AU worship service sees 65 student salvations

Anderson University reports that 65 students prayed to receive Jesus as savior at a campus worship service on Sept. 20. Clayton King, whose Crossroads Worldwide ministry is headquartered at the AU campus, preached at the service. King is also teaching pastor at NewSpring Church in Anderson. “The campus ministries team has been busy following up […]

Panel reflects on state Baptist missions and education

The South Carolina Baptist Convention History Committee and Charleston Southern University sponsored a panel discussion Oct. 8 on the history of missions and education in the state convention. The event was held in Ellis Hall at Columbia First Baptist Church. Participants included Charleston Southern University vice president and professor of Christian studies Michael Bryant, who […]

NGU evangelistic team serves in Costa Rica

A team of 15 volunteers, including members of the North Greenville University community, served in Villa Real, Costa Rica, July 7-15. The team was led by Bill Cashion, professor of evangelism and missions in NGU’s Graduate School of Christian Ministry. Beverly Hawkins, a member of NGU’s board of trustees and a recent master of Christian […]

Charleston Southern University launches presidential search

The Charleston Southern University board of trustees has formed a 17-person search committee to find the institution’s next president. The new president will succeed retiring president Jairy C. Hunter Jr. and will be the third chief executive in the school’s history. The university announced in March that Hunter, who has served as CSU’s president for […]

Ruth Graham to speak at Connie Maxwell Children’s Home

Ruth Graham, daughter of evangelist Billy Graham, will be the featured speaker Nov. 9 at Connie Maxwell Children’s Home during a “Celebrate New Beginnings” event. The 7 p.m. program will be held at Connie Maxwell Baptist Church and will include a musical performance by Gene Cotton. The public is invited, but seating is limited. For […]

Executive Board affirms potential White Oak deal

The South Carolina Baptist Convention is negotiating with a potential buyer for White Oak Conference Center in Winnsboro. The SCBC Executive Board approved a motion in April 2016 to seek a buyer for its conference center, established in 1979, after studying the long-term maintenance and operational costs of keeping the facility open. According to an […]

30-plus profess Christ at NGU chapel service

North Greenville University reported that more than 30 students professed Jesus as savior at the school’s first chapel service on Aug. 23. Clayton King, teaching pastor at NewSpring Church, preached at the service, which also served as the initial session of the university’s “Ignite” conference. In 2014, King relocated his Crossroads Worldwide ministry from North […]

Tony Beam to serve on SBC’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission

Tony Beam, vice president for student life and Christian worldview at North Greenville University, has been appointed by the Southern Baptist Convention’s Nominating Committee to the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. The commission works to engage the culture with the gospel and to speak publicly to moral and ethical issues. Beam also hosts a daily […]

Energetic nonagenarian presented Baptist Foundation award

Age has never been a hindrance for Franklin G. Mason, a man who ran his first marathon at 60 and who still practices dentistry at 92. He has been on 35 medical mission trips to eight different countries, served for 20 years as a trustee of Charleston Southern University and has been a deacon at […]

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 […]