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.
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.
Preston Cooley had plans to become a sports broadcaster but a part-time job at Trinity Baptist Church in Seneca changed his mind. He is now beginning his career of ministry and service as CBF Fellow on a roller-coaster ride caused by Covid-19.
Lucy Cauthen was headed toward medical school when she suddenly realized she should shift gears and head for seminary. She is now in her first year of ministry at Boulevard Baptist Church in Anderson.
Zeke Stephenson, like most other youth ministers, has had his planned summer turned upside down. And like others, he continues to look for new ways to care for the spiritual wellbeing of teenagers and their families.
Kyle Minyard is working hard to keep youth engaged through this summer of Covid. Every Friday, he delivers a treat to students at First Baptist Church in Anderson. Kyle plans to finish his education and go into ministry full-time.
It’s been a messy summer for youth ministry but Mary Carol Anderson has worked hard to find ways to motivate and keep in touch with young people at First Baptist Church in Greenville, even with no camps or mission trips.