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Movie Clips

Films are a significant part of youth culture and so using clips from movies can often grab a young person’s attention or help them understand biblical concepts more easily

These sites will help you find a clip you need on the theme you’re teaching.

Movie clip discussions, a great database of movies and illustrations. There’s also a really useful review section of new movie releases

Wing clips. Movie clips that illustrate and inspire

Movie Ministry. Find sermon illustrations, bible studies, discussion guides & free resources from major movies

Myfishbites.com is a good range of movies and topics including abortion, prayer, belief and teamwork

Break Free Youth Ministry have a selection of movie clip ideas but are only listed by film title, not topic

Movie Bible Study over 100 Bible studies and film talk cards based on major movies.

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Video Clips

Videos for youth – produce a whole range of videos to buy and download, and the occasional freebie as well. Range of videos from mini movies, to worship resources, backgrounds and fun countdowns to launch an event.

Youth Work Resource, not many but some good downloadable video clips to use as meditations or devotions

Simply Youth Ministry has freebie videos include videos to introduce a teaching theme as well as some moving backgrounds for times of worship

Break Free Youth Ministry find loads of videos available to download to help with an illustration or to just make the group laugh!

CPAS help with developing youth leaders section of the website has a number of YouTube video clips which will spice up a youth talk

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Stories and Illustrations

Use these links to build your library of stories and illustrations:

Sermon illustrations have loads of jokes, quotes and facts on a variety of topics

Creative youth ideas is an ever-growing list of teaching illustrations, searchable by topic

Sermon ideas lets you search by topic or by joke, poem, statistic, story or quote

Myfishbites.com find a number of talks which might inspire you as you prepare your own talks. Searchable only by topic not bible passage

YouthWorker.com find a number of illustrations to spice up your talks

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