Youth Ministry Resources

The resources below are not directly connected to us, so disclaimer: We don’t necessarily approve of everything you might find on them. 


Mustard – a movement of young people changing the world for His Kingdom’s sake.

Understanding Gen ZRecruiting, training, and leading the next generation. An invaluable resource to help you navigate and lead through these times of change.

Voke App has been designed by Scripture Union to help youth age people engage in their faith at home. It has some great videos available for free. 

Ten Ways to Cultivate Youth Leadership is a helpful paper put together by Faith Formation Ministries. 


Amplify Conference 

Intergenerate – Supporting Intergenerational Faith Communities

Keep an eye on our events page for updates on 4D Leadership conference and other training events.


How Young People Understand and Experience God and the Influences on Their Thinking Report (2019) 

The Glue – Relationship as the Connection for Effective Youth Ministry (Mike Stevens) 
** If you are involved in Youth Ministry here in Adelaide, contact the office and we’ll do our best to provide you with this book. 

Sticky Faith Teen Curriculum – 10 Lessons to Nurture Faith Beyond High School (Kara Powell and Brad M. Griffin) 

Growing Young – Six Essential Strategies to Help Young People Discover and Love Your Church (Kara Powell, Jake Mulder, Brad Griffin) 

Hello Gen Z – Engaging the Generation of Post Millennials (Claire Madden) 

Fruit that will Last – how you can design your Youth Ministry so that it will have lasting impact on the lives of your young people (Tim Hawkins) 

You Lost Me – Why Young Christians are Leaving Church…and Rethinking Faith (David Kinnaman and Aly Hawkins) 

unChristian – What a New Generation Really Thinks About Christianity…And Why It Matters (David Kinnaman) 

Faith for Exiles – 5 Ways for a New Generation to Follow Jesus in Digital Babylon (David Kinnaman and Mark Matlock) 

Generation Z – A great website with lots of great research around the emerging generations. 

For Young People… or Anyone! 

Weird, Crude, Funny & Nude – The Bible Exposed andA Dozen Disapointing Disciples – How to Do Stupid Stuff and Still Change the World (Tom French) 

Beyond This Moment – 17 Inescapable Moments Every Teen Will Face and How to Get Through Them (Nathan ‘Dubsy’ Want) 


First Century NowPassionate about creating gospel videos that allow Australian youth to explore the gospel in a culturally relevant way. 

Youth Alpha– a 9 week series that makes it easy for you to create a space where youth will be excited to engage in conversations about faith. 

NUA Film Series– encourages questions, acknowledges doubt, and offers and engaging perspective on the Christian faith. 

Bulls & ArrowsA video curriculum good for short devotions. 


Youth Games with Purpose – Making the Most of Every Gospel Opportunity (Leah Dyason) 

Youth Group Games – So many awesome game ideas. Check it out! 

The Source For Youth Ministry - A bunch of games and free resources. 

50 No-Prep Youth Games - Great for when you need games in a hurry! 


Safety Plan BuilderIf you need help with putting together risk assessments, we have access to a fantastic Safety Plan Builder put together by one of our local pastors. 


Baptist Mission Australia – Some great missional resources here and ideas for engaging young people in prayer for mission here

The Bible Project – A great small group resource complete with discussion questions and weekly videos from Tim Mackie. 

Taking the Plunge – This book walks through with people what it means and looks like to entrust their whole lives to Christ, and how the act of baptism encapsulates this (Andrew Turner) 

Crossway Baptist (Victoria) – A short, online course that helps individuals to prepare for baptism.