Stephen Cutchins began his service as senior pastor of North Augusta First Baptist Church on Oct. 22. He holds a doctor of ministry degree with an emphasis in Christian apologetics. He is the author of a book, “Prove It: Defend the Christian Faith.” He and his wife, Wendy, have two daughters, Madelyn and Sarah.
Michael Stansell has been called as associate pastor of Park Street Baptist Church in Easley. He and his wife, Ellen, will make their home in Easley. Alton A. Nix is senior pastor.
Luke Morrison and his wife, Shannon, have joined the North American Mission Board as apprentice church planters with Tapestry Church in Atlanta, Ga., working with the homeless. They previously served at Shamrock Baptist Church in Bethune. They have five children: Lucas, Bella, Leila, Titus and Stokes.
More than 400 people made commitments to Christ at a Lowcountry Go Tell Crusade Oct. 15-18 in Bamberg. More than 20 churches were involved in the evangelistic effort, which included sharing the gospel with 3,500-plus people, including 1,500 students, said evangelist Rick Gage. “Response was more than we expected,” said Charlie Lucas, crusade chairman and […]
The Martha Franks WMU group at Eastlan Baptist Church, Greenville, assembled 44 shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. Eastlan serves each year as a collection location for the ministry. Pictured are WMU members Jane Hicks, Jan Burdette and Sandra Lord.
The South Carolina Baptist Convention is advising churches and individuals that the following will count as 2017 contributions: — Hand-delivered contributions received by the close of business on Dec. 21. — Electronic contributions with a transaction date on or before Dec. 31. — Mailed contributions postmarked on or before Dec. 31 and received by Jan. […]
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 […]
Editor’s note: Because of strong interest, the location of the following event has been changed to Crossroads Baptist Church in Spartanburg. (Updated Dec. 28, 2017) A free seminar will be held Jan. 16 for churches wanting to learn more about beefing up their security protocols. The Active Shooter and Violence in Church Environments Seminar will […]
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.