Donna Winn loves earrings, but not for the usual reason. Winn, outreach secretary at Oakdale Baptist Church in Townville, and members of its Ladies Fellowship are wearing and sharing earrings to support a pro-life ministry that God laid on her heart. The ministry, called “Heart of a Mom,” attaches the earrings to a card with […]
Parker Foster, of Boiling Springs, was among the hundreds of South Carolina students whose hearts were shaped through participating on mission trips during their spring breaks. While the junior secondary math major at North Greenville University previously had been on five mission trips with her church, this was the first time she had been part […]
First Baptist Church of Honea Path will celebrate its 150th anniversary May 5. Former youth minister Steve Wise, who currently serves as missions minister at First Baptist Church in Spartanburg, will bring the message during the 10 a.m. service. Among special guests expected for the occasion will be Martha Bagby, whose husband, Booker Bagby, served […]
Six South Carolinians were among the nominees to serve on the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, the four denominational boards, the six seminaries, and the Committee on Order of Business. Selected by the 2019 SBC Committee on Nominations to serve, if elected by the messengers to the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, June […]
Charleston Southern University’s new president has an unusual first name: Dondi. But it seems to fit, since Dondi Costin is not your typical university president. As one would expect, he’s been decorated with academic degrees — five master’s and two doctorates — and he has taught as a professor (of aerospace studies). Costin, however, is […]
Rebekah DiMartino was at the Boston Marathon in April 2013, standing just three feet from where a bomb exploded at the finish line. “Here was me,” she said, pointing to a spot on the floor at a Kentucky church where she was speaking. “Right here was a bomb!” she exclaimed. “Three [feet]! And I’m alive, […]
More than $700,000 in Cooperative Program funding will shift from Kentucky Baptist Convention entities and institutions to support international missions and other Southern Baptist Convention causes, if recommendations from a special advisory workgroup are approved. The KBC Mission Board was to consider the recommendations May 6-7. The special advisory team to KBC Executive Director Paul […]
The Kentucky Baptist Convention"s administrative committee has unanimously approved a recommendation to withdraw from the convention"s ministry relationship with Georgetown College.
“More for Christ” was the theme for Kentucky Baptists" 174th annual meeting at Florence Baptist Church at Mt. Zion in Florence Nov. 15.
Was a western Kentucky church denied admittance to a Baptist association because it is too Calvinistic?