This page is to help resource you and your church to do youth work well in the online space. We have gathered the best missional online youth worker resources that can help you reach and disciple young people in this COVID-19 season.
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
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
Our good friends at LIGHT are hosting ‘Cabin Fever’ youth nights on Instagram
these nights are full of fun, games, DJ sets, and a clear evangelistic message. They run on Mon & Wed at 7:30pm and on Friday’s at 6:30pm. This a great tool for youth any youth ministry, all you need to do to engage your youth group is sign up as a youth group by e-mailing them
then young people who make decisions to follow Jesus in your area can be connected to your local youth group.
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
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
The last series of SHINE ‘Fearless’ is very good to use in with your youth group online to get them thinking missionally. Episodes are now free access on YouTube: Episodes are now free access on YouTube
. Website: www.shineinschools.com
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
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
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
We are believing 2020 will be a year of harvest, so a bunch of us have got together to say let’s pray into it and believe for all God is gunna do! Pray in 2020 on the 20th of each month at 20:20 for 20 minutes. Pray ‘that God will give many opportunities to speak about Christ'. (Colossians 4:3 NLT). hopetogether.org.uk/prayer2020
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