About Us

WHO WE ARE

We exist to train and resource leaders, develop students, and partner with churches and families to see people [the next generation] come to know Jesus, serve in their purpose, and make a difference!

OUR VALUES

WE ARE FAMILY

We donʼt do life alone, ever. Weʼre in this together and weʼre better together.

LEADERSHIP IS OUR LIFESTYLE

Leading is not what we do, itʼs who we are. We are leaders.

EXCELLENCE IS OUR STANDARD

We always give our best, weʼre always getting better, and weʼre always growing.

WE MAKE PURPOSE POPULAR

Weʼre committed to helping people find, fulfill and serve in their unique gifts, passions and purpose.

WE LOVE WHERE WE LIVE

That means we take care of where we live. We take pride in where we live.

HOW DO WE DO THIS

Camps, conventions, retreats, Fine Arts, missions, and many
other events and programs that facilitate the carrying out of
the mission.

OUR TEAM

Matt & Christy Taylor

Matt & Christy have served together for as long as they can remember. They are passionate about helping others step into their purpose. They have been serving as The MYC Directors since October of 2019 and are more passionate about the future of Mississippi, its students, leaders, and pastors now more than ever. They truly believe the best is yet to come and want to do everything they can to bring the best to Mississippi.

@matt2thetaylor

Will Ceaser

Will and Lindsey are honored that they get to spend the rest of their lives giving it away. Their passion and call is to help all people realize that there is a leader hidden inside of every follower, and that service leads to purpose. They have given their life to make it impossible for people to not know Jesus. Will and Lindsey serve as NextGen Pastors at The Springs in Hurley. They’ve been married for 5 years, have a few videos that have gone viral, they love traveling, food, Jesus and each other.

@willceaser

Michael Watkins

Michael has a passion to see church leaders energized and mobilized to reach the unchurched. He has given his life to the mission of the local church and has a vision to see church leaders equipped with the tools needed to create a culture for the unchurched to grow in their new life in Christ. Michael and his wife, Toni, serve as Executive Pastors at Cornerstone Church in Tupelo. They have two children, Adah and Azariah. Michael’s love language is food and he depends daily on Christ and coffee.

@iammichaelwatkins

Jay Bonner

Jay has been in Next Generation ministry for over 12 years now. His heart has always been for the next generation and leaving a legacy for our kids/teens in which they discover their God given purpose and are empowered to walk it out. His wife of 15 years, Alicia, and two kids, Lewis and Connelly, currently serve as U.S. Missionaries to orphans right here in our own backyards. They work to inspire and create opportunities for churches and business faith communities to offer hope to the nearly half a million kids in the foster care system in the United States today. Their dream is to make sure every kid is known and part of a community who cares about them and will provide the support they need to succeed. They know God has dreams for these orphans and a purpose for their lives. The mission is to help find that person, that church, that community that will be the catalyst that changes the course of their future forever.

@bonner_j

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