The neighborhood is not unique. In fact, it’s like many others in towns all across the state. Most locals drive by it every day without so much as a second glance. About 275 families call this neighborhood home. Most of them live in single- or double-wide trailers. Many struggle economically, and some don’t speak English. […]
Speakers at the 2015 State Evangelism Conference, held Feb. 18-19 at Beach Church in Myrtle Beach, challenged participants to serve others and, in doing so, share the gospel. “Ministry evangelism is about serving first [and] being action-oriented and vocal in our evangelism,” said Lee Clamp, director of the Evangelism Group of the South Carolina Baptist […]
Furman P. Martin recently was honored on his 25th anniversary at Varennes Heights Baptist Church in Anderson, where he is associate pastor for music and senior adults. He and his wife, Carole, have two children and two grandchildren.
Submitted by Kelly Henson At First Baptist Church of Campobello, our vision statement is: “Loving God, Loving Others and Serving for the Glory of God.” As a church family, we are always looking for opportunities to share the love of God with others. This past Christmas, our ladies were given a unique opportunity to share […]
The Bible says in 2 Corinthians 1:3-4, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by […]
Writer: Chuck Kelley EDITOR’S NOTE: Chuck Kelley is president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. This may seem like a silly question, but do you know who Southern Baptists are? When asked that question, many people will think in terms of our theology and doctrine. We believe in the inspiration and inerrancy of Scripture. We […]
A group of cooperating churches in Anderson County has scheduled a countywide evangelism rally at Anderson University on March 2. Frank Page, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee, will preach at the 7 p.m. service, which will be held in the school’s Henderson Auditorium. Music will be led by Joe Hopkins, dean of […]
Although the South Carolina Baptist Convention fell short of meeting its 2014 budget, gifts from churches to the Cooperative Program were up for the year. Churches forwarded $27,625,409 toward the state convention’s $28.5 million CP budget in 2014. Although CP gifts were 3.07 percent below budgeted amounts, South Carolina Baptists gave $279,669 more than they […]
During the last few weeks, many South Carolina Baptist Convention churches have been disturbed and puzzled by the Christmas Eve sermon by Perry Noble of NewSpring Church, a church affiliated with the SCBC. This also precipitated a review and apology from this pastor on his blog. However, his 2014 Christmas Eve message and his theological […]
Churches looking for resources to help raise awareness for Sanctity of Human Life Sunday on Jan. 18 may request fliers from Piedmont Women’s Center in Greenville. Contact Tami Howell at 864-848-1381 for details.