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Faith Formation: Youth Ministry

Resources including: Children & Family Curricula & Storytime; Confirmation/Affirmation of Baptism; Denominational Resources; Tween & Teen Mental and Spiritual Health; Sexuality & Identity; and Online/At-Home Tech

Books & Downloads

In Our Library

Book - Paperback     52 Ways to Ignite Your Congregation | Youth Ministry (Case)          All the Best Questions!: And Some Answers, Too     Almost Christian: What the Faith of Our Teenagers Is Telling the American Church  -     By: Kenda Creasy Dean          9781640654822: Bad Things, Good People, and God: A Guide for Teens     The Barefoot Way          Beyond the Screen: Youth Ministry for the Connected But Alone Generation  -     By: Andrew Zirschky     1094071     Bonhoeffer as Youth Worker: A Theological Vision for Discipleship and Life Together by [Andrew Root]     Book, Bath, Table, and Time | Christian Worship as Source and Resource for Youth Ministry (Edie)          1072481     1289656                    Children, Youth, and Spirituality in a Troubling World               9780829816167: Doing Girlfriend Theology: God-Talk with Young Women     Exploding Stars, Dead Dinosaurs, and Zombies: Youth Ministry in the Age of Science     9781770645745: Faith Forward: A Dialogue on Children, Youth, and A New Kind of Christianity     Faith Forward : Re-Imagining Children's and Youth Ministry     Faith Forward Volume 3: Launching a Revolution through Ministry with Children, Youth, and Families  -     Edited By: David M. Csinos     A Faith of Their Own – Stability and Change in the Religiosity of America's Adolescents - Oxford Scholarship Online     The Faith and Friendships of Teenage Boys  -     By: Robert C. Dykstra, Allan Hugh Cole Jr., Donald Capps     Faithful Questions     Finding God in the Graffiti | Empowering Teenagers Through Their Stories (Rogers)     The Gift of Hard Things          Go Deep: Spiritual Practices For Youth Ministry  -     By: Doris Kizinna          9780835899192: The God-Hungry Imagination: The Art of Storytelling for Postmodern Youth Ministry          Growing Souls: Experiments in Contemplative Youth Ministry - eBook  -     By: Mark Yaconelli     9780829818536: Holy Things for Youth Ministry: 13 Practical Sessions     9780819221964: Hungry Souls, Holy Companions: Mentoring a New Generation of Christians     Imaginative Prayer for Youth Ministry     Paperback It's Not Conformation: Confirmation Sermons from the Front Lines of Post-Christendom Youth Ministry Book     Kitchen Table Youth Ministry | Inviting God to Dinner (Strukova)               Losers, Loners, and Rebels: The Spiritual Struggles of Boys  -     By: Robert C. Dykstra, Allan Hugh          Image 1     Ministry by Teenagers: Developing Leaders from Within  -     By: Jonathan McKee, David R. Smith     Missional Youth Ministry          Now That You're A Youth Leader: Thriving in the Early Years of Youth Ministry  -     By: Jeremy Steele     Nurturing Different Dreams  -     By: Katherine Turpin, Anne Carter Walker     OMG: A Youth Ministry Handbook  -     Edited By: Kenda Creasy Dean    By: Kenda Creasy Dean, ed.     Organic Student Ministry: Trash the Pre-Packaged Programs and Transform Your Youth Group - eBook  -     By: Stephen L. Ingram     Practicing Discernment with Youth | A Transformative Youth Ministry Approach (White)     Raising Hope: Four Paths to Courageous Living for Black Youth  -     By: Anne E. Wimberly, Sarah Frances Farmer     Revisiting Relational Youth Ministry     2998655          Shaped by the Story : Helping Students Encounter God in a New Way               Book - Paperback          Soul Searching – The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers - Oxford Scholarship Online     Paperback Soul Shaper Book     9780687030798: Soul Tending: Life Forming Practices for Older Youth and Young Adults          Sticky Faith: Teen Curriculum   -     By: Kara E. Powell, Brad M. Griffin                         Taking Theology to Youth Ministry  -     By: Andrew Root     The Theological Turn in Youth Ministry     When Kids Ask Hard Questions: Faith-filled Responses for Tough Topics     Wonder, Fear, and Longing, Paperback          

Blogs, Podcasts & Articles

Happy young adultsYouth Ministry by Any Other Name

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Kenda Creasy Dean writes that today ministry with young people often means finding young people where they live and work and embedding the church beside them as they seek meaning, purpose, and belonging. She says that Christian social innovation, especially, has become an alternate context for ministry with young people.