At a national level, the department is committed to providing quality
materials for leaders and teens. A discipleship series emphasizing the
work of the Holy Spirit, Road Trip, premiered recently.
Youth Alive campus ministries materials have been revamped, and students
can now obtain packets that include an outline of how to become missionaries
to their high schools or junior high schools. In the last seven months,
more than 10,000 Campus Missionaries have been commissioned around America.
But there is more work to be done. "If all of the 330,000 A/G
students saw themselves as missionaries to their schools and began multiplying
themselves through witnessing, its unlimited what we could do
to turn back the wave that seems to be coming against our schools,"
To increase prayer support for students, the department encourages
adults to become Prayer Zone Partners. So far, 50,000 adults have committed
to pray for administration, teachers and students as they drive through
Involvement in ongoing ministries such as Bible Quiz continues. Bible
Quiz is considered one of the greatest discipleship resources the Assemblies
of God has. It gets young people directly into the Word of God and committed
Fine Arts Festival, an opportunity for young people to explore their
ministry abilities, continues to expand. In 2000, 40,000 students participated
Ambassadors in Mission and Speed the Light bring a global emphasis
to youth, broadening their vision to encompass the world. In the past
10 years, more than 20,000 teens have gone on short-term missions trips,
and more than 300,000 people have come to know Christ. In 2000, students
gave $12.6 million to Speed the Light.
Youth Ministries is making available new drama and human video resources
and the second in a series of worship CDs.
The mission continues to be winning, building and sending young people
into the world, and equipping leaders to do the same.