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Help! I don’t know what I want to do! (Part 2)

Updated: 9 Oct 2019 | Posted by: jstevens

Four helpful questions for those who are unsure about their future I have a friend who plans and builds hospitals.  He’s an excellent businessman.  He’s helping to bring health and wholeness to the world.  He sees particular needs among the homeless and young people, so he uses his business skills and gives financial resources to help meet needs […]

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Help! I don’t know what I want to do! (Part 1)

Updated: 9 Oct 2019 | Posted by: jstevens

Four helpful questions for those who are unsure about their future So exams are in your near future and you still have no idea what you want to study, let alone what you want to be.  Or maybe you’re looking at the endless list of University courses and trying desperately to find one that will work […]

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Students on the road less travelled: We see you

Updated: 7 Oct 2019 | Posted by: jstevens

Freshers week and all of its fun and folly mark the lives of most students arriving at Uni this month. Late nights. Meeting friends for coffee. Exploring a new city. Deep and meaningful conversation.  Experiences that make one’s heart skip a beat. Our students, studying to earn a BA in Theology and Mission, have been back at […]

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Moveolution UK – Mission Trip Diary 2019

Updated: 22 Aug 2019 | Posted by: JEllis

What can happen when we intentionally go on mission with our youth? Emily shares her Mission Trip Diary from our Summer Moveolution UK. This summer we had a fantastic time in God’s presence, engaging with youth across our Moveolution England and Moveolution Scotland mission sites. Teams of American and British youth and their youth leaders […]

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What Can Happen When We Train Our Teams in Discipleship?

Updated: 22 Aug 2019 | Posted by: JEllis

Josh and Gareth share how their teams have developed a vision for their youth ministry. How are they starting to see it come to life with the help of Learning Community? Learning Community is our residential volunteer training programme which runs across training weekends throughout the year. Each cycle is three years long. As the […]

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Mission Update 2 – Moveolution UK 2019

Updated: 30 Jul 2019 | Posted by: JEllis

Sunday 28th July After a refreshing sleep, and filling breakfast, the Moveolution team headed to the local church (Cogges) for their morning service. The rain held back, meaning the team had a picnic in the park, and free time to build relationships! One highlight was a spontaneous team lesson on how to waltz. Sometimes these […]

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Moveolution UK – Mission Update 1

Updated: 28 Jul 2019 | Posted by: JEllis

27th July The US team arrived safely in the early hours of the morning. In the afternoon, the UK team joined the team, in Witney, and got settled down. After many icebreakers and name games (we have a big team!), the group slowed things down as we moved on to quiet time. Esme led the […]

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Greenhouse Gap Year Student Journeys – Season 9

Updated: 11 Jul 2019 | Posted by: jstevens

The highlight of each season of our Greenhouse Gap Year is seeing the journeys each of our students embark on. What stories have our Gap Year students got to share with you this year? Are you interested in coming on our Greenhouse Gap Year? Or do you know a college-leaver in your youth group who […]

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Identifying Emotions – Guiding those you disciple into Emotional Maturity

Updated: 11 Jul 2019 | Posted by: Sam Williams

How do I help those I am discipling to understand and identify the emotions they feel? This year, we’ve been investing in a series on mental health to support our students, staff and young people. As part of this, in Bicester and Witney we’ve put some time into understanding Emotional Intelligence. The GreenHouse Gap Year […]

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Born To Reproduce – Greenhouse Huddle

Updated: 10 Jul 2019 | Posted by: Sam Williams

Our ‘Born to Reproduce’ huddle has always been a highlight of the year! A huddle we’ve continued to use to inspire and equip all GH’ers on the topic of discipleship. ‘The curse of today is that we are too busy. I don’t mean being busy earning money to buy food. We are busy doing Christian […]

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How God is Equipping Our Students for Gospel Conversations

Updated: 10 Jun 2019 | Posted by: jstevens

Carina is in her first year of the degree programme working towards a BA in Theology and Mission. Her placement is split between the GreenHouse Gap Year programme and St. Mary’s Cogges church in Witney. How is God equipping her to have gospel conversations? “Marie (name changed) and I went to school together in Austria […]

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Discipleship in Bangkok – Matt and Isaac

Updated: 10 Jun 2019 | Posted by: jstevens

Matt recently visited Isaac to see first-hand how he is building a disciple-making ministry in Bangkok. What is it like to see discipleship happen in Thailand? Meeting on the Degree programme, Matt Bodinham and Isaac Lasky became fast friends. Upon graduating in 2014, both Matt and Isaac began building disciple-making ministries, spread out across the […]

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