See also: Singing Churchmen seeking scholarships for younger members The upcoming spring tour for the South Carolina Baptist Singing Churchmen will take members of the choral group to Cleveland, Ohio, where they will spend nearly a week performing and spreading the gospel. Comprised of worship pastors and music ministers from South Carolina Baptist churches, the […]
The women of Pleasant View Baptist Church in Anderson have sewn and donated 47 “pillowcase dresses” for the non-profit organization, Little Dresses for Africa. Church members hope the dresses will encourage young girls, many of whom may be considered of little value within their cultures, to believe they are worthwhile. They also hope the dresses may open the door for children to hear […]
Mt. Calvary Baptist Church and Padgett’s Creek Baptist Church, both of Union, held joint services on the second and fourth Sundays in March at their respective churches. The annual event is designed to foster closer bonds between the two congregations and to bring together people who love Christ for the purpose of worshiping him.
Five Forks Baptist Church of Simpsonville recently commissioned 12 “Stephen ministers” into the service of assisting the staff in providing consistent, quality, one-to-one care for hurting people. The new lay ministers received more than 50 hours of training since last fall, equipping them to provide support for people in need. Stephen ministers seek to serve people experiencing […]
The neighborhood is not unique. In fact, it’s like many others in towns all across the state. Most locals drive by it every day without so much as a second glance. About 275 families call this neighborhood home. Most of them live in single- or double-wide trailers. Many struggle economically, and some don’t speak English. […]
Speakers at the 2015 State Evangelism Conference, held Feb. 18-19 at Beach Church in Myrtle Beach, challenged participants to serve others and, in doing so, share the gospel. “Ministry evangelism is about serving first [and] being action-oriented and vocal in our evangelism,” said Lee Clamp, director of the Evangelism Group of the South Carolina Baptist […]
Furman P. Martin recently was honored on his 25th anniversary at Varennes Heights Baptist Church in Anderson, where he is associate pastor for music and senior adults. He and his wife, Carole, have two children and two grandchildren.
Submitted by Kelly Henson At First Baptist Church of Campobello, our vision statement is: “Loving God, Loving Others and Serving for the Glory of God.” As a church family, we are always looking for opportunities to share the love of God with others. This past Christmas, our ladies were given a unique opportunity to share […]
The Bible says in 2 Corinthians 1:3-4, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by […]
Writer: Chuck Kelley EDITOR’S NOTE: Chuck Kelley is president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. This may seem like a silly question, but do you know who Southern Baptists are? When asked that question, many people will think in terms of our theology and doctrine. We believe in the inspiration and inerrancy of Scripture. We […]