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The Escape Plan
Free Activity of the Month : Meet Youth Visionaries: Laura and Huchfee in New Pathways Across Broken Highways
Continued for free! Per Readers Favorite Professionals ... " a significant step forward in Youth Group Study Guides"
"New Pathways Across Broken Highways"
Read the Christian Comics then the story that is the "significant step forward" in Youth Group Study
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Caperston in Conflict
Bible stories seen through Caperston eyes
Bible Trivia Game
Split the group into two and have each individual write three Bible trivia questions, for which they know the answer, on three separate pieces of paper. Each person should place their name on the question. Place them in a basket or some other container.
Take turns with a member of one team pulling a question from the basket. If they answer the question correctly their team gets two points. If the question is answered incorrectly the other team gets a chance to answer the question. If they are successful, they get two points.
If the question is still not answered, the team that the initial person is on, gets a chance to answer the question. If they are correct their team gets one point.
The person who wrote down the question does not get an opportunity to answer the question.
If the person drawing the question, pulls out their own question, they are to return it to the basket and try a different question.
The leader of the group should listen carefully to questions and answers. Particularly if the group does not answer the question accurately, this may present an opportunity for discussion.
Thank you, Louis
Activity of the Month : Caperston Updates: Free Story!
Something new:The Final Vision: The Door Closes
When Chihaysu returned, he advised that he had spent seven days in the desert praying.
He enjoyed a brief visit from Jonas but most of the time, he was alone. He felt close to God but had questions that he wanted answered. He said he observed a beautiful sunset on the last night he was there and felt a peace come over him.
That night he dreamed. He dreamed that he met Mattpaul and he posed three questions to Mattpaul. He said the dream was so vivid he remembered, he believes, every word spoken during the dream.
Read the questions about the future and the answers received... click March to May 2015 Letters
After the trial what Chihaysu said shocked us. He said that, after spending time with the Hugapods, he learned something from Erbert and his people. He learned how powerful forgiveness is.
Read the story of treachery and then forgiveness, Read : Forgiveness
I am wondering if you could provide some guidance for me...
I was recently asked to establish a youth program for a small church in Toronto, Canada.
Without having much training in this area, I realize I need some guidance on how to do this.
For information about starting a youth program, click Starting a Youth Program
Jo writes, regarding Not the Same Old, Done-it-before Youth Meetings,
"I think this book is really good and helpful. I first read the online version of the book because i did not want to pay for it. But after reading a couple of program ideas and having a very very successful youth program I totally HAD to get this book. It is well worth the money."
Activities that reach the Hearts of Youth
Trust and Prayer: A Christian youth lesson on prayer. An activity that encourages spoken prayer amidst youth and has been successful on several occasions with different youth programs.
Two activities from South Africa: The objective of this game is to build co-operation and confidence in the young people, while at the same time they discover their gifts and callings.
Christian Teens Candles of Prayer: One more verse of candles, then a repeat of the original first verse and the usually serene Presbyterians were clapping their hands and swaying back and forth.
Two Truths and a Lie: A Christian youth game: instruct each player to think of three statements about themselves. Two must be true statements, and one must be false.
The gospel hymn asks the question ... were you there when they crucified my Lord?
Of course we cannot be there but ... we can be at such a time and place with Mattpaul ...
The Searcher of God in Caperston
What challenges did he face?
Meet his friend Michaeling ...
Hear what Mattpaul learns about the essence of God by clicking the story that is ...
"Engaging, exciting, entertaining, and easy-to-read!"
" a story that is fast-moving, suspense-filled with 21st century appeal"
The Chest of Visions,
takes us to a parallel universe, similar yet different from our own world.
Review of The Chest of Visions (January 2, 2013)by Melissa Jagel
"Engaging, exciting, entertaining, and easy-to-read! Ferguson's
super-cool little book, "The Chest of Visions," brilliantly captures
the essence of the Gospel message and shares it with
fresh, fast-moving, suspense-filled 21st century appeal.
Ferguson's journal-entry style book chronicles the intriguing pen-pal
relationship between two youths from different universes with such
charm and personal appeal...it is the best creative tool for formation
and evangelization I've read in years! I'd love to put "The Chest of
Visions" in the hands of every youth and young adult leader in the
For more reviews of The Chest of Visions, and purchase information click ... Reviews Chest of Visions
Book is available on Amazon.com, on Kindle or on Nook.
Come try our ... The Lifeboat Game.
Your site is excellent. So much good resources and ideas. I am involved in a Christian Youth Work which is about to become much better from visiting the site.
I used the lifeboat game at our Bible Club. Ages 11 to 14. Almost all had themselves at the top of the list. Later spoke about the Cross of Jesus and how he could've been selfish and saved himself but instead he chose to save others. Luke 23v33-34. What THEY did and What (T)HE(Y) did. They did terrible things but He prayed, "Father forgive them". The cross is all about forgiveness. Then told the story of the Duck and the Devil (forgiveness).
At the important parts of the lesson they gave really good attention and by all accounts understood the Gospel. This week was a fun night so totally relaxed and some good competitive games.
Because of Jesus, thank you ... Mark Mair, United Kingdom
Click: Lifeboat Challenge
What We Believe ...
"Sometimes you may have problems or questions and the answer may not be clear but you have to follow your heart and have faith in Jesus Christ".
Christian teen discussion questions: quotes from our youth..
Click here for more youth statements of faith that was shared at a recent meeting...
What We Believe
Duck and the Devil
Come visit our second website at: Christian Youth Stars
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