This page is to help resource you and your church to do youth work well in the online and in-person spaces. We have gathered the best missional youth work resources that can help you reach and empower young people missionally.
The Youth Wellbeing Journey
The Youth Wellbeing Journey is by young people for young people! We have created a video series to run in tandem with the series for adults, to help young people go on the same Wellbeing Journey. Filmed from the perspective of four young people, we are excited to see lots more join them and discover more of God’s plan for their own wellbeing. For more info and to run the series visit: www.wellbeingjourney.org/youth
Mission Academy Live
Mission Academy Live
is a series of 10 innovative video-based sessions, each one empowering young people as missional disciples within a small group context, with a focus on peer-to-peer evangelism. Youth groups have been using it over Zoom to watch and then discuss how they can reach their friends online.
Because You’re Loved
Because You're Loved [BYL] is a resource originally designed to act as a catalyst for young people to show and share their faith. Doing a ‘Who Loves You?’ video campaign works well in the current climate. www.becauseyoureloved.com
Faith-filled Instagram + YouTube content ‘direct to youth’ that provides an entire younger generation in the UK with entertainment + discipleship to strengthen their faith and get them sharing Jesus with their friends. Instagram.com/thewayuk
This magazine-style YouTube channel, tackles the big questions in life and how we relate to God in them. There’s fun, banter, and thought! It’s a great tool for young people to send to their mates. YouTube: Intro Outro
SHINE seeks to empower young people to share their faith. This year SHINE is going online. On Friday 5 March (7-8:30pm) young people from across the UK and Ireland will be able to join others to hear 3 fantastic talks about sharing their faith with their friends, discuss this in breakout rooms and have some fun. More info here.
From our good friends at the Elim Youth Department, this is a TV show that young people can enjoy and share with their mates - LIMITLESS TV!
Discover Bible App
A Bible App like no other. The aim is to read the Bible with friends; many have come to faith as a result. You can set up a WhatsApp group or Zoom
call to read the Bible with a small group of young people and use the Discover App questions to discuss what you are reading. Find out more about the Discover Bible App website discoverapp.org
Open Doors offer inspiration and encouragement from persecuted Christians around the world who face the pressures of isolation on a daily basis. Join Open Doors and learn to lean into God, finding Him true, faithful and right here with us during these anxious times. opendoorsyouth.org/do-something/isolated
These films, blogs, insights and support about living life to the full, enable girls to ‘keep on keeping on’ in a hope-filled way. Koko is produced by Girls Brigade Ministries, a UK-based mission network committed to raising hope in this generation of girls and women especially through the provision of relevant, responsive and relational initiatives that transform lives and enrich communities. ww.girlsbrigadeministries.org.uk/koko-blog
Alpha Youth Film Series
Alpha believes that everyone should have the chance to explore the Christian faith, ask questions and share their point of view. The series can be used as an evangelism tool when run by young people online with their non-Christian friends. www.alpha.org/alpha-youth-series
This is the App from Make Jesus Known, combining spoken word performances, personal stories and animation. The videos on the iTruth app speak in a way that is relevant to the world today. This app is great for young people to share with their friends and for you to promote on youth group social media platforms. www.makejesusknown.com/itruthtv
Resources to communicate the gospel of Jesus through four simple points. www.the4points.com
JAD 3:20 – Jesus At The Door
Is a cutting edge approach to evangelism that equips, empowers and enables believers to share the gospel with anyone. www.jesusatthedoor.com
Prayer Spaces in Schools
Prayer Spaces in Schools enable children and young people, of all faiths and none, to explore many life questions, spirituality and faith in a safe, creative and interactive way. www.prayerspacesinschools.com
The Youth Bible Series
The Bible is the living word of God, eternally relevant and prophetically sharp in 2020 just as it will be for all of time! The Talking Jesus research showed that for 27% of practising Christians, reading the Bible for themselves was a key influence in their coming to faith. We have been working on a brilliant resource to help young people access and engage with the Bible. HOPE Together and The Bible Society have created The Youth Bible Series