2011 // 04
Death of the Gap Year
Johanna Derry talks to Christian gap year providers to find out if 2011’s scramble for lower-cost university places is damaging the schemes, or having the opposite effect. Plus, stories from former gappers, on the highs and lows of a year out for God.
Youth Congregations: Right or Wrong?
Fresh Expressions chief, Bishop Graham Cray, explores the youth congregation ministry model, and asks: does it create church ghettos which don’t relate to each other, or is it our best hope for integrating teenagers into church.
Student-powered youth work
With the cost of university education rising out of reach for many young people, and with the workers still relatively few in the harvest-field of youth ministry, Paul Franklin suggests a new kind of mutually-beneficial
partnership between churches and students.
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