Germany 2018


Discovering Adventist Resources for Youth Leaders

This page is intended to share useful resources for Youth Leaders and is based on the workshop with the same title, presented by Pr Ron Whitehead on the GLOBAL YOUTH LEADERS CONGRESS, in Germany.

Germany 2018 Presentations

  1. Discovering Adventist Resources for Youth Leaders
  2. Leadership Secrets to Plan Small and Large Camporees

Research/Survey: External Source

Research/Survey: Do it yourself

Bible Tools: Topics and versions

Bible Discussion Resource

Leadership Resource: 7 Principles for Youth Ministry Excellence

Professional Youth Ministry Newsletter



Test all things; hold fast what is good.

(1 Thessalonians 5:21)

Adventist source

Center for Youth Evangelism (SDA)

Resources; Events; Media; and Partners.

Institute of Church Ministry (SDA)

The mission of the ICM is to share the expertise and resources of Andrews University and the SDA Theological Seminary with the Adventist church in North America, thus aiding denominational decision-makers and facilitating the larger church in the accomplishment of its goals.

Young Adult Life (Non-denominational) (SDA)

Adventist Millennial Study. Prepared by the Barna Group

180° Symposium (SDA)

The Symposium seeks to generate principles for effective and healthy change through moderated discussion between administrators, academics, and practitioners in youth ministry.


Non-Adventist source

Barna Group (Non-denominational)

Knowledge to navigate a changing world and advice you can trust to help you take the next steps.

Christianity Today (Non-denominational)

What Young Adults in 100 Countries Think of Religion?. Despite age gaps, Pew Research uncovers a few places where the next generation is actually more devout than their parents and grandparents.

Pew Research Center (Non-denominational)

Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research Center does not take policy positions.


Bible Study Tools

YouVersion (Non-denominational)

Choose from more than 1,200 Bible versions in over 900 languages on your computer, phone, or tablet -- with many available as audio Bibles. (SDA)

A ministry of the Voice of Prophecy, features brief Bible topics, in-depth Bible studies, and the ability to interact with a Bible specialist by asking Bible related questions.

Bible Hub (Non-denominational)

Bible study tools online.

EGW Writings (SDA)

Ellen G. White Estate

Biblical Research Institute (SDA)

Biblical Research Institute of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

Adventist Digital Library (SDA)

Streams of Light. Explore our growing collection of Adventist resources.

Christian Quotes (Non-denominational)

Site with quotes by topic, quotes by author, Bible verse quotes, daily devotionals and much more.


Bible Study Guides

International Adult Bible Study Guides (SDA)

SDA General Conference – Sabbath School & Personal Ministries.

  • For adults

Quarterly Bible Study Resources (SDA)

SDA General Conference – Sabbath School & Personal Ministries.

  • Beginner (Ages: Birth-2)
  • Kindergarten (Ages: 3-4)
  • Primary (Ages: 5-9)
  • Junior Power Points (Ages: 10-14)
  • Real Time Faith (Ages: 13-14)
  • Cornerstone Connections (Ages: 15-18)
  • Collegiate Quarterly (Ages: 18-35)

Gracelink (SDA)

SDA General Conference – Sabbath School & Personal Ministries.

  • Beginner (Ages: Birth-2)
  • Kindergarten (Ages: 3-4)
  • Primary (Ages: 5-9)

Amazing Facts Study Guides (SDA)

Amazing Facts – Basic Study Guides - Ministry leaded by Pr Doug Batchelor

Storacles of Prophecy (SDA)

Amazing Facts – Prophecy Study Guides - Ministry leaded by Pr Doug Batchelor

My Study Guides (SDA)

It Is Written – There are 25 guides total. These guides cover the major themes of the Bible using simple questions that point you straight to what the Bible says. Videos, photos, and historical information also enrich your experience.

Discover (SDA)

Voice of Prophecy – Interactive lesson. International studies. Online or by regular mail.

The Discover Bible study guides are simple, easy to use, and answer some of life's challenging questions.

Focus on Prophecy (SDA)

Voice of Prophecy – Interactive lesson. International studies. Online or by regular mail.

Bible prophecy will come to life as you study the beautifully illustrated, easy-to-follow guides.

KidZone (SDA)

Voice of Prophecy – Interactive lesson. International studies. Online or by regular mail.

