Anderson University presented its annual South Carolina Baptist Pastor of the Year awards Nov. 6 at the South Carolina Baptist Pastors Conference at Shandon Baptist Church. The awards were established in 2011 to honor outstanding pastors and are based on the following criteria: Having served in the South Carolina Baptist Convention for at least three […]
Zion Hill Baptist Church in Spartanburg will sponsor a free seminar Jan. 16 for churches wanting to learn more about beefing up their security protocols. The Active Shooter and Violence in Church Environments Seminar will be led by personnel from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, said Zion Hill pastor Keith Davis. The event will […]
Donald Davis (center) was recognized by Holly Springs Baptist Church of Pickens on Sept. 17 for 50 years of perfect attendance in Sunday school. Also pictured are his wife, Jean, and pastor Barry Dilworth.
Jack Allen (right) was recently honored by Latta Baptist Church for serving 50 years as treasurer. Pictured with Allen is pastor Rob Pierce. The presentation took place at the church’s 126th-anniversary celebration. SCBC executive director-treasurer Gary Hollingsworth spoke at the service.
Joe Derrick (left), minister of music at Eau Claire Baptist Church in Columbia, was honored with his wife Aug. 27 for 30 years of service to the church.
Francis David Thompson (right), a layman at Mauldin First Baptist Church, received the Order of the Palmetto Oct. 1. Rep. Garry Smith presented the award on behalf of Gov. Henry McMaster. Thompson is active in Gideons International and Habitat for Humanity. He taught 5th-grade boys Sunday school for more than six decades and was closely […]
Nolan Creech (left) was named deacon emeritus Aug. 27 by the congregation of Salem Baptist Church in North. He has served the church in various capacities for 38 years. Creech is pictured with pastor Randy Lucas.
Jeremy Roberts has been called as pastor of Brushy Creek Baptist Church in Taylors, near Greenville. The Plano, Texas, native most recently served as pastor of Church of the Highlands in Chattanooga, Tenn. He holds four degrees from Liberty University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Charity, are the parents of Autumn, […]
Cameron Wilson was ordained to the ministry Sept. 24 at Southside Baptist Church in Spartanburg. He has served as children’s minister at Southside since October 2013. Schuyler Peterson is pastor.
Crooked Run Baptist Church is a smaller membership church with a kingdom-sized vision. The church, located in Fairfield County, is involved with a nearby elementary school, is starting a Sunday evening service for young adults, and participates in both local and international missions. It’s also a congregation that is 193 years old, averages 35-40 on […]