Letter to the Editor: Reader appreciative of pro-life story

Thank you for your article, “A Life Conceived Through Rape Is Still Worth Saving.” It really describes my life also. I was born in Penn Yan, N.Y. My birth mother was also raped. When she found out she was pregnant, she tried to commit suicide and she wanted an abortion, but God had other plans […]

Marilyn’s Story: An Abortion Averted

Editor’s Note: Carolina Pregnancy Center is one of the oldest and largest pro-life help centers in South Carolina. All services are free, including ultrasound, counseling, help for fathers, maternity clothes, baby clothes, diapers, and more. For the past 30 years, CPC has followed its theme of being “committed to the truth” and providing hope to […]

Guest Viewpoint: Answering God’s Call to Adopt

I’ve long thought adoption was a beautiful picture of the gospel — that it showed the love of Jesus in a unique and profound way. I thought the call to adopt was among the most significant people could respond to. And I was happy to watch other people fulfill it. I never thought it would […]

Winds of awakening blowing in the Land of the Rising Sun

In Japan, statistics show that 99 percent of the population does not have a relationship with Christ. Those statistics represent people — living, breathing image-bearers of God whom Jesus Christ died to save. While the task of reaching them with the gospel seems daunting, God is stirring the church in Japan to reach the nation. […]

Guest Viewpoint: Life, Loss, and God’s Goodness

Writer: Lori Bova In November 1999, my husband and I found out that we were expecting our first baby. My pregnancy was textbook. I felt wonderful and was continually amazed at the life that was growing inside my womb. The nine months passed quickly. My due date came and went with no signs of impending […]

Actor Kevin Sorbo to keynote CLC

Television and movie actor Kevin Sorbo will be keynote speaker for the Christian Learning Centers of Greenville County’s annual Friends & Fundraising Banquet on Tuesday, April 23.  Sorbo starred in “God’s Not Dead” and was director of “Let There Be Light.” With the theme “Securing the Future for the Next Generation: For Such a Time as This,” the event benefits Released-Time Christian Education for public school […]

Flu outbreak prompts churches to take precautions

Johnny Nix of Pickett’s Mill Baptist Church has asked volunteers to consider staying away. Like so many other churches, Nix and the Dallas, Ga., church he leads are locked in a battle with the flu. “We’ve instructed our volunteers and workers to postpone coming by for a couple of weeks if they or someone in […]

S.C. Baptist Ministries for Aging eyeing growth into Midlands

South Carolina Baptist Ministries for the Aging has announced that it will study the feasibility of establishing a presence in the Midlands region of the state. SCBMA, which is affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention, currently operates two retirement campuses — Martha Franks Retirement Community in Laurens and Bethea Retirement Community in Darlington. Last […]

400 make commitments at Lowcountry ‘Go Tell’ crusade

More than 400 people made commitments to Christ at a Lowcountry Go Tell Crusade Oct. 15-18 in Bamberg. More than 20 churches were involved in the evangelistic effort, which included sharing the gospel with 3,500-plus people, including 1,500 students, said evangelist Rick Gage. “Response was more than we expected,” said Charlie Lucas, crusade chairman and […]

‘REVIVE: Christ and His Church’ coming to S.C. in December

In May 2015, Mark Clifton and Jeff Christopherson from the North American Mission Board asked Henry and Richard Blackaby if they would write a book to encourage and challenge struggling churches and base the book on Henry’s experience at Faith Baptist Church in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, in the 1970s. The Blackabys were responsive to the […]