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.

Moody Teenagers – The Chemical ‘Romance’!

After reading this article on ‘Moody Teenagers’ I thought I’d blog a few ‘control points’. The gist is this: A £5 million research grant has been given to a bunch of Cambridge research scientists to study the chemical balances and patterns of 14-24 year old’s brains. The aim is to discover what make them overly […]

Aim Lower in Christian Youth Work

Great video by Hope Animation! See more at “Aim Lower in Christian Youth Work”

I’m A Youth Worker… Get Me Out Of Here!

I’m A Youth Worker… Get Me Out Of Here! The average time spent in full time youth ministry in the UK is 18 months. This scary and tragic statistic often conjures shock and disbelief. Many see the life of a youth worker as one great big water fight with moments of jelly & ice cream […]

Open letter to Mike Jeffries, CEO at Abercrombie and Fitch

Mike Jeffries CEO of Abercrombie and Fitch 6301 Fitch Path New Albany Ohio 43054 USA 11th May 2013 Dear Mr Jeffries I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your helpful and up-building words to young men and women in the west. As a youth worker, I spend a lot of time […]

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!