Prayer is Kingdom work. But sometimes we don't know what to pray for. Enter, TACOS. Pulled out of the Lord’s prayer in Matthew 6 and rearranged to make it memorable, TACOS is a progression of prayer to go through when you might not know how or what to pray. It stands for:
This wristband serves as a reminder to the wearer and a conversation starter for those who see it and is the perfect accompaniment to any series on prayer in your youth group.
I Am is a four-week curriculum that will help you lead your students through four phases of understanding identity and remind them “I am who God says I am.” This is best used for junior high school weekly programming or small groups, and could also be used in a girls high school small group setting.
I Am curriculum, brought to you by Believe, comes with four lessons over understanding identity and “The Hendersons” video.
Contact is a five-week curriculum on prayer that puts a modern twist on helping students learn how to pray. Using a centuries-old model called Lectio Divina, students will have the opportunity to read through scripture, meditate on scripture, pray through scripture and, finally, contemplate the scripture by physically doing a small activity that ties into the topic.
Provided in this curriculum are five lessons on prayer for your junior high or high school student. Each lesson contains two-three different activities and could be practiced in your weekly programming, small groups, or in different stations during a night of prayer. Also, included is a series of short “bumper” videos called “Howie Pray.” Each one gives a different tip on prayer. This is all brought to you by Believe.
With is a four-week curriculum (with bonus fifth-week option) that was made by Believe to help your students understand that they were created to be in relationship with God and with others.
With includes four lessons, three "Institute For Loneliness" videos, a worksheet, and other graphics to make it your own. The optional fifth week is a celebration lesson to cap off this series. This lesson includes game graphics and a short video called Katie Edwards video. This could be used in your weekly programming or in small groups with your junior high or high school students.
Summer is a game-changer. It always has been. And after the past year, it would be hard to underestimate the significance of Summer ’21 for you, your students, your ministry. So what are your plans? How are you planning to connect with your students and walk alongside them as they seek to follow Jesus? How are you planning to introduce more students who have never heard? While there is still some uncertainty around the state of the world, one thing that is certain is that you can still have an awesome event for your students this summer even if you’re still restricted by the pandemic. MIX/AT is a 4-session experience that will walk your students through four stories of Jesus in the book of John, and show them that Jesus is truly For All, Forever. This experience will show them a Jesus who is for them and challenge them to live the life of a Kingdom worker.
Digital Basic Package includes:
4 dynamic sessions that will walk your students through stories of Jesus in the book of John and show them that He is truly For All, Forever
4 small group experiences to help your students dive deeper into the topic of the day, facilitated by our CIY Convos app
CIY’s 2021 short film, Nozomi (filmed in collaboration with this year’s offering partner, Mustard Seed church planters in Japan)
This four-week curriculum will help your students understand what it meant for David to be a "man after God's own heart" and how God is asking them to be young men and women who also chase after the things that God wants.
After includes four lessons with four videos on David, a bumper video, and extra slide graphics to customize as needed. This curriculum is best used for junior high students in weekly programming, or a small group setting. This resource is brought to you by Believe.
This hands-on resource is designed to walk your group through the Sermon on the Mount while experiencing it in your own community. You have the option to move through 3 different locations, spending focused time in prayer, and discussing 7 readings from the Sermon on the Mount.
Sermon in the City includes 7 focused times of reading and prayer through the Sermon on the Mount and is written as a script for easy accessibility. This could be used in your weekly programming as you lead your junior or high school students through the readings, but best in a small group setting used by multiple youth leaders!
Open is a four-week curriculum (with bonus fifth-week option) that was created by Believe to help students understand what it means to be generous, and how generosity should be a natural response to God’s gifts in our lives.
It includes four lessons with graphics, a countdown bumper video, and customizable slides to make it your own. The optional fifth week is a bonus celebration! This lesson includes the Open film, game graphics, and lesson graphics. Open curriculum could be used in your weekly programming or in small groups with your junior high or high school students.
In, Up & Out is a four-part lesson series on prayer, Shane Wood breaks down the Lord's Prayer verse-by-verse and challenges students to become people of prayer. He helps them understand that they are not just called to pray for certain things in certain moments, but to pray without ceasing for the Father's Kingdom to prevail.
In, Up & Out includes:
Four videos centered on the Lord’s Prayer
Four sets of discussion questions to follow up each video
Prayer focus to follow up each video
Expert Series - 4 Weeks on Colossians with Nate Bush
In this five-part small group experience, this series covers the story of one of the greatest heroes of the Old Testament. We will highlight Moses fleeing from Egypt, returning to save his people and leading the Israelites through the Wilderness.
Exodus comes with five lessons equipped with scripture topics, teaching videos, and discussion questions.
Batteries tells the story of Brandon as he navigates a normal Wednesday with his crush and his best friend. He learns a valuable lesson about it means to be a Christian who lives with integrity. This three week series uses Brandon's story to open up a discussion about the book of 1 John.
Batteries is specifically designed for junior high students, and comes with three lessons equipped with videos and discussion questions.