"Each of us takes many walks in the desert, and in some ways our faith is measured by the extent of our doubts. Without doubt, our faith has no meaning, no substance; it is purchased at too small a price to give it value."
"Christian youth work in social work agencies is done by Christians who are not ‘professional Christians’ as in youth ministry or parachurches, but work with Christian inspiration and vision and see their work as a full expression of their Christian identity, with equal value as an ‘explicitly’ Christian worker."
The best youth work is often unplanned and unexpected moments in which young people simply ask a question and a conversation develops. These times may take place outside of the planned ‘session’ but they should be seen as youth work interventions.
Look out for those moments. Don’t try and force them to happen. Simply be prepared to engage in conversation.