Entries by youthworkhacks

Surviving Summer Camp!

Summer camps are the cornerstone… or millstone of the youth ministry calendar. Great memories mixed with funny smells, odd conversations, and goo that won’t wash out your hair. They’re also a minefield of safeguarding pushing, consent trying, first-aid exasperating young people who you get to know a little more than you perhaps wanted to! As […]

The difference between ‘millennials’ and ‘GenZ’. Part 2 by Jonny Price

Jonny returns to his discussion of the differences between ‘millennials’ and today’s young people (‘GenZ’) here in part 2; focusing on the differences needed in approach. If you missed part 1, you can check it out here.   Recently I wrote about 5 Differences between today’s young people and Millennials. In this blog I want […]

When ‘NOT’ to love young people.

Let’s start with the elephant in the room. Of course, you should love all young people unconditionally as Jesus taught us(!!!); however, that is assuming we all mean the same thing by the word ‘love’. Love is unconditional, but that doesn’t make it inexcusable. Love is tolerant, but that doesn’t make it unaccountable. Love is […]

5 Differences between today’s young people and Millennials… with Jonny Price

This week, Jonny Price, Youth and Children’s Ministry Leader in York, returns to give us some insight into his research into ‘GenZ’, and how young people today are actually quite different to ‘Millennials’ – just like him!   Millenials are everywhere, saving the world or destroying industry depending in your point of view. But the […]

13 Rules-of-thumb For Giving Better Talks

Here are a few golden rules of thumb for public speaking. These have nothing to do with content or spirituality, but they should help all of us speak more clearly and accessibly. Better speaking means clearer delivery, and clearly delivery means that more people will get it. Winner! 1. Don’t commentate on your talk as […]