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5 ways to give the support every young person needs

The statistics on youth ministry are out and they are sober reading. It can lead us to thinking that the future has no hope, that it is inevitable that a ...
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Mentoring is the key to longevity in youth ministry

Mentoring is basically the regular commitment to meet with someone who understands what you do, and helps you to reflect well on your circumstances, opportunities and feelings. I believe mentoring ...
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Is there a link between social media and mental health issues?

Over the last six or so years, I have noticed that the number of teenagers who are wrestling with mental health issues has significantly increased. Along with this is the ...
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3 ways to stop young people leaving church

I get asked two questions a lot. Firstly, how can we attract more young people to church and, secondly, how can we help young people to stay within the church ...
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How to stop boys leaving your church

Recently we had a meeting of our Children’s work hub, a place where all those involved in Children’s Ministry locally can get together and share ideas, resources and seek advice ...
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When Grace Showed Up – a book to kickstart your heart

Recently, the book ‘When Grace Showed Up’ by Tich & Joan Smith turned up in our home. It was lent to my wife by a friend of hers. I had ...
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