Washington Church calls Braxton Kubasko as associate pastor

Braxton Kubasko has joined the staff of Washington Baptist Church, Greer, as associate pastor. A native of Raleigh, N.C., he is a graduate of High Point University and earned master’s degrees in Sacred Music and Theological Studies from Southern Methodist University and Dallas Baptist University. Kubasko has served churches in both North Carolina and Texas. […]

Cory Singleton is new director of GenSend Los Angeles

Cory Singleton, worship and creative pastor at Journey Church in North Charleston for six years, has accepted the position of director of GenSend Los Angeles, a ministry of the North American Mission Board. GenSend gives college-age students an opportunity to spend their summer on mission within one of the North American Mission Board’s Send Cities.

Town Creek calls Mike Shaffer as associate pastor

Mike Shaffer has accepted the position of associate pastor at Town Creek Baptist Church, Aiken. Ordained to the ministry by Town Creek, Shaffer has led the church’s One Route Student Ministry for the past four years and has taught advanced math at Town Creek Christian Academy. He is married to Tami Shaffer, and they have […]

Poplar Springs calls Ken Forrester as senior pastor

Ken Forrester began duties as senior pastor of Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Moore in February. Forrester, director of church development and pastoral care for the South Carolina Baptist Convention, previously had served as a transitional pastor at Poplar Springs. Earlier, he pastored Forestville Baptist Church in Travelers Rest and Rocky Creek Baptist Church in […]

Dickard called as Shandon pastor

Shandon Baptist Church in Columbia, one of the largest churches in the state, has called Daniel Dickard as its next senior pastor. He comes to the church from Friendly Avenue Baptist Church in Greensboro, N.C., where he served for five years. He began his service at Shandon on Feb. 26. He stated, “We believe Shandon […]

Washington Church calls Matthew Moore as youth pastor

Matthew Moore has been called as full-time youth pastor at Washington Baptist Church in Greer. A native of Greer and graduate of North Greenville University, Moore has been a member at Washington Baptist since 2006. He has been serving in an interim capacity since last June. He and his wife, Brandi, have two daughters, Willa […]

Fairview pastor Eddie Leopard announces retirement

Eddie Leopard announced his retirement as lead pastor of Fairview Baptist Church in Greer, effective Jan. 22. Leopard has served as lead pastor of Fairview for almost 10 years. He and his wife, Dawn, will devote their time to Leopard Home Base Ministries, a ministry they recently started to strengthen families and marriages. They will […]

Longtime Upstate pastor Jerry White retires

Jerry White has retired from the pastorate after 50 years and three months of preaching and pastoral ministry. He has pastored several churches in the Upstate and served as a professor at Fruitland Baptist Bible College. He also served as president of the South Carolina Baptist Convention and on several convention and associational committees. White […]

Columbia Metro Association calls Jamie Rogers as exec. director

Jamie Rogers has begun duties as the new executive director of the Columbia Metro Baptist Association. Pastors and lay leaders of CMBA churches affirmed Rogers during a special called meeting in July held at St. Andrews Baptist Church in Columbia. Rogers has been the Columbia Baptist Collegiate Ministry director on the University of South Carolina […]