South Carolina Baptists choose new convention officers

Newly elected officers of the South Carolina Baptist Convention, from left, are: Verla Bennie, member of Mauldin First Baptist Church, recording secretary; Shane Donald, pastor of Cedar Shoals Baptist Church, Belton, second vice president; D.J. Horton, pastor of Anderson Mill Road Baptist Church, Spartanburg, president; Tommy Kelly, pastor of Varnville First Baptist Church, first vice president; and Bart Kelley, pastor of Bethel Baptist Church in Westminster, registration secretary.