In 2015, Nate Ortiz relocated to the Columbus area to serve as the Youth Director for the Ohio Ministry Network focused on resourcing local churches to reach young people with the life-changing message of Jesus Christ. Previously, he served for ten years as Youth and Young Adult Pastor at Victory Christian Center (VCC) in Youngstown, Ohio, providing leadership for the seven other campus youth pastors. During that time, he also had the opportunity to speak at youth conferences, schools, and churches as well as direct the VCC youth center and teach at their school of ministry. Nate also worked with ESPN and Sports Illustrated as the Field Producer on the 30 for 30 Film Youngstown Boys. He resides in Delaware, Ohio, with his wife Lisa and their two sons, Amari and Gianni.
HOW YOUR DYD CAN SERVE YOU
One on One Coaching
As a youth pastor there are times where you are in need of a mentor to walk alongside of you. The DYD (District Youth Director)role is meant to help develop yourself now as well as into the furutre .
Building a team and investing in them is paramount in youth ministry. Your Network Youth Director can help establish a leadership team to support your vision for the students. Helping you develop the best way to build the team and to keep them involved. From how you conduct leadership meetings, placing leaders in the right place, creating culture, and much more. If this is an area you desire to have developed connect with your Nate.
Nate has spoken in schools, assemblies, conferences, and camps. If you are need of someone to speak for any service/event/or assembly he will be able to connect with your audience and bring a life changing moment.