First Bethany Baptist Church in McCormick is using fire-safety home visits to share God’s love. The church is active in South Carolina Baptist Disaster Relief, and several members are former or current volunteer fire fighters. But it is their passion for serving the needs among the lost with simple, life-saving assistance that led to the […]
Temple Baptist Church in Lancaster prepared 634 Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes for Samaritan’s Purse for Christmas 2017. The shoeboxes were displayed in the church’s sanctuary.
Jack A. Mabry Sr. has retired after serving six different churches in the Upstate as minister of music. His ministry has spanned 56 years. Mabry plans to be available to serve churches in interim music ministry positions. He is a graduate of North Greenville University and attended Limestone College.
On a cold morning in February of 2015, I woke up in my warm home, read my Bible, drank coffee with my wife, and woke up my two kids from their snug beds. We fed them breakfast, and I drove them to school. I kissed each of them before they went in to learn from […]
Wes Howard has been called as student minister of Kelleytown Baptist Church in Hartsville. Howard most recently served overseas in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. He is a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and the University of South Carolina. He and his wife, Nicy, are the parents of Ely, Billy and John Wesley.
Darrell Alcorn (left) was ordained to the ministry Oct. 29 by Brownsville Baptist Church in Blenheim. Pastor Bobby Byrd is shown presenting Alcorn with a certificate of ordination.
What do you do if your church is on fire — literally? How can you prepare for something like that? For Holly Springs Baptist Church in Inman, they were prepared through adequate insurance coverage but had not counted on the blessing of God as an apparent disaster turned into a time of spiritual refreshing. On […]
Mt. Hermon Baptist Church in Galivants Ferry, Carolina Association, baptized 12 people in 2017, the largest number of annual baptisms in more than five years. Pictured are eight of those who were baptized in 2017.
Owen Robertson, former minister of education at Easley First Baptist Church, was arrested Dec. 15 after investigators found pornographic images of children on his computer. Robertson, 53, was charged with nine counts of third-degree exploitation of a child. He served for “a number of years” with the church until March of this year, said Milton […]
No one could have anticipated how God would move when Frontline Biker Church in Kershaw approached five pastors from the area to preach during their summer revival. Each week the experience picked up steam, changed locations, and moved into the pastors’ churches. In all, the community revival lasted nine weeks and saw more than 750 […]