofloveandnourishmenttoothers.Hecreatedustobe:

A. SourceofEncouragement
God designed women to be naturally vocal about their emotions. With
this,Hedesignedustobeopeninoursupporttoouroneanotherandmotivate
achieve to our goal. The womans presence is enough to ensure support and
encouragement to anyone. This because our presence always brings an
assurancethateverythingistakencaredfor.

B. Nurturers
Itiswomenshumannaturetobeloving.Thoughwemaylovedifferently
from each other, God designed us to love in whatever way we can. We see
thingsdifferentlytothepointthatevensmallthingsmatter.Whenweseethese
things,itisnaturalforustobeappreciativetoeffortsmadebyothers.

C. Providersofconstantandendlessaffirmation
SincewearecreateddifferentlyfromMen,wethinkdifferentlytoo.Our
insights,wisdom,andourabilitytobemoreintouchwithemotionallowsusto
bringoutadifferentperspectiveonthings.

D. Providersofdetailedinformation
Women have an eye for detail. We have the ability to look into things
withkeeneyesightallowingustothinkthroughinanyprocess.Thisprovidesa
lotofhelptoourpartnersorbrotherswhoarenotabletonoticethosethings
easily.We,women,areabletonoticedetailsinanysituationandprovideamore
thorough assessment in the things we do. This information helps our brothers
deliveramoreexcellentoutputandbeefficientwiththethingstheydo.

These attributes associated to us by God allow us to be a good compliment


towards our fellow brothers. God created a strong, vibrant, and loving spirit in every
womanallowingustoworkinhandinhandwithmeninordertogiveglorytoGod.

III. DISTORTIONOFTHEIMAGE

Since we reflect the image and likeness of God, and the fullness of our roles
allows us give glory to Him, Satan would naturally want this image of God in us
destroyed.Women,nowadays,arestartingtoforgettheimageofGodcreatedinthem.
Theytendtoforgettheirownworth,thussubmittingtothestandardsdictatedbythe
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A. Shortchangingspecialrelationships
Weareallinthesearchoflove.Wehavethisgreatneedtobeloved
inreturn.Whenwedontfindloveinourhomesorinourrelationshipswith
our friends, we try to find love somewhere else. We start forgetting the
existenceofGodslove inourlives thatwefindourselves eagertogetthis
lovefromthepersonoftheoppositesex.Wethinkthatthiscansatisfyour
need for love so even if we are young, or not ready, we get into it just to
makeourselvesfeelvaluedandworthyofsomething.

B. PreMaritalSex
In our desire to feel loved, needed, and valued, we tend to want to
giveourselvestoanyonewhomakeusfeelthosethings.Thishappenstothe
point that sometimes we give ourselves totally including our virginity. We
start to lose respect for ourselves; our dignity fades, and our value
diminishes.Wesellourselvesshortthinkingthatpeoplewouldleaveusifwe
dontgivewhattheywant.

C. Feminism(thedominatingwoman)
We forget the anointing placed on our fellow brothers to lead and
guide us. Sometimes, we lose trust in this that we tend to over dominate
them. We forget to support and offer encouragement to the point that we
dothethingsthattheyaresupposedtodo.Wehaveatendencytooverplay
ourrolesinhavingadifferentperspectiveonthings,thatwefeelweshould
befollowedinsteadofourpartners.

D. Homosexuality
Whenweforgetourroles,wecreateanimageofwhatwethinkwe
shouldbe.Wecreateanimageofwhatwethinktheworldwouldliketosee
orwhatwearemorecomfortableinbeing.Asaresult,thiscansometimes
turn to attaining a different set of roles that are not of women. There are
instances that we would rather acquire qualities of men to the point of
overplayingit,andmakingourselveslooklikeone.

E. Victimsofverbal,physical,andemotionalabuse
Sometimes, we do not see ourselves as created in the image and
likeness of God. Some of us, would rather allow ourselves to be victims of
theseabuseandbearthemoutthanfeelrejectedandleftalone.

