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This is what the disciples say to Jesus in Mark chapter 1 verse 37. ‘Everyone is looking for you!’ Jesus has got up early, after being ridiculously busy it seems pretty much as soon as he has been baptised he is ‘immediately’ doing this and ‘immediately’ doing that – at least, that’s how Mark writes......
There is a lot to commend in the NYA “A Vision for Youth Work” document . . . and some gaping holes.   First, the commendable stuff :: Young people need a viable local offer – and this needs to be a collaborative effort, with all potential stakeholders (especially young people) drawing up plans and strategy......
There are times in ministry when we need to find fresh places to “be”.  Whether that be a new place to live and work or a place to retreat that enables new thinking, a different perspective and . . . peace!  We live in such a transient world and culture, place becomes simply where we......
Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love?  These are the real questions.  I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will be many......
Well, after months of anticipation – “The Resource” begins!  Already had a great couple of days . . . . Getting ready for and then hosting a “refresh” day yesterday with youth and children’s workers at St Bartz and, this morning been on UCB Radio talking about YPs Guide to Starting Secondary School on behalf of......
I have been involved in children’s and youth ministry for 28 years.  During that time i have seen (and been involved in) some crazy, inspired, silly and ordinary stuff!  Thinking back, THREE moments stand out and hugely resonate in my Spirit as “God moments” and what Church both IS and should and could be. #1.  It is......
Dear Friends, mega update! I have left the whole of what was posted on 10th May – but, a quick update! We now have the start up costs – all £2000 – this is truly humbling and amazing. Thank you so much for your prayers, encouragement and support – for those of you who have......
We read in John’s gospel the account of Jesus appearing to the disciples after his resurrection. Thomas does not believe them – he wants to see for himself or he will not believe – in fact more than that, he wants to thrust his hand into Jesus’ side! Jesus appears to the disciples again, this time......