explore christian youthwork (youth work)

Explore the development of the theory and practice of Christian youthwork (youth work) and youth ministry.

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the emergence of Christian youthwork (youth work). Where did Christian youth work (youthwork) come from? We examine the emergence of youth work (youthwork) and in, particular, focus on some often overlooked traditions and pioneers.

Christian youthwork (youth work) and youth ministry

christian youth work (youthwork) - a guide to reading.
Our  brief guide to reading explores the meaning and direction of Christian youth work (youthwork). 


evangelicalism and early youthwork (youth work)

Evangelical Christians were at the centre of the early development of youthwork (youth work). Here we explore the contribution of some key individuals:

Hannah More: Sunday schools, education and Christian youth work (youthwork). 

Quentin Hogg, ragged schooling, the Regent Street Polytechnic and Christian youthwork (youth work).

Dr Thomas John Barnardo- homes, schools and other Christian work with youth.

Maude Stanley, girls' clubs and district visiting and Christian youthwork (youth work).

William Smith, the Boys' Brigade and Christian youthwork (youth work).


introducing the theory and practice of youth work
What is youth work (youthwork)? Where did it come from? What is the state of youth work (youthwork) practice today? We explore the development of the theory and practice of youth work (youthwork) in Britain. We also recommend some key youth work (youthwork) texts.

informal education - a Christian perspective. In this seminal piece, John W. Ellis explores the practice of Christian informal education in youth work (youthwork), and contrasts it with formal approaches.

christian youth work: evangelism or social action. Carole Pugh raises questions about evangelical approaches to youth work (youthwork) and argues for informal education practice.

called to be an informal educator. The notion of calling, once rather unfashionable, has re-emerged as an organizing idea within education.  Michele Erina Doyle examines calling and vocation, and sets them in particular within Christian discourse and Christian youth work (youthwork). She argues that fulfilling our calling as informal educators means we work with others for the processes of knowing, testing, naming, being, doing and becoming. Our hope is that both we and others prosper.  

Last update: July 08, 2014