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.

8 easy tips for small group dynamics

8 easy tips for small group dynamics Part 3 of a 3 part podcast on ‘Small Group Dynamics.’   You can find part 1 here: http://wp.me/p4r1vu-Dy & Part 2 here: http://wp.me/p4r1vu-DH You can find a transcript and sources on my blog here: http://www.timgough.co/the-awkward-bunch-small-group-dynamics-in-youth-work/

My Youth Work Survival Kit!

 Ever had to do a last minute session on the fly? Me too – and it can be a real knock to your youth work ego and savvy when you’re fumbling around trying to make a point from a can of tinned carrots and run a game using your own rolled up sock! Therefore I keep in my […]

Responding to tricky characters in your youth group (Small Group Dynamics part 2)

Responding to those tricky characters in your youth cell group. Part 2 of a 3 part podcast on ‘Small Group Dynamics.’   You can find part 1 here: http://wp.me/p4r1vu-Dy & Part 3 here: http://wp.me/p4r1vu-DH You can find a transcript and sources on my blog here: http://www.timgough.co/the-awkward-bunch-small-group-dynamics-in-youth-work/

Youth Bible Study Techniques

There are Bible studies and there are ‘Bible studies’, the former are awesome – and the latter, perhaps not so much. It looks to me pursuing the shelves of my local Christian bookstores, that the vast majority of youth Bible study resources on the market today are the prefabricated and pre-answered formulaic type. You don’t necessarily study any Bible! Instead […]

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!