North Texas Leadership Training for Christ is a duly recognized association of youth groups of the Churches of Christ and parachurch youth groups affiliated with the Churches of Christ. The purpose of NTLTC is to plan, organize, promote, and execute programs that assist young Christians to develop their knowledge of the Bible and biblical principles, enhance their communication and leadership skills, and orient their energies and abilities to areas of Christian service.
The first LTC Convention was help in Dallas , Texas in 1989. This convention has now expanded to three sites in the Dallas area. It became known as North Texas LTC in 1997 as other conventions were beginning.
Other LTC conventions have begun in various parts of the country. Each LTC convention is a separate organization. The organizations cooperate in many areas for the benefit all the students, but have local control to tailor the program to regional differences. Other LTC conventions are:LTC Southwest (1993 to present)Midwest LTC (1996 to present)LTC West (1996 to present)Central Texas LTC (1997 to present)Great Plains LTC (1997 to present)Southeast LTC (2000 to present)Black Hills LTC (2000 – 2002)Heart of America LTC (2002 to present)Eastern Region LTC (2004 to present)LTC Northwest Region (2006 to present)