Jason Cudd is new bivocational pastor at Enoree Baptist

Jason Cudd began duties as bivocational pastor at Enoree Baptist Church in Newberry Dec. 3, 2023. He completed the Scofield Certificate from Moody Bible College and graduated from Believer’s Institute with a master’s degree in Biblical Studies. Cudd is co-founder of Sharing God’s Word, a ministry to the local detention center in Gaffney. He and […]

Round Hill pastor Don Turner retires after 28 years of ministry

Don Turner retired as senior pastor of Round Hill Baptist Church in Lexington on Dec. 31, after 28 years of ministry. He and his wife, Toni, have faithfully served churches across South Carolina for more than 50 years. The church will be honoring the Turners with a drop-in and special service in January.

Spartanburg First calls Mike Harder as senior pastor

Mike Harder began duties as lead pastor of First Baptist Church, Spartanburg, Aug. 6. Previously, Harder had served as Kairos pastor at Brentwood (Tenn.) Baptist Church and lead pastor of The Gospel Church in Nashville. A graduate of the University of Northwestern, he earned a master of divinity degree at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary and […]

Whitmire pastor Shannon Long to retire Dec. 31

Shannon Long, pastor of First Baptist Church, Whitmire, since 2006, will retire Dec. 31. Previously, Long served as associational missionary for Laurens Baptist Association. He and his wife, Loraine, formerly served as International Mission Board missionaries in Chile. After returning from Chile in 1989, he served as pastor of Park Baptist Church in Rock Hill […]

Enoree pastor George Leagans retires

George Leagans retired in February after serving 23 years as a bivocational pastor at Enoree Baptist Church in Newberry. He served churches in Kentucky and South Carolina. Leagans and his wife, Kay, reside in Ware Shoals.

Mon-Aetna Church, Union, calls Tom Tucker as senior pastor

Tom Tucker recently began duties as senior pastor of Mon-Aetna Baptist Church in Union. Tucker serves as president of Tom Tucker Ministries and formerly was director of missions for Chester Baptist Association. He is a past president of the South Carolina Baptist Convention, the state Pastors Conference and chairman of the SCBC Executive Board. He […]