2012 // 07
Releasing the Generations
There have always been tensions between generations – and the Church has not been immune from these. However, Bishop Graham Cray argues that ours is a ‘generation to generation’ faith, and we need to find ways to mend the gap - or we risk missing the promises of God in our life-time.
CU @ Lunchtime?
Giving life and momentum to the school Christian Union can be a challenging task. Pete Baker, director of the Pais Project suggests five ways that youth leaders can support CUs and encourage young people to make a powerful difference in their schools.
Life is full of mistakes – some big and some small. And, unfortunately, our youth work is often full of them too. Jo Dolby explains that rather than being ashamed of these mistakes, we can be free to let them shape us - and our ministries – for the better.
ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #1
Parables: the sower and the seed, by Lloyd Harp.
ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #2
Parables: the wise and foolish builders, by Becky May.
ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #3
Parables: the wicked tennants, by Hannah Shaw.
ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #4
Parables: the thief in the night, by Phoebe Thompson.
Movie-based discussion resource by Tom Wade.
Discussion starter by Jamie Cutteridge.
Music-based discussion resource by Becky May.
A visual discussion prompt from illustrator Jason Ramasami.
READY-TO-USE GAMES AND ICEBREAKERS
Jimmy Young provides ideas for some Olympic-themed games.
READY-TO-USE SAINTS AND MARTYRS
Resource for youth workers using the lectionary.
Two pages of schools work resources complied by schoolswork.co.uk.