Eric Kuykendall, minister of education at Spartanburg First Baptist Church, received a doctor of ministry degree May 13 at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He holds a master of divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a bachelor of business administration degree from Texas A&M University.
Beulah Baptist Church in Hopkins recently celebrated 10 years of mission work in Bamako, Mali, West Africa. Beulah’s work in Mali began in 2007 under the leadership of former pastor Brad Bessent. With the help of the International Mission Board and missionaries on the ground, the team had their hearts opened to the Bambara people […]
Contributing to the excitement at Davidson Street Baptist Church in Clinton: international missions, a partnership with a local school, Vacation Bible School evangelism, involvement with the local high school football team, and talk of a building program. “All things are certainly possible with God, but to the human mind it’s just nothing short of phenomenal […]
Buddy Amerson, pastor of Spring Branch Baptist Church in Hartsville, was honored Aug. 5 along with his wife, Betty, for 40 years of pastoral service to the church. “His tireless work in teaching the Word and helping us to improve our relationship with God has been invaluable,” said a church spokesperson.
Dave Bult Jr., pastor of Kingsburg Baptist Church in Johnsonville, has published his first book, “The Precious Blood of Jesus” ($11.99, Xulon Press). He has served in Christian ministry for the past 25 years as a teacher, coach, associate pastor, and pastor. His book is available in paperback at xulonpress.com and as an e-book at […]
Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Conway ordained Jeremy Owens and Timothy Whittaker as deacons on Aug. 13. Pictured, from left: Jeremy Owens, Timothy Whittaker and pastor Denis McCorry.
Jerry Pace was licensed to preach Aug. 20 at Nebo Baptist Church in Marion Association. He is pictured with his wife, Jean.
On July 23, pastor Jimmy Brown of Beaver Creek Baptist Church in Neeses was ordained to the ministry. Pictured with Brown are his wife, Candice, Orangeburg-Calhoun associational director of missions Richard Porter, and Henry Cooper, pastor of Gethsemane Baptist Church.
When he felt God calling him into new work 15 years ago, David Holland was on staff at The Baptist Church of Beaufort. Fulfilled in ministry and content in his church, Holland says he began to recognize spiritual disconnect in his community as he met neighbors and engaged other parents at his children’s activities. “The […]
Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Conway had a successful Vacation Bible School in July, with an average attendance of 105 and 23 new visitors. Also, 11 professions of faith were recorded, and 11 children were baptized during commencement services on July 23. More than $1,000 was collected during the week for two local charities. “I […]