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    9-10 weeks / 13 sessions
    Re-imagined, re-written and re-designed

    The brand new Alpha Youth Series has been reimagined for today's youth culture. Since the launch of the Alpha Youth Film Series in 2013, it has been used to run Alpha for 13-18 year olds in 49 countries, in 19 languages — giving young people all around the world the chance to explore faith through Alpha. Filmed in Vancouver, London, Paris, Rome, Israel and many other incredible locations.


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    What's new?
    Updated Content

    After getting feedback from youth leaders around the world, we put in countless hours into creating stronger, refined content. These changes will help communicate ideas and content more effectively.

    More Adventure

    The new series was filmed all around the world, in Vancouver, London, Rome, Paris, Israel, and many other incredible locations. It features interviews, testimonies and insight from people all around the world.

    Higher Quality

    With an increase in production quality, scope, and budget, the new series has a brand new look. More dynamic visuals and motion graphics bring the series to life, so that students will be proud to invite their friends.

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    The new series is now available in English with more translations on the way in 2018.

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    The Hosts

    Jason Ballard

    Jason is back as one of the hosts for the new series! Jason is the Executive Producer for the series and leads the Alpha Youth Series team. He is also a pastor at his home church, Christian Life Assembly. He lives in Langley, British Columbia with his wife Rachael and his three kids.

    Find him on Instagram and Twitter at @jasonaballard.

    Ben Woodman

    Ben's back as one of the hosts in the new series! Ben is the International Youth Coordinator at Alpha. He and his wife, Melissa, live in Vancouver, British Columbia where he worked as a youth pastor for 10 years before joining the team at Alpha.

    Find him on Instagram and Twitter @benwoodman.

    New Co-hosts

    In the new series Jason and Ben will be joined by new co-hosts: Jassie, Landry & Peter!

    Jassie organized Alpha at her school and now helps other students run it in their schools.

    Landry is the Pastor of Youth and Young Adults at Cariboo Road Christian Fellowship in Burnaby, BC.

    Peter is a full time Youth Pastor at Christian Life Assembly, in beautiful Langley, BC.


    The new Alpha Youth Series includes 13 episodes, each around 20-25 minutes long, and generally runs for 9-10 weeks. Similar to the first series, each episode will include discussion breaks for conversation, and personal testimonies related to the theme of every episode.

    Each episode features a different question about life and faith. Here’s the run-down:

    • Episode 1 – Life: Is This It?
    • Episode 2 – Jesus: Who is He?
    • Episode 3 – Cross: Why Did Jesus Die?
    • Episode 4 – Faith: How Can I Have Faith?
    • Episode 5 – Prayer: Why and How Do I Pray?
    • Episode 6 – Bible: Why and How Do I Read the Bible?
    • Episode 7 – Spirit: Who is the Holy Spirit and What Does He Do?
    • Episode 8 – Fill: How Can I Be Filled With the Holy Spirit?
    • Episode 9 – New Life: How Can I Make The Most Of The Rest Of My Life?
    • Episode 10 – Evil: How Can I Resist Evil?
    • Episode 11 – Telling Others: Why and How Should I Tell Others?
    • Episode 12 – Healing: Does God Heal Today?
    • Episode 13 – Church: What About The Church?

    Additional Resources

    Along with the episodes are additional tools, guides and promotional material to help you run the best Alpha possible!

    • All episodes via download
    • Discussion Guide
    • Team Training Videos
    • Promotional Material, Handouts and Student Resources
    Additional Resources