Church Resources

Welcome to our Growing Young Resource Library

Here you will find a collection of free downloads to accompany your reading of Growing Young. You’ll discover ways to share the insights, stories, and strategies with your friends, colleagues, and wider congregation. The journey to growing young begins here!
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Start a Conversation:

Growing Young Discussion Guide

We believe in dialogue, and we believe in community. Dialogue with your community with this downloadable guide that will walk you through each chapter.

Take the Assessment:

Growing Young Assessment

How well is your church positioned to reach young people? As it turns out, many leaders aren’t quite sure. When you take our Growing Young Assessment, you’ll answer 60 questions about the culture of your church. Then we’ll provide practical, comprehensive solutions for you to take next steps with your congregation.

Invite your congregation:

Free Sermon Outlines & Slide Templates

Want to bring Growing Young ideas into your worship gatherings? Download our sermon outlines for scripture connections and inspiration for your next series. Grab our ebook of sermon illustrations from our research to show what’s possible. Use our slides to convey the perfect look and feel of Growing Young.

Explain Growing Young:

Download the Core Commitment Wheel

Help others understand the tenets of Growing Young with our one-page printable and graphic.

Pray for your church:

Our 7-day prayer guide

Join the Fuller Youth Institute and authors of Growing Young for a prayer journey. A prayer reflection will be delivered to your email everyday for a week. Let’s seek God together!

To the next level:

Shop our Growing Young collection

Discover our favorite resources as you invite your team, ministry, or entire church into the Growing Young journey. Our curated collection of Growing Young tools and gifts are the perfect next steps to build momentum.

Newest Resource: Growing With

Churches can’t grow young unless they’re full of families who are growing with.

The goal of the Fuller Youth Institute’s Growing Young Families Project was to build upon Growing Young findings by investigating how parents understand and describe their relationship with their children and the church as their teenagers and young adults grow in their faith and participate in churches.

Growing Young Training

Take a deep dive with your church team and discover what growing young looks like in your context.

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Growing Young Media

Tweetable Phrases.

Churches are living a new story. They are being discovered and loved by young people. @fullerFYI
Young people are loving these churches. Find out why. via @fullerFYI
Research has revealed what young people love about their churches. It’s not what you might think. via @fullerFYI
How to become a church young people love: no skinny jeans required. via @fullerFYI
Our nation’s leading churches have revealed their secrets to engaging young people. Discover them: @fullerFYI

Growing Young Book Images

Growing Young Official Images

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Growing Young Tools

We are developing even more amazing tools to help your church reach young people in your community. These opportunities include a robust, comprehensive assessment, one-on-one consulting, and a unique in-person training experience like never before.

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