Playgroups:

We're not playing around They're a lot of hard work and totally worth it I've just written How to Start a Playgroup: it's not comprehensive because context will change a lot of things but it's a great starting point if you're wanting to set one up and a good checklist if you're already running one. … Continue reading Playgroups:

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Don’t pass over Passover

Celebrate it! How to link Passover to Easter at home or in Sunday School It's not a coincidence that Jesus was crucified at passover time - God loves a real life metaphor and the death of a lamb to rescue a son perfectly foreshadows the death of the Lamb to rescue us and make us … Continue reading Don’t pass over Passover

Easter plays

Teens and Drama Go together like eggs and chocolate So the thing about eggs and chocolate is you need the right combination. Chocolate shaped like eggs - great! Boiled chocolate - not-so-great. Here are a couple of Easter plays that work great when combined with teenagers. There's comedy, they're short enough to learn, you can … Continue reading Easter plays

Distinctives

Living a life that's different because that's what following Jesus looks like Here's another short youth work series: Distinctive Living. I adapted Vaughn Roberts book Distinctives¬†into five short studies for teens. The idea being; it's hard as a teenager to stand out from the crowd and they need all the encouragement they can get that … Continue reading Distinctives

Narnia

The Chronicles continue but we haven't finished yet Yes, unfortunately the series is unfinished and will remain so for a while longer. We only had five weeks left before the holidays when I was writing these so that's not enough for the whole series even if we hadn't copped out and just had a Narnia … Continue reading Narnia