Take the Youth Leader Checkup Survey:
This 15 minute survey will help you reflect on your well-being as a youth leader. It’s your chance to honestly tell someone what it’s like to do your job. That, in turn, will help us understand what it’s like to be a youth leader today.
We believe in young people. We believe in the church.
We believe in YOU.
Together, let’s make the church the best place for young people to grow.
Every day, we're turning new research into practical resources so YOU can focus on relationships in your ministry and see results.
Scroll through the options below to find resources that will help you thrive in your ministry with young people.
Faith Beyond Youth Group
If you're tired of youth ministry that fails to change lives, it's time to change youth ministry.
Building on two decades of the Fuller Youth Institute's work and incorporating extensive new research and interviews, Faith Beyond Youth Group identifies the reasons youth ministry often flops both short-term and long-term, and offers five ways adult youth leaders can cultivate character for a lifetime of growing closer to Jesus rather than drifting away.
The FYI on Youth Ministry
We're bringing together our groundbreaking research, practical advice from ministry experts, and heartfelt stories from diverse church leaders and young people to give you ideas and inspiration for your youth ministry. Get equipped on-the-go with the FYI on Youth Ministry podcast.
Just getting started in youth ministry?
We want to help you do more, together.
Sign up for Youth Ministry 101, our FREE 5-week email course for new youth ministry leaders that will help you answer some of your biggest questions about young people—such as: How can I help conversations in our youth group go deeper? Why do my young people seem so stressed out, and how can I help? What should I say if a young person has doubts about faith?
3 Big Questions that Change Every Teenager
Every teenager is a walking bundle of questions. But at the core live these three: Who am I? Where do I fit? What difference can I make? Based on our newest landmark research and in-depth interviews with data from 2,200 diverse teenagers, Kara Powell and Brad M. Griffin offer practical and proven conversations and connections so you can help teenagers answer their three biggest questions and reach their full potential.