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Youth Leader Support

Saturday, Nov. 30th, 2013 in Calgary, AB

Helping Kids in Crisis
Volunteers in Youth Ministry
Youth Ministry Communication Form
Case for Short-Term Missions

Check the Youth Ministry section of our
Resource Library for additional resources.

Intro to Bible Quizzing
This 4-minute video will introduce Bible
Quizzing to youth and adults.

Youth Ministry Resources and Agencies    
A primary portal for everything related to youth ministry
A good source for youth ministry curriculum
(Centre for Parent / Youth Understanding) An excellent source of information on the pulse of youth culture.
Helps for parenting, resources for teens and leaders, spearheaded by Dr. Jim Burns.
Complete subscription-based services for youth ministry including weekly bible studies, teen devotions, detailed plans for special events, helps for leaders, etc.

Facebook Pages, Groups, Profiles, Events
A short article that distinguishes the differences between these, and which is most appropriate for particular situations.

Basic Youth Ministry Reading List:

Relationships Unfiltered
This is a very important resource which calls into question our common assumptions about relational ministry and provides a solid grounding for the significance of relationships in and of themselves. Author: Andrew Root, Publisher: Zondervan, 2009. Read more...

  Purpose-Driven Youth Ministry
This text outlines 9 essential foundations for healthy growth in youth ministry, patterned after Rick Warren's popular Purpose-Driven Church. Author: Doug Fields, Publisher: Zondervan, 1998

  This Way to Youth Ministry
This is a comprehensive overview of all elements of youth ministry written by a long-term youth ministry veteran for use in academic settings. Author: Duffy Robbins, Publisher: Zondervan, 2004
  The Youth Builder
This is a very user-friendly guide to youth ministry suitable for volunteers or youth pastors. Author: Jim Burns, Publisher: Gospel Light, 2001


A journal devoted to reflecting on the practices of youth ministry. Published bimonthly by Salem Publishing / CCM Communications, Available through
Filled with Bible studies, discussion starters, game ideas, articles on various aspects of ministry to students. Published bimonthly by Group Publishing, Available through

  Youth Culture @ Today
A quarterly newsletter produced by the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding to equip parents, pastors, youth workers and educators to understand the world of children and teens. Available through