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] […]

Baptist Foundation of SC awards $10,000 grant to AU

The Baptist Foundation of South Carolina has awarded Anderson University a $10,000 grant to assist in the ongoing operation of The Great Commission Center. Established in 2015, The Great Commission Center, headed by Dr. Tim McKnight, of AU’s College of Christian Studies, is an effort to coordinate the many mission efforts throughout the Anderson University […]

Anderson University presents awards at 2016 Pastors Conference

Anderson University recognizes the unique high calling the pastorate.  The South Carolina Baptist Pastor of the Year Award was established in 2011 to honor outstanding pastors, based on the following criteria: Having served in the South Carolina Baptist Convention for at least 3 years. Strong supporter of the Cooperative Program. Be a model of Pastoral […]

Wes Brashier to join Anderson Univ. as assoc. VP, campus minister

Anderson University named Samuel Wesley “Wes” Brashier to its Christian Life Team Oct. 17. In the newly created role of associate vice president for Christian life and campus minister, Brashier will assist vice president and senior campus pastor Bob Cline in the daily leadership of all aspects of campus ministry including Baptist Campus Ministries, Journey teams, women’s […]

Memphis pastor joins AU faculty in pastoral ministry

James Noble, pastor of Grace Fellowship Baptist Church in Memphis, Tenn., will join the Anderson University faculty as assistant professor of pastoral ministry. Noble currently serves as vice president and a member of the Executive Board of the Tennessee Baptist Convention. In addition to his pastoral ministry roles, he also served as a leadership strategist […]