This section is dedicated to helping youth pastors and parents find tools for reaching and responding to the needs of teenagers.
Doug Fields and Josh Griffin created Download Youth Ministry to help youth workers win in their vital role by providing resources that are made by youth workers for youth workers! Editable, trench-tested an inexpensive, DYM is THE place to get the hottest and newest resources for youth workers all across the country. They release 12 resources EVERY single week! Visit them for the best games, best graphics and awesome sermons and small group curriculum.
Great training for your leaders is critical.
DYM University provides instant training for you or your leaders from the premier thinkers and communicators in youth ministry.
Just add WiFi -- Bite sized (10-minute) on-demand video sessions on all sorts of youth ministry topics, and interactive quizzes to help leaders plan to apply what they learned.
The mission of CPYU is to work with churches, schools, and community organizations to build stronger relationships between young people and those charged with helping them grow into healthy adulthood.
Founded in 1989 by Walt Mueller, CPYU has developed an international reputation as a voice providing cutting-edge information, resources and analysis on today’s youth culture.
ShortTermMissions.com is coordinated, produced, and maintained by Mission Data International (M-DAT) and its volunteers. M-DAT is an 501(c)(3) non-profit ministry that provides web services to help people make it to the mission field.
Mission Travel is a full-service Christian-owned & operated missionary travel agency, serving thousands of inspirational travelers each year. Our goal is to provide you with an exceptional value & customer service experience while saving you time, money and hassle in mission trip travel planning.
God has uniquely created each of us with special gifts, talents and abilities that He wants us to use for His Kingdom. When young generations understand and embrace Christ's call on their lives, they mobilize in ways that affect change all over the world. Why does CIY amplify Christ's call on a student's life to be a Kingdom worker? Because they are made for it.
Average Youth Ministry - http://www.averageyouthministry.com/
Center for Parent/Youth Understanding * - https://cpyu.org/blog/
ChurchLeaders.com - https://churchleaders.com/youth
Dare 2 Share - https://gregstier.dare2share.org/
Download Youth Ministry * - https://blog.downloadyouthministry.com/
Fuller Youth Institute - https://fulleryouthinstitute.org/
LeaderTreks - https://www.leadertreks.org/blog/
Lifeway Student Ministry - https://studentministry.lifeway.com/?vid=studentministry
Reddit Youth Min Blog - https://www.reddit.com/r/youthministry/
Rooted Ministry - https://www.rootedministry.com/
Stoked On Youth Ministry - http://stokedonyouthministry.com/
Stuff You Can Use - https://stuffyoucanuse.org/category/all/
Terrance Crawford.com - http://terracecrawford.com/blog/
The Source 4 Youth Ministry - https://thesource4ym.com/
The Youth Cartel - https://theyouthcartel.com/blog/
XP3 Orange Ministry - http://orangeblogs.org/xp3students/
Youth Front - https://youthfront.com/blog/
YouthMin.org - https://youthmin.org/
Youth Ministry Booster - https://www.youthministrybooster.com/blog/
YouthMinistry.com - https://youthministry.com/
Youth Ministry Media - http://www.youthministrymedia.ca/
Youth Specialties - https://blog.youthspecialties.com/
Youth Work Hacks - https://youthworkhacks.com/blog/
DYM Podcast * - https://blog.downloadyouthministry.com/category/podcast/
Lifeway's Student Pastor Podcast - https://studentpastornetwork.com/podcasts/
PlayerFM Curating Site - https://player.fm/podcasts/youth-ministry
Rethinking Youth Ministry - http://rethinkingyouthministry.libsyn.com/
The Longer Haul in Youth Ministry - https://thelongerhaul.com/
Youth Ministry Answers - https://ymanswers.com/
Youth Ministry Booster - https://www.youthministrybooster.com/ymbpodcast
DYM Games * - https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/shop/games
Stuff You Can Use - https://stuffyoucanuse.org/games/
The Source 4YM - https://thesource4ym.com/games/
Youth Group Games AU - https://youthgroupgames.com.au/all-games/
YM Great Games - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDH5NC226-PpwAs_oEtQfjQ
Child Development Training - It's Just A Phase - http://justaphase.com/
Center for Youth Ministry Training (CYMT) - https://www.cymt.org/
Dare 2 Share Ministries - https://www.dare2share.org/training/
DYM University * - https://www.dymuniversity.com/
LeaderTreks' Leadership Training - https://www.leadertreks.org/leadership-training/
National Youth Workers Convention - https://nywc.youthspecialties.com/
Mission Trip Training, Philosophies, Ethics, and Standards:
ACCI Missions & Relief - https://www.accimissions.org.au/short_term_missions
Equipped to Go - http://equippedtogo.org/
Faith to Action Initiative * - https://www.faithtoaction.org/missions/
Standards of Excellence - https://soe.org/
TBRI Training - https://child.tcu.edu/about-us/tbri/#sthash.hHhvm3Nr.dpbs
Mission Trips (Domestic & Global):
Adventures in Youth - https://www.adventures.org/trips/
Children of the Nations - https://cotni.org/get-involved/globally/venture-program
Cru Mission Trips - https://www.cru.org/us/en/opportunities/mission-trips.html
Experience Mission - https://experiencemission.org/mission-trips/
Group Mission Trips - https://groupmissiontrips.com/
Mission Discovery - https://www.missiondiscovery.org/
Short-Term Mission Trips - https://www.shorttermmissions.com/
The Boston Project - http://www.tbpm.org/
The Pittsburg Project - https://www.pittsburghproject.org/
Youth Works - https://youthworks.com/
Dare 2 Share - https://www.dare2share.org/curriculum/
Grow - https://growcurriculum.org/
Deep Discipleship - https://www.leadertreks.org/deep-discipleship/
Sticky Faith - https://fulleryouthinstitute.org/stickyfaith
Spiritual Gifts Assessment Tool - https://www.assessme.org/
Youth Cartel - https://theyouthcartel.com/product-category/download/
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