Leadership

On these pages you get to invest in yourself and your leadership, find quality resources to help you develop the leaders  around you and also find some useful advice on how a church goes about employing a youth minister.

 

 

Training

Training and continued learning are essential traits of all good leaders. We must never stop growing. Whether you are looking at gaining a youthwork qualification, a short course on a particular area of interest or are looking to take your youth leadership team away to a one day training event, you should find all the …

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Books

There are so many good books available to help the leader think about every aspect of youth ministry. Whether it is practical, hands-on advice you need or something to help you reflect on the theology and praxis of youth ministry, a book has been written about it! The links and recommendations on this page should …

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Magazines & Journals

It is good practice to stay informed and read stories of others’ experiences of youth ministry and there are some good publications to help out. Children & Young People Now is a useful weekly journal which keeps the reader informed on latest legislation, statutory regulations and social trends Youthwork Magazine has ideas and resources and guidance …

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Audio & Video

The busy youth minister might not have time to spend reading lots of books or articles. Podcasts are a great way of staying inspired, refreshed and relevant whilst on the go. Download podcasts to your mp3 player and listen as you walk, drive or commute.   Word Live podcast offers daily Bible readings and reflections, …

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Personal Growth

The most precious resources a church has are its leaders. For the leader to be the most effective, they need to be close to God and spend time investing in their own development This page will provide you with links to grow your own faith as well as make the most of the gifts that God …

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Developing Others

Do you feel like all the responsibility for investing in young people is down to you? As a leader, we need to be investing in other potential leaders, drawing them out, equipping them and releasing them so that we can be increasingly fruitful. This page gives you a variety of ideas for how to invest in …

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Employing A Youth Worker

More and more churches are seeking to employ a youth worker, and yet youth workers don’t tend to stay in one post for very long. This page aims to help churches find the right person for their vacancy and to give some advice on how to make the position as fulfilling as possible for the …

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