Alphaeus is married to his best friend Alexias Anderson and lives in the Upstate SC. Alphaeus Anderson is the author of Youth Magnet. He is also the founder of Gain Maintain, a platform dedicated to providing cutting-edge strategies, training modules, and courses to coach leaders, as they work to attract and empower youth.
He is a graduate of Anderson University with a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries, and a minor in Music. Alphaeus is an inductee of the Anderson University Distinguished Alumni, and is currently a teacher at the University Of South Carolina Upstate, where he instructs the Gospel Choir class.
Annually, Anderson attracts over 350 students, during the spring and summer, to sing on a choir he started with only one child over 16 years ago. His choir grew to over 125 students in 30 days. The choir later began to attract teenagers across the tri-state area and has since exploded, with seven Stellar Award nominations, one Dove Award nomination. Under Alphaeus' direction, the choir received two Stellar Award wins for “Best Youth Project of the Year” in 2012 and 2019. In 2015 the choir receive a Dove Award nomination.
Alphaeus has proven techniques and trainings for churches and organizations that want to become youth magnets. He has one of a kind techniques for empowering students, that can be seen throughout social media, on YouTube, and on his website. His ability to connect with youth is second to none. Alphaeus speaks to thousands of students in schools, churches, community centers, and revivals.
He has taught his youth ministry strategies, and models at regional and national conferences like Gospel Heritage International Worship Conference (founded by Dr. Teresa Hairston) Vashawn Mitchell, President. Alphaeus is a regular at Schools of Methods, association meetings, and convocations.
Alphaeus has produced for many local artists and has songwriting credits for notable artists such as Marvin Sapp, Ernest Pugh, Sunday Best winner Stephanie Summers, Shawn Bigby, Anderson University, Toronto Powerup Youth Choir and Pure N Heart.
In 2018, Alphaeus partnered with Dr. Dorinda Clark-Cole to form the first Pure-N-Heart/SMAC South regional youth mass choir.
His music is performed in ministries across the nation and has been featured at the National GMWA Youth and Young Adult Division Conference, the National Baptist Convention, and on Internet and terrestrial radio.
Alphaeus is one of many recipients of the 2016 President Barack Obama Volunteer Service Award, presented by Ambassador Lenora Peterson.
When not on the road training, speaking and presenting, he can be found teaching at eat-center.com and occasionally serving at The Equipping Center Church, Greenville, SC, Pastor Hasker Hudgens
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Equipping and training pastors, parents, youth choir directors, youth ministers, VBS teams, Sunday School departments and Christian education staff, to obtain favorable results by attracting, empowering, and maintaining the students in the ministry. Alphaeus created the “Momentum Model” and has seen transformative results using this model in dozens of ministries.
Areas of focus include: virtual youth ministry training, transforming and remodeling your youth ministry, youth ministry safety, rebranding, youth events, reviving youth choir, how to use C5, 40/20, OTL (on their level), building a great team,
fundraising and more.