Encouraging Healthy Youth Ministry

Fusion is the name of the network of youth ministers in the Diocese of South Carolina (Anglican). This site aims to encourage and build up people involved in ministry to students.

I’ve once again come to a point in my life where I find myself in need of a coach or mentor. Technically, I need a “mentor” immediately for my distance courses for seminary but that’s not what I am getting at here. I’m looking at the future and realizing there are kingdom opportunities in front
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In my first post sharing the content of the workshop I led at the Rooted Conference, I focused on competence.  From there I shared on Clarity and Connection. This post finishes the main points I had at the Rooted workshop on Growing as a Speaker. Credibility – There are ethical issues involved with credibility. Do
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Worship On Christmas Day

I was saddened to learn of the death of Greg Lake, who was a member of King Crimson (whose music I was not really familiar with) and Emerson, Lake, & Palmer (whose music was formative for me). Lake wrote a song called “I Believe in Father Christmas” which is a perennial radio staple in England
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Why Christian Kids Leave the Faith

A fascinating article over on challies.com… Few things are sadder to witness than people who once professed faith leaving it all behind. This is especially true when those people were raised in Christian homes by God-fearing parents. These children were given every opportunity to put their faith in Jesus but determined instead to turn their
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In my previous post sharing the content of the workshop I led at the Rooted Conference earlier this month, I focused on compe tence. (note: this is not a transcript of the workshop but more an expansion of my outline) From there I shared… Clarity comes from simplicity, structure, and stickiness. Simplicity – It’s vital that
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