• Date: July 11–17, 1978
  • 2,400 Participants
  • Theme: “Jesus is Lord”
  • Speakers: Reuben Welch, Holland Lewis, V.H. Lewis, Melvin McCullough
  • Throughout the event the Sermon on the Mount was featured and a special emphasis was placed on rediscovering the power of journaling.
  • Five resource books were distributed: Witness, Worship, Fellowship, Devotion, and Discipleship.
  • “World Youth Conference launched a new ministry that will be carried out in the days ahead. Discipling will not be a fad, but has become a new program for stable Christian living. This World Youth Congress can be the turning point of a great happening for our age level.” – Gary Henecke