Keynote Speakers WMC 2018


Gillian Sewell

Gillian Sewell is the Chief Executive of YMCA Derbyshire in England and has been with the YMCA for 25 years.

She originally trained as a Catholic Nun and through this, discovered God’s call to community-based social action.


David Newman

Dr. David Newman has spent more than a decade training, speaking, and inspiring a vision of the global potential of the YMCA.

He is a pastor at a church that is partnered with a local YMCA and has helped build YMCAs in third-world countries.


Sam Stephens

Rev. Samuel D. Stephens is the President of Salem YMCA, India and has served in many leadership positions in the international YMCA movement.

He is also the Director of the India Gospel League, a holistic mission organization in South India.


Caesar Molebatsi

Caesar Molebatsi has 50 years of youth ministry work, church planting, community organizations, and non-profit organizations.

He was the first black president of the South African YMCA, and former president of the YMCA World Council.