Youth Ministry

Ten Commandments Rewritten

Just seen this version of the 10 Commandments, rewritten for kids: Put God First: God is number one, everything else comes second. Nothing else is more important than God Don’t say ‘God’ when you don’t mean it Have a restful day – chillaxing every week Respect. Treat adults how you… Read More »Ten Commandments Rewritten

Prezi Reflections

I put this short presentation together to assist & encourage the Amicus members to reflect on the last year. If you’ve not tried Prezi, give it a go. It’s a simple yet sophisticated new approach to presentations. Don’t take my word for it though, check out some of the popular… Read More »Prezi Reflections

Remembering Teachers

School wasn’t my favourite time for lots of reasons, but I can look back on it now with fond memories.  In preparation for an event we’re organising to celebrate, encourage & commission Christian teachers, I’ve been reflecting on some school memories, and in particular, some of my teachers. During my… Read More »Remembering Teachers

Breakout at Oakhill STC

Tonight I had the privilege of taking a group from my Church to lead worship at Oakhill Secure Training Centre.  It was our second visit to lead their Chapel service, and I was looking forward to it.  I’ve heard some great things about what the Lord has been doing at… Read More »Breakout at Oakhill STC

Youthwork Summit – Notes

On Saturday 23rd October I spent the day in London in the presence of 592 youth workers/leaders/ministers/etc and at least 20 speakers at the first Youthwork Summit: ‘a new kind of youth work event… breaking down old ways of doing things, and finding new ones; listening to a wider range… Read More »Youthwork Summit – Notes

Options for Worship

This is part four of the series looking at the inclusion of Children & Young People in Worship – if you haven’t read the other posts (intro, 1, 2, 3), I’d encourage you to do so before you continue.  this time taking a bit of a step back and considering… Read More »Options for Worship

Segregated for Worship

This is part two of the series looking at the inclusion of Children & Young People in Worship – this time just a quick overview of the issue of segregation. At Spurgeon Baptist Church it is our practice to spend the first part of the service with all ages present, before… Read More »Segregated for Worship