Personal spirituality

65 Themes for Teen or Youth Evenings

Program for 1/2 Year Teen Youth Group

1. Discover your beliefs

2. What applies to me

3. My energy pie

How do children believe at different ages?

Children also have basic emotional needs

Developmental Psychology - Psychology and Bible

Why? The word of God in the head and heart is a preserving power


Collaboration: Ant leader - Parents

Quarterly program for 9 youth group afternoons with 8 devotions, December to April in 2 parts

Silent Time and Song Booklet for Camp Week

Bible passages for focused prayer


From the wrong to the right father!

Quiet Time - Day 1 - Day 7

The life of Joseph - he trusted in God

The Life of Elisa: 7 Days of Camp "Quiet Time"

During 8 days in "Quiet Time":
Living with God using the example of Daniel

I wanted to tackle the meaning of the cross with our church youth group, aged 12+, who are predominently not church-going children.

Below is an outline for a talk which worked really well for us as the framework for an evening around a campfire - taking the group through from an easy introduction to symbols and logos through to a biblical presentation of the meaning of the cross.

We finished the evening with a challenge to the children; to make them think more carefully about the cross and what it means to them. You may want to change this to better suit the type of group you have, and where they are on their spiritual journeys.

Sustainability in relation to faith

Living as a role model - how holy do I need to be?

Three arguments for your personal testimony

for you and your team

Steps into God's presence - in five steps into the "tête à tête" with God. Here, across from God, you will find energy for you and your team

Workshop 1 on Article Evangelism ... for you

Why does God allow suffering?

How do I explain the difference with Islam?

Does we need a God if we can explain the laws of nature and life through evolution?

Is belief in God something for the weak?

Why we should evangelize ale team in the first place.

For evangelism, you have to be on fire yourself

"Charisma is when someone burns inside and you feel it outwardly."

(Gerhard Schöne)

In search of opportunities for evangelistic children's or youth ministry. A critical analysis, with the goal of finding positive approaches to evangelism!

This is what we live for: All children and youth in Switzerland have the opportunity to hear the Gospel in a way that enables them to choose Jesus and be discipled.

(BESJ Mission, according to Matthew 28:18-20)

A creative form of prayer where everyone participates and has fun

Critical questions and statements

On the Bible text: Genesis 1:1-31

All chapters in detail, see PDF file (24 pages)

Revelation according to tapes by Rev. Walter Weyrich

Lessons 2 - 14 see PDF file

A paraphrase for Youngstar leaders on 1st Corinthians 13


At a country festival you don't stand out in western dress. It's when you hit the streets in a country look that things get critical. I noticed how many fans carry their hats in a plastic bag all the way to the festival hall and don't put it on until they get to the festival hall. 

One comes home with a wealth of impressions from the team weekend.
How can the effect be more lasting?

1. Which point would you like to implement personally, for yourself, at home?

2. in "partnership" implementation goes better

(Following are excerpts, for complete article: see PDF file)

Making your own Advent chain to count down till Christmas.

An idea find on


The more Bible knowledge we impart to our children, the better equipped they will be for life. Is that so?


How do children and teenagers learn? What shapes learning? What consequences does this have for the learning process? This article aims to provide information on these and other questions.

Children do not only develop outwardly, their faith also changes with age. Youth leaders need to be aware of this and shape their messages accordingly

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