Dondi Costin: Unusual Name, Uncommon Passion & Commitment to Mission

Charleston Southern University’s new president has an unusual first name: Dondi. But it seems to fit, since Dondi Costin is not your typical university president. As one would expect, he’s been decorated with academic degrees — five master’s and two doctorates — and he has taught as a professor (of aerospace studies). Costin, however, is […]

NGU Greer campus to host Church & Non-Profit Law seminar

North Greenville University will host a Church & Non-Profit Law 101 seminar, a comprehensive overview to obtain a better understanding of employment, tax, insurance, fundraising, and other legal issues facing the local church or a religious non-profit. The seminar, “Walking Ministry Leadership through a Legal Audit,” will be offered May 1, 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m,. at […]

Piper to speak for Upstate pastors at Anderson

Barnabas Piper will be the keynote speaker for the Upstate Pastors Network gathering Wednesday, April 10, at Anderson University. The program will feature campus worship at 10:10 a.m., a luncheon, and workshop by Piper on the topic “Curiosity and Ministry.” Campus worship is open to the public, but registration for the luncheon and workshop is […]

SCBC accepting recommendations for boards, committees

The South Carolina Baptist Convention is accepting recommendations for persons to serve on the state denomination’s standing committees, on the boards of trustees of the convention’s institutions, and on the SCBC Executive Board. Deadlines for receiving recommendations are July 2 for the Executive Board and for trustees, and July 6 for committees. Recommendation forms can be accessed at […]

CSU cuts ribbon on residence hall

Charleston Southern University held a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting for a new residence hall on March 26.  The three-story, 50,000-square-foot building offers amenities such as a community kitchen, personal study areas, communal meeting space, and spacious apartment-style suites. The residence hall, known informally as “The Suites,” opened to students March 1. Reflective of […]

NGU College of Christian Studies to hold third lectureship on theology and culture

North Greenville University’s College of Christian Studies will hold its third lectureship on theology and culture on Tuesday, March 26, at 7:00 p.m. in Hamlin Recital Hall. The guest speaker, Matthew Hall, will discuss how Christians should think biblically about the sexual issues present in society today. Hall titled his lecture, “Faithful Witness: Church and […]

Veteran SCBC staffer tapped to head missions mobilization effort

Ken Owens has been named missions mobilization team leader for the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Owens previously served as director of the SCBC’s Collegiate Ministry Group and is a 25-year employee of the convention. In addition to his work at the state convention, Owens has served as a campus minister in South Carolina and Virginia […]

SBTS professor to lecture on the church and sexuality

Matthew Hall will be the featured speaker March 26 at a North Greenville University lecture series on theology and culture. Hall, dean of Boyce College at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, will speak on the topic: “Faithful Witness: The Church and Sexuality in a Changing World.” Sponsored by NGU’s College of Christian Studies, the event begins […]