Puzzles, stories and activities come with each lesson to make learning about the Bible interesting for kids.

Personal/Small Group Studies (For US only) (SDA)

Voice of Prophecy – If you would like to have someone guide you through the Bible course, we offer personal studies!

iBelieve Bible (SDA)

iBelieve Bible is a web series for youth and young adults who want to dig deeper into issues of faith and spirituality. It is a branch of Adventist Learning Community and the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.


Social Networks

Social Media + Big Data Services (SDA)

The Mission (purpose) of our NAD department is: To help ministries, conferences, unions, and the divisions better understand, connect with, and provide relevant cost effective initiatives and services to church members through social media outreach and big data analytics, and give voices to member needs and thoughts.


Short videos/Illustrations

WingClips (Non-denominational)

Movie clips that illustrate and inspire

Sermon Central (Non-denominational)

Sermon Resource Center

Worship House Media (Non-denominational)

Video illustrations, mini movies, worship song tracks, motion backgrounds, and Christian pictures


FREE Youth Ministry News Letters

Center for Youth Evangelism 411 Newsletter (SDA)

The CYE "411 Youth Ministry Newsletter" has over 17,000 subscribers.  It is one of the world's largest and most effective youth ministry newsletters on the plant.

International Pathfinder Camporee (SDA)

Stay up to date with the latest information available about the International Camporee.

Update (Barna newsletter)  (Non-denominational)

Keep updated on Barna’s surveys.

E-Newsletter (SDA)

GC Youth Ministries Department

Newsletter (SDA)

NAD Youth & Young Adult Ministries


Top Ten Ted Talks on Youth and Young Adults

Why 30 is not the new 20 | Meg Jay

Generation Z: Making a Difference Their Way | Corey Seemiller

iGen: The Smartphone Generation | Jean Twenge

Teens, Technology, and Transformation | Suzy Cox

Millennials in the Workplace | Simon Sinek

How Great Leaders Inspire Action | Simon Sinek

What it takes to be a great leader | Roselinde Torres

Gen Z Webcast Barna Research






North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists (SDA)


Bible + SDA Bible Commentary + Matthew Henry Bible Commentary (SDA)

AWR Mobile

Adventist World Radio (SDA)

Voice of Hope

Adventist World Radio’s Voice of Hope (SDA)


Three Angels Broadcasting (SDA)

Amazing Facts

Christian content and Bible education tools (SDA)

Dialogue Magazine

A magazine for Seventh-day Adventist university students and young professionals (SDA)

Youth/Adult Mission Quarterly

Weekly mission stories are available of the Seventh-day Adventist's worldwide mission work. (SDA)

Ministry Magazine

Access almost 90 years of content from Ministry, International Journal for Pastors, a publication for religious professionals by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. (SDA)

EGW Writings 2


Camporee App

Chosen International Camporee app (SDA)

Bible (Life.Church)

1,400+ Bible versions, 1,000+ languages. Listen to audio Bibles. (Non-denominational)






2019 Chosen International Camporee

Short presentation (English)

A short and exciting presentation to share on social media and with the local church.

Short presentation (Spanish)

Una presentación corta y emocionante para compartir en las redes sociales y con la iglesia local.

GC 2014 Forever Faithful Camporee Report

GC prepared a report on the 2014 International Camporee. Don´t miss it.

The Making of Daniel

This is an incredible documentary that shows the "behind the scenes" of the night program of 2014. The spiritual growth and experience of their protagonists.

Chosen Intro

2014 Camporee, the last night, the last video, 50,000 people.

International Camporee History

We have nothing to fear for the future, except as we shall forget the way the Lord has led us, and His teaching in our past history. (Counsels for the Church, p. 359. EGW)

Extra Resources

EGADideas Free Student Ministry Resources

1800+ Youth Group Games, Ice Breakers, and Team Building Games (Non-denominational)


A list of places to find the best free stock photos (Non-denominational)

Preview a word with fonts on your computer (Non-denominational)

pCloud Transfer

Send large files up to 5GB (Non-denominational)

Christian Spotlight on Entertainment

What are young people talking about? Don’t need to watch a movie to understand what are does about. (Non-denominational)

New Material

Young Adult LIFE Training Outline PPT

Young Adult LIFE Training Outline PDF

Don't miss this great material prepared by Pr Tracy Wook, NAD Youth and Young Adult Director.