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


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Reaching Further…

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

Love as Revelation of God – Valentines Day Talk

I was asked to give a talk around the ‘valentines day’ theme for a small baptist church in North Wales. Here’s the recording:     Valentines Day Talk

A Quick Guide to Teenagers… for Churches

Here beginneth the rant… Teenagers are not: Less than fully human, undeveloped proper people or an under race of ‘not-quite-adults’ The Church of tomorrow or the future of your denomination Unable to handle more than bell pulling or collection taking Too irresponsible and immature to sit on councils and boards A convenient scapegoat for all […]

The Youth Church Experiment: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Youth Church can be driven by cheese, polished with hero-worship, beached on consumerism, flooded with inappropriate age groups or simply swallowed – Jonah style – by so many One Direction puns that the best thing to do is vomit it up on some desert shore in the vain hope of finding some real mission to […]

Slow Club, Mark Yaconelli

Mark is the son of my youth work hero, Mike Yaconelli, and in many ways he is just as epic. His passion is to bring interested adults into the lives of young people who know how to ‘be’ with God, ‘be’ with themselves and ‘be’ with teenagers. This wee clip shares with us some encouragement […]

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!