May 2019

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May

Directors Desk May 2019

Because we’re all in this together I regularly get asked to talk at youth groups and youth ministry training events, and it’s a privilege and a delight. It’s a lot of fun to share my thoughts with a group of like-minded people in a lot different contexts. But the greatest joy is meeting with some incredible youth and youth workers

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May

Mustard Live Update May 2019

In Melbourne, 17th-19th May is the Victorian Christian Youth Convention – a conference that exists to “equip young people with God’s word to impact their world”. As far as Mustard is concerned, that’s a pretty easy vision for us to get around. Over the weekend I took a team up to Belgrave Heights Convention Centre to immerse ourselves in that

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May

Student Movement Update May 2019

Time for the big gear-shift as we move towards our endgame! From VCYC to SUTS (with a plethora of camps, retreats and conferences in between), May has been a fruitful month for Mustard as we ran around engaging and connecting with young people from all different corners of Victoria. But no matter where we met these young people, the common

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May

Introducing: Towards 100!

Say hello to Towards 100! Since the Student Movement began in 2017, Mustard has seen the incredible, positive impact our Lunchtime Groups have on students wanting to explore faith at school. Lunchtime Groups provide students with a safe and encouraging place to connect with other like-minded students every week. They’re entirely student led, and we see our LTG Leaders go

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May

Directors Desk April 2019

My life is one of immense privilege. I wake each day with the means to live well and do a job that brings me deep fulfillment. I have access to clean drinking water, fresh food, health care, housing and education. I have no reason to fear for my safety (barring an unforeseen situation). I am free to behave as I

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May

Mustard Live Update April 2019

Reading the Bible can be hard. All the more so when your world moves a million miles an hour and there are countless things to distract you each day. When we read the Bible, we’re searching for a way to understand these words given to us – to comprehend its deep and profound meaning as life buzzes past us. And

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May

Student Movement Update April 2019

Celebrating our first 50 Lunchtime Groups! With Term 1 all wrapped up and students enjoying their two weeks of rest, we’re taking the time to reflect on the past few months and cook up some exciting things for when students get back to school. At the end of each term we get our Student Leaders to give feedback on the

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