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Reaching out to children and families in the community

Quite often we put on events at our churches and hope that children and families will come and join us. When we think about the many stories of Jesus, where ...
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Encouraging children to pray

Children seem to have plenty to say to each other, some are still vocal when we want them to listen, yet when it comes to asking children to pray, have ...
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It’s not what you can’t do, it’s what you can!

I visited a local church recently to talk to them about the work of Thrive. After the service, I had several different conversations with individuals over coffee about what we ...
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We need to rethink our youth ministry

The way most churches do youth ministry is no longer working. It is apparent to most of us. We are seeing the numbers of young people in churches decreasing year ...
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How to start a mentoring scheme in your church

Mentoring young people is a great way to disciple in the 21st Century. It doesn’t matter whether you have lots of young people within your church or just one; mentoring ...
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Where are all the leaders?

I am not sure what the definition of crisis is or what a situation has to be like to be described as 'in crisis' but it does seem that, for ...
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