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Doing effective youth ministry can take a lot of tools. In this section of thESource, you can find various tools that will help you as you work with youth. Check out our Special Resource Guides, thESource Book Talks, How-Tos, and more!
Special Resource Guides
Each of these guides contains a number of resources designed to give you, the adult leader, information and ideas, and includes Bible studies, devotions, and more to use with youth.
Lock-In/Retreat Programs
Lock-In: Bread of Life, by Bruce Wurdeman 
Back to School Retreat, by Sean Cramer
Retreat: Forgivers, by Roger Neeb
Apologia Talk Sheets
Apologia talk sheets provide evaluation of relevant doctrinal issues with Scriptural and doctrinal connects, all in bite-sized, easy to understand segments. It is a useful tool as you work to combat confusion among the youth you teach. (please click title to download a PDF)
Apologia: Sanctity of Life, by Jonathan Ruehs
Vocation, By Chris Mizel
Christianity in An Age of Tolerance, By Rev. Daniel Paavola
The Christian in Society, By Rev. Douglas Gaunt
God's Special Revelation, By Rev. Daniel Paavola
thESource Book Talks
Book Talks are discussion guides for novels written for teens. Is there a book you'd like us to write a Book Talk for? Send us a message! (please click title to download a PDF)
Stephenie Meyer's Twilight, by Hannah Miller
Stephenie Meyer's New Moon, by Hannah Miller
Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games, by Hannah Miller and  Jamie Walters
The Fault in Our Stars Book Talk, by Hannah Miller and Jamie Walters
Book Talk: Divergent by Veronica Roth, by Hannah Miller Leftwich and Jamie Walters
Worship Services
Use these special prayers, litanies, and services in a service for or led by youth.
2009 Youth Sunday Litany (downloadable Word document)
Pentecost Worship Outline, by Beth Niggemeyer
Games, Activities, and Fundraisers
Find games, activities, and fundraisers here. Also check out our Game Guru's blog for new games each month.

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