Following a call to hometown ministry in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Church Starting and Faith Sharing Ministries / Featured / women in ministry

Following a call to hometown ministry in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

By Bekah Rhea It is all too easy to forget that even in popular tourism spots, life is still proceeding as usual. Schools are still in session, elections still happen, and people of faith are still seeking places to worship. It may be more difficult to spot steeples among the gift shops, amusement parks, and … Continue reading

When Disaster Response is In Your Neighborhood
COVID-19 / Disaster Response

When Disaster Response is In Your Neighborhood

Note from Rick Burnette, CBF Domestic Disaster Response Manager — For CBF Domestic Disaster Response to engage disaster recovery sites, three criteria must be met: There must be the presence of local CBF congregations, ministry partners and/or CBF Global Missions field personnel who are willing and able to engage in needed response The disaster-affected CBF … Continue reading

Peace by Piece
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Peace by Piece

By Ashleigh Bugg  At the Julie Valentine Center, a space for children who have survived various forms of abuse, kids are gifted colorful quilts and  comforting weighted blankets they may keep as their own. These presents are provided by Peace by Piece, the quilting ministry of Augusta Heights Baptist Church in Greenville, South Carolina.    “Our group is multi-generational, with a program that includes teaching children interested in learning … Continue reading

South Carolina church utilizes “Snack Pack” program to feed children during COVID-19 crisis
bold faith / COVID-19 / Featured

South Carolina church utilizes “Snack Pack” program to feed children during COVID-19 crisis

By Bekah Rhea  This Easter, thousands were hoping for a resurrection of “life as usual” as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to alter the ways we live, serve, and worship. Even though lock downs around the world continue, life-giving ministry is still taking place outside of the public eye. Congregations everywhere are harnessing the power of … Continue reading

In center of pandemic, S.C. congregation relies on time-tested resiliency and wisdom of elders
bold faith / COVID-19 / Featured

In center of pandemic, S.C. congregation relies on time-tested resiliency and wisdom of elders

The small town of Camden, S.C., doesn’t have a national reputation like other larger communities in the Palmetto State, but it does hold the distinction of being the state’s oldest inland town. This month, and seemingly overnight, this little place has become the state’s epicenter of a global pandemic. Continue reading