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 Read More …

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 Read More …

Repetition

“We tried that once.  It didn’t work” Imagine a golfer saying that.  “Yeah, I picked up a club once when I was 7 and had a swing but the ball only went 10 feet off to the right so I never bothered trying again.” What nonsense. To get something right takes practice.  Apparently 10,000 hours Read More …

Training Week 8

Running this week has been pretty good.  I dug around the miCoach site and found that my race pace should be 10 seconds below the top of the green zone.  I’ve been struggling to get into the yellow zone and maintain that pace… it was just a little too fast.  I reduced the pace zones Read More …

Training: Week 1

My half marathon training is well and truly underway.  My long run will be on a Monday each week so I thought after my long run I’d blog about my week’s training and talk about other stuff for the rest of the week. I’ve already talked about the assessment run which was really difficult to Read More …

training begins

So, my training has sort of officially started and I’ve had my first 2 donations.  Thanks for those!!! My programme actually starts next week but today was my first run since I signed up to run the half marathon for Christian Aid. I’m trying out the Adidas miCoach app on my iPhone.  I’ve been using Read More …

Deep Impact 2011

Deep Impact is back in 2011. McDonald Highand Resport, Aviemore. 21-23 January 2011 Rethought. Reworked. Revitalised. We’ve gone back to the core of Deep Impact’s purpose. New. Seminar streams focussing on Kingdom: Living: God in our lives; Working: God in our workplace; Thinking: God in our planning; Building: God in our nation. More: Inclusive and Read More …