Six from SC chosen to serve on SBC boards, commission, seminaries & committees

Six South Carolinians were among the nominees to serve on the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, the four denominational boards, the six seminaries, and the Committee on Order of Business. Selected by the 2019 SBC Committee on Nominations to serve, if elected by the messengers to the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, June […]

State Pastors Conference introduces new format for 2019

This year’s meeting of the South Carolina Baptist Pastors Conference will see a couple of changes, according to the group’s president. Schuyler Peterson, pastor of Southside Baptist Church in Spartanburg, said the conference will be held over two days instead of one and will feature speakers who have not previously appeared at the South Carolina […]

President’s Perspective: Engaging in ‘Convention Life’

Once a year, the churches of the South Carolina Baptist Convention send messengers from their congregations to help set the course for our cooperative ministry. This gathering of South Carolina Baptists is called the annual meeting. This meeting is a vitally important part of Baptist life. There are at least four important things that take […]

SCBC names Cliff Marshall as church planting team leader

Cliff Marshall has been promoted to church planting team leader for the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Marshall joined the SCBC in 2015 to work with church planting. He planted a church, Freedom Fellowship, in 2004, which has invested more than $100,000 in planting 14 other churches. Prior to that, he served in student ministry for 10 […]

S.C. Hispanic pastors connect for training, fellowship

The biannual Hispanic Pastors’ Conference was held June 28-29 at the South Carolina Baptist Convention building in Columbia. Conference speakers included Jose Delgado, Samuel Hernandez, and church-planting catalyst Samuel Rodriguez, who shared resources and encouragement with the 80 pastors, church planters and prospective church planters in attendance. Rodriguez said the conference started six years ago […]