Since 1934, FBC Anderson has offered a Sunday morning hour-long radio Bible study class. The broadcast includes prayer, Bible reading, and a variety of music led by the Baraca Chorus, along with the lesson from the Bible. Lawrence Webb, the teacher of the class for 29 years, tells the story, in his own words.
Stacy Brown was 19 and still in college when she joined the Metanoia team in 2005. Now she’s taking all she’s learned about mentorship, diversity, inclusion, and community to her new job with Charleston County schools.
We are expanding to serve all 10 counties in South Carolina that come under the umbrella of Together for Hope, CBF’s rural poverty initiative. To make this effort successful, we are adding other non-profits to our coalition.
Nell Green, one of the first to serve CBF in global missions, now lives in Rock Hill. She is taking on the role of Global Missions Advocate to create a culture where mission flourishes.
Fighting gentrification, Metanoia is in a race against time as local housing prices and eviction rates are increasing. Our long-term CBFSC missions partner thinks God’s vision in Isaiah of building houses for others to live in might not be possible as Charleston’s economy strengthens.
Seven young people who are members of CBF churches in South Carolina have been selected for summer staff positions at Passport. Positions they will fill are assistant director, worship leader and Bible Study leader.
Ricky Letson, the pastor of First Baptist Church in Laurens, has joined the CBF Global staff to help congregations strengthen their financial health, among other duties.
Ellen Sechrest lays out the steps a church can take to become more deeply involved with CBF missions, including choosing a specific area of focus.
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.