Topic: Children

May 28, 2013
What's the Difference Between a Social Worker and a Dangerous Dog

So went the (so-called) joke when I was growing up in a council estate in Yorkshire in the late 80’s. The answer? ‘At least you get a part of your kid back from a dangerous dog’. The point? In housing schemes, Social Workers are viewed as the Gestapo, with the power to turn up at […]

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March 29, 2013
How Do You Minister to a Child Whose Father Has Abandoned the Family?

One of these partners has been with an American Pastor, Brian Croft, from Kentucky who is also the founder of Practical Shepherding Ministries. As regular readers and subscribers are aware, this is a blog largely aimed at men and women currently working in, or hoping to work in, areas of urban deprivation in the UK. I […]

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