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The Top Tips booklets are designed for all those working with children or young people. Big on practical advice, but small enough to digest over a cup of coffee, all of the books in the Top Tips series are packed full of great ideas from experts to encourage and inspire you in your work. With loads of titles to choose from, there's bound to be at least one that will be perfect for you and your group.

  1. Top Tips on Worshipping with Under 5s - practical pointers for anyone working with children

    Top Tips booklets are designed for all those working with children and young people.Big on practical advice, but small enough to digest over a cup of coffee. Encouragement and inspiration from experienced practitioners!

    Price: £3.50
  2. Top Tips on Working with Lads - practical pointers for anyone working with children

    Top Tips booklets are full of practical advice and real-life experience to help you run Bible-based activities with children and young people.

    Price: £3.50
  3. Mega Top Tips on Offering the Best Children's Ministry - Practical Pointers for Anyone Working with Children

    Full of practical advice and real-life stories to help you offer the best children's ministry. Includes ideas on how to build great ministry - in churches, in families, in the wider community and in the world, as well as Biblical insights into how we view and treat all children.

    Price: £4.99
  4. Mega Top Tips on Dealing with Challenging Behaviour - Practical Pointers for Anyone Working with Children and Young People

    Understand some of the psychological, physical and emotional causes of challenging behaviour Learn ways of helping children and young people to manage their own behaviour Be inspired to reach beyond the behaviour and draw the child or young person to God...

    Price: £4.99
  5. Top Tips on working with mixed ages

    Practical advice and real-life stories – to equip you in your work with small groups with a wide age range. Top Tips full of wisdom and understanding – to help you face the challenges of a mixed age group. Passion for the good news of Jesus – to inspire you in sharing your faith with children, whatever their ages. Maggie Barfield is responsible for developing Scripture Union's publications for children and Terry Clutterham is Scripture Union's Director of Ministry Delivery.

    Price: £3.50
  6. Top Tips on Running Holiday Clubs - Practical pointers for anyone working with children and young people

    Reach out to children in your local community and in your chruch. Practical advice and real-life experience to help you run a Bible-based holiday club. Think about suggestions to inspire and hlep you grow your team. Vicki Brackpool is responsible for develping Scripture Union's ministry in Wales, and Helen frankin in the Midlands. Steve Hutchinson is a church and community development worker. Deeply commited and hugely experienced in working with children in holiday clubs and many other contexts

    Price: £3.50
  7. Top Tips on Leading Small Groups

    This Top Tips booklet is full of great ideas and advice for running small groups and includes real stories and biblical patterns to inspire leaders of small groups, practical advice on setting up a group and keeping it going, guidance on leading a group-time so that all group members can meet with God and much more...

    Price: £2.99
  8. Top Tips on Inspiring all kinds of Learners

    This book identifies the different ways people learn, by seeing, hearing and doing, to enable people to respond to God in the way that suits them best. It offers children and youth workers lots of practical advice on making the most of different learning styles in worship and in running children’s programmes.

    Price: £2.99
  9. Top Tips on Helping a Child Respond to Jesus

    This Top Tips book examines what it means for a child to respond naturally to Jesus in a way that is uniquely appropriate to them. It also looks at the responsibilities that rest upon a children’s worker in the privileged position of enabling a child to respond to Jesus.

    Price: £2.99
  10. Top Tips on Exploring the Bible with Young People

    Practical ideas, principles to work from and a Bible base to equip all youth workers in helping young people engage with the Bible.

    Price: £3.50
  11. Top Tips on Explaining the Trinity to Young People

    This unique book helps youth workers explore the Bible’s teaching on God, the Trinity and Christian understanding of this mystery. Packed with practical ideas of pictures and images to aid understanding, the reader discovers how belief in the Trinity affects worship, mission and community.

    Price: £2.99
  12. Top tips on Explaining the Cross

    Practical advice and inspirational stories for anyone wanting children and young people to understand and respond to the cross.

    Price: £3.50
  13. Top Tips on Discovering the Bible with Children

    Practical ideas, principles to work from and a Bible base to equip all children's workers in helping children engage with the Bible.

    Price: £3.50
  14. Top Tips on Developing Partnerships between Church and School

    Explore opportunities for Christians to create partnerships with local schools to deliver Extended Schools Services, on school, community or church premises. Includes inspirational stories of people who have demonstrated that 'Every child matters' in church and school.

    Price: £3.50
  15. Top Tips on Welcoming special children - practical pointers for anyone working with children

    Helping children with special needs is challenging, but deeply rewarding. Explore the implications of the Disability Discrimination Act and be inspired with biblically-based, practical ideas.

    Price: £3.50
  16. Top Tips on Welcoming Children of Other Faiths

    A short, readable guide to explore what the Bible says about those of other faiths and how we should live out our faith amongst them. It's packed with practical, fun ideas to strengthen or even kick-start a ministry among those of other faiths, equipping you to build relationships with children and their families.

    Price: £3.50
  17. Top Tips on Sharing Bible Stories - practical pointers for anyone working with children and young people

    Jesus told stories to crowds of people. Some understood and responded, some were puzzled and some were offended. That's the effect stories can have! Storytelling is a vital tool for anyone working with children and young people, and this book explores what the Bible says about storytelling, presents some basic principles and then gives loads of examples.

    Price: £3.50
  18. Top Tips on Reaching unchurched children - practical pointers for anyone working with children

    Explore biblical principles on evangelism and learn how to build relationships through natural points of contact with children outside the church.

    Price: £3.50
  19. Top Tips on Prompting Prayer

    Practical help for those who find it a struggle helping others to pray or who just want to be more effective. There are plenty of fresh ideas and true stories, things to think about and challenges to provoke action, knowing that God loves to talk with us.

    Price: £3.50
  20. Mega Top Tips on Dealing with Challenging Behaviour - practical pointers for anyone working with children

    Understand the causes of bad behaviour and learn ways to help children and young people manage their own behaviour.

    Price: £4.99
  21. Top Tips on Growing Faith with Families

    Here's a readable and practical guide which will inspire and equip you to reach out to families in your community. It's packed with practical, fun ideas that will make a real difference to mums, dads and children.

    Price: £3.50
  22. Top Tips on Encouraging Faith to Grow

    This book explores what faith is and provides plenty of practical ideas and real-life stories of how faith can be nurtured, both within the church and at home.

    Price: £3.50
  23. Top Tips on Communicating God in non-book ways - practical pointers for anyone working with children and young people

    Be challenged to use differing ways of introducing children and young people to God, coupled with the vital place of relationship-building.

    Price: £3.50
  24. Top Tips on All Age Worship - practical pointers for anyone working with children

    An inspirational look at all-age worship, including the different components of a worship event and practical pointers on planning, leadership and getting creative.

    Price: £3.50