Christian Worldview Week Set for March 4-6 at North Greenville

North Greenville University will host Christian Worldview Week March 4-6, featuring talks from Katie McCoy and Jason Thacker on “Thinking Christianly about Human Nature.” Christian Worldview Week has been a highlight at the university for nearly two decades. “North Greenville always takes seriously the centrality of a biblical worldview in a Christ-first education,” said Nathan […]

Pickens pastor arrested for ‘aiding or abetting prostitution’

A South Carolina pastor has been arrested for knowingly “aiding or abetting prostitution.” According to an arrest report obtained by Baptist Press, William Kannarney, 51, was arrested Feb. 7. The incident occurred in Seneca Oct. 28, 2023. Kannarney, a resident of Liberty, S.C., was pastor of Blue Ridge View Baptist Church in Pickens. A representative […]

Impact 2024: ‘One Savior, One Gospel, One Church, One Mission’

On Feb. 22, more than 1,100 attendees representing 250 churches gathered at Impact, an annual South Carolina Baptist Convention conference that connects leaders and encourages obedience to Jesus’ mission, the Great Commission. The conference was held at Church at the Mill in Moore. “Leave your ego at the door” was written on the screen when […]

Legislative Update: S.C. Legislative Session Off to Fast Start

The 2024 South Carolina legislative session opened on Tuesday, Jan. 9, with House Republicans presenting three bills for sub-committee hearings. Usually, you can depend on the South Carolina Legislature to move slowly and deliberately, especially on the first day of the session. So, when the opening day schedule included a 3M Medical Affairs Sub-Committee hearing […]

New and Noteworthy Books — February 2024

Given our theme this month of Christ in all of Scripture, these books all relate to helping believers better understand how the Old and New Testaments fit together and how they all culminate in Christ and His gospel. The Christ of Wisdom: Redemptive Historical Exploration of the Wisdom Books of the Old Testament (P&R) by […]

New Erskine scholarship honors Henry Stanford

The Henry Stanford Scholarship Fund, established last fall at Erskine College, will sponsor the Stanford Award to assist ministry students financially to attend the Due West school. The scholarship honors Henry G. Stanford Jr., who both served on the international mission field and was pastor of several South Carolina Baptist churches. He was a graduate of […]

Former EC president Page out as pastor of South Carolina church

Representatives from Pebble Creek Baptist Church have confirmed with Baptist Press that former Executive Committee president and CEO Frank Page is no longer pastor of the congregation. In response to an email with questions from Baptist Press asking for confirmation of Page’s departure as well as reasons why, PCBC leadership responded with a statement that […]

CSU’s Dewey Center for Chaplaincy partners with ICISF

The Dewey Center for Chaplaincy at Charleston Southern University recently entered into a strategic partnership with the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, Inc., of Ellicott City, Md. Ron Harvell, director of the Dewey Center, said, “Together, we will provide accessible training for those serving, or preparing to serve, in environments where crisis intervention skills are […]