F. LowSelfWorth/Esteem
Wetendtolookatourselveslessworthythanwhatweareoriginally
madeandcreated.Thus,wetendtoveerawayfromhowtheLordlooksatus
sothatwecanbeacceptedbyothers.Weallowourinsecuritiestodwellon
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IV. THEREALPICTURE:TheImageofTHEFREEWOMAN

Weareallcreatedtobefreetobewhoweareaswomen,andliveourlivesfree
toloveandexperiencethegenuinekindoflovethroughourfellowbrothersandsisters.
Weallhavethecapacitytofreeourselvesfromthebondageofsin.Thereismoretolife
thanthesestandardsandsinsthatwehaveexperiencedinthisworld.Aswediscover
andenjoyourbeingandwhoweare,Healsowantsustoexperiencethetruekindof
love. He wants us to experience fully what it means to be loved like He does,
unconditionally,unfailing,andeverlasting.

FFeelandrealizethatGodsloveisaroundus,withus,andforus.

Assisters,weneedtorealizethatGodsloveisallweneed.Weneedtorealize
thatHeistheultimatesourceofwhatwearelookingfor.Knowingthiswillfreeusfrom
feelingemptyandhavingtoresorttoseekingloveinthewrongplaces.Knowingthiswill
allowustolivefreelyandfullysecuredintheabundanceofGodslove.
Learntolovethroughyourfamilyandfriendsfirstbeforegoingintoaserious
relationship.
Listdownatleastthreethingseverydaythathavemadeyoufeelloved.
Learntoexpressloveaswelllittlebylittletoyourparents
Befaithfultoyourprayertime

RRememberthepromiseandtheoriginalidentitythatwehaveasdaughtersofGod
WeareGodsprincesses.WearedestinedtoexperiencethefullnessofHisplan
andfeelHisgreatnessinourlives.LetusalllookforwardtothepromisethatHehasfor
usasHisdaughters.LetusallrememberthatwearetofullyexperienceHisplanthrough
the roles that we are to play. Let us practice our roles as source of nourishment,
support,andinspirationtoourfriendsandourfamilymembers.
Haveaqualitytimewithyourselfatleastonceaweek.CallityourMetime
anddosomethingthatyouvebeenwantingtodothatyoumisseddoingfor
alongtime.(e.g.Haveamassage,Readgoodbook,relaxathomeetc.)
Try to learn something new at least once in a quarter. (e.g. learn how to
cook,anewrecipe,playaninstrumentetc.)

EEmpowereachotheraswemovefurtherintolivingafreelife
Let us ask for Gods grace and the Holy Spirit. To remove ourselves from the
bondageofsinischallengingbecausethedevileasilyknowsourweaknesses.Thisiswhy
itisimportanttoprayconstantly.Letusbeaccountabletoeachother.Assisters,letus
listenandbereadytobetherewhensomeoneneedstoconfidetous.
Makeitahabittocheckonyourfellowsistersatleastonceaweek.Youcan
doeitherthroughtextorphone.
Befaithfultoyoursistershousehold.
Havearegularonetooneswithyourhouseholdhead.

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E Envision the hope and the dream that God wants you to look forward to as His
daughters.
As we work our way throughout living a 100% Free life, look forward to the
dreamandtherewardsthatawaityouupondoingthis.Lookforwardtothefeelingof
experiencing a life that is free of guilt, free of attachments to worldly things, to a life
thatisanchoredandoverflowingonGodsamazingpowerandlove.Neverrunoutof
hopeandtakecourageinHispromisesforus.Wearealldestinedtoexperiencewhowe
areandHisplanforusfreely.Weareallmeanttolivefreelyinloving.
During one of your prayer times, do a selfevaluation. Allow God to direct
you in this. Remember the things that you are good at and the things you
wanttoimproveon.PrayforthegracethatGodcanhelpyouchangeforthe
better
Learnhowtodreambylistdownthingsofwhatyouwanttodoinyourlife.
Prayforthiseveryday.
Listdownthenonnegotiable(s)ofwhatyouwanttohaveinyourpartnerin
life.PraythatGodwillbringhimtoyousomeday,inHispropertime.

