It was great to speak to Luke Whyte on his podcast ‘The Youth Worshop’ about the future of youth work, developing teams, the place of the church, and knowing our Bibles. **Check it out here** **Or listen and subscribe on itunes here**
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A few years back I received a message at 4am from a young person totally freaked out. His youth group and two full-time youth workers tried to cast ‘demons of legalism’ out of him by screaming at him as he lay on the floor for an hour. The young lad had come from a conservative […]
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So here’s an odd post! In the youth ministry world we’re always looking for new, fresh ideas – things straight out of the packet with a long expiration date. However, there is nothing new under the sun, and sometimes the older ways say it best. Here are a few relatively straightforward and massively helpful books […]
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One of the pivotal rules to communicating any type of message clearly is the ability to reduce it down to a single motif. I should come away from your sales pitch, event flyer, email, Sunday sermon, or training seminar able to distill it into a simple sentence and then recognisably say it back to you. […]
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On this International Women’s Day I’d like to pay respect, honour and gratitude to female youth workers.Lingering over from Western Christendom is a patriarchal and masculine church. This interprets theology and practice with a bent that need correcting. In many churches, we are quite happy for a woman to be a youth and children’s pastor, […]
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