Turning Teenagers Into Leaders.

What is the Youth Academy Affiliate Program?

Our desire is to equip churches, denominations, networks and schools. We offer the catalytic resources and support required to raise up a generation of young people who are passionate about Evangelism, Discipleship and Bible Study.

The academy program offers young people the opportunity to learn how to use their voice and influence to advance the Kingdom of God the way Jesus did it, empowering those who are leaning forward through training in missional living.

How it works

  • We offer coaching, resources and promotional material for your youth academy events.
  • The resources are designed to be experienced within the local church.
  • There is a 3 step process of Participation, Co-Leadership and Leadership with certificates awarded by the Pais Institute.
  • There are occasional larger rallies where YA members meet with other like-minded teenagers.
  • T-shirts and merchandise are used to help YA members feel part of the Movement.


There are many great benefits young people receive being trained by the Youth Academy.


  • Reinforced commitment to local church.
  • Growth in Evangelism, Discipleship and Bible Study.
  • Godly character development.
  • Servant leadership skills.
  • Stronger faith.
  • Increased vision for Kingdom work.


  • Greater altruism and self-leadership.
  • Increased communication skills.
  • Intentional character development.
  • Positive goal setting.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Growing confidence.

Academy Training


The academy coaches young people to show and share their faith through our three-part award winning missional project called Because You’re Loved.


The academy also coaches young people through a unique form of discipleship by taking them on practical experiences that lead them to discover Biblical principles.


The academy coaches young people to connect and engage with God through a fresh approach to Bible Study.

What do affiliates receive?

A suite of resources:

  • Digital workshops include a simple video and worksheets to help develop their youth leadership teams.
  • Books, templates & curriculum explaining the programs in Evangelism, Discipleship and Bible study.
  • Online coaching from a Pais Director.
  • Free access to two Pais Training conferences per year.
  • Pais-run Youth Academy Rallies.
  • Graphics to print YA flyers, T-Shirts, merchandise etc.

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