Letter: We want to be an Acts 1:8 church

A couple of months ago, a retired minister filled in for our pastor. He began his message with a review of the differences he had seen between the 1950s and 1960s and now. He remembered how, during the ’50s and ’60s, people were being saved in most churches each week, and there was a lot […]

Robert Grant announces retirement from Baptist Foundation

Robert F. Grant Jr. has announced his retirement effective Aug. 31 after a ministry career spanning almost 50 years. Licensed to the ministry in 1969 and ordained in 1976, Grant served several churches before joining the South Carolina Baptist Convention staff in 1983. During his 31-year tenure with the convention, he served as director of […]

IvyStone Church members minister in Jamaica

 IvyStone Community Church in Myrtle Beach recently sent a team of church members on a mission trip to Jamaica. Their ministry included Vacation Bible School, a blood pressure clinic and community evangelism. Tom Sees is pastor.

Outside the Walls: Outreach Versus Evangelism

“I just had an amazing gospel conversation! At our outreach block party, I was talking to a man who was having a tough time, and I shared with him about how God has gotten me through tough times and invited him to our church.” When I hear statements like this, I am encouraged by the […]

NGU president Gene Fant named 2018 Presidential Fellow

North Greenville University’s president Gene C. Fant Jr. was recently named a 2018 Presidential Fellow by the Acton Institute, a prominent think tank for faith, economics and community development. Founded in 1980, the Acton Institute explores the nexus between economic liberty and religious liberty.

Sandy Run senior adults present gift to Connie Maxwell

The Sandy Run Baptist Church, Hampton, senior adult group recently visited the Brookland campus of Connie Maxwell Children’s Home in Orangeburg and presented the ministry a gift of $1,300 from the congregations of Sandy Run Church and Robertville Baptist Church in Pineland.