President or Wrestler and Chicken or Egg // Game

One Wednesday night at msy, we played two mellow quiz games. We pitted groups against groups. President or Wrestler One game was called President or Wrestler. There are ten "names" placed on the screen. The participants...

Celebrity Yearbook // Game

Quiz type games are always a good thing in the game bag to pull out when you want a lower key evening or program time. This game from the Stash was perfect for msy one...

Man, Gun, Gorilla // Game

How to Play the "Man, Gun, Gorilla" Game: This is a life-sized version of the popular game: Paper, Rock, Scissors. Man - embodied by the showing of "muscles" Gun - embodied by, you guessed it, the showing...

Heads or Tails // Game

We played this game in both Main Street and Middle School Youth. How to play Heads or Tails: The only supply you need is a coin, and possibly a prize for the winner. Prior to flipping the...

Game Show Blog // Games

Recently I've come across a couple of great ministry resource blogs... particularly some really fun game ones - Youth Leader Stash and Stuff You Can Use. The most recent one is the Game Show Blog....

Stuff You Can Use // Youth Ministry Resource

Youth Ministry Media recommended a new resource called Stuff You Can Use @ stuffyoucanuse.org It's a young resource that already contains some useful games and events. I plan on using the Make It or Break...

Ninja Feet // Game

How to Play the "Ninja Feet" Game: Two participants stand facing each other with their fingers interlaced with their opponent. The object of the game is to be the first to step on one of...

Wreath Relay // Game

How to Play the Wreath Relay Game: Form teams based on the number of participants who want to play. We broke the group into 5 teams of 5 each. Then you pit two teams against...

Creative Attention Getters // Breakout Session @ CPC 2012

Notes from: Creative Attention Getters Breakout Session @ CPC 2012 Orlando by John Tasch People make a decision in 8 seconds whether or not they are going to listen to you. If you don't put on a program...

Creative Attention Getters

When I was at CPC in 2012, a man named John Tasch did a breakout session titled: "Creative Attention Getters" It was wild! The next week @ msy I stepped into the shoes of John...

Four Corners // Game

How to Play Four Corners: What you need is a somewhat symmetrical box that you can make a sort of "dice" out of. I used a box my sister sent recently that housed Christmas presents....

Snowball Fight // Game

How to Play the "Snowball Fight" Game: Grab some scratch paper (or paper you are going to recycle), white and colored, and enough for every participant to have one (possibly two or three). Divide the...