5 // 2014

2012 // 02

2012 // 02


Naturally Supernatural

What does it look like to move in the ministry of Jesus? Soul Surivor’s Mike Pilavachi argues that young people need to be encouraged to live their whole lives in obedience to Jesus, and debunks some popular myths around the ministry of the Spirit.

Training trends

Principal of Oasis College, Paul Fenton, reviews the journey of youth work training in this country. Amid rapidly changing social conditions, he describes how training providers are responding to these challenges to equip Christian youth workers in the years to come.

On the right training track

Jamie Cutteridge, a recent CYM graduate, offers some advice to those looking to get a youth work qualification, and suggests ways to decide on the best route to take. Includes a listing of available training courses for 2012/13.

Coffey with… Mark Roques

In this profile interview, Helen Coffey meets philosopher, author and story teller, Mark Roques. He explains how important narrative is in helping young people to connect with the gospel, and suggests ways we can learn to do this well.

RESOURCES

ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #1

Getting prepared for mission: a session plan using Acts 4, by Jo Herbert.

ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #2

Opposition: a session plan based on Acts 5, by Jonny Goodchild.

ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #3

The whole truth: a session plan covering Acts 5-7, by Nate Morgan Locke.

ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #4

A secret gathering: putting Acts into Action, by Jonny Goodchild.

READY-TO-USE MOVIE

Movie-based discussion resource by Tom Wade.

READY-TO-USE DISCUSSION

Discussion starter by Martin Saunders about living simply.

READY-TO-USE MUSIC

Music-based discussion resource by Becky Coster.

READY-TO-USE STORYBOARD

A visual discussion prompt by illustrator Jason Ramasami.

READY-TO-USE GAMES AND ICEBREAKERS

Jimmy Young provides a trip down memory lane and some ideas to keep you entertained...

READY-TO-USE SAINTS AND MARTYRS

Resource for youth workers using the lectionary.

SCHOOLS WORK

Two pages of schools work resources complied by schoolswork.co.uk.

See past issues

Storyboard: The Parable of the Hour Glass Boss.

NEWS:

www.ywsw.org.uk – Youth work South West Conference
Andy Burns: baton@easttowest.org.uk/ 01784 438007.

Awkward Radio show: www.premiergospel.org.uk/awkward

REVIEWS:

www.onelifeonline.org.uk
holymansam.wordpress.com

FEATURES:

Naturally Supernatural event: www.naturallysupernatural.co.uk

TRAINING FEATURE:

Recent CYM graduate, Jamie Cutteridge gives a personal analysis of the different training options available for youth workers, and suggests ways to decide on the best route to take.

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