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Reaching Further…

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

The 7 Cs of Effective Godly Discipline

So a few months back I was involved with a training night looking at both the theory and theology behind effective discipline in youth groups. I will be slowly bobbing my notes up here, starting today with the easiest bit to copy and paste: the 7 Cs of Effective Godly Disciple. This is from the […]

55 Ways To Show Young People That You Love Them

A random collection – many from ‘Your first two years in Youth Ministry’ by Doug Fields. Have fun with them! Notice them Smile a lot Learn their names Seek them out Remember their birthdays Ask them about themselves Look in their eyes when you talk to them Listen to them Play games with them Laugh […]

‘The Awkward Bunch’ – Small Group Dynamics in Youth Work

(Check out the videocast versions here: Part 1. Part 2. Part 3.). So small groups eh? The beating heart of youth ministry and my big passion! I started leading my first ‘koinos’ group at 14 in my parents house which turned out to be the busiest in the church – probably less to do with […]

Young People and the Church

Hi folks. This is a recent talk I gave at Surehope Chuch, Old Colwyn on Young People and the Church. It’s here to address the expectations we have for young people, compared with how God can, does and will use them. As in everything I say – someone else said it better, earlier – in […]

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!