V. CONCLUSION:

Goingbacktotheverse,Goddoesntwantustosuccumbtothestandardsofthe
world. God wants us to be who we freely are and experience His love freely. He is
encouragingustochangeourmindsetandbelieveinthepromiseHeisgivingus.Letus
praytoGodaskforHiswisdomtoguideusinchoosingourpath,andmakeussensitive
to the real kind of love. Let us pray for the grace to be pure and chaste in our
relationships,practicingselfcontrolandpatience.

SUGGESTEDREFLECTIONSONG
FromtheInsideOut
SongProfile:AboutGodchangingandrenewingus.

REFLECTIONDYNAMICS
1) Theparticipantswillchooseapartnerthattheywillbeaccountableto.
2) Afterchoosing,thespeakerwillleadeveryoneintoaprayer,asthereflectionsong
starts,seekingforGodsgracetoallowtheirheartstobeopentooneanother,for
thecourageandfortrustbetweenpartners.
3) Inthemiddleoftheprayer,thespeakerwillallowthemtoreflectmoreandtalkto
moretotheirGod.
Thespeakerwillgiveinstructionsforthepairtostartsharing.(NOTE:Aftertheprayer,
thespeakershouldremindeveryoneontheconfidentialityofwhateachhasshared)
4) Guidequestionsforsharing:
a. Whataremystrugglesinbeinga100%man/womanforGod?
b. Whatcanidoinordertobefreefromthestandardsoftheworld?
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6) After the sharing, the speaker will give instructions for the pair to pray over one
another.(e.g.prayingforthegracetobreaktheaddictions,overcomethestruggles,
forgivenessetc.)
7) Thespeakerendswithaprayer.

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Sogetridofyouroldself,theoldselfthatwasbeingdestroyedbyitsdeceitfuldesires.Your
heartsandmindsmustbemadecompletelynew,andyoumustputonthenewself,whichis
createdinGodslikenessandrevealsitselfinthetruelifethatisuprightandholy.
Ephesians4:2224

(BROTHERSOUTLINE)

OBJECTIVES
1. ForthebrotherstorealizetheirtrueidentityassonsofGod.
2. ForthemtounderstandtherealmeaningofloveaccordingtotheoriginalplanofGod.
3. Createavenuewherethebrotherscandiscussissueswiththeirfellowbrothers.
4. Instilthevaluesofchastity,patience,andselfcontrol.

DYNAMICS
1. Thesessionwillthenbedividedintotwo:1forbrothersand1forsisters.
2. TalkProper
3. OpenForum
NOTE:CoupleCoordinators(brother/tito)shouldbepresentduringthissessionsothat
they,alongwiththespeaker,canguidethem.

SPEAKERsPROFILE
A brother, can be a FTW/CFC young couple/SFC, who is spiritually and emotionally
maturetotalkaboutissuesregardingidentity,love,andrelationships;someonewhoisableto
tackletheseissuesconstructively,makingitmoreunderstandablefortheyouth.

TALKOUTLINE

I. INTRODUCTION

We know that God has a plan for all of us. He created us as the finale of His
creation.WeallrememberafterHecreatedus,Heconsideredeverythingasgood.(Gen
1:31).WeknewbythenthatHemeantforustoexperienceHisloveandplanforallof
us.HEcreatedmanandwomantogether,tocoexistandbestewardsinthiscreation.
He designed a special partnership for both so that together, man andwoman may be
abletobringglorytoGod.

II. GODSIMAGEOFMEN

ThedaybeforeGodrested,uponlookingatthewonderofHiscreation,Heknew
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manandsettledhimintheGardenofEdentocultivateandtakecareofit.(Gen
12:15)Thus,menwerecreatedtohaveastrong,bold,andcourageousspiritinorderto
leadandtakecareoverthethingsentrustedtoHimbyGod.Hecreatedmentobe:

A. ServantKing
He created men to be to take lead in being the servant for many. He
created in us the capacity to build and make things flourish. Like a king, he
createdustowatchoverthethingsassignedtous,governingitwithlove,ruling
it with justice, and with a firm conviction on his decisions. Our firmness and
courageinspiritprovidessecuritytoourmembersaswell.

