MinistryU conference to feature practical ministry insights

“Effective Ministry in a Distracted Age” is the theme of MinistryU, a one-day conference on Thursday, Aug. 4, sponsored by Clamp Divinity School of Anderson University. The conference will take place on the Anderson campus, beginning at 9 a.m. and concluding at 3:30 p.m. Keynote speakers for MinistryU will be Don Wilton, senior pastor of […]

Joel Gregory to Present Annual Broadus Lectures Oct 29-30

As part of the 10th anniversary celebration of the Clamp Divinity School, Joel Gregory will be the featured speaker for the ninth annual John A. Broadus Lectures on Preaching at Anderson University Oct. 29-30. His theme for the lectures will be “Preaching Lived Experience.” Lectures will be presented on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 3 p.m. […]

Pointer to keynote Upstate Pastors Network at Anderson

Phillip Pointer, senior pastor of Saint Mark Baptist Church in Little Rock, Ark., will be the featured speaker for the Oct. 16 meeting of the Upstate Pastors Network at Anderson University. Pointer has served since 2012 as pastor of the 127-year-old Arkansas congregation, which has about 9,000 members. He received his Master of Divinity degree […]

Piper to speak for Upstate pastors at Anderson

Barnabas Piper will be the keynote speaker for the Upstate Pastors Network gathering Wednesday, April 10, at Anderson University. The program will feature campus worship at 10:10 a.m., a luncheon, and workshop by Piper on the topic “Curiosity and Ministry.” Campus worship is open to the public, but registration for the luncheon and workshop is […]

Anderson University launches global youth ministry center

Anderson University is launching the Global Center for Youth Ministry as a resource for churches and ministries in the U.S. and internationally. The Center will be housed within the Clamp Divinity School at Anderson University and will provide training materials and other resources to help equip church leaders who work with young people. In addition […]

AU celebrates successful season of Crossroads Summer Camp

Anderson University’s partnership with Clayton King Ministries and its Crossroads Summer Camp continued to bear fruit in 2018, with thousands of campers participating during its five-week run on campus. All told, 805 people made first-time decisions to follow Jesus during the camp, and 518 responded to a call to ministry.  “Every single summer, I tell […]

Anderson University celebrates 2018 graduating class

Record number of students officially become alumni Thousands gathered on the Anderson University Alumni Lawn as a record number of graduates participated in 2018 commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 12. The total included about 450 receiving undergraduate degrees, with another 92 receiving master’s degrees and one earning a doctorate graduate. The commencement ceremony featured guest […]

Anderson University names new athletics VP

Bert Epting assumes responsibilities May 7 Anderson University has named J. Bert Epting as its new vice president for athletics, effective May 7. “Having observed Dr. Epting’s outstanding work, his knowledge of athletics and his inspirational leadership, I have great confidence he will be an exceedingly effective leader for our growing athletic division as well […]

Anderson University’s MAGI Project bears gifts of comfort — and joy

Quentin arrived at his elementary school one morning wearing a grown-man’s jeans, cinched tight with a belt, their frayed edges peeking beneath his worn T-shirt. He wore no socks, his ankles bitten by the winter cold. His teacher, noticing Quentin’s state of dress, gently asked what happened to his socks. “My sister needed them,” he […]

African-American denomination partners with Anderson University divinity school

The Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina has voted to establish a formal partnership with Clamp Divinity School at Anderson University. Clamp Divinity School will be the designated center for graduate theological education for the 1,100 predominantly African-American churches of the BEMCSC. Anderson University is affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. “[This] […]