Lead THE Cause - An Evangelism Training and Discipleship Event
Helping youth leaders empower
students to reach their world.
Helping youth leaders empower
students to reach their world.

for youth groups that want more


lasting impact

new believers


Join the summer youth event that will ignite your students’ passion for the Gospel… for life.

for youth groups that want more


lasting impact

new believers


Join the summer youth event that will ignite your students’ passion for the Gospel… for life.

what is ltc?

What is Lead THE Cause?

Lead THE Cause (LTC) is a one-week summer camp alternative from Dare 2 Share Ministries. At LTC, youth groups spend an intensive week praying, learning, and brainstorming together to reach their community for Christ. They experience:


Interceding for their lost friends. Students spend the first day and a half learning to align their heart with God’s and His desire for all to come to faith in Him.


Students get many outreach opportunities to share the Gospel. Two entire afternoons are dedicated to hands-on outreach, speaking with strangers, and starting Gospel conversations. Students are also challenged to bring up the Gospel with friends and family back home via text, phone calls and written letters.


Groups get time to brainstorm together about how to reach their community for Christ. Students will pray and plan ways they can reach their own circles of influence with the Gospel, coming away with a strategic plan and specific goals.

Why should I bring my youth group?

This powerful week really flips the switch within the hearts and minds of students. It changes youth ministry culture from teens being the consumers to the creators of ministry opportunities. Students will come home from LTC:

  • Energized in their faith
  • Passionate about the lost
  • Equipped with tools to reach their friends and a plan to get started

 The LTC experience empowers youth to make a difference for Christ in their circles of influence, and it trains youth leaders to fuel the movement by learning how to create a Gospel Advancing ministry.

Where can I learn more?

You can get more information on Lead THE Cause (LTC) by: 

How do I register?

Registration is closed for the Summer 2024 event.

In order to secure your spots, registration must be paid in full for each person in your group. There are a limited number of discounted registrations available for each event. 

Click here to learn more about the registration process and join the insider list to get the latest LTC information.

summer 2024 is full

July 8 – 13

DENVER, CO at Colorado Christian University

Summer 2024 Theme

As students seek to live as Christ’s ambassadors, they navigate a world full of dangers (seen and unseen). This summer at Lead THE Cause will wake teens up to the reality of the power within them through the Holy Spirit and the protection provided by the truth of God’s Word. Taking on Ephesians 6:10-20 as their battle cry, youth groups will learn to LEVEL UP and, “fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel.”


Greg Stier

Greg Stier is the founder of Dare 2 Share Ministries. For 29 years, God has used Greg and Dare 2 Share to reach over a million teenagers, inspiring and training them to share the Gospel and reach their generation for Christ. He’s a widely known expert on youth ministry, teenagers, and evangelism, a witty and passionate speaker, and a prolific author of numerous evangelistic books and articles.

Jerrod Gunter

Jerrod Gunter is the Next Generation Pastor at New Direction Christian Church in Memphis, Tennessee. At New Direction, Jerrod initiated a youth movement called “Riot Starters” which equips students to take prayer and evangelism to their schools and communities. As a result of “Riot Starters,” Jerrod’s teens have become devoted Christ-followers and hundreds of unsaved students have put their faith in Jesus.Jerrod is a long-time friend of Dare 2 Share and we can’t wait for him to share his wisdom, ministry experience, and contagious passion for Christ as a speaker at Dare 2 Share LIVE this year!

Zane Black

Zane Black spent years looking for all the crazy excitement and adventure life has to offer, but it almost cost him his life. After years of cheap thrills and temporary highs, Zane experienced a radical encounter with Jesus that changed him forever. Now, his passion is to help young people encounter Jesus for themselves and go “all in” for the gospel. Zane has spoken at numerous Dare 2 Share events and the 2019 Winter Jam tour, written books, served with Torchbearers International, and leads a ministry called Lovin Life.

what students learn at LTC

Deep prayer

Time spent interceding for their lost friends.

Faith sharing

Several outreach opportunities to share the Gospel with friends and strangers.

Vision planning

Students and youth leaders conspiring together to reach their community for Christ.

Why LTC?

Summer camps and mission trips can be great to get teens excited about God. But what happens when they go home?

Lead THE Cause is the weeklong summer camp alternative that transforms teens into passionate disciples who make disciples. At Lead THE Cause, students gain a solid understanding of the Gospel, powerful tools to share it, and opportunities to engage the world around them.

Jumpstart a disciple-making movement in your youth ministry with Lead THE Cause this summer!

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