First Third from Luther Seminary: Cultivating Faith in the First Third of Life
First Third is a web resource based on a national congregational study entitled "Exemplary Youth Ministry (EYM)", completed in 2003, which explores the question, "what are the marks of effective congregational ministries that establish faith as a vital factor in the lives of young people?"
twenty free and downloadable “application tools” ; blogposts; video resources
clergy and lay leaders
- Equip your congregation's ministry leaders to foster exemplary youth ministry.
- Better train yourself and ministry leaders after completing the EYM study which includes a discussion and ministry-assessment guide.