Young Baptist Networks and Resources


CBF offers ministry networks for those who work among young Baptists of all ages. Participating is as simple as joining the Facebook groups for each network, beginning the conversation and sharing resources! Networks meet regularly via Zoom sessions.

CBF Children’s Ministry Network
CBF Youth Ministry Network
CBF College and Young Adult Ministry Network



Reading Guides

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
The uneasy balance of Starr Carter’s life is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend at the hands of a police officer. As the only person alive who knows what really went down that night, what Starr does—or does not—say could upend her community and endanger her life.

Download the free discussion guide for The Hate U Give


Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement.

Download the free discussion guide for Brown Girl Dreaming