About Me

My name is Curtis Meliefste: my passion is youth ministry. I work full-time and study youth ministry part-time at Vanguard College.

I went through most of my junior high and high school years without a youth leader; looking back I realize the need for leaders in the lives of youth. I made a lot of mistakes growing up, but by God’s grace He has used those mistakes to teach me.

God called me to youth ministry a few years ago and I have never looked back. I love to spend my time working with young people and journeying with them as they discover their faith. I attend Inglewood Christian Reformed Church in Edmonton, Alberta, where I lead a grade 7 small group, and coordinate the boys club. I work closely with Inglewood’s youth pastor to strengthen the ministry and learn from his experience.

I was married on July 2, 2011 to my wonderful wife Nicole. She also has a passion for youth ministry and together we are following God’s call on our lives. She is a massage therapist and is my greatest helper and supporter in ministry.

On this blog you will be find a weekly account of my adventures in youth ministry and what I’m learning.  I’d love to hear from you so please comment on my posts or email me.

Thanks for reading,

Curtis

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