Five good things to bless your local school
We know that it can feel daunting when you would like to start a relationship with a school and you don’t have many willing helpers. Here are five good things you and your church could ...
13 February 2018
Asking the difficult 'What if...?'s
Emma Sargeant encourages us to ask some difficult questions in this latest Growing Younger blog.
2 November 2017
Youthwork Ideas for Advent/Christmas
To help you get ahead of the game this year and perhaps bring some sparkle and glitter to your youth work, we have put together a package brimming with games, creative ideas, bible studies and ...
1 November 2017
Everyone a Youth Worker
Emma Sargeant is the new project manager for the Growing Younger Youth Project. This month she introduces us to two of her volunteers based in Lickey.
6 September 2017
Beginning to Grow Younger in Cotteridge
What do you do when your children and young people disappear? Superhero Facilitators to the rescue...
8 August 2017
Talking about ‘sexting’
Young people are increasingly sending explicit messages and ‘sexting’ online. A survey by the NSPCC in 2016 reported that between 15 and 40% of teenagers have at some point been involved in so called 'sexting'.
29 November 2016
Small… but mighty!
The size of your church is no barrier to God using you. It seems that the purpose of life is to be big. Supermarkets become ginormous, shopping centres run for miles and fast food joints ...
29 November 2016
The Dangerous Game of Ministry Comparison
God calls us to lead with confidence but too often we compare ourselves with others and compete to be the best. Thoughts to help us thrive as leaders by peering into the murky corners where ...
28 November 2016
A-Z of Useful Websites: Children's and Youth Work
Some useful web sites for children’s and youth work to spark ideas.