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Lady praying - the key to effective discipleship is to be more like Christ

Be more like Christ

What is discipleship? It is not knowing more information about Jesus but knowing Jesus and being transformed into his image by constant exposure to God’s grace.   Jesus naturally discipled the disciples by hanging out and growing with them 24/7. This enabled the disciples to become more Christ-like in their behaviour. Becoming...

These ants have fed on one type of food and it has changed who they are - it's the same for the young people we disciple. They need a varied and healthy diet - not just spiritual milk

Spiritual Maturity

There is an idol of youth in our culture. I don't mean we worship young people, but we have a preoccupation with youth; whether it's looking younger, feeling young again, or recapturing what we missed out on. However, do we honestly want to go back to the school playground where we...

Young people enjoying the Urban Saints M + M Camp

Helping Young People Attend Camp

“Is James* booked in for camp this year?” I vividly remember asking James’ dad this question as he was dropping James off at our church Youth Group.  James’ dad looked sad. “James can’t go,” he said to me, “I’ve been off work for months and we can’t afford it.” I nodded, understanding their...

Young person wearing a hoodie and a beanie hat, leaping over a wall - doing some parkour

Urban Saints for a New Generation

We are hugely excited to announce the launch of our 2020 Vision and Strategy. Jesus calls us to share the Gospel and make disciples - and that is what Urban Saints is all about. We believe that young people meeting in weekly groups, enjoying everyday adventures and being together on camps...

Becca Ambrose - Impact Team Leader, Scotland

Introducing Becca Ambrose

Becca Ambrose has now started as the Impact Team Leader, based in Edinburgh. She is looking forward to all the challenges ahead and getting to know people. So we have quizzed her a little so we can get to know who she is! Q: Tell us a little about you away...

Charlie Morris addresses the Urban Saints Scotland 90th anniversary dinner in Glasgow

Celebrating 90 years

The Urban Saints Scotland team enjoyed connecting with friends old and new, at the 90th Celebration Dinner in Glasgow. With talks from long time volunteers and lots of photos and memorabilia, it was a fantastic opportunity to look back and celebrate the legacy of 90 years of youth work across Scotland. As...