Make it Real – Geared toward middle school girls. Christian music’s pop foursome, Point of Grace, brings insight, wit, and wisdom to the issues that mean the most to your teen girls—words, worth, relationships, and me. Their funky conversational workbook features Bible studies, prayer tips, devotionals, space for personal thoughts, and interviews with Shelley, Heather, Denise, and Leigh—revealing who they really are!
Becoming a Young Woman of God: An 8-Week Curriculum for Middle School Girls – When it comes to clothes, makeup, and boyfriends, it’s easy for tween girls to be influenced by the latest pop-culture trends. This 8-week curriculum helps them discover who they really are—women of God. Games, projects, music, videos, and more guide them to develop self-respect, godly goals and boundaries, a healthy body image, and more.
Lies Young Women Believe by Nancy DeMoss and Dannah Gresh: (recommended for 8th grade and up) As women our tendency is to be deceived…and there are a ton of lies that bombard us every single day! This book walks you through the process of exchanging these damaging lies for the freedom that comes through the Truth! We can overcome these lies with truth from God’s Word!
Courageous Faith by Ed Hindson: (recommended for high school guys) Based on the lives of heroes of the Old Testament, we are encouraged to overcome barriers and conquer fears by believing God and His promises in our lives. You will look deeper into the lives of men like Abraham, Joshua, Boaz, David, Nehemiah and many more.
The Prodigal God – by Timothy Keller: (recommended for high schoolers) This book is a great study for groups that are made up of students who are diverse in their journeys with God. Jesus tells a story of a father with TWO sons, one who runs far from his father and the other who harbors bitterness when his brother returns. The father loves both of his sons prodigally, or recklessly extravagantly. We see a picture of people who are running far from God, of people who are not living in light of the grace God has offered freely, and of a Father who will extend love and grace extravagantly.
The Seven Checkpoints – The Seven Checkpoints- Seven Principles Every Teenage Needs to Know by Andy Stanley. (Recommended for high schoolers). This study walks through principles that are crucial to a student’s walk with God. From having an Authentic Faith, to developing Healthy Friendships, to living within Moral Boundaries, this study will be a tool for students to continue building a rock-solid foundation in their faith.
More Than a Carpenter – by Josh McDowell: (Recommended for high school students or motivated middle school students) This is a book for a student who is exploring a relationship with Jesus but is skeptical. This is a great resource for students who have friends who are far from God and would like to know more about who Jesus is! Read this book alongside one of the Gospels!
30 Days to Understanding the Bible by Max Anders: (Recommended for students of any age) This great resource introduces you to key Bible characters, places, and events in chronological order so that you can think your way through the entire Word of God. It acquaints readers with the core teachings of the Bible and you only need about 15 minutes per day. This is a great book if your group would like to have a clear understanding and framework of the Bible.