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.
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.