B. MightyWarrior
Morethanjusthavingthebuilt,wehavetheboldnessinourspirittobe
courageous and protect the people entrusted to us. We are equipped to keep
others from harm at all costs. We treat our members specially the sisters with
careprotectingthemfromharminanywaypossible.

C. PrudentMentor
Assignedtoleadothers,wearealsogivenbyGodthecapacitytoguide
ourmembers,tobepastors,andstewardsofwhatisrightandwrong.Godhas
givenusthecapacitytobeexamplesofholinessandrighteousness,influencing
otherstodoso.WehavetomakesurethatthepeoplewhomGodentrustedto
usarealsoguidedintherightpath.Wearedesignedtolookoutforthewelfare
ofotherswhichalsogoesthatwelookoutfor.

D. FaithfulFriend
We are also designed to be a source of good companionship to our
members.Wearenotjusttheretoleadothersbutalsodesignedtohaveagood
friendship with them. Our leadership goes beyond function and service but is
meanttohavegood,faithfulandlastingrelationshipwiththem.

III. DISTORTIONOFTHEIMAGE

Since we reflect the image and likeness of God, and the fullness of our roles
allows us give glory to Him, Satan would naturally want this image of God in us
destroyed.Satandistortstheimageofmenbymakingthemoverplaytheirrolesornot
playthematall.TheimageofGodinmenisstartingtofadebecauseof:

A. TheNeedforPersonalsatisfaction
Instead of man giving and serving others, the image is distorted into
selfishness.Menwanttosatisfythemselves,gettingwhattheywantwhenthey
wantit.Insteadofseeingloveasagiftthatistobewaitedfor,theabilitytodo
things and create solutions has led us to resort to selfgratification and
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Wewanttofeelthatwehavethatpowertothepointthateveninour
relationships, we want them feel them it too. Sometimes, men find that need
and manifest it by forcing others into it. Instead for them to be a source of
protection,men,nowadays,haveatendencytobeasourceofdanger.Casesof
rape,orabuse,havecreatedadangerousimageofmen.

B. Homosexuality
When we forget our roles, we create an image of what we think we
shouldbe.Wecreateanimageofwhatwethinktheworldwouldliketoseeor
whatwearemorecomfortableinbeing.Asaresult,thiscansometimesturnto
attainingadifferentsetofrolesthatarenotofmen.Thereareinstancesthatwe
arenotusedtobeingemotional,orsensitivetothepointthatthesewouldmake
usthinkthatweareplayingtherolesofwomen.

C. ThemachomanimagePowertrip
Wewanttofeelthatwehavethepower.Becauseofthis,wesometimes
have a tendency to power trip. We abuse the anointing given to us to lead.
This is the point that we get hot tempered when we dont get what we want.
Thisistothepointthatourpridegetsthebestforuscausingustobeunwilling
tolistentowhatothershavetosay.Wethinkwerethebest.Wethinkthatwe
arethesolution.Asaresult,wedonotgovernwithlove.

D. LazinessandSloth
On the other hand, instead of maximizing the anointing given to us to
lead,webackdownandgrowslackonourdutiesandresponsibilities.Ourimage
ofamandestinedforgreatnesshasturnedtoamanthatisfearfuloffailure.As
a result, men tend to back down and not step up to the plate. Sometimes, we
tendtogiveupeasilyandwouldratherdonothingthanfail.

IV. FREEINLOVEANDBEING

Weareallcreatedtobefreetobewhoweareasmen,andliveourlivesfreeto
love and experience the genuine kind of love through our fellow brothers and sisters.
Weallhavethecapacitytofreeourselvesfromthebondageofsin.Thereismoretolife
thanthestandardsandsinsthatwehaveexperiencedinthisworld.

