Ruth and Emily chat through the role of grandparents, empowering children with additional needs and supporting gay teenagers.
We are recording from the Youth for Christ Conference with Tim Gough. Tim is a youth worker in Llandudno, author of Rebooted: Reclaiming youth ministry for the long haul, a biblical framework and a font of knowledge. We talk tough questions, evangelism and reading the entire Bible three times a year!
It's Christmas, so the YCW team get their festive on! Designer John Lloyd joins in to talk Santa, creche corners and creepy dolls.
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