Pioneering Youth Ministry – New Edition of Anvil Journal

Pioneering Youth Ministry is the focus of the new edition of Anvil journal which is online free as either pdf or individual articles to read online. It is guest edited by the wonderful John Wheatley. He takes the four youthwork values of informal education, equality of opportunity, participation and empowerment with an article commissioned on each …

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students on the make good week at cliff college

Passion! Make Good goes North

Oh, what a week!  My brain has just about recovered from an intensive and exciting week of training  in the form of the Make Good module delivered at Cliff college, as part of my CMS training. So, an exciting course, delightful surroundings, good food, and hot weather – what’s not to like? Seriously though, as …

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Chatting about creativity and imagination in relation to pioneering

When I was in Colorado recently I got invited to have a conversation with Rick Lawrence on his podcast. We had been talking about creativity and imagination in the car so that was what we dived into (which happens to be one of mine and rick’s favourite subjects i suspect). The flow of the conversation …

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Pioneering on estates and new housing developments

Following the day in the summer exploring mission on housing estates and new housing developments, the content was so interesting we quickly reconfigured plans to focus an issue of Anvil journal on that. Andrea Campanale is the guest editor for the issue and did a great job pulling together the articles in a short space …

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Dreams become real – two in a month in fact!

What a great month! I have been at two launches of amazing projects that we have had the fun of being part of their journey in different ways. Last night was at the opening of Home Community Café in Earlsfield. It was such a joyful celebration. Meg brought this idea to Make Good, our missional entrepreneurship …

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