Reaching today’s youth requires an impactful and truthful presentation of the gospel. This age group is searching for something in life and has more options presented to them than any generation before. Texas Baptists have numerous evangelism, training and discipleship events, seminars and curriculum to effectively reach tomorrow’s leaders.
Bible Study Materials
Free Bible study materials for youth in grades 7-12 are available online at www.baptistwaypress.org. The studies were written by Texas Baptist youth ministers and youth educators, and they emphasize understanding the Bible passage and making appropriate life application. Available in both English and Spanish.
Student Life Materials
Student Life Publishing, Inc. Bible Study Materials offers a six-year plan to give students a big picture of God’s redemptive plan for each of us through Jesus Christ, including maps, timelines, daily devotionals, teaching ideas, applications, and commentary. For prices and other information log on to www.baptistwaypress.org.
Youth Ministry Conclave
The Conclave provides training conferences and worship experiences for adults who oversee and serve in the youth ministry in their churches. Conferences include training in youth Bible study leadership, youth evangelism and youth ministry administration. Conclave is scheduled for October or November each year.
Youth Evangelism Conference
The Youth Evangelim Conference is the largest gathering of Texas Baptists each year. Thousands of teenagers gather to hear the good news of salvation through Jesus Christ, and each year many make decisions to follow Christ. The program includes youth-oriented music and speakers.
Super Summer is a training and learning experience for those in your youth group who have already committed their lives to Christ, who are seeking fresh ways to develop their fullest potential as a Christian leader and are willing to invest a week of their summer learning how.
See You at the Pole
See You at the Pole is a student-initiated, student-organized and student-led event at schools across the state and the nation. It is held each year on the third Wednesday of September. Students meet at their school’s flagpole to pray – for their school, friends, teachers, government and nation.
All-State Music & Missions for Youth
Texas Baptist All-State – Music & Missions provides motivating, inspirational and life-changing experiences and training for high school students from Texas Baptist churches. This ministry is offered to encourage the development of future church music leaders. Contact us.
Acteens is a missions organization for girls age 12–17 or in grades 7–12. In Acteens, girls grow toward becoming all that God created them to be. Designed with the needs and interests of teenage girls in mind, Acteens is an opportunity to grow in understanding God, yourself and others.
Congreso for Hispanic Youth
Congreso, an annual bilingual event, is held during Easter weekend. It includes three plenary sessions, seminars, concerts, recreational activities and more. Its purpose is to inspire, encourage and educate Hispanic youth. Registration is required several months in advance. Contact us.
This weeklong event encourages, teaches and challenges youth in their spiritual walk, their role in the church and their role in the world. Focused on students in junior high and high school, the camp seeks to bring together youth for a time of reflection, growth and fellowship. Contact us or visit www.campamentotx.com for more information.
Camp Fusion is created for students who have completed 6th grade through 12th grade and attend African and Asian immigrant, language-based churches.