2012 // 02
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.
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.
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.
Movie-based discussion resource by Tom Wade.
Discussion starter by Martin Saunders about living simply.
Music-based discussion resource by Becky Coster.
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.
Two pages of schools work resources complied by schoolswork.co.uk.