As we discover and enjoy our being and who we are, He also wants us to
experiencethetruekindoflove.Hewantsustoexperiencefullywhatitmeanstobe
lovedlikeHedoes,unconditionally,unfailing,andeverlasting.

Do not let yourselves be shaped by the world where you live but rather be
transformed through the renewal of your mind. You must discern the will of God:
whatisgood,whatpleases,whatisperfect.Rom.12:2

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FFeelandrealizethatGodsloveisaroundus,withus,andforus.

Asbrothers,wetooneedtorealizethattheonlytruesourceofloveisGod.Itis
thekindoflovethatcanchangeusandtransformusnomatterwhat.Letusallowthis
kindoflovetoflowthroughwithinusinordertoexperiencefullywhatwearemeantto
be.Knowingthatthiskindofloveisavailableforustoexperienceallowsustobefreed
fromthebondageofourowninsecurities,pride,andselfishness.Letusallowthislove
to help us experience freely what it is like to be who we are, and to love as God has
lovedus.
Learnhowtoappreciatethegesturesthatareshowntoyoubyyourpartners
andyourmembers.
Learntoexpressloveandthankstoyourparentsandfamilymembers
Learn to show care and love for your partner, establish a good friendship
withher,appreciatethesupportthatsheisgivingyou.

RRememberthepromiseandtheoriginalidentitythatwehaveasHissons

Wearemeanttolead.Wearemeanttoguideandbepastors.Wearemeantto
provideandprotectthoseentrustedtousbyGod.LetusrememberthepromisethatHe
hasforallofusthatHeiscallingustoaspecificpurpose.Knowingthispromise,keeping
in mind the purpose He is entrusting us frees us from resorting to what the world
dictatesustobe.
Wheneveryoufeellikegivinguptellyourself,IamasonofthegreatKing.I
candothiswithHim.
Be eager for the purpose entrusted to you by God. Pray everyday for the
differentrolesthatyouplayinyourlife.(e.g.YFCleader,student,eldestson
etc.)

EEmpowereachotheraswemovefurtherintolivingafreelife
BrothertoBrotherYourstilllifeanddeath.Letusmaintainourloyaltytoone
another.Letusprayforeachotherandmotivateeachotherbeeagerinchangingand
beingfree.Letusbeaccountableeachotherasbrothers.Letuslearntoopenupand
trustourbrothersandleaderswhoarewillingtohelpusandguideus.
Initiateonetooneswithyourhouseholdhead.Behonestandopentothe
thingsthathewilltellyou.
Donotbeafraidtoofferadviceandaskforadvice.
Keep the secrets of the brother that confides in you and offer guidance,
support,andprayertohim.

E Envision the hope and the dream that God wants you to look forward to as His
sons
Weareallgivenhope.Weareallgivensecondchances.Weareallgivenaplan
that we can fulfil. We are all given that opportunity and chance to experience being
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andtakecourageinHispromisesforus.Wearealldestinedtoexperiencewhoweare
andHisplanforusfreely.Weareallmeanttolivefreelyinloving.
Prayforyouranointing.
Setweeklygoalsforyourselfandworkhardtoattainthem.
Pray for the special relationships that you wish to have and pray for Gods
propertiming.

V. CONCLUSION:

Goingbacktotheverse,(Ephesians4:2224)Goddoesntwantustosuccumbto
thestandardsoftheworld.GodwantsustobewhowefreelyareandexperienceHis
lovefreely.HeisencouragingustochangeourmindsetandbelieveinthepromiseHeis
givingus.LetuspraytoGodaskforHiswisdomtoguideusinchoosingourpath,and
makeussensitivetotherealkindoflove.Letusprayforthegracetoremainpureand
chasteinourrelationships,practicingselfcontrolandpatience.

SUGGESTEDREFLECTIONSONG
FromtheInsideOut
SongProfile:AboutGodchangingandrenewingus.

