‘Be faithful or be forgotten,’ Anderson pastor urges Southern Baptists

James Noble, pastor of Kingdom Community Church in Anderson, warned his fellow ministers attending the Southern Baptist Pastors’ Conference in Indianapolis: “Be faithful or be forgotten.” Noble was among 11 speakers on the conference’s program, which also included messages from Benny Wong, of Gateway Seminary; Shane Pruitt, of the North American Mission Board; Adam Dooley, […]

Anderson University to host second suicide prevention walk

For the second year, the Anderson community is coming together to support suicide prevention through Anderson University’s Out of the Darkness Campus Walk on April 6, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Following the opening ceremony at the Anderson University Athletic Campus, the 1.5-mile walk will begin at approximately 11 a.m. The route runs across campus, with […]

Another Year, Another Enrollment Record Set at Anderson

Anderson University is still the largest private university in South Carolina, with more than 4,200 students enrolled for the 2023-2024 academic year as classes begin Aug. 23. Nearly 1,000 first-year students arrived on campus last week, which represents a 6.4 percent increase from last year. Students in the Anderson University Class of 2027 represent 31 […]

Anderson University to host Upstate Ministry Network event on March 22

The spring gathering of the Upstate Ministry Network — a twice-annual gathering of church leaders sponsored by the Anderson University College of Christian Studies and its Clamp Divinity School — is scheduled for Wednesday, March 22, featuring Clayton King as speaker. His theme is “Creating a Culture of Invitation and Response in Your Church.” The […]

Don Harper: Motivating a New Generation

Don Harper is motivating a new generation of minority students at Anderson University through his book, “Blessed is the Man,” and through involvement with AU’s Diversity and Inclusion weekend. The book is filled with stories of God’s providence, especially the story of how his dad, an African-American farmer, received a loan to purchase 80 acres […]

Anderson University reaches highest enrollment in 111-year history

Anderson University’s enrollment for the 2022-2023 academic year stands at 4,117 students, the largest student body since welcoming its first class in 1911, solidifying Anderson’s status as the largest private university in South Carolina. The record mark continues a trend of enrollment growth at the university. Anderson also saw its highest number of freshmen and […]

MinistryU conference to feature practical ministry insights

“Effective Ministry in a Distracted Age” is the theme of MinistryU, a one-day conference on Aug. 4 sponsored by Clamp Divinity School of Anderson University. The conference will take place on the Anderson campus, beginning at 9 a.m. and concluding at 3:30 p.m. Keynote speakers for MinistryU will be Don Wilton, senior pastor of First […]

GO teams model servant hearts

“The reason we’re doing this is to be the hands and feet of Christ,” said Braden Cordero, a Baptist Collegiate Ministries GO team leader for Anderson University. “I think it’s just serving and having a servant’s heart of helping the churches as needed, whether that’s doing a Bible study on a Sunday morning with the […]