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All articles in category Youth Features

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April 2013
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‘Extraordinary fruit’

Pod Bhogal, Head of Communications at UCCF, brings news of much interest in the gospel from the 90 university CU mission weeks held during 2012/13.   Christian unions (CUs) are seeing extraordinary fruit as a result of their Spring mission weeks in 2013. Nearly 100 UCCF CUs have held an events week, in which…

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April 2013
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‘Extraordinary fruit’ (example)

Pod Bhogal, Head of Communications at UCCF, brings news of much interest in the gospel from the 90 university CU mission weeks held during 2012/13.   Christian unions (CUs) are seeing extraordinary fruit as a result of their Spring mission weeks in 2013. Nearly 100 UCCF CUs have held an events week, in which…

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It’s contagious!

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February 2013
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It’s contagious!

It’s contagious! In 2000, three experienced Christian youth workers — Ian Fry, Trevor Pearce and Pete Woodcock — arranged a week-long conference for young people aged 14 to 19. The aim was to give young people and leaders an opportunity to give significant time to study God’s Word, to discuss it, hear it preached…

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February 2013
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The OAM trainee scheme

The OAM trainee scheme The words of the evangelist John Hawley were never so terrifying as when he turned to me in the middle of Oxford Cornmarket, saying, ‘Are you going to preach now, Simon?’ How is it possible for a nervy, stammering 17-year-old to stand up in Oxford city centre, with hundreds of…

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News

November 2012
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The lady and the cockroach

Pastor Holmes Moore tells the following story. The famous Scottish poet Robert Burns once attended services in a beautiful cathedral. After he was seated, a fine, aristocratic woman entered the sanctuary and very proudly and slowly made her way down the aisle, until she took her seat just in front of him. Every eye…

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Olympic outreach

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October 2012
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Olympic outreach

Olympic outreach The Olympic Games proved to be a unique opportunity to share the gospel in London. People from virtually every nation and tongue were visiting our capital city. It made me think of Acts 2, where we read that Jews ‘of every nation under heaven’ were gathered in Jerusalem for Pentecost. We also…

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Impact weekend

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September 2012
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Impact weekend

Youth Feature Impact weekend On the weekend of 4-6 July, teenagers from Central Baptist Church (CBC), Walthamstow, and Thornton Heath Evangelical Church (THEC), met together for a weekend of fun, fellowship and faith-building.    It was held at CBC’s premises and organised by THEC Impact leaders, under the leadership of Robert Jeffrey, who in August left…

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Beach mission

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September 2012
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Beach mission

Youth Feature Beach mission After being unproductive last summer, I felt convicted to spend the first two weeks of this summer, from 14-28 July, serving God with United Beach Missions (UBM).    My first week in Benllech, Anglesey, can be summarised in two words — temperamental weather. Each day’s programme was uncertain, and it was…

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Lakeland Bible School 2012

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September 2012
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Lakeland Bible School 2012

Youth Feature Lakeland Bible School 2012 This year was my first time on Lakeland Bible School and I would love to go back again!     The weekend was held in the Keswick Convention centre and there were about 30 people there. It was great to meet Christians and hear what is happening and what…

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July 2012
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The race is on !

Soon after trusting Christ in my early twenties, I worked the night shift at a plywood company mainly with Hispanics. We enjoyed each other whether we fought or not. I worked on an 8-man crew (four teams of two men on a team) that off-loaded huge crates of fifty 4ft x 8ft sheets of…

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Children in crisis

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July 2012
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Children in crisis

Children in crisis Millions of children are in crisis all over the world. It is a symptom that something is terribly wrong. Why are children suffering? It was God’s design from the beginning that every child should be in a loving home where they are safe, clean, trained, fed nutritiously and nurtured. Sadly, many…

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June 2012
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Cycling

I recently took up cycling. At first I was enthusiastic for every ride. Come rain or shine, I wanted to get out on that bike and nothing would stop me. I told everyone I met how great cycling is and how they should take it up too — ‘It’s improved my fitness levels and…

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