2 Days til NYA2008

I’m getting excited.  And nervous.  I’m still not done! Today’s news is that NYA2008 will have its own blog with a team of bloggers posting their thoughts and impressions as we go through the weekend.  We hope to have some thoughts from our keynote speaker, Mark Yaconelli, some delegates new and old and maybe even 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 …

4 days

It’s 4 days until the Church of Scotland’s National Youth Assembly in Dundee. If you follow my blog or my twitter feed you will probably have noticed that this event seems to have taken up lots of my attention over the past couple of months.  I wanted to try to write about why that might Read More …

creating

Sometimes it takes me ages to get something to the point where I know what it is and where it’s going.  My preparation for NYA2008 has been a bit like that. The Church of Scotland’s Youth Assembly is in 3 weeks.  It already seems to have consumed much more time than it really should have.  Read More …

National Youth Assembly

I’ve been invited to head up a team delivering a debate stream (I’ll explain in a minute) at the Church of Scotland’s National Youth Assembly in September. The debates have in the past followed a fairly traditional model where people would be given written information prior to the event, someone would present more information on Read More …