2014 // 3
Has the key role of the Church been replaced by music, books, film and TV? Youthwork’s cultural whizz Jamie Cutteridge investigates.
HONEY, I SHRUNK THE YOUTH WORKER
What if we made our principal youth ministry aim depth and intentionality with the young people we already have, as opposed to growth? Urban Saints’ Matt Summerfield encourages us to think small in our youth work.
HOW A RESIDENTIAL CHANGED MY LIFE
It’s just going away for a weekend, right? Wrong. Youthwork hears from five young people who experienced so much more on a trip away than they could have expected or imagined.
THE DREAM TEAM
We’ve all been there…met by a sea of blank faces after our visionary and desperate pleas for help with the youth group. Youth Ministry Management’s Joel Preston shares some top tips for recruiting volunteers.
Adaptable Meeting Guide #1
Part 1: A History of violence.
Adaptable Meeting Guide #2
Part 2: We are family.
Adaptable Meeting Guide #3
Part 3: Passionate about prayer.
Adaptable Meeting Guide #4
Part 4: Blackout in North Korea.
Movie-based discussion resource by Tom Wade. This month, Elysium.
A music-based resource from Becky May. This month, One Direction.
Worship ideas and guidance from Sam and Sara Hargreaves.
READY-TO-USE GAMES AND ICEBREAKERS
Toothpick games, by Jimmy Young.
An assembly on Pancake Day by Claire Farley.