How might we respond and learn from young peoples challenging behaviour?

Whenever there is a question and answer session involving volunteers and developing community based youthwork, this is the one question that is almost certainly guarantee; What do you do with young peoples challenging behaviour? and it is a great question. Behind is often a combination of exasperation at what is going on, as well as a desire that the young people connect and benefit from … Continue reading How might we respond and learn from young peoples challenging behaviour?

‘Confirmation’ as an opportunity to launch relational group discipleship.

A few years ago I had a conversation where I caused a Vicar to cry. I’m not proud of it. It wasnt clever of me, neither did i think i was being provocative, neither insensitive, or insightful. The vicar was recalling the progress that they had in their local school and describing the process of advertising, ‘selecting’ and developing the confirmation group in a local cofe … Continue reading ‘Confirmation’ as an opportunity to launch relational group discipleship.