Top Tips from Scripture Union

top tips Presbyterian Youth Ministry

 Here’s a few tips Scripture Union UK have picked up to help you in your ministry with children and young people:

Top Tips for building relationships with children and young people…

Be an engaging listener

Be consistent with discipline Don’t be afraid to encourage them
Just love them Be yourself Take an interest
Learn their names

Top Tips for leading small groups…

Ask direct questions Guide from the side Position yourself in a good place
Get everyone involved End the session with a challenge

Top Tips for helping children and young people find faith…

Show that faith is relevant and important

Top Tips for bringing the Bible to life…

Make sure you know the Bible to be true yourself Know your audience

Helping children and young people’s faith develop…

Help them feel comfortable Keep it simple

Top Tips for sharing the gospel outside of church…

Use something you are passionate about Use something to open up a dialogue Share personal experiences
Share something of yourself Listen to people