God God God God God There used to be a time when young people couldn’t stop talking about God. Really???? But Youthscape are right. Young people are not talking about God. Heres a link to their research https://www.premierchristianity.com/Blog/Our-young-people-aren-t-talking-about-God.-Here-s-what-the-Church-should-do Though they did only interviewed 16 young people for their study. But overall Youthscape’s research is evident of a tidal cultural shift in young people over the … Continue reading Young people arent likely to talk about God, but what is it that they want us to hear?
I have read, and re-read YFC’s latest research based on the responses of 1001 young people in Scotland, England and Wales (no one from NI) that brings to the attention of those involved in youth ministry a number of insights into the behaviours, actions and beliefs that these 1001 young people have. As I have written previously, we’re in a hot bed of release of … Continue reading Reaching young people with the method of the Gospel (beyond Generation Z)
I am going early on this one, as its not quite the new year – but there has been so much talk on blog and journals recently about trying to discover a true type of discipleship for young people in the church that i thought it might be good to share a few suggestions for the coming year, that i hope are applicable to the … Continue reading 5 New years resolutions for Discipling young people
Im going to interupt a few recent blogs on detached youthwork, and reflections from the federation of detached youthwork to reflect on ‘Faith Generation’ . It is the latest of one of only a few British based youth ministry titles published per year. Let me start this review of Faith Generation by stating something of my position as i read it. I haven’t been involved … Continue reading Faith Generation (2016) – A Review