Bible Study: The Lord’s Prayer

As children of God, poor in spirit and unable to bring anything to God, Jesus teaches us to pray. He teaches us to pray as disciples who must rely on our Father in heaven for everything, including our daily bread.

A Law and Gospel Primer

As youth workers we serve not out of some obligation, but out of a love for teenagers as image bearers of God. Likewise, we bring the Gospel to bear in Christ to free the youth we care for to join us in service of Christ through service of those in His kingdom.

Learning for Life: Encouraging Teens to Experience the Bible

How can we encourage our youth to study the Bible and understand a fraction of its worth?

A Lutheran Understanding of Discipleship

a Lutheran understanding of what discipleship is and is not

Skit: Rest Area

a skit based on Luke 9:62

Devotion: A Word of Promise

It is against the stark background of our sin that the promises of God shine.

Lent Devotion: A Word of Forgiveness

The first words of Jesus on the cross show the extent to which he would go for us.

Lent Resources

Resources for Lent and Easter

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youthESource Blogs

Our blogs explore a number of youth ministry topics. Go inside the teen world, get practical ministry tips, learn how to thrive in youth ministry, and more.

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Word One Studies

A collection of studies based on the lessons for the Lectionary that provide group Bible that go deeper into each Sunday’s readings.

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LCMS Young Adult Research

In 2017, LCMS Youth Ministry partnered with LCMS Research to conduct a study of young adult retention in the LCMS and in the larger Christian church.

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A Law and Gospel Primer

As youth workers we serve not out of some obligation, but out of a love for teenagers as image bearers of God. Likewise, we bring the Gospel to bear in Christ to free the youth we care for to join us in service of Christ through service of those in His kingdom.

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