Real Resources is a Christ-centered, multi-denominational 501(c)3 nonprofit. Founded upon the belief that teens are a vital part of the Church today, and God has uniquely equipped them to live out His love in the world, Real Resources operates a family of ministries—YouthWorks, e625 and Border Perspective—that draw teens, their families, and church leaders into deeper encounters with God and each other through community service, leadership development, play and worship.

About Real Resources

Equipping Churches for the Mission

Launched in 2012, Real Resources is the name behind some of today’s best-known ministries that have been serving churches for more than 25 years. Home to a family of ministries including YouthWorksE625 and Border Perspective. Real Resources’ core purpose is to serve churches by providing Christ-centered resources and experiences for ministry.  Headquartered in St. Paul, Real Resources is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt Christian faith-based organization.



Life-changing, Christ centered mission trips

YouthWorks has over 20 years of experience leading life-changing, Christ-centered mission trips for youth, churches and families. Each summer, over 20,000 students, adults and families learn from and serve communities across North America. While providing lots of affordable options, YouthWorks maintains high quality experiences that broaden perspectives, ignite passions, expose possibilities and inspire pursuits.


equipping the church to reach the next generation


e625 exists to equip the Hispanic Church in resourcing and empowering leaders and families in the spiritual formation of the next generation. Through an incredible array of events, formal training and online and print publications, e625 provides relevant tools and training so that Spanish-speaking 6-25-year-olds around the world can become mature believers in Christ.

Border Perspective

Service Learning Experiences Along the Southern Border


Border Perspective equips leaders, advocates for biblical justice and mobilizes the church into action. Our service-learning trips are immersive, educational, and will intentionally place you into the lives of immigrant leaders serving families on the U.S. and Mexico border. Our border trips help uncouple a very polarizing topic and focus on the work that God is doing to care for an incredibly marginalized population.

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