NGU students bring home religious broadcaster awards

North Greenville University’s mass communication students brought home seven awards from this year’s National Religious Broadcasters International Christian Media Convention and Exposition held in Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 22-25. According to NRB’s website, the annual gathering is the largest recognized event dedicated to assisting those in the field of Christian communications. The media awards program is […]

Retired missionary supported by Mother’s Day Offering

A retired Southern Baptist missionary is the latest recipient of assistance from the annual Mother’s Day Offering for South Carolina Baptist Ministries for the Aging. Barry Mitchell, who served with his late wife, Laura, as a missionary to Brazil for 25 years, lives at Martha Franks Baptist Retirement Community in Laurens. “I truly appreciate the […]

Anderson University to offer Logos training for pastors

Pastors and others who want to learn more about how to use Logos software for Bible study and sermon preparation are invited to attend a half-day workshop May 8 at Anderson University. The workshop will include sessions for both beginners and those who already use Logos but want more in-depth instruction in using it for […]

Thornbury advocates ‘re-enchanting’ culture with Christianity

How did Christianity lose its influence in the West, and what are Christians to do about it? That was the question Gregory Thornbury, president of The King’s College in New York City, discussed March 4 during Charleston Southern University’s annual Staley Lecture series. He delivered three lectures: “Eclipses of Christianity in the Past,” “The Recent […]

Snowstorm stirs servant’s heart in AU librarian

A snowstorm bringing as much as 11 inches of snow to parts of the Upstate in February created havoc on the roads, cancelled classes and church services, and closed many businesses throughout the state. It was delightful for school kids, who got to stay home to make snowmen with their siblings, but what about the […]

With ‘Great Commission Living’ as guide, panel to develop proposals for ‘enhancement of cooperative work’

In light of the “Great Commission Living” vision theme adopted last fall by messengers to the South Carolina Baptist Convention annual meeting, a subcommittee of the SCBC Executive Board has been tasked with bringing recommendations “regarding the enhancement of our cooperative work in South Carolina.” Kent Smith, a member of the SCBC Executive Board and pastor […]

South Carolina WMU to convene in Florence for Missions Encounter, Annual Meeting

South Carolina Woman’s Missionary Union will hold its annual Missions Encounter and Annual Meeting March 21-22 at Calvary Baptist Church in Florence. Meeting under the theme, “Ignite,” women from across the state will gather to celebrate missionary work across the world, conduct business and be equipped to champion missions in their churches. The two-day meeting […]

Clayton King to move ministry headquarters to Anderson University

Saying it “feels like coming home,” evangelist Clayton King has announced that Crossroads Worldwide, his organization partnering with churches and ministers throughout the U.S., will move from North Carolina to the Anderson University campus later this year. King is no stranger to the South Carolina private university. He has been speaking and teaching on the […]

SYNC ’14 aims to help Christians impact culture

Charleston Southern University’s annual SYNC conference will be March 20 in the Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership. “SYNC ’14 offers insight and inspiration at the cross-section of theory and practice,” said Rick Brewer, vice president for student affairs and athletics. “Pastors, pastoral staff and marketplace leaders will be challenged and encouraged to stretch their visions […]