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.

Latta Church honors Jack Allen for 50 years as treasurer

Jack Allen (right) was recently honored by Latta Baptist Church for serving 50 years as treasurer. Pictured with Allen is pastor Rob Pierce. The presentation took place at the church’s 126th-anniversary celebration. SCBC executive director-treasurer Gary Hollingsworth spoke at the service.

Francis David Thompson, of Mauldin, receives Order of the Palmetto

Francis David Thompson (right), a layman at Mauldin First Baptist Church, received the Order of the Palmetto Oct. 1. Rep. Garry Smith presented the award on behalf of Gov. Henry McMaster. Thompson is active in Gideons International and Habitat for Humanity. He taught 5th-grade boys Sunday school for more than six decades and was closely […]

Crooked Run: A Small Church with a Big Vision

Crooked Run Baptist Church is a smaller membership church with a kingdom-sized vision. The church, located in Fairfield County, is involved with a nearby elementary school, is starting a Sunday evening service for young adults, and participates in both local and international missions. It’s also a congregation that is 193 years old, averages 35-40 on […]

Conway church’s Christmas display features more than 200 nativities

Maple Baptist Church in Conway will host its sixth annual Nativities Exhibition the first weekend in December. The display features more than 200 different nativities from all parts of the world. They range in size from a miniature in an acorn shell to a few outdoor sets several feet tall. The variety of materials include wood, […]