Youth Ministry Resources - Serving Teens

Youth ministry needs to get beyond fun and games to discipleship of today's teens into fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. Here are some ministry resources to help you reach that objective.

Click on a tab below to view a list of resources to help you better understand teenagers or to glean ideas for activities and programming, for training of youth workers and teachers, or for tools to manage the ministry.

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About Teens

Teens & Their Walk with God

Understanding Teenagers - the Youth Culture, Characteristics


General Youth Activities & Games Ideas

Community Building Activities for Youth Groups

Drama Ideas for Youth

Illustrations for Youth

Media Ideas for Youth

Outreach Ideas for Teenagers


Parents of Teens

Safety Issues in Youth Ministry

Teens in Crisis (Divorce, Loss, Tragedies, Suicide, Other Hurts)


Youth Ministry Management Tools

Youth Ministry Organizations

Youth Worker Appreciation


Developing Student Leaders

Teacher Training for Teaching the Bible to Teenagers

Youth Ministry Training

May God use you to impact the lives of young people. These Youth Ministry Resources can help you understand teenagers and plan strategies to reach them but always remember that a yielded heart filled with God's love will minister far more than any skills you might acquire.

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