On June 4, Pentecost Sunday, in a gesture meant to symbolize their joining with the Holy Spirit in building a “spiritual house with living stones,” members of Earle Street Baptist Church wrote their names on small stones — hundreds of them — that will literally become part of the foundation for a new addition at […]
It’s not high tech and doesn’t replace the church’s much larger brick-and-mortar library, but this tiny structure is open 24/7. The prayer of church members at College Street Baptist Church in Walhalla is that it will help share the love of Christ and spread the gospel message outside the church’s walls. Church member and Gideon […]
Benjamin Littlejohn, pastor of Eastlan Baptist Church in Greenville for the past 15 years, will retire July 30. He plans to continue as a guest host on the Christian television program, “Niteline,” on WGGS-TV 16. He also plans to serve as an intentional interim pastor and will continue his missions work in the Caribbean. Littlejohn […]
Robbie Baxley (left) was licensed to preach June 11 at Mullins First Baptist Church. He is pictured with pastor Chadwick Ivester.
Maggie Partridge, a senior at North Greenville University, is serving as children’s ministry leader at Heath Springs Baptist Church in Moriah Association. Partridge is from Lincolnton, Ga., and is pursuing an interdisciplinary major in early childhood education and Christian studies
Hank Bates, right, student minister at Clearmont Baptist Church in Westminster, was licensed to the ministry April 30. He is pictured with Dale McCoig, pastor at Clearmont.
Fairfax First Baptist Church is hosting a new summer camp aimed at reaching minority students in Allendale County. “We are calling it Camp Impact, and are praying that God will use this bold step for us to step out in outreach to impact our community,” said pastor David Janaro. “Our county consistently ranks at the […]
The Church at LifePark is located several miles from its founding church, First Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant. In just a few years’ time, LifePark has seen about 600 baptisms and welcomes 1,700 people a week to worship services. The young church has put down roots in a growing community, implemented a strong ministry transitioning […]
The 11th annual “Say Something Nice” Sunday, when Christians of all denominations are encouraged to foster harmony and goodwill, will be observed June 4. The movement began at Charleston First Baptist Church and was later adopted by other denominations and Christian organizations. Free materials for observing the day are available at www.fbcharleston.org by clicking on […]
America’s pastors aren’t getting any younger. There are now more pastors over age 65 than under 40, a demographic shift over the past three generations that portends major challenges for the future church as baby boomer pastors age and die. According to a recent study by the Barna Group, the median age of Protestant pastors […]