Uncommon Youth Ministry

Be Extraordinary

Experts in the youth ministry field, Kara Powell and Jim Burns deliver a youth study series that digs deep into God’s Word. These Bible study series will equip you with effective and engaging teachings that will transform the lives of your youth.

Uncommon Junior High Grades 6–8

Uncommon youth ministry is a collection of studies that will lead teens to a firm relationship with Christ through interactive study of God’s Word in every lesson.

Kara Powell

Author Kara Powell, PhD
is the Executive Director of the Fuller Youth Institute and Assistant Professor of Youth and Family Ministry School of Theology. In addition to her roles at Fuller Seminary, Kara currently serves as an advisor to Youth Specialties and volunteers in student ministries at Lake Avenue Church in Pasadena. Kara authored the Uncommon Junior High Small Group Studies. In this video she shares an experience on the topic of The Life of Jesus.

Uncommon Junior High Studies

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Uncommon High School Grades 9–12

Uncommon is adjustable for groups of any size and its flexible format works well in many settings—youth Sunday School, midweek youth group, camps and retreats.


Jim Burns

Author Jim Burns, PhD
is a renowned youth and family expert, an acclaimed author, and the founder of HomeWord, a radio program that reaches more than a million people across the country each day. As author of the High School Small Group Studies, Jim shares his thoughts on the title The Christian Life.

High School Studies

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Uncommon Youth Resources Grades 6–12

Uncommon group resources were designed to provide the youth leader with age-appropriate teachings and tools to get through to teens in a way that makes a lasting difference. You'll find games skits, icebreakers, sermon object talks, worship experiences and much more.

These resources will prove to be valuable—helping to support and build your ministry.

  High School Studies

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