Help players get to know each other with this thought provoking and sometimes hilarious game! Players are presented with a dilemma, and they must guess which option the majority will choose. Use this game to introduce Daniel’s dilemma in choosing between praying to the king (thereby disobeying God) or praying to God (and be thrown into a lions’ den)!
Quiet Youth Group Games
It is always good to include a variety of games for each youth group session. Just as noisy games appeal to some students, others may prefer less rowdy ones.
Instead of exercising their muscles and vocal cords, your youths will be exercising their minds and creativity with these quiet youth group games.
For instance, in Once Upon an Emoji, youths can let their imaginations run wild in a group story-telling game before being introduced to the overarching story of the Bible. And in Mystery Bag, they use their sense of touch to guess an object before thinking of Bible stories or passages associated with it.
Using their sense of touch, players must guess what the mystery bag contains. Next, they must think of Bible stories or passages associated with that object. Kids can play this as a cooperative game, while youths and adults can turn it into a competition! A great game to challenge players to read the Bible regularly!
Place a variety of objects on a table for everyone to look at. Then cover the table with a piece of cloth and quickly remove one item. Players must try to identify the item that has “disappeared”. Use this game to introduce a lesson on the ascension of Jesus.
Wink Murder is a fun and easy guessing game that requires no preparation. Murderers try to kill as many players as possible by winking at them while detectives try to catch the murderers before getting killed. Use this game to teach about false teachers.
While the guesser steps out of the room, the remaining players appoint someone to be “It”. How many yes or no questions will the guesser need to identify who “It” is? Use this guessing game to teach about our identity in Jesus Christ.
This Bible Bingo game is uniquely designed to help players become more familiar with the various books and sections of the Bible. Each Bible Bingo Card is divided into sections that correspond to the sections of the Bible. Download 12 unique Bible Bingo Cards and 66 Bible Bingo Calling Cards here.
Players try to identify the Bible character they have been assigned by asking yes or no questions. Great for all ages and for both small and large groups. This game can also be used to introduce a lesson on our identity in Jesus Christ.
A unique Bible Trivia game where everyone is involved at the same time. As players take turns to answer questions, other players can also score points by correctly guessing whether the answer is right or wrong. Younger players and those less familiar with the Bible can score points and enjoy the game while learning about the Bible. Questions are divided into 5 categories: (1) Easy, (2) People & Places, (3) How Many, (4) Old Testament and (5) New Testament. Download the free Bible Trivia Questions and Bible Trivia Board here.
Players take turns to share three statements about themselves and everyone else tries to guess which two statements are true and which is a lie. This no-prep ice-breaker game is ideal for adults and youths. You can also use this game to teach about false teachings or about honesty.
Play this game anywhere! Players take turns to list items within a chosen category. But the item named must begin with the last letter of the previous item. For example, if the category is food, the players can say “pizza”, followed by “apple pie”, “eggs”, “spaghetti”, and so on.
Do you enjoy guessing games? Our free printable Bible 20 Questions Cards are divided into 5 categories: (1) Old Testament Stories, (2) New Testament Stories, (3) Old Testament Bible Characters, (4) New Testament Bible Characters and (5) Things (great for players less familiar with the Bible).
Interesting game play makes this a really fun card game! Players must try to match Mission Cards with the appropriate Game Cards. With each turn, you have to decide which cards to keep, swap or pass to the next player. Use this game to help players become more familiar with the names and sections of the 66 books of the Bible.
This is an adaptation of the Mexican Train game. Instead of domino pieces, players connect Bible Train Cards to a Bible Train Hub. This game helps players become more familiar with the order of the 66 books of the Bible as well as the sections they fall under.
This memory game with beautifully illustrated Books of the Bible Cards helps players become more familiar with the various books of the Bible. You can also use this game to introduce the different sections of the Bible.
In this memory game, players must match Sections of the Bible Cards with the correct Books of the Bible Card. Use this game to introduce and familiarize players with the various sections of the Bible. Download the beautiful, printable cards here.
A verse is read out and players have to guess which book of the Bible that verse is taken from. Each of the 66 Name the Book Cards contains a carefully selected verse from a different book of the Bible. Use this game to test your players’ knowledge or introduce them to all the books of the Bible.
Race to sink all your opponent’s ships before your own ships get sunk in this guessing game. Played between 2 players or 2 teams, you can use this game in lessons on spiritual warfare or the armor of God.