Selma Baptist Church in Woodruff broke ground for a 15,000-square-foot family life center Oct. 22. The property for the building was donated by church members Mr. and Mrs. Jay D. Bagwell.
William R. “Bill” West Jr., pastor of Welcome Baptist Church in Pendleton for the past 12 years, will retire in December after 55 years of pastoral ministry. He formerly served as pastor of Pendleton Street Baptist Church in Greenville, Hartsville First Baptist Church and Batesburg First Baptist Church. He and his wife, Alice Brown West, […]
Derick A. Pindroh has joined the staff of Flat Rock Baptist Church in Liberty as associate and worship pastor. He attended North Greenville College and is a graduate of Charleston Southern University. He previously served churches in South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee and Georgia. He and his wife, Missie, have four grown children.
Adam Work began his duties as senior pastor of Marion Baptist Church Oct. 15. He is the first pastor in the church’s history to have grown up as a member of the church. He formerly served the church as youth pastor. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Francis Marion University and an M.Div. from Southern […]
Stephen Cutchins began his service as senior pastor of North Augusta First Baptist Church on Oct. 22. He holds a doctor of ministry degree with an emphasis in Christian apologetics. He is the author of a book, “Prove It: Defend the Christian Faith.” He and his wife, Wendy, have two daughters, Madelyn and Sarah.
Michael Stansell has been called as associate pastor of Park Street Baptist Church in Easley. He and his wife, Ellen, will make their home in Easley. Alton A. Nix is senior pastor.
Luke Morrison and his wife, Shannon, have joined the North American Mission Board as apprentice church planters with Tapestry Church in Atlanta, Ga., working with the homeless. They previously served at Shamrock Baptist Church in Bethune. They have five children: Lucas, Bella, Leila, Titus and Stokes.
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 […]
The Martha Franks WMU group at Eastlan Baptist Church, Greenville, assembled 44 shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. Eastlan serves each year as a collection location for the ministry. Pictured are WMU members Jane Hicks, Jan Burdette and Sandra Lord.
The South Carolina Baptist Convention is advising churches and individuals that the following will count as 2017 contributions: — Hand-delivered contributions received by the close of business on Dec. 21. — Electronic contributions with a transaction date on or before Dec. 31. — Mailed contributions postmarked on or before Dec. 31 and received by Jan. […]