Youthwork Blog

Welcome to the Youth Work Blog, a space for conversation around the future of youth ministry between the people who care. Each week we will hear from a different youth work thinker and practitioner about best practice, new ideas, possible strategies and the latest research. Want to write for us? Drop us a line at youthwork@premier.org.uk 

Ahead of the Youth Work Summit on 20th June in Tonbridge, we thought we’d move away from our specialism of youth work into the realm of travel... More

Rachel Newham reveals why - at first - she didn't think the world of youth work was for her. More

I was at a wedding over the weekend, and on popped the stone-cold Paul Simon classic, ‘You can call me Al,’ much to the delight of just about... More

'We need to return to the kind of discipleship which is not about programmes but about apprenticed lives' More

In another of our Dead Book Society blogs, Mark Walley blows the dust of a book from the distant past, and explores what on earth it might have... More

Is short-term mission really worth the effort? Do mission weeks accomplish what they set out to do? XLP’s CEO Patrick Regan shares his thoug... More

In the first of our blog series, Martin Saunders called for a revolution in youth ministry (you can read the original article here). But what... More

 

Delving into the archives once again, our resident lover-of-old-books Mark Walley commends John Bunyon's Pilgrim's Progress to us, and explains... More

This Holy Week, we'll be publishing a series of five reflective blogs from Gerard Kelly to take us through the period. We end with the big one,... More

This Holy Week, we'll be publishing a series of five reflective blogs from Gerard Kelly to take us through the period. Today we look at the oft-forgotten... More