Below is part of an interesting debate that took part in the House of Commons on Monday 25th March 2019 concerning Knife Crime. The MP Vernon Coaker (Labour, Gedling) made the following statement – “… when I was the Policing Minister, the most effective people on the street, alongside police officers, were street pastors, and particularly the older ones…”
At Southampton Street Pastors we have volunteers on the streets from 18 to 75 years of age and some of our Prayer Pastors are older. One Prayer Pastor has just stepped down aged 95! The Lord never stops using us.