North Texas Youth Ministries presents, North Texas Youth Choir - NTY MAGNIFY.  NTY MAGNIFY is a ministry geared towards 14 - 25 year olds who are willing to use their gifts and talents to magnify the name of Jesus. We have been involved in multiple events from Praise on the Mountain; Six Flags over Texas to E2, NTYC, NTY Camp, and even North Texas District Camp Meeting. 


North Texas Youth Ministries mission is to partner with the local churches of the North Texas District in the process of equipping and empowering young people to fully devote their lives to Jesus Christ.

  • Providing opportunities to be equipped through ministries and events geared toward youth.
  • Providing opportunities to be empowered through evangelism and Sheaves for Christ.
  • Providing a Youth Choir that is student lead and student driven.
  • Creating a program that students strive to be part of something bigger than themselves.

2018-2019 SCHEDULE

Praise on the Mountain: Six Flags over Texas

Saturday, September 15, 2018 - Six Flags Arlington, Texas

Manumission - First Church Fort Worth, Texas

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

North Texas Youth Convention

Friday, Dec. 28, 2018

Unleashed - Truth Church, Dension, Texas

Saturday, February 2, 2019

E2 - Equip and Empower

Friday, March 1, 2019

North Texas Youth Camp 2019

Thursday - TBA


  • Ben patten


    Ben Patten is the Music Director at Way of Life Church in Hurst, TX under the leadership of Rev. Kevin Shindoll. He attended Indiana Bible College where he receive a Bachelor of Arts in Music and just recently acquire a Masters of Worship Studies at West Coast Bible College and Seminary. He also serves on the North Texas Youth Committee as NTY Music / AVL Liaison.

  • ashley Patten


    Ashley Patten is a graduate of Indiana Bible College with a Bachelor of Arts in Music. She just recently finished her B.S. Accounting Degree. She assists her husband, as Music Director, at Way of Life Church in Hurst, TX.

  • ginger gilbert


    Ginger Gilbert is currently serving with her husband, Darren Gilbert, as the Pastoral Assistant and Student Pastor of Truth Church in Dension, TX and as the Youth President for NTY Ministries. Ginger and Darren together share a love for ministry and they have been involved in youth ministry for over 15 years. She is the mother of four beautiful kids; Amaris, Tayte, Kreed, and Quynne. 

  • shelly youngblood


    Shelly is a 2006 TBC graduate. She is currently serving with her husband, Josh Youngblood, as the Pastor of Grace Church in Little Elm, Texas and as the Director of Promotions for NTY Ministries. Shelly is also mom to the craziest and most fun little boys in North Texas, Mason and Landry.



    Derek currently serves at Northgate Pentecostals in NRH, Texas, as the Music Pastor. He attended Southeastern Louisiana University where he majored in music. Derek is married to the love of his life Le’Anna, and they have one cat named Issac.