SCBC resolutions address racial reconciliation, sports betting

South Carolina Baptist Convention messengers approved resolutions Nov. 14 ranging from opposition to the legalization of marijuana to support for religious liberty. Click here to read full-text versions of the resolutions. Appreciation Messengers expressed appreciation to pastor Augustus “Robbie” Robinson, pastor of Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, for hosting the annual meeting, and to pastor […]

Greenwood pastor Bryant Sims leads 2019 SCBC officers

Bryant Sims, pastor of First Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Greenwood, heads a slate of officers who will lead the South Carolina Baptist Convention in 2019. Sims, who served for the past 12 months as president-elect, officially assumed the office of president at the conclusion of this year’s annual meeting. In this year’s annual meeting […]

Anderson University honors 4 with Pastor of the Year awards

Anderson University presented its annual Pastor of the Year awards Monday evening, Nov. 12, at the 2018 South Carolina Baptist Pastors Conference. The awards serve to recognize “the unique high calling of the pastorate,” according to an AU news release. The South Carolina Baptist Pastor of the Year award was established by AU in 2011 […]

SCBC messengers address budget, bylaws in opening session

Messengers to the 198th annual meeting of the South Carolina Baptist Convention Tuesday morning adopted a $28 million Cooperative Program budget and approved a bylaw change that requires prospective trustees and Executive Board members as well as their churches to “affirm [in writing] and reflect in practice” the Baptist Faith & Message 2000. At midmorning, […]

AU dean named president of Evangelical Homiletics Society

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 in New Orleans, La. EHS is an academic society with more than 300 members formed for the exchange of ideas related to the instruction of biblical preaching. […]

SCBC messengers to worship at historic African-American church

The 198th annual meeting of the South Carolina Baptist Convention will be held Nov. 13-14 in Charleston. Marshall Blalock, pastor of Charleston First Baptist Church and current SCBC president, will preside. The theme is “Building Bridges.” Business sessions will be held at Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston, while the Tuesday evening worship […]

Children ‘Shake It Up’ for missions at Connie Maxwell Children’s Home

Meeting missionaries, decorating maracas and eating hamburgers were highlights of “Shake It Up,” a Sept. 22 missions event for Girls in Action and Children in Action at Connie Maxwell Children’s Home in Greenwood. More than 200 children and their leaders participated in the event, which was coordinated by South Carolina Woman’s Missionary Union. Danny Nicholson, […]