A South Carolina Baptist pastor has been tapped to head the Spartanburg office of World Relief, an organization that will seek to help people fleeing persecution to find refuge in the Upstate. Jason Lee, who has served as pastor of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Spartanburg for five years, will serve as executive director for […]
Polished sermons and prepared Bible studies can inadvertently cause the average Christian to feel inadequate and ill-equipped to study the Scriptures themselves. The result is an ever-increasing level of biblical illiteracy in most churches and an over-dependence on preachers and sermons. With that in mind, Matt Rogers and Donny Mathis have written “Seven Arrows,” a […]
Edgefield First Baptist GA girls visited Connie Maxwell Children’s Home in February. They hosted a pizza party with Valentine cookies and cheered on the residents during a basketball game. They also donated towels, washcloths and clothing.
The annual meeting of the South Carolina Baptist Ministry Assistants Association is slated for May 14-16 at Round Hill Baptist Church in Lexington. The meeting begins with a garden party on Thursday evening. The meeting will include seminars and will conclude with a breakfast meeting with new association president Luella Sargent. Registration is $85, which […]
Larry and Sally* are missionaries serving in Africa. Larry, a physician, knows how important safe drinking water is. “Every day, I see and treat children and adults who are suffering from bad water,” he said. “Some end up dying. A sad reality is that something as preventable as this happens.” For many people in the […]
Wayne Dickard, former South Carolina Baptist Convention president and pastor of Siloam Baptist Church in Easley, retired from the pastorate March 15, completing three decades in ministry. He plans to hold evangelism rallies, Sunday school conferences, and revival meetings in the future. On March 1, he organized an evangelism rally at Anderson University, which drew […]
John D. Chambers has been called as pastor of Ridge Spring Baptist Church in Ridge Association. He formerly served as pastor of Rocky Springs Baptist Church in Wagener. He and his wife, Stacy, are the parents of sons John David II and Matthew.
Russell M. “Rusty” Lee, an Easley native, is the new minister to students and young adults at New Highland Baptist Church in Mechanicsville, Va. He is a graduate of Clemson University and Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond. Lee was ordained to ministry in 2011 by First Baptist Church of Mauldin.
The first ever “Snow Day” at Red Dam Baptist Church in Hardeeville had a great turnout, and the main attraction was a 12-foot-tall snow-covered slide made all the more enjoyable by warm sunny weather. The objective of the event was to draw people from all around the community to the church in hopes of sharing […]
The Woman’s Missionary Union of Waccamaw Baptist Association held a children’s ministry day on Feb. 14. The children and their leaders put together 200 food packets for the homeless and participated in an interactive program to learn about what it means to be homeless.