Trent Henson is the new associate pastor of Washington Baptist Church in Greer. A graduate of USC-Upstate and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Henson, a former school teacher, was ordained to the ministry July 5 at Washington Baptist. He and his wife, Scotti, have one daughter, Kerith. Henson succeeds Joe Price, who had served as associate […]
Stephen Cannon has accepted the call as senior pastor of Millbrook Baptist Church in Aiken. He has served as a member of the Southern Baptist Convention Committee on Nominations, vice chairman of the board of the Parson’s Pantry ministry, and a member of the Executive Board of the South Carolina Baptist Convention. He holds a […]
David Lyda is the new pastor of Little Stevens Creek Baptist Church in Edgefield. He previously served at Washington Baptist Church, Greer, as Sunday school director and teacher, AWANA leader, and children’s church teacher. Lyda is currently completing his master of divinity degree at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Beth, have one […]
Donald Thomas was called as pastor of Abner Creek Baptist Church, Greer, on Sept. 29. He had been serving as interim pastor since June. He and his wife, Collier, have four children: Delainey, Lincoln, Evangeline, and Reagan.
Tim Murr has been called as senior pastor of Hope Baptist Church in northeast Columbia. He holds degrees from Oklahoma Baptist College, Tennessee Temple University and Columbus University. He most recently served as assistant pastor of Chambersburg Baptist Church in Chambersburg, Pa. He and his wife, Denise, have four daughters and one grandchild.
Bobby Strother is the new pastor of Covenant Baptist Church of Lancaster. He is a graduate of Southeastern College at Wake Forest and Columbia International University. He and his wife, Jessi, have four children: Elijah, Simeon, Titus and Colton.
Asbury Lawton IV has been called as pastor of Lawtonville Baptist Church in Estill. A graduate of Clemson, Liberty, and Southern Wesleyan universities, he was minister of students at Laurel Church in Greenville. He and his wife, Ashley, have two children, Quinn and Katie Beth.
Todd Horton is the new pastor of First Baptist Church of Elloree. A graduate of Charleston Southern University and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, he previously served Springvale Church in Lugoff.
Michael Beasley began duties as pastor of Bethany Baptist Church in Fountain Inn, July 28.
Donny Kauffman is the new executive director at Greer Community Ministries, a nonprofit ministry that serves the homebound, elderly, and disadvantaged in the Greer area. He previously served as the director of thrift operations at Miracle Hill Ministries. He is a graduate of Furman University and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.