Youthwork Blog

Welcome to the Youthwork 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

YFC's Phil Knox is the a bubbling ball of positivity, so of course he doesn't see crisis like the rest of us... More

 

The following statistics are an amalgamation of two separate surveys of youth workers. The first was carried out among youth workers at Soul... More

Next month, Nick Shepherd is stepping down from his role as Chief Executive of the Institute for Children Youth and Mission, and entering a non-youth... More

Jo Dolby continues our blog series by suggesting some ways that youth ministry can ‘grow up’.  More

 

Last summer, in our one-off youth focused edition, we included a survey to be completed by young people - about faith, youth group and church.... More

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