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  • Does youth-speak have you longing for a bilingual dictionary? John Allan shows us how to translate online.

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  • This month, John Allan offers some web resources to help address the issues of teenage Internet Pornography.

  • Facilitating great discussions are one of the primary skills of a youth leader. So how do you fare? John Allan suggests ways to improve....

  • When newsletters, word puzzles, cross words and brain teasers all get too much, visit John Allan’s online solutions, and let your...

  • Bringing the Bible to life for young people is a youth leader’s job… and John Allan believes that the best online Bible Atlas...

  • Food can build bridges with young people, says John Allan, and this month he shows you how the ‘Net can help.

  • Whether it’s how to grill the perfect BBQ steak, capture a brilliant idea, or help your group grapple with the death penalty or...

  • John Allan is a great believer in putting the young to work… in order to ensure your youth work sessions go with a bang....


  • Kids have always appreciated visual stuff. From the blackboard to the magic lantern to the slide projector to the fuzzy-...

  • One day in 2001, ten-year-old Laura Buxton of Staffordshire, the owner of a
    guineapig, a rabbit, and a three-year-old black Labrador,...

  • Ah, Summer. Soon we can shut up shop for the summer, escape to a hammock somewhere they won’t find us, and leave the youth group to their own...

  • Ready for it? No, me neither.

    But don’t panic! You never will feel truly ready for another season of youth work (says he...