A Word of Thanks to S.C. Baptists

On the last Friday of November, we practiced a very old tradition at Anderson University. We call it Christmas First Night. The practice started years ago under president Annie Dove Denmark with the idea of celebrating the first night of December through a Christmas concert and the lighting of a yule log. The event was […]

Scholarship to honor director of missions and wife

Later this year, a scholarship honoring Bryant and Roseanne Fersner will begin to provide financial assistance for North Greenville University students who plan to pursue vocational Christian ministry. Fersner served as a pastor for 35 years before becoming director of missions for Moriah Baptist Association in 2014. He graduated from the University of South Carolina […]

SCBC Executive Board tweaks funding formula for universities

The Executive Board of the South Carolina Baptist Convention, meeting Dec. 13 in Columbia, elected new officers for 2019 and approved a change in how budgeted funds will be divided among the SCBC’s three affiliated universities. Last November, SCBC messengers approved a $28 million Cooperative Program budget for 2019 that included nearly $4 million in […]

NGU to host ‘Work as Worship Retreat’ livestream event

On Feb. 22, hundreds of local and international churches will host the second annual Work as Worship Retreat livestream event. The retreat will bring together thousands of Christian business professionals from around the world to hear speakers like Jon Acuff (New York Times bestselling author), Steve Green (president of Hobby Lobby), and Megan Alexander (correspondent […]

NGU hosts historian John Fea for inaugural Boggs-Hickson Lecture

North Greenville University will host its inaugural Boggs-Hickson Lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m. at Hayes Ministry Center on the NGU campus. John Fea, a professor of American history at Messiah College in Grantham, Pa., and a distinguished lecturer with the Organization of American Historians, will present his lecture, “Was America Founded As […]

Evan Lenow to present lecture at NGU

Evan Lenow, the Bobby L. and Janis Eklund Chair of Stewardship, associate professor of ethics, director of the Richard Land Center for Cultural Engagement, and director of the Center for Biblical Stewardship at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, will present the lecture “Engaging the Culture Without Losing Your Soul” on Tues., Jan. […]

NGU to host ‘Faith at Work’ event

North Greenville University will present its annual Faith at Work Business Symposium Feb. 8 from 1-5 p.m. The free half-day conference showcases entrepreneurs sharing their stories of leading their companies for Christ. The event, designed to inspire business students, is also open to the business community. Guest speakers will be Lauren Green, Fox News Channel’s […]

Evangelical Homiletics Society names Michael Duduit as president

Michael Duduit, dean of the Clamp Divinity School and College of Christian Studies at Anderson University, became president of the Evangelical Homiletics Society at its recent annual meeting. EHS is an academic society with more than 300 members formed for the exchange of ideas related to the instruction of biblical preaching.