Movie Guide: Spider-Man: Homecoming

Spider-Man: Homecoming is a fantastic coming-of-age tale that blends what is best about a John Hughes-style film with the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Use this guide to start a great discussion on the movie.

Built to Last: What’s Your Transition Plan?

More often than not, transitions are hard. Adjusting to new experiences, people, expectations, and locations can be difficult. And the transition process when someone leaves is extremely tough.

Bible Study: What are Friends For?

True friendship seems somewhat underrated in modern society, overshadowed by romantic infatuation or celebration of independence. This Bible study series provides four lessons on friendship.

For the Youth Worker Dealing with Depression

This is not written with the intention of solving anything. This is written in order to remind you of what you know, to grant you what you already have, and to give you a gift.

Congregation Based Youth Ministry

Youth ministry is congregation based.

Youth Ministry is Outward Focused

Youth ministry is outward focused.

The Church’s Mission to the World

Youth Ministry Challenges Young People to Take a Role in Shaping the Church’s Mission to the World

The Prepositions of Youth Ministry

Youth ministry is ministry to, by, with, through and for youth. But what does this look like?

The Church of Today

Youth ministry yupports young people as full members of the church today as well as the church of the future.

Jesus Centered Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry is centered in Jesus Christ…given in baptism…nurtured through the proclamation and study of God’s Word…strengthened through participation in the Lord’s Supper.

youthESource provides Jesus-centered resources
to those at work with youth in the congregation and beyond.

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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