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June 2018
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YOUTH FEATURE: Scottish youth conference

This was my first time at the Free Church Youth Conference (FCYC) and there were three main areas that stood out to me. The first was the Bible-centred teaching. Rev. Iver Martin, principal of Edinburgh Theological Seminary, was the main speaker for the weekend, taking us through the Reformation. We started initially with a…

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June 2018
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Youth – Holiday Bible Club in Wigan

A happy and noisy time was had by the children who attended Jireh Baptist Church’s annual Holiday Bible Club. As usual, it was held the week after Easter Monday. The club began at 10.00am, for three mornings, with a parents’ evening on the Friday evening. The theme this year was the story of Daniel…

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April 2018
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Youth – Holiday Bible Club

On 12-16 February during the half-term break, Thornton Heath Evangelical Church hosted its annual holiday Bible club. This year it was run by two of the church’s new apprentices, with lots of support from the church family, who made decorations, lead teams of children, and even provided breakfast. Over the week, the children were…

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November 2017
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Youth – September Bible School (SBS), Whitby

This year’s SBS, held at Whitby Evangelical Church, saw its largest number of attendees in over a decade. Thirty-six young people came for a weekend of biblical teaching and fellowship, from as far afield as Newcastle in the north and Milton Keynes in the south. ‘Keep on keeping on’ was the theme of the…

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October 2017
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Youth – Greenbelt moves towards multifaith

Arts festival Greenbelt has gone even further from its Christian roots and hosted a major Muslim presence with a full programme of performances. Taking place on 25-28 August, in the grounds of Boughton House in Northamptonshire, it partnered with Amal, a British grant-giving fund supporting British Muslim art and culture. Christian and Muslim artistry, ideas, conversation…

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October 2017
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Youth – EMF European Huddle

The Huddle is an event in which brothers and sisters in Christ from many nations and languages meet together. Every year, people aged between 20 and 30 camp in the beautiful grounds of Guessens in Welwyn and have opportunity to hear fine speakers, such as Pal Borzasi and Lindsay Brown.   At this year’s…

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September 2017
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Student pressures — caught between conformity and condemnation

Across the UK, students are preparing to start at university and college, while others are entering the workplace. But for Christians there is the additional challenge of the pressure to conform. Universities and colleges received 469,490 applications this year from UK students, according to UCAS data. Meanwhile, statistics from Universities UK suggest some 90…

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July 2017
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Youth – Sunday school day

Sunday schools that only started in the past year joined dozens of others, some more than a century old, from around England and Wales at the fourth annual ‘National Sunday School Day and Parade’. A yearly event, sponsored by the Crown Christian Heritage Trust, the parade, was held on 13 May at Beeches Road…

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July 2017
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Youth – Children at risk

The normalisation of underage sex has left children and young people in serious risk of sexual exploitation, a report from the Family Education Trust has found. The 152-page report, called Unprotected: how the normalisation of underage sex is exposing children and young people to the risk of sexual exploitation, analyses high-profile cases of child…

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