REFLECTIONDYNAMICS
1) Theparticipantswillchooseapartnerwhowillbeaccountableto.
2) Afterchoosing,thespeakerwillleadeveryoneintoaprayer,asthereflectionsong
starts,seekingforGodsgracetoallowtheirheartstobeopentooneanother,for
thecourageandfortrustbetweenpartners.
3) Inthemiddleoftheprayer,thespeakerwillallowthemtoreflectmoreandtalkto
moretotheirGod.
4) Thespeakerwillgiveinstructionsforthepairtostartsharing.
GUIDEQUESTIONFORSHARING:
Whataremystrugglesinbeinga100%man/womanforGod?
Whatcanidoinordertobefreefromthestandardsoftheworld?
5) Thesharingmaybearound10minutes(5minuteseachperson)
6) After the sharing, the speaker will give instructions for the pair to pray over one
another.(e.g.prayingforthegracetobreaktheaddictions,overcomethestruggles,
forgivenessetc.)
7) Thespeakerendstheprayer.
(NOTE: After the prayer, the speaker should remind everyone on the confidentiality of
what each has shared. The speaker should also remind them on following up on each
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PRAISEFEST
YFC100%FREE:DARETOBE
EXHORTATIONPOINTS

OBJECTIVES
1. FortheparticipantstobeabletopersonallysurrendereverythingtotheLord.
2. Encouragetheparticipantstodecidetomakethefirststepintobeing100%FREE.

DYNAMICS
1. Thesessionisdeliveredasapraisefest.
2. The session starts with an exhortation pep talk that encourages the youth to start
prayingforthisdecision.
3. PRAISEFEST

I. INTRODUCTION

At this point, we have learned that to be 100% Free is more than just an
advocacy,itiswhoweareasYouthforChrist.WeareallHissonsanddaughtersandHe
intendsforustobefree.

Foryouwerecalledforfreedom,brothers.Butdonotuseyourfreedomasan
opportunityfortheflesh;rather,serveoneanotherthroughlove.Gal.5:13

Heintendsforustobefree.Hewantsustoliveandexperiencethelifefreelyin
Hispresenceandpower.HewantsustoexperiencethefullnessofHisplan.Hewantsto
befreeofthestrugglesthatwearein,ofthebondagesthatkeepusfrombeingfrom
Him.

Itisnowuptoyoutomakethatdecision.Itisuptoyoutomakethefirststep.It
isuptoyoutosurrenderthesethingssothatGodcanmakeyoufree

II. ASKINGFORHISGRACEANDCOURAGETOMAKETHEDECISION

SONGPROFILE:
Thissongshouldbeasongofsurrenderandoffering.Thissongisaslowsong
allowingthepeopletoreflectandofferupeverythingtoGod.

PRAYERPOINT:
Lord,weaskforYourgracetobefree.Weaskforyourstrengthtosustainusand
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Weoffereverythingupyou.Wesurrenderourhardships,ourinsecurities,ourfearsand
askforYourGracetoassureusinYourloveandforgivingpower.

(NOTE:Theworshipleadershouldgivetimefortheaudiencetoreflectonthethings
they need to surrender. After the reflection, as the musical scoring continues, the
worshipleaderwillasktheaudiencetorepeatthestatement.)

IAMFREE.

Iamfreetolive.Iamfreetobe.Iamfreetolove.
III. GRATEFULFORHISLOVE

SONGPROFILE:
ThisshouldbeafastsongthatgivesthankstoourGodbecausewehavethe
chancetoexperienceHiminheaven.

PRAYERPOINT:
Lord God, thank you for creating us to experience your love. Thank you for
callingusyoursonanddaughter.Thankyouforgivingusthegracetoclaimthepromise
ofafreelife.Allowustoexperiencewhatyouintendedforustobe,afreeChristian.

IV. STRENGTHTOSUSTAINTHISCOMMITMENT

SONGPROFILE:
This song should be a fast song asking for courage and at the same time
showingexcitementandeagernesstoexperienceHisfreedom
PRAYERPOINT:
Lord God, we know that this wont be easy. The realities of this world often
createinusthefeartosurrender.ThisiswhyweaskthehelpoftheHolySpirititisnot
byourstrengthalonebutGodsstrength.

