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Humanity of Jesus (PDF)
Dann Spader, the president of GYI writes this paper to show how we can walk like Jesus because of His humanity.

The Shared Ministry Philosophy of Global Youth Initiative (PDF)
This paper by Dann Spader, President of GYI, was presented at the GYI Forum in Singapore in February, 2006.  The paper was updated in 2011, and covers 12 core values that link global GYI partners together.

A Strategy for Global Youth Ministry (PDF)
Dave Patty, president of Josiah Venture in Eastern Europe, writes this paper to show that building a country wide youth movement is similar to building a local youth ministry if you follow the stages modelled by Christ in building a movement of...

Resourcing a Growing Movement (PDF)
Dave Patty, president of Josiah Venture in Eastern Europe, presented this paper on principles of financing a movement of God at the GYI meeting in Malaysia in 2006.

The Pattern of Jesus in Regards to Suffering (PDF)
Dann Spader, the president of GYI, presented this paper in 2005 to call GYI leaders to the coming reality of suffering as the cost of leading movements of multiplication. 

Multiplication-The Father's Strategy (PDF)
An article on multiplication by Mark Edwards, the leader of Sonlife Latinoamerica, presented at a GYI Forum.

Multiplying on a Global Scale (PDF)
Dave Patty, the leader of Josiah Venture in eastern Europe, looks at 2 multiplication metaphors; the farm method and the factory method.  Dave argues that the organic principles of the farm model make it more effective for multiplication.

Movements of Multiplication (PDF)
Mark Edwards, director of Sonlife Latinoamerica presented this paper at the GYI Forum in 2005.  In this paper Mark argues that movements of multiplication cannot be created, stimulated, and sustained by just making Christ followers; but only...

Allowing for Multiplication by Restructuring (PDF)
Dann Spader, the creator of Sonlife North America presented this paper at a GYI Forum in the late 1990s.  This paper looks at 9 Biblical insights on multiplying leaders.  The paper concludes with practical insights from 30 years of...

Identifying and Developing New Leaders (PDF)
Jeffrey Wetherill wrote this paper for a GYI Forum.  This paper looks at 3 criteria for identifying leaders and at 4 areas of influence in developing those leaders.

Performance Measurement in Ministry (PDF)
Mark Tittley, former director of Sonlife Africa, presented this paper at the GYI Forum in Malaysia in 2006.  This paper looks at the how Sonlife Africa used Kaplan and Norton's Balanced Scorecard to measure their organizational growth and...

Changing Youth Ministry without Changing the Church (PDF)
Bill Hodgson, the director of Campus Crusade for Christ Australia, writes this paper to focus on what we need to consider about churches and change if we want to build youth ministry along the model of Jesus.

Releasing and Sending Indigenous Leaders (PDF)
This 1999 paper by Mark Edwards, leader of Sonlife Latinoamerica, looks at key questions relating to indigenous leaders who can multiply.