Unashamed of God’s Timing

Waiting on God’s timing is hard. Sometimes, we even wonder if He’ll answer our prayers at all. Yet Psalm 25 tells us that those who wait on the Lord are never put to shame.

2017 Servant Event Bible Study: I Am An Echo

These Bible Studies are designed for a five day servant event, but can be used for other events. In this Bible study series, we focus on characters in scripture that were called to echo the Gospel. Through these characters we are able to identify our own struggles and how God can empower us through the Holy Spirit to share the Good News of Jesus with others.

To Dwell in the House of the Lord

David never built a house for the Lord to dwell in, but the Lord built a house for David – not a dwelling place of stones and wood but a heritage, a lineage of kings that culminates with the King of Kings, Jesus Himself.

Plarn Service Project and Devotion

At the 2019 LCMS Youth Gathering, young people got a chance to serve by making Plarn. Plarn is yarn made from used plastic grocery bags that can be crocheted together to make mats for those who struggle with homelessness. Along with the instructions, there is a short devotion included that can work with any local servant event.

Our Real. Present. God.

We need to be reminded over and over again that God is Real, and God is Present, and God is God.

Bible Study Series – Extreme Servant

Extreme Servant Bible Studies are helpful resource designed to give participants the opportunity to study the Scriptures and process why we serve in the name of Jesus. In addition, the resource provides an opportunity for congregations to plan service in their local contexts.

You Forgave the Iniquity of My Sins

Is there something that you have done that is particularly bothering you? David experienced the joy and peace of sins forgiven, and the Lord has made that available to you as well.

Activity – Heart Prayer Walk

Just as prayer is a part of our daily life, it can also be an important part of your time of service. This Prayer Walk is designed to give youth a quiet time to reflect on the opportunities God provides in our lives for service to others.

What One Teen Wants You to Know about a COVID-Impacted World

High School senior Ariana shares a heartfelt perspective on the impact of CoVid-19 on her life. She shares insight and encouragements for how adults, especially youth leaders, can disciple and care for young people in this time.

Walk in Integrity

In integrity, we present our sin before God knowing that, “when we confess our sins, God is faithful and just to forgive our sins” (1 John 1:9). In confession, God is gracious to us and redeems us. In forgiveness, we can continue to walk with God in integrity.

Help with Talking to Youth about College Prep

Transitions such as graduation are critical moments where congregations and parents can support a young person’s relationship with Jesus as they find a new church home or establish a new, adult relationship with their existing congregation. This talk sheet give you some direction on how you can form a discussion around the transition to college with your high school students.

The Condescension of Jesus

The condescension of Jesus is staggering. He not only regards the lowly, but He becomes one of the lowly. He humbles Himself in becoming human. Then, this eternal Jesus with phenomenal, cosmic power humbles Himself to the point of death.

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2017 Servant Event Bible Study: I Am An Echo

These Bible Studies are designed for a five day servant event, but can be used for other events. In this Bible study series, we focus on characters in scripture that were called to echo the Gospel. Through these characters we are able to identify our own struggles and how God can empower us through the Holy Spirit to share the Good News of Jesus with others.

Help with Talking to Youth about College Prep

Transitions such as graduation are critical moments where congregations and parents can support a young person’s relationship with Jesus as they find a new church home or establish a new, adult relationship with their existing congregation. This talk sheet give you some direction on how you can form a discussion around the transition to college with your high school students.

Help with Talking to Youth about College Prep

Transitions such as graduation are critical moments where congregations and parents can support a young person’s relationship with Jesus as they find a new church home or establish a new, adult relationship with their existing congregation. This talk sheet give you some direction on how you can form a discussion around the transition to college with your high school students.