who are the mannas?
Dr. Mike Manna is the Global Trainer Director for Youth for Christ International (YFCI). Mike and his wife Judy have been serving in youth ministry for 33 years. From 2002 to 2012, Mike and Judy lived in Kyiv, Ukraine. Mike was the founder/director of the National Center for Youth Ministry at Kyiv Theological Seminary where he trained over 100 youth ministers. He has taught Masters level youth ministry courses at several seminaries in Europe and Asia. Mike has his PhD in Intercultural Studies from Biola University specializing in cross-cultural contextualization. Mike and Judy have 4 children, including one child adopted from Ukraine, and 6 grandchildren. When at home resting, Mike loves spending time with his grandkids, taking care of his saltwater reef aquarium, and playing strategy games with his friends. The Manna's live in the state of Indiana, USA and serve globally with YFCI.
Jan 28-31: YFC Canada Coaching Training, Cobourg, ON
Feb 27-29: YFC Ukraine Coaching 101, Lviv, Ukraine
Mar 6-7: YFC Ukraine Coaching 201, Kyiv, Ukraine
April 4-28: Working on Road: Texas
July 6-10: YFC Central Asia Training (Online)
Sept 2-13: Vacation
Sept 16-17: YFCI Digital World Conference (Turkey)
Sept 18-19: Retracing Paul's 1st Journey (Turkey)
Sept 23: Global Engagement Training (Online)
*Several Events Cancelled or Moved Online
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