This month we lament the rise in knife crime and consider the highs and lows of rural ministry. Meanwhile, 13-year-old Noah Brierley shares his experiences of school.
To honour World Mental Health Day, we highlight some of the mental health issues children and young people face, as well as us adults.
The summer holidays are upon us! Ruth Jackson is joined by former Blue Peter presenter and mum of two Helen Skelton to talk about how to keep children entertained this summer.
Soul Survivor will be stopping their summer festivals after 2019. To help us process this massive news, we spoke to Youthscape’s Martin Saunders.
When does adolescence stop and what impact does this have on our children? How can we make our youth groups places of inclusion for young people of all socio economic backgrounds? Editor Ruth Jackson is joined by youth workers Beth Resch and Josh Felstead.
How do we balance engaging with culture, while being countercultural? What’s the best way to handle badly behaved kids in church? What does all-age worship look like? Ruth and Emily are joined by Sam Donoghue from the Diocese of London to think about some of the big issues in youth and children’s work.
How can we encourage the girls in our children's and youth groups? Plus what relevance does the reformation have for teenagers today? We discuss some of these important questions with Ellie Hughes from charity The Riverbank Trust
How do we parent in a digital age? Are marketing techniques getting in the way of our ministry? What is it like being a Christian in school? Editor Ruth Jackson, deputy editor Emily Mitchell and designer Matt Withers discuss all this and more.
How do young people maintain their faith when everyone around them seems to be going in a different direction? We are joined this month by an actual young person! 15-year-old Flo shares her experiences and tips about how we can help support Christian children and young people.
How do we ensure that there is diversity in our children’s and youth groups? Guvna B joins us to discuss how we can better reflect and reach out to ethnic minorities, as well as how we can engage children and young people in politics.