Alabama Youth Alive is a multi-faceted strategy to bring Jesus Christ, the message of hope, to our middle school, junior high, and high school campuses. Youth Alive can impact a campus through prayer, empowerment, networking, and outreach. It is a student-led and adult-supported ministry. Youth Alive provides students with the means and support needed to reach their friends and classmates with the gospel.

Alabama Youth Alive Missionaries, Ben & Terra Russell

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Campus Missionary

What is a Campus Missionary? A student who follows Jesus at school.

Student Empowerment: Students reaching students is what youth ministry is all about. Empowering students to become campus missionaries helps enable them to accept personal responsibility to reach the lost of their generation. By making campus missions a priority, students can live out their faith today and develop a deeper ownership of their beliefs that will last later in life.

A Campus Missionary commits to:

* PRAY daily for friends, teachers, school administrators, and others who need Jesus' hope.

* LIVE a real, consistent Christian faith by reading, studying, and memorizing God's Word and spending time in personal worship. * TELL her/his friends about Jesus.

* SERVE in or begin an active campus club.

* GIVE time and finances to promote Jesus' hope globally.


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Campus Clubs

How to Start a Campus Club:

Step 1 - PRAY

Step 2 - CONNECT

Step 3 - EQIP

Click HERE to download the complete instructional pamphlet

Prayer Zone Partners

How can you pray for the students and the schools in your community?

Pray for the campus: Students are in the most strategic position to reach their schools with the message of the gospel. Pray for the salvation and safety of students and staff; pray for effective campus missionaries and clubs; pray that everyone on campus will receive a clear presentation of the gospel.

Pray for the community: Students' lives are influenced by more than just their schools. Pray that God would bless their homes with peace; pray for safety in the places students like to hang out; pray for the businesses that are in position to have a positive influence on students.

Pray for the church: Students who make a decision to follow Christ must be incorporated into a healthy, Bible-believing church. Pray that students will be loved and accepted by your church; pray that the adults in your church will become role models and spiritual mentors; pray for all the ministries in your church that deal with students (Sunday school, Youth ministries, etc.).

More ways to pray:


* Pray for your lunch everyday

* Pray silently for the students sitting around you at the beginning of every class

* Pray as you walk between classes (Prayer Walk)

* Pray for your school during See You at the Pole every September

* Kneel and pray for 30 seconds, every day, in the hallway or in front of your locker


* Develop a school of the week rotating prayer list. List one school a week in church announcements and distribute to prayer groups.

* Pray for the School of the Week at home

* Pray as you drive through a school zone

* Distribute Prayer Zone Partners brochures and stickers to increase awareness in your church

* Schedule a Sunday service to promote prayer for students, schools, and the community through the Prayer Zone Partners program