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Creating Devotions

You might be new to creating devotions or have been doing it for a while. Here is a quick session to think through what is required and some things to watch out for. A new addition to our YouLEAD online training here Karen gives us some clues and tips about creating devotions. Important things to […]

Youth Ministry: Online Safety Resources

With the lockdown in NSW being extended for another 4 weeks, it is important to keep in mind safe youth ministry in an online context. Safe Ministry provide some great resources and guidelines for those who have gone back online for youth during COVID. Some things to consider when organising youth gatherings online: Planning is […]

Launch of PULSE Discipleship Project

Finally, we are able to release the much anticipated Discipleship Project. An introductory resource for families and congregations of primary aged children in growing as followers of Jesus. Coming to you from the Pulse team and their friends! Our first round is 10 sessions exploring an introduction to the Christian faith. We introduce the Discipleship […]

Youth Group Resource: Mission

‘Missions is more than a trip. It is a way of living to witness about Christ. This can happen far away, but it should truly be happening right where we are, every day. Be open to how Christ might be challenging you, your family, and ministry.‘ Ministry to Youth provides a great lesson based on Acts 1:1-11 […]

Books of the Bible Children’s Ministry Resources

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.”— Dr. Seuss, “I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!” As we all know, Reading is essential in bringing life into our children but also to children’s ministry. Its another way to communicate through pages of […]

3 BIG QUESTIONS

“3 Big Questions That Change Every Teenager is a book that give you what you need to connect with the young people you care about most, so you are equipped to help them find Jesus’ answers their big questions of identity, belonging and purpose.” Dr. Kara Powell Teenagers need real conversations about what’s important to […]

Grateful

As Forrest Gump’s Momma once said, “Stupid is as stupid does.” I make my friends laugh often at my acts of stupidity. I make my teenage kids laugh at the stupid things I say. Dad jokes, puns, pretending to understand whatever the latest trend is and act like I’m in the middle of it. I’m […]

Children and Grief

In times of death and grief it can be hard to know how to support kids. Here’s some ideas that might help. This week I was at a friends funeral. He had been a teacher most of his life and loved kids, particularly his grandkids. As I sat at the funeral and watched his grandchildren […]

LETS DIG IN!

“As you are reading a Bible Verse or story… be passionate. If you’re not excited about it, your Kids will not be excited about it.” Laurie Christine Ressler Heres an awsome resource for those that may be thinking about tailoring resources specifically to the young people in learning to read the Bible! If you wish […]

When The Spirit Moves

“Ministry with, in, and among young people is life giving. Leaders who facilitate spiritually mature growth bless the church of now and of the future.” – Young People’s Ministries Young People’s Ministries is a part of the Discipleship Ministries of the United Methodist Church that connects young people and those in ministry with young people […]