Anderson University to host lecture Sept. 26 commemorating 500th anniversary of Protestant Reformation

Timothy George, dean of Beeson Divinity School and a widely published church historian, will speak on “The Heart Yearning for Grace: Martin Luther’s Road to Reformation Faith” as part of Anderson University’s celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. The public lecture will be Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 7:00 p.m. in the university’s […]

Panel to explore S.C. Baptists’ history in missions, education

An Oct. 8 panel discussion in Columbia will explore the history of South Carolina Baptists’ efforts in missions and education. The free event, sponsored by the History Committee of the South Carolina Baptist Convention and Charleston Southern University, will feature a panel of Baptist pastors and historians. The event will be held from 4 to […]

Danny Nicholson elected president of Connie Maxwell Children’s Home

Danny Nicholson says every calling starts with a story. This is his. In the summer of 2016, he and his wife, Debra, were sitting on a bench outside their favorite beachside restaurant, waiting for a table. An African-American boy, 5 or 6 years old, zigzagged through the sand and darted across the weatherbeaten wooden deck, […]

Lackey represents third generation of Connie Maxwell trustees

Richard Lackey is following in both his father’s and his grandfather’s footsteps — all three have served as trustees for Connie Maxwell Children’s Home. Richard’s grandfather, Elwood Lackey, grew up at Connie Maxwell. He became a professional photographer in Orangeburg and later served as a trustee at Connie Maxwell. Richard’s father, Shelton Lackey, who lives […]

Upstate couple donates $1 million to NGU for scholarships

North Greenville University president Gene Fant Jr. announced July 18 a $1 million gift commitment made by T. Walter and Christine Brashier of Travelers Rest to support scholarships for the graduate school. The scholarship program will be known as the Martin Timothy Brashier Graduate Scholars program. It has been created to provide scholarships to residents […]

Anderson University and SCBC sponsoring ‘The Call’ conference

Anderson University and the South Carolina Baptist Convention are sponsoring “The Call,” a one-day conference Aug. 26 designed to help high school and college students explore God’s call on their lives to ministry, missions and other vocations. Clayton King, interim pastor at NewSpring Church, and Matt Rogers, pastor of the Church at Cherrydale, are the […]

Anderson University recognized for graduate programs by Christian Web resource

Anderson University’s graduate programs have been named among the top 25 Christian university programs nationally by Christian Universities Online for 2017. Christian Universities Online ( is an independent online resource for students and families researching Christian higher education. The site publishes rankings and reviews of the best Christian colleges and universities, information about Christian scholarships […]

Nathan McCarthy is new CEO for South Carolina Baptist Foundation

Nathan R. McCarthy, a seasoned investments manager whose background includes work as a manufacturing engineer in the aeronautics industry, will be the next president and CEO of the Baptist Foundation of South Carolina. The Georgia native begins his official duties Aug. 28, succeeding retiring foundation president Barry Edwards. McCarthy will be the foundation’s eighth president. […]