The norms of society with respect to gender and sexuality have changed in recent decades. It can be confusing to know what to say to those who enter your orbit with a completely different outlook on the... More

How do you react when you discover that the young people you love and pray for are not coming to the group any more? It’s a perennial situation for every... More

With the Oscars making the headlines this week, Joseph Hartropp takes a look at how grasping something of the Marvel universe can give a boost to your... More

As we begin to emerge from this latest lockdown, around the same time as spring is springing into life, youth and children’s workers all around the country are considering, what next? How do we plan for... More

The usual response to these questions is to ensure we keep video game time limited. Games are a helpful way to entertain children between the more important parts of family life, school or church life,... More

The Blobs were created in the 80s by myself and Pip Wilson, who came up with the idea. He was trying to communicate with the very hard-to-reach groups of young people, particularly young men, and wanted... More

We are not meant for isolationThis is clear from the struggles families and individuals are facing right now. We are being forced out of our physical communities and children are being thrown from their... More

A picture says a thousand words. Or so they say. And in our visual culture, this has come to mean more than ever as image based social media, such as Instagram and Snapchat, are more popular than ever.As... More

Billy is 5, and as far as his family can remember he has always been afraid of insects. Recently, however, this fear has increased to the extent that he refuses to play outside and insists on staying inside... More

For the first time gaming addiction is now listed as a mental health condition by the World Health Organization (WHO), which means it will also be treatable on the NHS.I first heard this while watching... More