Dave Bult publishes new book, “The Precious Blood of Jesus”

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 […]

Jimmy Brown ordained at Beaver Creek Church in Neeses

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.

Two thriving Beaufort church plants are just a few miles apart

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 baptizes 11 during VBS

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 […]

Pastor goes all-orange for VBS missions offering

At new Beginning Baptist Church in Waterloo, pastor Allen Gregory, a University of South Carolina fan, challenged the kids in Vacation Bible School to raise $250 for missions. If they met the goal, he promised to dye his beard Clemson orange. They exceeded the challenge (with the help of adults) and raised almost $495, so […]

Palmetto Baptist Association Missions Expo held May 21 at Belton church

Palmetto Baptist Association hosted a Missions Expo on May 21 at Whitefield Baptist Church in Belton. The meeting featured a message by a former missionary to Eastern Europe and displays from South Carolina Baptist Convention ministry partners and organizations. Mike Baker is director of missions for Palmetto Association.