Youth

Bible board games are not only great for bringing people together, they have the added benefit of introducing elements of biblical teaching or simply opening conversations about spiritual matters. Here are some Christian board games that caught our attention.
Our favorite youth group games that are not only fun to play, but also deal with various issues our young people are facing. These Bible games for youths can help you better engage your audience, making your lessons more meaningful, more memorable and more actionable.
Help your youths become more familiar with how the 66 books of the Bible are organized! Whether you are looking for a quiet small group game, or one that gets your youths moving and posting their findings on Instagram, you will find something you like here! All the games below are easy to prepare and many come with beautiful free printables.
Volunteers open boxes containing bizarre items and choose to either describe it truthfully or lie about what’s in the box. The audience votes on whether he’s telling the truth or not. Use this adaptation of a popular talk show game to teach about doubting faith.
Players exercise their creativity by crafting stories based on random emojis they are assigned. Use this game to teach about dealing with pain and sadness.
Players toss or roll ping-pong balls into a marked circle. The team with 2 ping-pong balls closest together wins. Use this game to introduce a lesson on singleness, dating and marriage.
In this game, players race to collect balloons with as many “Likes” as possible. Use this game to teach about self-worth and to address the issue of social media “Likes” addiction.
Volunteers must overcome their fear and stick their hands inside a carton box to identify the mystery item it contains. Use this game to teach about fear, worry and anxiety.
In this intentionally unfair relay, teams are given uncooked pasta of differing thicknesses to complete the same task. They must move empty soda cans, held by pasta in players' mouths, from one end of the room to another. Use this game to teach about injustice.
Play an advanced version of Simon Says, where pairs of players have to hold a balloon between their backs. Use this game to teach about submitting to authority.
Blindfolded players try to ignore noisy distractions to stay focused on their teammates’ instructions to retrieve crushed papers balls. Use this game to teach about silence and solitude.
Keep as many balloons in the air for as long as possible and learn about Jesus’ perspective on busyness.