Wednesday Wisdom

Stamina and material permitting, this is the start of a series of posts which will feature snippets of wisdom from many sources. Please feel free to comment below if you’d like to contribute your own wisdom. As I’m currently working hard towards the mid-year submission for the long-double Fieldwork module,… Read More »

MK Vineyard Presentation (updated)

[Welcome to anyone visiting from MK Vineyard Church – please introduce yourself in the comments section below…] This morning, along with my Minster, I had the pleasure of giving a presentation to the MK Vineyard Church about our new Youth Project for Central Bletchley & Fenny Stratford, and inviting them… Read More »

Questionable Ethics

This is a poster I created in 2005 to “encourage” some of our young people to get involved in the planning discussion for our Christmas Event. Just as well I’m doing an ethics module next term.

Definition of a Leader

“A leader is not a person who can do the work better than his followers; he is the person who can get this followers to do the work better than he can.” – Fred Smith – Preaching to Express, not Impress

Taking Youth Ministry Seriously

Just a few months after I tried to sign up, my details have finally come through and I can now reveal that I’m the newest and freshest* member of the International Association for the Study of Youth Ministry. The IASYM is the association “for everyone who takes youth ministry seriously”:… Read More »

Erikson on Intimacy…

I’m currently studying for my “Learners and Learning: Individuals” module – looking particularly at identity in adolescence. It’s interesting to overlay the theories of Erikson and others to my personal development and see how well they fit. The following quote in particular struck me as I applied it to my… Read More »

This week at Uni…

…featured: A grade for my “Principles and Practice of Youth and Community work” assignment B+ for my “Christian Identity and Story: Biblical Studies” assignment the revelation that one of the lecturers received a copy of the Pop-Up Kama Sutra for Christmas All things considered, a good week and a great… Read More »