Crooked Run: A Small Church with a Big Vision

Crooked Run Baptist Church is a smaller membership church with a kingdom-sized vision. The church, located in Fairfield County, is involved with a nearby elementary school, is starting a Sunday evening service for young adults, and participates in both local and international missions. It’s also a congregation that is 193 years old, averages 35-40 on […]

Clinton’s Davidson Street Baptist is a church on the go

Contributing to the excitement at Davidson Street Baptist Church in Clinton: international missions, a partnership with a local school, Vacation Bible School evangelism, involvement with the local high school football team, and talk of a building program. “All things are certainly possible with God, but to the human mind it’s just nothing short of phenomenal […]

S.C. Baptists serving hurricane evacuees at Dallas convention center

Two South Carolina Baptist women are on the ground in Texas, providing assistance to families affected by last week’s widespread flooding. Sue Harmon of the South Carolina Baptist Convention’s Disaster Relief Group and Jennifer McJunkin, a member of Marietta First Baptist Church, are providing disaster relief childcare assistance for Hurricane Harvey evacuees at the Kay […]

RebuildSC seeking volunteers, mission teams

Editor’s Note: This story was modified Oct. 4 to include additional content regarding storm damage in Florida. Even as Floridians and Texans begin the arduous process of digging out from major hurricanes, South Carolina Baptists continue to help Palmetto State residents rebuild after the state’s own record-setting floods of two years ago. RebuildSC, a construction […]

Upstate event for deaf community designed to build relationships, share gospel

Brushy Creek Baptist Church in Taylors will host a weekend event July 14-16 for the state’s deaf community (including parents, families, volunteers, and interested churches). The event will include entertainment, food, games, and prizes and will communicate the gospel to a people group in which the North American Mission Board suggests only .0009 percent attend […]

SCBC president invites pastors on trips to study church planting, missions

South Carolina Baptists might think of Boston as the home of the Red Sox or the Revolutionary War — or baked beans and chowder. But there’s something else to know about Boston: It has a population of 650,000 people living in 24 distinct neighborhoods, and only six of those neighborhoods have a gospel-centered church. That’s […]

Greenwood congregation embraces Boston church planters

Few churches can say they have helped renovate the oldest building in one of the most historic parts of Boston. During the 1775 Revolutionary War battle of Bunker Hill in Charlestown, Mass., the VFW building now used as a church meeting place was a private residence. “We believe we saved Celebration Church about $250,000 in […]

Educator finds new classroom as a missionary in Mexico

Debbie McNair’s missions story began in 2007 but came to full fruition this fall when she began teaching at a school for missionary children in Mexico. “I was going through a tough time,” she said, having gone through a late-in-life divorce. “But I kept thinking, there’s something I can do.” She found a six-week program […]