V. CLAIMINGFREEDOMINCHRIST

SONGPROFILE:
ThisshouldbeasongthatclaimsthefullnessofourlivesinChrist.Thisshould
beafastsongthatexcitestheyouthtogooutandbelievethattheyarebefreetolive,
freetobe,andfreetolove.

PRAYERPOINT:
Wearenotalone;wehaveourbrothersandsisters,ouraccountabilitypartners,
householdheads,tohelpusthrough.Letushavethecouragetotrustandembracewho
we are meant to be. Lord thank you for we know that we are born free. We should
breakfreeandweshoulddaretolivefree.

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APPENDIX

100%FREECONCEPTPAPER

I. RATIONALE

PurityandchastityhasalwaysbeenoneofthevaluesthatweasChristianswant
to uphold. As sons and daughters of God, it is important for all of us to be holy and
righteous just like Jesus. However, this has been an issue for the youth generation
especiallybecauseofthefastpacedchanginglifestylethattheyareexperiencingtoday.
Theviewsandstandsthattheyaretaughtaboutpurityandchastityiseitherlackingor
distortedininformation.

AsYouthforChrist,wealwaysseektoputournameintoalifestyleaswetryto
live out the 7 YFC Ids. In all aspects of our lives, the aim is be witnesses of Gods
transforminglovetothemillionsofyouthwhowishtoexperiencethesame.Oneofthe
identitiesasYouthforChrististolivea100%FREElifestylealifefreefromguilt,from
worldlystandards,andfromthebondageofsin.

Though the former 100% Pure program has been effective for a time, with
schools and parishes wanting to know more about it, some have commented on
terminologies, technicalities and approach. The principles have been said to be too
condemning, harsh, or rigid. Thus, a new approach and a new name is formed, the
concept of 100% FREE. Below is a fleshed out overview of the new repackaged YFC
identity100%FREE.

II. WHATIS100%FREE?

100%Freeismorethanjustanadvocacy.Instead,thisisoneofouridentitiesas
YouthforChrist.ThisisYouthforChristsresponsetothebiggerconvictionofCouples
forChristcalledProLife.Thisidentityanchorsontheverse:

ForfreedomChristsetusfree;sostandfirmanddonotsubmitagaintotheyokeof
slaveryGal.5:1

Christ intends for us to be free but in this world freedom has a different
meaning. It is a common notion to associate freedom with the thought of doing
anythingthatwewanttodo.TheworldhasplacedtherealkindoffreedomthatGod
hasgivenusintoanegativelight.AschildrenofGod,weusethefreedomGodhasgiven
ustoachieveourmainpurposeofloving,honouring,andservingHim.

Therefore,100%Freeisdefinedas:
LivingintheFullnessofLife(promise)

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ThismeansexperiencingthelifethatwearemeanttoliveasChristians,
fuIlofjoy,love,andfreedom.ItmeansfulfillingthegreatplanthatGod
hassetoutforus,livinginthelightofHislove.Itmeansbeingwhowe
aremeanttobe.
BreakingfromBondage(decision)
This means removing the chains of sin. This means living your life free
from guilt, temptati0n, addiction, pretensions, masks, negativity, bad
labels, and insecurities. This means removing all barriers or hindrances
frombeingwithGod.
AdvocatingLife(conviction)
100%freeessentiallymeanslivingagreatlife,andthisiswhatwewant
everyonetoknowandfightfor.100%freemeansthateverychildofGod
should experience this as well. We pass on this knowledge of freedom
and help others to free themselves. Therefore, we, as Youth for Christ,
fighttherighttolivethisgreatlifeplannedbyGodforus.

Inotherwords,weproclaim:BEFREE.BREAKFREE.LIVEFREE.

