Youth Disciple Online

In August 2012, will be the host site for Youth Disciple Online which is a joint ministry of the Institute for Discipleship (IFD) and the Center for Youth Ministry Excellence (CYMX). It will be provided for $35 per youth and is designed to help high school students learn and love the scriptures. This interactive small group experience is a great way to walk through the Bible over the course of a school year together.


Click here to jump to list of available YDO groups.


Click here to read an article about Youth Disciple Online.



Are you a Youth Worker? How do you prepare?

Get Youth -- Start thinking about high school students who want to grow in their faith.


Get Flexible -- This 32-week small group study of the Bible doesn’t need a scheduled time or place. Spread the weeks out over the year as needed. The first groups will begin in August 2012, but after that groups may begin during any month of the year. Your group will have access to the online materials for one year from the date your YDO group begins.


Get Convenient -- No manual to buy or papers to handle. Everything for daily reading and discussion is all easy to find in your own password protected group. The course site is built to lead your group through the weeks. All you have to do is facilitate the group.


Get Connected -- Youth may participate from anywhere; your church, community, around the country or the world. Groups may be limited to inside the church or youth group membership, within a conference, within a state, etc.


Get Global -- Your youth may choose to interact with other youth around the world through a variety of YDO social networking sites.


Get Trained -- Online YDO facilitator trainings classes will be available in February 2012. The cost for the training and online manual will be $50; but facilitators do not pay the $35 fee (for the online manual) when they facilitate future groups. Click here for more information or to enroll.

Get Excited -- Sign up now to be in the network so you'll receive updates about YDO as they become available.



Are you a YOUTH who would like to participate? What can you do?


Get Talking -- Talk to your Youth Group Leader or the Christian Educator at your church and make sure they know YDO is coming. Invite other youth you know from anywhere to join you in this online Youth Disciple Bible Study opportunity. Help spread the word.


Get Connected -- By summer of 2012, you will be able to enroll in a group with your youth group or with youth from anywhere. More details will be available so bookmark this page or Sign up now to be in the network so you'll receive updates about YDO as they become available.


Anyone with further questions may email Lisa at