This helpful resource is designed to provide leaders with an array of tools to engage young people in their study of Scripture, to help them see the relevancy of Scripture to their own lives, and to walk with today’s young people on their faith journey, all using The Catholic Youth Bible®.
Each section of the leader guide points directly to The Catholic Youth Bible, providing a powerful and comprehensive resource for all faith leaders and mentors. With The Catholic Youth Bible in the hands of your youth and this leader guide in yours, you have all the tools you need to develop an encounter with Scripture that transforms hearts and minds.
The guide features six major sections:
- Discover It! provides a basic overview of the latest edition of The Catholic Youth Bible, including detailed illustrations of the features and articles.
- Pray It! includes a deeper exploration of features and components of The Catholic Youth Bible with tips and ideas to engage teens in prayer and reflection, as well as short articles to help them connect and share their faith.
- Study It! focuses on the catechetical and academic resources in The Catholic Youth Bible and provides suggestions that can be utilized for any level of scholarship. Brief considerations of science and the Bible and biblical literacy round out the section.
- Live It! illustrates The Catholic Youth Bible articles that challenge and empower youth to see faith as a way of life and concludes with advice for engaging all youth.
- Explore It! provides sample lesson plans for studying current issues in light of Scripture.
- Find It! offers various indexes to help you locate exactly what you need in The Catholic Youth Bible. This section might even help you identify materials you didn’t know you needed but would be effective in your particular setting.