Youth Leader Resources

Lifeway Students wants to be sure you have all the tools you need to feel confident in your role as you disciple students.

These resources have been created specifically for you by people who have experience leading and discipling teenagers. We pray that as you read, listen, and watch, you are encouraged and empowered to live out the calling bestowed upon you.

Rescue a Generation

Step outside your comfort zone with real-life stories of how urban youth are being transformed by the gospel, and he’ll equip you with the tools you need to genuinely connect with those hard-to-reach students your ministry is missing.

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This Is Girls Ministry

An essential guide for girls ministry leaders and volunteers who desire to disciple teenage girls and lead them into a lifelong relationship with Jesus Christ. 

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Within Reach

Research shows that the majority of teenagers who are active in church during high school stop attending during their college years. This book identifies the factors contributing to this trend as well as those that contribute to teens staying in church.

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Your First 100 Days of Student Ministry 

Whether you’re just getting started in student ministry or you’ve been discipling students for years, Jeff Borton will walk you through the process of becoming an effective student minister and building a sustainable ministry.

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Youth Ministry Booster

Have you ever wished you had just one extra person on your team? Now imagine if that person knew exactly what it was like to be a youth pastor, had walked through similar struggles and celebrations, AND had an endless library of resources for you to pull from! Introducing: Youth Ministry Booster.

Youth Ministry Booster is the place for you to:

  • Find community with other people doing the same kind of work.

  • Find soul care, because ministry can sometimes be lonely and difficult.

  • Find hundreds of resources you can use on-the-spot with students.

  • Get practical training to continue growing in your role, whether you’re a veteran or today is your first day on the job.

Parent Partner

Parents are facing difficult conversations as they raise their kids—everything from how to navigate social media and technology, to heavy issues like mental health and homosexuality.

And yet parents are often one of the most overlooked groups in ministry.

With so many voices trying to offer advice, it can be difficult for parents to know who to turn to. Still, they’re in desperate need of support, direction, and pastoral leadership—and they’re hungry for it.

Parent Partner makes it easy for you to minister to parents. With both physical and digital resources, we give you everything you need to serve the families in your ministry and equip parents to navigate tough conversations with grace.