Worship is an important part of any Christian youth group session. This is different to any response or prayer time which comes towards the end of the session and focuses on any teaching challenges that there might have been. This is simply…



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In many ways, the most important foundation has been left to last. If we truly want to see our youth groups growing, then we cannot afford to overlook the essential place that the Bible has in our youth group meetings. Whether we…



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I visited a church youth group once where the content was good, there was a good bible study, good discussion, biblical teaching and yet the whole time it just felt, well, awkward. I couldn’t put my finger on what was missing, and…



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Knowing that someone is pleased to see you, that people want you in a group, that people enjoy being with you, are all vital aspects for anyone as they start to belong to any group, whether this is at work, at school…



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I have learnt that the quality of our welcome directly relates to the quality of what follows. If we get the welcome right, people are much more likely to engage with what we do the rest of the meeting. If we get…



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My last post set out five firm foundations for a growing youth group. As promised, I now intend to expand on each foundation and to provide some ideas to show how easy it can be to see growth happen in our groups….



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