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John Ogutu of Kenya (see below article) recently wrote to Christianyouthgroup.org ...

"The events in Caperston are an interesting read for a young Christian. Not only is it interesting, it is also quite engaging for a young Christian mind seeking answers to questions and participating in the story as well. I am encouraged by the way it relates to the Christian environment in relation to our world. I recommend this to all Christian youth groups as an engaging continuous activity. I have purposed to share this with my youth group and encourage them to participate in writing to Huchfee of Caperston and/or to Alex of New York".


The Trial of Chihaysu

            Caperston at a Crossroads                




Click: The Trial!




"Then can you assist me in understanding the truth? " Pontos asked.



Catch up on the yearlong story and current events at January letters
More than the life of a man is at stake! Read More


After the trial what Chihaysu said shocked us. He said that, after spending time with the Hugapods, he learned something from Erbert and his people. He learned how powerful forgiveness is.

Read the story of treachery and then forgiveness, Read : Forgiveness


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Jesus calls Christian youth to "Go into the world to preach the gospel" and gives the promise,"I am always with you to the end of the age". Please share with us where you live so that the global community of Christian teens and their youth leaders can become more evident. Are you active in a Christian youth group? Do you have Christian youth activities or entertainment ideas to share. Your shared ideas for youth ministry programs will be featured on our activities page.



Free Activity of the Month :Lent and Love

Lent and Love

Ask youth what their understanding of lent is. See if they feel lent is an easy thing to respond to or something that is difficult. Then tell them that Lent tells us many things about love! For more details on this activity, please click: Lent and Love




It's the New Year with new challenges including some difficult times. The saying, "learn to dance in the rain" is a worthwhile self-goal for 2015. It is more than a New Year's Resolution. It is a new way of life! Please share some of your "dancing in the rain experiences" with us and we will publish them on our Activities Page and/or Youth Leaders Page.

Write to: Timferguson@christianyouthgroup.org


Food For Thought

"BE the change you want to see in the world." Mohandas Gandhi

New Year's Reference for 2015

" Laura Cooley of St. Paul's Church, Patchogue, NY writes...

"Your book is a God-send!! You have laid out in an organized and easy-to-read fashion so many wonderful ideas and activity plans that we will never again feel uncomfortable when getting ready for our next Christian Youth Group meeting. I am new to the role of Youth Group leader and your book gives me confidence that we can indeed succeed with God's help".



Read more reviews like the above from Laura by clicking ...


A second review reads ... "The Chest of Visions" is crafted as a totally new concept for involving today's youth in Bible study. Borrowing from the contemporary popularity of Science Fiction and Fantasy fiction novels, comics and movies, the author has devised a correspondence across parallel universes between several teen-aged individuals on two different planets in two different universes.

If read in its entirety, and considered prayerfully, "Chest of Visions" should be acknowledged as a significant step forward in Youth Group Study Guides. Don't miss out on this special engaging story that teaches the gospel! ... Read More

Meditation for the Month: Spirit of the Living God ...

The writer put great emphasis on the first line as it is repeated three times... "Spirit of the living God, fall afresh on me". Read more at http://christianyouthgroup.org/activites.html

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"This website is AWESOME!!! I'm the Youth Director at my church and I also mentor and work with inner city youth in my community! Your site has very good information that can be used for our teens...Thank You!

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" In our adolescent years, when it was most easy to lose ourselves in our own trivial issues, Tim and Linda forced into our reality a consideration of the greater issues of the world."

Davina Durgana, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Read More

Meet John Ogutu

Our youth group is based in Kisumu town in the western part of Kenya. Our community is a fishing town along the shores of Lake Victoria... Our youth enjoy engaging in talent shows where they can showcase their talents. Our talent shows are filled with youth singing, doing comedy, acting in skits, and much more.

John's Testimony and hopes for his youth group *****Something new: "The Book of Acts" Rewritten ...*****

click ... Basketball star shoots 96% to lead team to victory


Just about one year ago the first letters were received from young people in the land of Caperston. Initially they were from a young man named Mattpaul and now his best friend, Huchfee, has been writing... now it is November and Huchfee tells us Herbert is eight foot four inches tall with a nice shooting touch. Still later we read ... "Marcus is sharing with the Mountain youth the story of their jailed leaders and how they remained in jail after the earthquake. The mountain youth are very remorseful over what happened to Dustin and they are now calling him a hero for standing up for his beliefs."




I am wondering if you could provide some guidance for me...

I was recently asked to establish a youth program for a small church in Toronto, Canada. Without having much training in this area, I realize I need some guidance on how to do this. M.D.

For information about starting a youth program, click Starting a Youth Program


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More Activities for Youth Ministry

  • Trust and Prayer: Activity that encourages spoken prayer amidst youth and has been successful on several occasions with different youth programs.

  • The Lifeboat Game: Youth pick who will survive a lifeboat sinking. A time to reflect on making decisions and the value given to life.


  • Two activities from South Africa: The objective of this game is to build co-operation and confidence in the young people, while at the same time they discover their gifts and callings.

  • The Rich Young Ruler: Activity that asks the question how to react to the command of Jesus to give everything that you own to the poor, then follow we are ready to follow Him.

  • Bombs Away: A game that tests our ability to trust.

  • Two Truths and a Lie: Instruct each player to think of three statements about themselves. Two must be true statements, and one must be false.

  • Read more of all above activities at Activities for Youth


  • The Chest of Visions chronicles the intriguing pen-pal relationship between two youth from different universes with charm and personal appeal.

    Click: Reviews of the Chest of Visions

  • Not the Same Old Done-it-before Youth Meetings: "A God-send" for you!

    Laura Cooley of St. Paul's Church, Patchogue, NY writes...

    "Your book is a God-send!! You have laid out in an organized and easy-to-read fashion so many wonderful ideas and activity plans that we will never again feel uncomfortable when getting ready for our next Christian Youth Group meeting. I am new to the role of Youth Group leader and your book gives me confidence that we can indeed succeed with God's help".



    Jo writes regarding Not the Same Old, Done-it-before Youth Meetings ... "I think this book is really good and helpful. I first read the online version of the book because I did not want to pay for it. But after reading a couple of program ideas and having a very very successful youth program I totally HAD to get this book. It is well worth the money."

    Read more reviews like these by Laura and Jo by clicking ...


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    Jesus calls Christian youth to "Go into the world to preach the gospel" and gives the promise,"I am always with you to the end of the age". Please share with us where you live so that the global community of Christian teens and their youth leaders can become more evident. Are you active in a Christian youth group? Do you have Christian youth activities or entertainment ideas to share. Your shared ideas for youth ministry programs will be featured on our activities page. Help make our Christian youth website truly international!Just click on the Guestmap Icon and let us know who you are and if you have ideas to share. We will get back to you..

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