III. THEFREELIFE
Ittakeseffort,courage,andtheabilitytobesteadfastinonesdecision,inorder
to maintain and continue being 100% free. Our 100% Free Identity stands on THREE
basic principles and made firm by EIGHT conviction statements. Living the free life
allowsustobe:

a) FREEtoLIVE
Freetolivestandsbytheconvictionstatementsthatsupporttakingcareof
our own bodies and lives. It supports the principles that discourage
substanceabusethatwillleadusnotonlytoanunhealthylifestylebutalso
tosin.

1. ZeroDrugsYFCsaysnotosubstanceabuse.

2. SmokeFreeYFCsaysnotosmoking.

3. 0%alcoholYFCbelievesthatdrinkingalcoholisnotasinitselfbutas
young as we are, our bodies may not be able to handle and control
alcoholic content. YFC believes in practicing selfcontrol and clean fun.
YFCstandsbythefactthatwedonthavetodrinkalcholicbeveragesand
getdrunk,inordertoexperiencefun.

b) FREEtoBE
Freetobestandsbytheconvictionstatementsthatupholdbeingwhowereally
are,bothinnameandinessence.Thismeanslivingoutourtrueselvesandwho

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wearemadetobe.Itencourageslivingouttherolesofamanandwoman,in
accordancetoGodsplan.

4. Pure Inside and Out YFC believes not only in the purity of our bodies
perse but also purity at our very core. We believe in purity of thought,
speech,andaction.Ourheartsandmindsarethecoreofourbeingandit
is important that these be free from negativity, and lustfulness. This
meansYFCdiscouragesphysicalselfgratification,andavoidsgreenjokes,
andswearing.

5. 100%manandwomanYFCbelievesthatGodhascreatedspecificroles
forusasmenandwomen.YFCbelievesthatwearedesignedtobeman
and woman, in order to live with each other and work together for His
purpose. We encourage the youth to live their identities as they were
created, either as man or woman. We also ought to help our brothers
andsistersthathavetroubleinrealizingtheiridentityinGodsplan.

6. FreefrompornographyYFCbelievesthatourbodiesarecreatedsacred
by God and should not be exploited for selfish pleasure. YFC believes
thatmindsarepowerfulcultivatorsofouractionsandthusshouldbefree
fromlustful/maliciousthoughtsthatarepromotedinthesematerials.

c) FREEtoLOVE
Freetolovestandsbythebasicprinciplesofupholdingthegenuinekindoflovethat
the Lord has given us. This means loving the way that God has taught us,
unconditionalandunfailing.Thismeansbelievinginthekindoflovethatislearned,
experienced,andgiveninGodstime.Thismeansthatwedonthavetoenterintoa
romantic relationship to feel the genuine and real kind of love. As sons and
daughtersofGod,wehavetheprivilegeandtheabilitytolove.

7. VirginandProudYFCbelievesthatmakingloveisasacredgiftgivenby
God that is appropriate only after marriage. YFC believes that making
loveinessenceisusedforprocreation.Thisalsogoesbeyondtechnical
and physical virginity that only relies on its definition. Being virgin and
proud means having dignity and integrity. It means loving yourself and
experiencingthekindoflovethatisnotjustboundbyphysicalintimacy.

This also means that we, as Youth for Christ, should not engage in pre
maritalsex.YFCbelievesthatmakingloveisagiftintendedonlyforpro
creationbetweentwomatureadults,joinedbyGodinmarriage.

8. Real Love Waits Real love is defined as the genuine kind of love that
comesasaGIFTfromGod.Likeagift,itshouldbemadeprecious;taken

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cared off, and received in its proper time. YFC believes that special
romanticrelationshipsareexamplesofthiskindofgift.Thus,webelieve
intheessenceofwaiting,asweprepareourselvestoreceivethisinHis
perfecttime.

Whilewaitingfortherighttimeandatourage,we,asYouthforChrist,
should focus our time, love, and devotion on our relationships with
parents, friends, and siblings first. YFC believes that this is the time to
buildlastingrelationshipswiththesepeopleandnotleadourselvestobe
isolatedinearlyandprematurerelationships.

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