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
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
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.
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
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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