CSU to hold faith-and-science discussion opportunity for teachers

Charleston Southern University will host “Welcoming Faith into the Science Classroom,” a day of discussion and conversation on faith integration and the sciences on April 8. CSU faculty members will lead panel discussions and breakout sessions on topics such as evolution and creation, the age of the earth, and where Scripture overlaps with science. The […]

African-American churches partner with AU divinity school

The Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina has voted to establish a formal partnership with Anderson University. AU’s Clamp Divinity School will be the designated center for graduate theological education for the 1,100 predominantly African-American churches of the BEMCSC. Anderson University is affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. “[This] will be a […]

Grant helps NGU students prepare for cross-cultural ministry

The Baptist Foundation of South Carolina has awarded a $10,000 grant to North Greenville University to support its intercultural studies degree program. The grant assists students who participate in an annual field immersion experience designed to prepare them for the challenges and complexities of living and ministering in a variety of cross-cultural settings. “This grant […]

North Greenville University opens Greer campus

With a snip of the ceremonial scissors, North Greenville University interim president Randall J. Pannell, T. Walter Brashier, Craig McCoy of Bon Secours/St. Francis Hospital, and City of Greer mayor Rick Danner marked the official opening of the school’s new Greer campus. The dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony took place at 1:00 p.m. on Feb. 16. The […]

Candlelight tour highlights Connie Maxwell’s 125th anniversary

Connie Maxwell Children’s Home in Greenwood will hold nighttime candlelight walking tours of the campus March 17 and 18 as part of the 125th anniversary celebration of the institution’s founding. The walking tours will allow visitors a peek into life at the children’s home and will include six reenactments from Connie Maxwell’s history. The tours will […]

North Greenville event trains spotlight on Martin Luther

In this 500th-anniversary year of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation, a Baptist seminary professor will deliver a lecture on Martin Luther April 11 at North Greenville University. Open to the public and starting at 7 p.m. at the Hayes Ministry Center, the free event will feature Jason Duesing, academic provost and professor of historical […]

North Greenville University taps Gene Fant as 8th president

Gene C. Fant Jr., a veteran Baptist educator, has been named the eighth president of North Greenville University in Tigerville, S.C. Fant, 53, who most recently served as provost and chief academic officer for Palm Beach Atlantic University, a Christian school in West Palm Beach, Fla., was introduced as “God’s man” for North Greenville by […]

North Greenville University to name new president on Thursday

North Greenville University will introduce its eighth president Thursday, Feb. 23, at a 2 p.m. press conference at the school’s Hayes Welcome Center. The university has been operating with an interim president since school trustees announced the departure of former president Jimmy Epting in January 2015. After a video surfaced on social media in August 2015 raising questions […]

Bethea resident baptized in retirement facility’s pool

John Cribb, a resident of Bethea Baptist Retirement Center in Darlington, was baptized in the facility’s aquatic center Jan. 29. The Johnsonville native moved to Bethea two years ago. Cribb says he grew up in church and has read the Bible regularly for most of his life, but realized a few months ago that he […]

CSU to hold faith-and-science discussion opportunity for teachers

Charleston Southern University will host “Welcoming Faith into the Science Classroom,” a day of discussion and conversation on faith integration and the sciences, on April 8. CSU faculty members will lead panel discussions and breakout sessions on topics such as evolution and creation, the age of the earth, and where Scripture overlaps with science. The […]