Elimination Dodgeball // Game

Basic Dodgeball Rules Divide the room into two halves with a center dividing line Place the dodgeballs on the center line and start the players on the back line of each side A player is OUT when...

Five Stages of Spiritual Growth // Infographics

These infographics describe in more detail the Five Stages of Spiritual Growth as mentioned in the Real Life Discipleship Manual. I created 5 separate infographics that are designed for 11x17 paper. The Spiritually Dead Ephesians 2:1-5 The Spiritual...

Make It or Break It // Game

"This resource is a super fun video-driven game that encourages lots of crowd interaction. There are 25 short video clips of athletes (skateboarders, bikers, snowboarders...) attempting some pretty cool jumps, flips, and tricks. To...

Bombardment Dodgeball // Game

Basic Dodgeball Rules Divide the room into two halves with a center dividing line Place the dodgeballs on the center line and start the players on the back line of each side A player is OUT when...

David and Goliath Dodgeball // Game

Basic Dodgeball Rules Divide the room into two halves with a center dividing line Place the dodgeballs on the center line and start the players on the back line of each side A player is OUT when...

Cookie Flip // Game

How to play the "Cookie Flip" game: Supplies cookies (chips ahoy seem to work the best) flat cookie cooking pan Instructions start with a cookie on the cooking pan participants must flip the cookie up in the air, then flip the cooking...

Samuel Anoints David in 1 Samuel 16

This year in Followers I've been teaching through the stories in 1 Samuel. I've already discussed my experiment with this particular year, but I've since let the cat out of the bag: the students know...

Bite the Bag // Game

How to Play "Bite the Bag" Game: You need a paper bag cut down to about 3-4 inches. The object of the game is to grab the paper bag with your mouth while bending down...

Wheel of a Deal // Minute to Win It Game

How to Play the "Wheel of a Deal" Game Students are playing with 4 Aces, 4 Kings, 4 Queens, 4 Jacks, and 4 Tens... one by one they have to sort the 5 sets of...

Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch Video

This is a great, playful video that retells the story of Philip and the Ethiopian. The Main Street students giggled the whole time we showed this to them when we did the story of Philip...

School Punishments from 1848 // Game

In 1848, the Stokes County School had a series of 46 rules for which there were lashes dished out as punishments for various offenses. You can check out the whole list here. For Youth group,...

Spring Lock-In 2012 // Schedule of Events

This past weekend, over one hundred middle school students descended upon the Hayward Wesleyan Church for the Spring Lock-In. I don't know why they like doing this?! In order to organizationally survive 10 hours with middle...