Just Living – Engaging Students in Social Justice with Esther Swaffield-Bray

“We’re in a fortunate time when a justice-seeking person is cool – it’s attractive, and it’s fashionable. Whatever the motivation may be I’m not that fussed – so long as we can connect the dots back to Jesus” – Esther Swaffield-Bray

Okay, that’s great: but how do we do that?

On today’s episode, we ask Esther that question and many more. You can get it on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts.

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Going somewhere? – Getting a vision for student ministry with Rich Wilson

Whether you lead a small group of 5 people, a ministry of 500 you need a vision – a sense of where God is leading the group.

According to the Bible, this is a pretty important part of leadership:  Proverbs 29:18 teaches that where there is no prophetic revelation of God (vision) His people fall into disarray. So what is vision? In this episode, Rich Wilson (team leader at Fusion) defines vision a glimpse of the big picture of what God is bringing to pass in the word. You can listen to the full interview here on iTunes, Stichter, or wherever you get your podcasts.

One question I ask Rich is what to do when you can’t see this little bit of the big picture? Rich’s suggestion: to get around others who can. Here are 4 ways to do that (and +1 suggestion to the contrary).

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