Morrisons join NAMB as apprentice church planters

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.

400 make commitments at Lowcountry ‘Go Tell’ crusade

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 […]

Deadline nears for 2017 contributions to SCBC

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 presents 2017 Pastor of the Year awards

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 […]

Upstate church to hold active-shooter seminar

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 […]

Brushy Creek, Taylors, calls Jeremy Roberts as pastor

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, […]