Pilots Worship Pack

  I’m delighted to see the new Pilots Worship Pack: Lost and Found, which Soo and I wrote, is about to be sent out into the wild. It’s a pack with 4 sessions which help young people to explore the idea of Lost and Found along with some resources for a worship service led by […]

Spill The Beans Conference

The big, long awaited Spill the Beans Conference is just around the corner!  Come and find out more about Spill the Beans, how it works, why it works and how you can use it in your church. Saturday 31st August Wellington Church on University Avenue, Glasgow. 10am – 4pm Cost £8 (includes lunch)  for application […]

Spill The Beans

The new edition of Spill the Beans is out and the material starts from Trinity Sunday (26 May) and goes through to Pentecost 14 (25 August).  As usual there are great resources from a hugely talented team for children and young people and those who lead and enable worship. You can download a free sample […]

Spill The Beans Lent – Pentecost

It has been quite some feat by the Spill the Beans Team to pull this off over the festive season, but after a crazy deadline of 31 December for all the writing, the next issue of Spill the Beans is now beautifully formed and available for download. This is the Lent to Pentecost edition that […]

Children in the Church Community Conference

This year the Children in the Church Community Conference focuses on ‘change’. The conference aims to explore how change can come about by looking at real-life examples of people who have sought to implement change that will make their churches places where children can more effectively grow in faith and use their gifts in God’s […]

Deep Impact 2012

Deep Impact is the National Training conference for all those involved in Youthwork. It is for those who are volunteers, or paid employees; for those working for local authorities, local churches and agencies; for those with heaps of experience or just starting out. Deep Impact provides both practical and Biblical input from skilled youth practitioners […]

failure is always an option

On Wednesday I led a session for a group of ministers from the United Reformed Church in Scotland.  We were exploring what the church could learn from younger people and from youth work methods. Young people fail.  A lot.  It’s part of learning. They try something, get it wrong, then learn from that and try […]