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All articles in category Youth Features

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September 2014
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Quench

From Sunday 22-29 June, Dewsbury Evangelical Church (DEC) held a week of special outreach work called Quench, a project directed by one of DEC’s elders, Ian Goodson, in their local area. Quench was started four years ago, to connect with local people and provide an opportunity to talk about Jesus. The name ‘Quench’ was…

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August 2014
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United Beach Missions

During July and August, United Beach Missions (UBM) operated approximately 90 missions in almost 30 locations across the UK. A group of young people from Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, volunteered as team members in such locations as Llandudno and Whitby. The first beach mission is thought to have been in Blackpool 64 years ago. The…

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August 2014
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Great Knaresborough Bed Race

On 14 June, Team Harrogate Young Life, a part of Harrogate Young Life took part in the Great Knaresborough Bed Race. The race is split into two parts: a parade through the town of Knaresborough of the ‘dressed’ beds, decorated in the theme of that year; and the race itself, around the town, including…

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August 2014
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Greenfield Camp

What comes to mind when you think of the May bank holiday — a visit to the garden centre, a trip to the coast, or a time to relax with feet up? For many it is a time to enjoy a well-deserved break, but not so in North Yorkshire! For over 30 years, May…

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July 2014
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Muslims and atheists hear the gospel at Speakers’ Corner

The world famous Speakers’ Corner, Hyde Park, London, attracts thousands of tourists from every country in the world. Once the place for freedom of speech at public executions, this space provides a great opportunity for a team of 80 Christians to preach and witness for the Lord Jesus. Where else can you give a…

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June 2014
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Saved2Serve

From 4-6 April, a group of around 70 young people met for a weekend, on the site of All Nations Christian College in Hertfordshire, to consider ways of getting involved in evangelism and mission. Saved2Serve, which is put on annually by Grace Baptist churches in south-east England for Christian young people aged 15-25, celebrated…

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Banner of truth youth conference

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June 2014
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Banner of truth youth conference

On 25-28 April, around 150 people gathered together to study God’s Word, and for fellowship, at the Banner of Truth Youth Conference. There were opportunities to receive good, helpful teaching through the talks, and from books and recordings. This year the speakers were Stuart Olyott, Euan Murray, José Moreno and Jonathan Watson. Euan Murray…

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June 2014
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United Beach Missions Postal Bible Club party

During each summer, United Beach Missions (UBM) encourages children to sign up for the Postal Bible Club (PBC). In 2013, that meant processing 500 applications. Each month, three large sacks of worksheets get mailed to children to complete and volunteers to mark. For many of these children, this is the only contact they have…

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May 2014
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The mystery of the mummy – not all science is equally ‘scientific’!

Scientists have argued a great deal about the cause of death of the famous Egyptian pharaoh, Tutankhamun (see, for example, Jo Marchant, ‘Death on the Nile’, New Scientist, 15 January 2011). Multiplying theories For many years, people believed that the boy-king had died from a haemorrhage, following a blow to the head. Some even…

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April 2014
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Snakes – designed to kill?

Snakes today not only move about in various ways, but they have diversified into numerous species over the several thousand years since the Great Flood. All are complex creatures, with specialised bodies and mouths well suited to their particular niches and diets — all are carnivores. Some of the different ways in which snakes…

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February 2014
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Stretched to the limit, but giving God all the glory!

I have to admit that when I first signed up to do Weymouth beach mission, it wasn’t all about serving God and sharing the gospel. I did want to do those things but there were other reasons too! My brother-in-law and sister had been encouraging me to come for some time and I was…

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December 2013
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Blythswood Care shoe box appeal

Christian charity Blythswood Care celebrated the 20th anniversary of its Shoe Box Appeal this year. During the 20 years, 1.6 million shoe boxes have been distributed. Last year, Blythswood sent 118,000 shoeboxes filled with necessities to people in need in countries such as Albania, Serbia and Pakistan. In Europe, boxes were distributed to orphanages,…

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