Just as we’ve got used to youth and children’s ministry in lockdown, the limitations are bound to change again soon; but what might a slight ease in restrictions mean for youth and children’s ministry?... More

Being a single parent is tough - and we are praying for you here at Youth and Children's Work. Parenting through a pandemic is harder. Here, Rebecca Harrocks... More

As youth and children's workers, many of us will be using the web, video conferencing platforms and social media to reach out to our young people stuck... More

Peaceful protests, mass marches, and portrayals of violence. Petitions, political speeches, and demonstrations. The last two weeks have seen movements advocating for an end to racial inequality on a mass... More

We have been in lockdown for 83 days when my son interrupts our afternoon routines with the suggestion that we take part in a Black Lives Matter protest in Oxford. I am shocked. This is the son who has... More

In some ways, it feels like lockdown has been really fast. While some people have lots of extra time, I feel like I’ve got less time than ever. I am at work – as a funeral pastor, taking funeral services... More

Like nearly all the leaders in our network of churches, I am what’s commonly referred to as a Millennial. I belong to a generation born 1981-1996. We’re typically accused of being self-centred, entitled... More

Welcome to a new beginning, a new era and new opportunities. To quote a famous song "It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day. It’s a new life. For me. And I’m feeling...".And that’s the problem: we aren’t sure... More

When I first heard about the death of George Floyd, I felt sick. I watched on the news as a man lost his life at the hands, or tragically at the knee, of another man. I was heartbroken at the injustice,... More

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a deeply traumatic experience at so many levels, causing hurt and pain, destruction and anguish to so many; and I don't seek to downplay that fact. Yet, I can't help but... More