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Sunday in the South · 1Y ago

David Fanning: SC Loyalist in Backcountry Revolution

DAVID FANNING was North Carolina's most notorious Tory. He lived for a time as an Indian trader on Raeburn's Creek in Laurens County, SC. For his terrible atrocities, Fanning was excepted fr...
Sunday in the South · 11M ago

Nineveh

Excavator Sir Henry Layard imagined Nineveh at its zenithNineveh had been the capital of Assyria for about a hundred years, but it had existed since at least 5000-4000 BC (Genesis 10:11). It...
Sunday in the South · 9M ago

Confederate Memorial Day

My college friend and my wife's cousin, Bill Heuble wrote the following note to his child's school teacher in Greenville, SC, a few years ago. We share it here with Bill's permission for tod...
Sunday in the South · 11M ago

March 2016 Liberia missions prayer letter

Liberia coat of arms (Wikipedia)Our March 2016 Liberia mission prayer letter is out. Click here: http://eepurl.com/bTdoyz
Sunday in the South · 1Y ago

Valentine's Reformed scentuality

 Old but still funny.
Sunday in the South · 1Y ago

Anger, unbelief, and spiritual authority - Nazareth (Luke 4)

Jesus teaching in the synagogueJust after the "Temptation of Jesus" passage in Luke 4, there is the tale of two synagogues. The first is Nazareth, found only in Luke, and the second Capernau...
Sunday in the South · 1Y ago

Anger, faith, and spiritual authority - Capernaum (Luke 4)

The Byzantine-era synagogue at Capernaum (Photo: Gene Brooks)In our last post, we looked at the first of a tale of two synagogues in Luke 4, the one at Nazareth, which teaches us that anger ...
Sunday in the South · 1Y ago

Pastor, before your next sermon illustration about your wife . . .

Sunday in the South · 1Y ago

Methodists and kin of Reconstruction-era Laurens County, SC

Church of the Epiphany (inactive during Reconstruction)Our series on Laurens County, SC, during Reconstruction looks at Methodist and Episcopal life during that era.The white Methodists in L...
Sunday in the South · 1Y ago

Black Baptist church planters in Laurens County, SC

Brush arbor similar to those used in planting churchesOur series on Laurens County, SC, during Reconstruction explores the work of Rev. June Kennedy and other emerging leaders among black Ba...