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What does 21st century youth discipleship look like?

We are sixteen years into a new century and yet I still get asked what does youth discipleship look like for the 21st Century? It often comes from leaders and ...
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The key to being more effective and less busy

It’s a common flaw in youth ministry meetings. We are over-stretched and over-committed, in a word busy. The same faithful few, doing too much because we are dedicated to seeing ...
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So you want to employ a youth worker. Really?

Are you a church that is struggling along with its youth work? It’s tough, isn’t it? ‘If only we could have more time, more energy, more volunteers. Then we might ...
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Mind the gap – how to stop losing young people

One of the common challenges for churches is how to ensure that children and young people in our groups transition well into new groups as they get older. Whilst seeming ...
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5 simple truths of time management for youth workers

I was in a mentor meeting recently with a wonderful, young youth worker and we fell upon the common subject of time management. He is creating a lively youth ministry, ...
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The biggest threat to your youth work

I was away over the summer at a youth conference and heard a story that reminded me of what must be the biggest threat to any Christian youth work. It ...
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