Director of the Archbishop of York Trust, Robin Rolls, contrasts the portrayal of young people in the media with that of the Bible, and challenges us to re-think how we speak and think about our youth; they are the solution, not the problem.
Local Link Up
So often we can limit our ministry by confining ourselves to the Christian bubble. Andy Burns, Director of East to West, draws on his experience of networking and partnering with local leaders and organisations to outline how best to build community through common unity.
The gaming phenomena
Time-wasting, violent and harmful, or key to young people’s appetite for achievement? Jason Gardner dives into the world of gaming and asks the crucial question: can computer games save the world?
ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #1
What are we called to? A session plan based on the Apostolic community in Acts, by John Allan.
ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #2
Missional communities: a session plan based on the Apostolic community in Acts, by Philip Eley.
ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #3
Healing on the streets: a session plan based on the Apostolic community in Acts, by Claire Farley.
ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #4
Resources into Action: Prayer on the streets: putting Acts into Action, by Jo Derry.
Movie-based discussion resource by Tom Wade.
Christmassy discussion starter by Martin Saunders.
Music-based discussion resource by Becky Coster.
A visual discussion prompt by illustrator Jason Ramasami.
READY-TO-USE GAMES AND ICEBREAKERS
Jimmy Young provides ‘bamboozling’ games, to keep your young people on their toes…
READY-TO-USE SAINTS AND MARTYRS
Resource for youth workers using the lectionary.
Two pages of schools work resources complied by schoolswork.co.uk.