Posts tagged “youth work

Coming soon…new youth work blog

Posted on May 20, 2013

I am a youth worker and youth work trainer, and I regularly write on youth work and youth ministry, so this announcement is probably no surprise. But, given I am a ‘5’ on the Enneagram personality scale, I have been doing a silly amount of research about this. But sooner or later it will happen – a blog about youth work current affairs, comment, events, jobs etc. In my voracious quest for more information, I am keen for you to provide grist for the mill, food for my brain etc. Please take 30 seconds to fill out this little poll: [polldaddy poll=”7114941″]

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Prayer and Youth Work

Posted on June 1, 2012

I’ve been in plenty of youth ministry prayer times, and have led them myself, where we have prayed passionately for this or that young person, for strength for ourselves, for God to intervene. This is a valid form of prayer. But all too easily it becomes a way of us trying to persuade God to do what we think should happen. It’s fakery – we are pretending that we know what is the Godly thing to do, and if we just pray hard enough, God will join up to our campaign.

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