Answering THE question of our generation …
… Why should we be 4Life?

Y4Life is here to help youth and young adults answer what IS the most important question of our generation.

Our God is the God of Life. In His Story, the Bible, we learn how God created every human in His own image, we ALL are the reflection of God’s beauty. The Bible is full of examples of how God preserves, protects, and provides for His people. He loves humankind, His creation, so much that He sent His Son to die for ALL HUMAN LIFE. This makes EVERY HUMAN LIFE important, valuable, and meaningful.

Y4Life seeks to equip high-school- and college-aged youth to be Gospel-motivated voices 4Life. Through service, celebration, worship, and education, youth are encouraged to engage in life-affirming activities and become Leaders 4Life in their schools, communities, nation, and world!

Meet the Director of Y4Life

Michelle Bauman

Michelle Bauman joined the Lutherans For Life team on June 1, 2019. She earned her Lutheran teaching degree in secondary education from Concordia Nebraska in 1998 and a master’s degree in English from the University of Indianapolis in 2011. Before joining Lutherans For Life, Michelle taught middle school English from 1998 to 2002 at Holy Cross Lutheran School in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and English, Drama, and Speech at Trinity Lutheran High School in Seymour, Indiana, from 2002 to 2019. Michelle also served as Trinity’s Recruitment Director from 2004 to 2017. She lives in Columbus, Indiana, with her husband, Pastor Doug Bauman, and two sons, Nathaniel and Simeon, and attends St. Paul Lutheran Church, Clifty, where her husband serves as pastor.

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