JMT Global Youth Initiative


Thank you first for your interest in the Global Youth Initiative with Independent Certified John Maxwell Team member Gloria Strauthers.

WLU_021918_1349_with faculty color_with logoThe John Maxwell Team is a group of John Maxwell Certified coaches, trainers, speakers, and professionals who offer workshops, seminars, keynote speaking, and coaching to aid personal and professional growth through study and practical application of John Maxwell’s proven leadership methods.

YouthMax is a global leadership initiativeGlobal Youth Initiative facilitated by members of the John Maxwell Team with the goal of providing today’s youth with practical tools to help them navigate life. We honor this commitment by, annually hosting local JMT Global Youth Initiative events in communities just like yours in the months of April and October.

Our goal is to reach 500,000 young people. Youth who attend these events will be equipped, inspired, and empowered to have a positive self-image, respect themselves and others, be a positive influence, and fail forward toward success. The events are FREE and open to all children and youth groups, ages 8-18. YouthMAX gives certified John Maxwell Team members an opportunity to serve their communities by helping young people grow and develop to meet the challenges in today’s changing world.


Nick Vujicic, our YouthMAX Ambassador, is a bestselling author, motivational speaker, and evangelist. Nick was born without limbs and without limits. Against all odds, he shares with the world his inspirational story of faith, hope, and triumph in the midst of adversity.

The John Maxwell Team invites you and your youth to participate in a world-changing youth movement that will empower youth to be the change they wish to see in the world! This information is provided to you from the YouthMax official website at

Upcoming GYI Event

Brookhaven, MS April 28, 2018 3PM- Click here to Register. BrookhavenMSGYI

Special Thanks to Betsy Smith Properties for being Community Sponsor for the Brookhaven, GYI Event.bspi

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