Grace and Truth: Where to Start? Sola Scriptura

So, where do we start in our work at The Baptist Courier? When we begin a new pursuit, it’s not always easy to know where to start, but for those who have been redeemed by the blood of Jesus Christ, it’s not difficult: We start with God’s Word. We start there, we end there, we […]

The SCBC’s new EDT is a young veteran in local church ministry

There was a time when Tony Wolfe wanted to be full of hot air. No, he wasn’t prone to lying and didn’t intentionally spread any seeds of deception. Wolfe, elected unanimously last month as executive director-treasurer of the South Carolina Baptist Convention, began his young adult life as a concert tuba player and spent several […]

Grace and Truth: Greetings and What We’re Up to Here

Hello, brothers and sisters of the Palmetto State: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I am profoundly grateful for the privilege of being elected — called by our great God — to serve you as editor of the historic Baptist Courier. It warms my heart to look […]

Wolfe ready to “invest the best years of my life” as new EDT for SCBC

South Carolina Baptist Convention messengers unanimously elected Tony Wolfe as the new executive director-treasurer Monday afternoon (March 20) in a special called meeting at Shandon Baptist Church in Columbia. Wolfe begins work April 1 and will replace Gary Hollingsworth, who is retiring after serving in the office for eight years. Search Committee Chairman Ian Geimer […]

Southern Seminary retains names, vacates chair, establishes endowment

The board of trustees of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary unanimously voted Oct. 12 not to remove the names of the school’s founders from several campus buildings. But trustees embraced steps to lament the institution’s racial history, vacating an endowed chair named after an especially controversial 19th-century benefactor and providing up to $5 million in scholarships […]