Blog

A collection of interviews, ideas, theories, notes, and resources written by youth workers, for youth workers.

Podcast

Brand new podcast coming soon with youth workers from around the globe – watch this space!

Training

Training available every month live online, in person in North Wales, and delivered by request around the UK.

Reaching Further…

…to see every Youth Worker equipped and every Young Person in Heaven.

How To Be The Ideal Youth Worker

What makes an ideal youth worker ideal? What ingredients do you need to add to the mix? What specific traits and skills should we be developing to fill holes in our youth worker template? This was a brilliant question posed to me in a training session this morning. I’m going to attempt to summarise my […]

Opening Up The Bible: Tips n’ Tricks

Opening Up The Bible: Tips n’ Tricks Part 1. This is based off a bible reading tool I was taught at Bible College. It is not a definitive way of reading the Bible – duh – but an easy way to get physical with understanding the text. This is a relativity easy passage to do […]

A Youthworker and a Bible Walk Into A Bar…

Culture and the Bible. These are the two indisputable pillars of effective youthwork. If you don’t get the former you can’t communicate the latter, if you can’t apply the latter you will make no difference to the former. “There are two fundamental necessities in Christian Communication. One is that we take the world we live […]

Dear Youth Leader: Stop Trying To Be Hot!

I understand that most of the people who you hang out with on any given day are young people. I understand that it’s important to be relevant and accessible. But please be an adult and don’t take your fashion cues from youth culture. Far be it from me to be the fashion police (I look […]

Digging Deeper…

…to develop every youth worker as a lover of God, and a student of His Word.

Specialist Training Packages

Youthwork MOT

An annual checkup for your Youth Work programs

Get in touch for a one day strategic and objective checkup with an outside expert. This is a no pressure game-changer of a day, paced with specifically targeted brainstorm sessions, spiritual health monitoring and personal support. Absolute must for both emerging and established ministries.

Youth Work First Aid

A tailored session to help you get to the root of an obstacle – and get through it!

Plateaued growth? Hemorrhaging leaders? Can’t get Young People to engage with Jesus? No younger ages coming up into the group? Let’s have a look together at your strategy, people, context and resources and get to the bottom of the issue – and move through it. Get in touch for a friendly chat about how we can help you move forward as a ministry.

New Youth Worker Package

Everything you need from Job Descriptions, HR Policies, Pension Advice, Contracts, Interview Help and 1st Year Coaching.

Hiring a new Youth Leader can be daunting – especially when you consider the balance of legal and spiritual needs. Allow us to help you by crafting you a bespoke package which will be legally up to date and spiritually aware. We can also come down and help with the interview process!

Personal Coaching

Helping youth leaders and teams one-to-one through Skype.

We offer one off sessions to help resolve conflicts and give advice; packages to help new Youth Workers through their first year; and regular sessions to give experienced practitioners another set of eyes and ears to bounce ideas off. Coaching is fundamental to health – which is fundamental to success!