The unexpected answer to prophecyI think I mentioned doing this before, but I’m going to mention it again anyway. A year or two ago I read the Bible from cover to cover in chronological order. I would... More

Meeting aim: To explore the Christmas story in our socially distant world. Bible passage: Matthew 1-2; Luke 1-2  Background The format of this service is slightly different from our usual service plans,... More

The nativity play written by Ethel and Maud’ s grandad in 1909, is replayed by a new generation, while the congregation mouth the words they have heard every year of their lives. The oranges are on annual... More

It will be a lot harder this winter and Christmas to keep up to date with how people are doing as the usual carol concerts and Christmas lunches may not happen. Many will be keen to still maintain contact... More

Imagine this. You meet for coffee with your friend who is a youth worker to chat through the joys and challenges of youth work. After the usual update, she tells you about Matt, a member of her youth group.... More

I’ve created a big database of video games so that parents and carers can check what children are playing and find more appropriate alternatives if need be. The Family Video Game Database lets you search... More

In the Bible, there are quite a few characters who could potentially be convincingly labelled as forefathers of modern youth ministry. Paul mentored Timothy; Jesus worked with a group of disciples who... More

After slowly coming out of Covid 19 restrictions towards the end of summer, we are now in late October and restrictions are back in some areas… 6 months after the beginning of a national lockdown, and... More

It has been said many times over recent months that we are in uncharted territory. Because of all the changes to our daily lives and the unpredictable nature of all that has happened, every one of us has... More

YCW: The report on the Church of England track record doesn't make comfortable reading. What was your assessment of it?</br>Thirtyone:eight: The report has highlighted some serious failings in the culture... More