Auckland made Resources

Take The Lead: Leaders Need To P

Focusing on the heart of leadership, Take the Lead: Leaders Need To P is a training resource to start your teenagers on their Christian leadership journey. The second in the series, this resource is the next step in training older teenagers that have a leadership role.

The course covers four 'P's of leadership:

- Leaders Need to Pray

- Leaders Need to Prepare

- Leaders Need to Persevere

- Leaders Need to Play

If you... >> read more

Connecting with Teenagers Seminar Guide

It's important to realise that teenagers aren't just vital for the church's future, teenagers are vital for the church's present.  We need people of every generation joining together in fellowship and worship, because when that happens we see a fuller expression of the God who is present with every generation.  This resource will encourage, challenge and instruct you in the goal of offering the gift that every teengager wants and needs, whether they know it or not - the gift of connection.... >> read more

Reading your bible? Need some help?

At our recent Girls Retreat we introduced the girls to some 'old but good' methods for reading the bible.  The Swedish method is straightforward with three helpful symbols to help you get into the bible text.  The Kairos method takes it just one step further by asking the reader to summarise the bible passage in a few words before having a God thought, Life thought and Self thought.  You can check them out below and photocopy away (the methods are so ancient they are well past any copyright... >> read more

Take the Lead: Leaders have ‘i’s

This deceptively simple guide is the distilled wisdom of thousands of youth ministry hours. Focusing on the heart of leadership, 'Take the Lead' is a great place to start your teenagers on their 'leadership journey'.

In this training resource we focus on the four 'i's of leadership: "Influence, Integrity, Initiative and Imagination". The Leaders Guide and Participants Workbook contain everything you need to run your own leadership training. Recognizing that teenagers learn best... >> read more

40 day Lent Challenge

Designed for teenagers, our 40 Day Lent Challenge encourages young people to follow in Jesus’ footsteps as they journey toward Easter.  We’ve included challenges for home, school and the weekend. There is a photo challenge every Friday and the Sunday readings are from the lectionary.  We recommend daily reminders by text or Facebook to your teenagers who are on the challenge.

Download here: 40 day lent challenge (1) >> read more

AYM rough guide to bible overview curriculums on DVD

Are you looking for a resource that will cover the overarching story of the bible? Do you want to take your youth on a journey through the Old Testament and into the New Testament?  Confused about the choices available?

Our team member Brad, has done a summary of the four most well known DVD based resources: 'The Story' by Zondervan, 'Echo the Story' by Sparkhouse Media, 'Connect' by Sparkhouse Media and 'Ancestors' by Sparkhouse Media.

Click this link to download the... >> read more

‘Fostering prayer in youth group’

Resourced! is the Anglican Diocese’s hub for youth ministry resources, inspiration and ideas. Sarah West, youth minister at St Chad’s, Meadowbank, submitted a useful approach for youth groups to learn to pray together and for each other – check it out here. >> read more

Engaging Young People in Mission

Engaging young people in mission can be a challenge!

See what Dion Fasi has to say about that in an interview with Sophia Sinclair from nzcms here:

Better than xbox (First printed in New Zealand Church Missionary Society’s Intermission magazine August/September 2012) >> read more

The Anglican

The Anglican is a quarterly magazine which normally features a youth section with articles and pictures about what's going on in the Auckland Anglican youth scene.

Pick up a copy from your church or read the eBook version! >> read more