Teen Devotion Ideas

One of the largest challenges in youth ministry is keeping students growing in their faith. One of the tools we have available to help in this area are daily devotions to help students think through having a daily time focused on prayer and God’s word. Here are some great resources available to help your students.

Online Devotions:

Dare2Share Soul Fuel

A weekly teen devotional that you can use with your students as a small group curriculum, Bible study, Sunday School lesson, or to help them in their personal quiet time. Topically driven, these devotions help your students keep the gospel central in their lives and provide practical ways to bring their faith up with their friends.

Daily Devotion from Josh McDowell

Josh McDowell has been an apologetics voice in youth ministry for over 30 years.

Offline Devotions

The Simple Truth Bible

The Simple Truth Bible features 366 daily devotionals—each one a tasty, bite-size morsel that powerfully reveals what it means to deeply love and trust God, to lead a Jesus-centered life, and to lean on Scripture for guidance and wisdom.

Teenagers will discover how to experience hope in the middle of tough times, how God deeply and passionately loves them, how to build an authentic friendship with Jesus, and how they were created to lead a life of impact in this world and for eternity.

Stripped Clean

This is a unique devotional geared toward those with an “artistic/creative” bent.

My Life, His Mission

Get inspired to look beyond yourself and see a world that desperately needs Christ through this six-week study. You’ll learn about following the call of God and experience firsthand accounts from other teens who have joined God in his worldwide work. Biblical principles on the Great Commission and how God uses ordinary people to carry His message to the lost will motivate you and spiritually prepare you for a mission adventure. Topics include: Hearing God’s call, trusting God, praying for world missions, sharing the faith, being flexible, and taking risks. With amazing stories and Scripture, you’ll be challenged as you work on this study alone or with a group.


What devotions do you recommend to your students? Please Share in the comments area below…

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