Our Mission as the Department of Student Ministries in The Anglican Diocese of South Carolina is:
To impact students with the Gospel of Jesus Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit that they may come to know him as savior and follow him as Lord in the ministry and fellowship of his Church.
Our Vision is:
Making Young Biblical Anglicans by proclaiming the gospel, teaching scripture, building partnerships, and training leaders.
This is part of our bishop’s vision of “Making Biblical Anglicans for a Global Age”
There are few things more jarring and daunting than being dropped into a foreign culture, having to learn a new language, and navigating your way around. The overwhelming strangeness of absolutely everything leaves one feeling unequipped or unprepared for each new day. This is where the church in America finds itself today. Yet we did not move to a distant country, our country and culture became foreign to us. Years ago, my wife and I packed up our young family ...Read More
This article first appeared in the email newsletter of St. Philip’s, Charleston. “How was your weekend?” my beautiful wife asked me. “It was ...” was all I could say as my 80-pound beast of a dog almost knocked me to the ground upon my return from Regenerate. Regenerate is a youth retreat designed for high school students to grow closer to the Lord Jesus. For 20 years, this event has been held at St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center. This ...Read More
The biggest issues facing our society are divisive, especially between the generations. Hot topics such as gender and race have put some parents and their kids at odds. Many in our congregations have no idea how to speak about them. However, a book called Secular Creed may help us talk about these issues in a way that is thoroughly Biblical and rich in gospel truth. Author Rebecca McLaughlin has a gentle and convincing way of showing how Jesus transformed the ...Read More
Our Most Important Mission Field is Literally Under our Noses The future is always on my mind. I literally can’t stop thinking about the future of the church, our society, our nation, and our world. Everything around us is changing at a continually accelerating pace. And to be honest, things look bleak. It all seems to be falling apart. The church is in decline, our country is divided, the world is in disarray, and I frankly hate chaos. Our only ...Read More
This article was originally shared December 2019. “Look, I tell you, lift up your eyes, and see that the fields are white for harvest.” (John 4:35) These are the words of Jesus to His disciples immediately following His conversation with the Samaritan woman at the well. It is His call for the disciples—and now us—to join Him in laboring for the harvest of God’s kingdom here on earth. This section of scripture is what was at the center of our ...Read More