Young People’s Church

Almost too real… Horne & Corden’s YPC Part 1 Horne & Corden’s YPC Part 1

Youth Ministry Networks

Being a youth worker can be a lonely job.  I know that sounds odd, especially given that the job is to spend time with young people and develop good working relationships with all kinds of people.  But the fact is that much of a youth worker’s time is spent on their own, preparing, reading, thinking… Read More …

Scottish Youth Ministry Network – Online

After discussion with Chris today we decided to create a Scottish Youth Ministry Network online at http://scottishyouthministry.ning.com. This network is for anyone involved in or interested in work with young people in Scotland.  We hope it will be a place where we can support, encourage and resource each other.  So join up and tell your Read More …

My research

I think I’ve decided to do my research for my masters on the use of social media in church-based youth work in Scotland.  I could of course change my mind again but on reflection this seems to be something that would be both interesting and worth doing. I’d still like to have a go at Read More …

It Takes A Village

Think that’s shocking? Barnardo’s released a report called Break The Cycle today.  The research conducted by YouGov shows that: just under half (49%) of people believe that children are increasingly a danger to each other and adults 43% agree something has to be done to protect us from children 45% think that children are feral Read More …

Scottish Youth Ministry Bloggers?

I know there are some of you out there… You youth workers doing your thing and blogging about it. Chris is new to the blogosphere and in his enthusiasm has suggested that we should try to network Youth Ministry Bloggers in Scotland.  I know there is a Scottish Christian page with lots of links to Read More …

3 Days til NYA2008

Where has the time gone!?!?!  I’ve known about NYA2008 for ages and been working on it for months and I’m still not done!  How come? I got the programme information today and it looks amazing!  Some really good stuff happening about mental health and the human library sounds fascinating. My sessions?  Well, Authenticity, Information, Privacy Read More …