Rebooted by Tim Gough – BOOK REVIEW

It was a privilege to meet Tim at the Premier Digital Awards 2016 – we both won awards and were seated at the same table. When I found out that he had written a book I was really pleased for him and excited to get my hands on a copy. It was so refreshing to […]

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An interview with Joel Preston – leadership, youth work and discipleship

It was great to catch up with Joel Preston who I met during my training year with South West Youth Ministries. We talked about his heart for young people, leading well and gave some top tips along the way. Thanks for joining us here Joel! Tell us a bit about you! (your faith journey, background […]

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Facing fear with leaps of faith

What do trampolines, youth work and public speaking have in common? For myself, they have all at one point in my life conjured up a sense of fear. Laugh if you want to, but I am sure we all have different fears and I choose to share three of mine with you (yes, I have […]

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Transformation: TAG Conference 2016

Let me tell you a story. The 25th-26th October was the third annual TAG Conference, my first experience of TAG and I hope it will not be my last. It was absolutely brilliant. Me and three young people who come to some of the youth groups at church went to Tiverton in Devon for two days […]

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The life of a youth work trainee aka ‘Youth Ruth’

‘Youth Ruth’ was a nickname given to me from some of the youth in my church. There are other Ruth’s that make up our congregation (surprise, surprise given the biblical name!), so this was a way to set me apart from the other Ruth’s. It also rhymes with ‘youth’. Bonus. I’m a youth worker in […]

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