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Young people with additional needs

Tim Alford speaks with Sarah Holmes

October 6, 2017 • Sarah Holmes

In this episode, Tim Alford speaks with Sarah Holmes about working with young people with additional needs. Sarah has worked for the past 20 years in the health & social care sector managing and developing support services for children, young people and adults with a range of additional needs including Learning Disability, Autism, Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, Physical Disability and Mental Health needs. Sarah has also worked with a range of UK Christian organisations over the past ten years to support events and develop training and support for including children and young people with additional needs. Sarah is a member of Lifecentral Church in Halesowen and is Additional Needs co-ordinator for their Next Generation team.

Effective Preaching in a Youth Setting - Part 1

Tim Alford interviews Ali Martin - Soul Survivor • November 7, 2019 • Ali Martin

How do you preach effectively to young people? Soul Survivor's Ali Martin joins us to discuss just that! This is an insightful look into Ali's process of preparation. She talks about resources, prayer, illustrations and reveals how she sets about structuring a talk. This pod is full of practical tips and incredible wisdom. Enjoy!

Hallmarks of a Healthy Culture - Part 2

Paul Friend and Tim Alford • October 14, 2019 • Paul Friend

Listen to Tim and Paul Friend, Director of South West Youth Ministries (SWYM), for the second part of their conversation about creating a healthy culture in our youth ministries. In this episode, Tim and Paul discuss the importance of prayer, reconciliation, accountability, serving and identifying blindspots as keys to cultivating a healthy culture. This is a rich and varied conversation that is sure to get you reflecting on your youth ministry.

Hallmarks of a Healthy Culture - Part 1

Paul Friend and Tim Alford • September 5, 2019 • Paul Friend

Tim sits down with Paul Friend, director of South West Youth Ministries (SWYM), for a chat about how to develop a healthy culture in our youth ministries. What is culture? How do we build and maintain a healthy culture where young people and teams flourish? And what is required of the leader themselves? In this first episode of a two-part conversation, Paul describes three crucial factors that leaders must model if we are to ensure a thriving youth ministry. There is so much wisdom here, so grab a coffee and a notepad, and get ready to start building a healthy culture where you are. Tim introduces the show by talking about seven regional training events for youth and children's ministry teams. For more about LIMITLESS OXYGEN visit limitlesselim.co.uk/oxygen