Jim Wooten, pastor of The Baptist Church of Beaufort for the past 10 years and a minister for 44 years, has announced that he will retire in August. He previously served as pastor of New Prospect Baptist Church in Laurens, First Baptist Church of Winnsboro, and Earle Street Baptist Church in Greenville. He and his […]
Darren Jones is the new senior pastor of Shell Point Baptist Church in Beaufort. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biblical and theological studies from Liberty University and is pursuing an M.Div. in homiletics from Liberty. He and his wife, Kayla, have one son.
Brian Childers began work as associate pastor and youth minister of Apalache Baptist Church, Greer, on Feb. 17. He previously served as youth pastor and, later, pastor of Hebron Baptist Church in Union. He and his wife, Gina, are the parents of a daughter, Brina.
The estate of Vernon B. Sloan, a member of Washington Baptist Church in Greer, recently presented a $566,740 gift to the South Carolina Baptist Convention earmarked for the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. Sloan, a retired bivocational minister of music who served churches in the Upstate for 60 years, was a World War II veteran with […]
Ladell Humphries was honored Feb. 23 on his 20th anniversary as pastor of North Hartsville Baptist Church. The celebration included a meal and guest speakers. Pictured, from left: Joe Willard, director of missions for Welsh Neck Association; Dave Worthington; Ladell Humphries; Gene Cranford; and Eddie Beck.
North Greenville University will host a Church & Non-Profit Law 101 seminar, a comprehensive overview to obtain a better understanding of employment, tax, insurance, fundraising, and other legal issues facing the local church or a religious non-profit. The seminar, “Walking Ministry Leadership through a Legal Audit,” will be offered May 1, 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m,. at […]
Chandler Dale Moats was ordained to the ministry by Secona Baptist Church in Pickens on Jan. 27. He is a graduate of North Greenville University and will complete his master of arts degree in discipleship from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in May. Moats serves as student pastor at Secona. Pictured, from left: Chandler and […]
Gene Roberts, a native of Columbia, S.C., recently completed his doctor of ministry degree at North Greenville University. He serves as associate pastor at Newfound Baptist Church in Leicester, N.C.
Michael Crawford is the new senior pastor at Florence First Baptist Church. He previously served as a pastor in Georgia. He is a graduate of Troy State University and Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and recently earned a D.Min. from Luther Rice Seminary. He and his wife, Deborah, are the parents of two married daughters. They […]
After 20 years of vocational church ministry, Terry Lanford resigned as a senior pastor in 2017 and launched a workshop ministry designed to equip volunteer teachers in the church. “Entrusted to Teach” is a multifaceted ministry aimed at better preparing teachers in the church for the kind of instruction that reaches both “head and heart.” […]