The following are key to connecting with young people and developing a youth work

  • Learning how to understand youth culture and trends
  • Learning how to share the Gospel with young people, and make disciples
  • Understanding and connecting with schools
  • Reaching families, not just youth
  • Rooting youth work in the local church
  • Nurturing faith in youth from Christian homes living in a hostile spiritual environment
  • Safeguarding and child protection issues and procedures
  • The role of camp and youth conferences

Some training schemes and resources