I’ve written about this in the past, but I still can’t believe they can do this for FREE.

It’s true! So, what is “this” that I’m referencing?

The Life Book Movement (funded by Gideons’ International) will give your youth ministry 500–1,500 Life Books totally FREE… no strings attached.


Besides FREE, here’s some reasons I love this:

1. The Life Book is God’s Word
It’s nicely designed and contains a short recap of the Old Testament, the entire Gospel of John, scriptural answers to issues teens face, and an easy-to-understand message on what it means to trust Jesus. You can view this online at: thelifebook.com/read

2. It gives your students a really cool gift to give their friends.
Your students simply become gift-givers. Anyone can give this as a gift… from the shy to the outgoing.

3. It’s a simple tool that begins a faith conversation.
If those who receive The Life Book have questions, there’s now a friendly face connected to the gift. We found these as a simple way to invite their friends to church/youth group.

For 2+ years, I keep waiting for there to be “a catch”… nope! Actually, there is a catch—they want you to give away the amount you receive (that’s fair that they don’t want them wasted).

Did I mention that they’re FREE? They are! That’s why I love pointing youth workers to this site. In less than 3 years, over 6 million Life Books have been handed out by students to their classmates.

Question: How have you used this in your ministry? I’m fascinated and want to learn more. Share your stories here.

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