Jay is NOT leaving CBFSC but he is adding another task to his workload: A CBF advocate for abuse prevention and response. He will be CBF’s point person on the issue of abuse and misconduct in the church.
Jay’s search for resurrection—after this year of loneliness and isolation—reminded him that in every moment of death, God speaks the final words to us. Love, and therefore life.
Three years ago, the local school identified a family that could really benefit from what Koinonia had to offer. Now, having gained the mother’s trust, she is one of most engaged parents in Koinonia’s program.
Justin Hicks, a member of Fernwood Baptist Church in Spartanburg, brings a lot of creativity into his middle school classroom. He also finds that the best way to teach students about religion is to live out the scriptures in his life every day.
Amy Brown and Lucy Cauthen are new members of the CBF Youth Ministry Network. South Carolina will be represented on this board by these young, energetic ministers.
In the midst of the tumult and uncertainty caused by the Coronavirus, Carolina Immigrant Alliance has attempted to give its clients a sense of stability and understanding as they try to navigate the immigration system.
Leigh Reynolds grew up in a Presbyterian church, went to a Presbyterian college, worked for a Methodist publishing house, and is now a part of the staff at Oakland Baptist Church in Rock Hill. She is also one of our CBFSC scholarship recipients. Read about Leigh’s journey in her own words.
A grant from CBFSC helped New Hope Christian Fellowship in West Columbia transform its ministry. Trying hard to maintain connections within the congregation during Covid, the church applied for a project grant to up its social media presence. And it is paying off.
It started with a mission trip to visit an orphanage in Belize. Now foster care is the passion for members at First Baptist Church in Belton as they use this platform to serve the least of these, led by children’s minister Jennifer Wilson.
Here are three examples of specific ways that Palmetto Works has helped three families during recent months. These families struggle during ‘normal’ times and the Covid pandemic has made their lives even harder.