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The Billy Graham Library

Will Graham writes an article for The Christian View magazine about his paternal grandparents, Billy and Ruth Graham, and the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, North Carolina. Click here to read: The Billy Graham Library: A Grandson's Perspective.







Boundless Limits

Richard and Tanya Curren, Founders of Boundless Limits International, share this article with The Christian View magazine about following God's call on your life. Click here to read: Recognizing Your Purpose.

 

Camp McCall:  Friends of McCall

The Christian View magazine interviews Michael Barnes, one of five men who formed Friends of McCall and who shares how the Royal Ambassadors McCall Camp (Camp McCall) has made a difference in his life. Click here to read: Friends of McCall: Changing Lives.







           Camp McCall (McCall Royal Ambassador Camp)


N. Clifton 'Cliff' Satterwhite, Royal Ambassadors (R.A.) and Disaster Relief Director for the South Carolina Baptist Convention, writes an article for The Christian View magazine about the ministry of the R.A.  Camp McCall. Click here to read: McCall Royal Ambassador Camp: A Place Where Boys and Men Can Hear God Calling.




Celebrate Recovery at Connecting Point Church

Joey Turner, Ministry Leader at Celebrate Recovery, writes an article for The Christian View magazine about this program that helps people overcome life-dominating issues. Click here to read the article.




Child Evangelism Fellowship

Tommy Bowden was the keynote speaker for a fundraising banquet for Child Evangelism Fellowship. The Christian View magazine's article shares Bowden's message as well as speeches by officials with Child Evangelism Fellowship and photos from the event.
Click here to read: Tommy Bowden Supports Child Evangelism Fellowship








Connie Maxwell Children's Home

Dr. Ben Davis writes an article for The Christian View magazine about the Connie Maxwell Children's home, established by South Carolina Baptists, and how it ministers to children in need. Click here to read: Connie Maxwell Children's Home: Using Christian Counseling to Minister to Boys and Girls in Need.



Country Santa

The Christian View magazine interviews John 'Buddy' Cox, who, along with volunteers through donations from the public, delivers toys to thousands of children each Christmas Eve. Click here to read: With Love From Jesus and Country Santa.



Discovery

Rev. Bryan Hester, Associate Pastor and Minister of Worship at Pickens First Baptist Church in Pickens, South Carolina, writes an article for The Christian View magazine about a new ministry that reaches out to "those who are disconnected from church and God, as well as those who may have never had a ‘church experience’." Click here to read: Discovery....Reconnecting with God, His Church, and Others.


 
The Dream Center of Pickens County

The Christian View magazine interviews several leaders of The Dream Center of Pickens County on Build a Village Day, as 500 volunteers from the community come together to build small homes for the homeless at Opportunity Village on site at The Dream Center in Easley. Click here to read the article and to see a photo gallery from Build a Village Day.

Chris Wilson, Co-Founder of The Dream Center of Pickens County and Secretary of Family Promise of Pickens County, writes an article for The Christian View magazine about the work of these two ministries. Click here to read: A Light in the Darkness.


             
  
  
Family Promise of Pickens County

Chris Wilson, Co-Founder of The Dream Center of Pickens County and Secretary of Family Promise of Pickens County, writes an article for The Christian View magazine about the work of these two ministries. Click here to read: A Light in the Darkness.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

Coaches Tommy Bowden and Bobby Bowden were the keynote speakers at a Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) breakfast, sharing their faith and the influence of FCA in sports. Cliick here to read The Christian View magazine's article: Beyond the Game: Coaches Tommy and Bobby Bowden support FCA.



 


First Foundations, Inc.

Dick Jensen, President of First Foundations, Inc., writes an article for The Christian View magazine about the organization he founded to research and report on the societal foundations of nuclear families, constitutional government, and biblical religion. Click here to read: A Biblical Question Motivates the Ministry of First Foundations, Inc.

Judge Roy Moore was the  keynote speaker at a Blessings of Liberty Rally, sponsored by First Foundations, Inc. Click here to read The Christian View magazine's article: 'Ten Commandments Judge', Judge Roy Moore, Speaks of the Blessings of Liberty.






Haven of Rest Ministries

Sid Stewart, of Haven of Rest Ministries, writes an article for The Christian View magazine about this organization whose mission statement is as follows: “In keeping with the great commission in Matthew 28:18-20 and also Matthew 25:35-36, the Haven of Rest Ministries exists to see those bound by life-dominating problems rescued and restored while experiencing the love of Jesus Christ.”  Click here to read: The Haven of Rest Ministries: Rescuing and Restoring Broken Lives.

Click here to view The Christian View magazine's photos from Greater Vision's benefit concert for Haven of Rest Ministries.







Helping Hands Children's Home

The Christian View magazine interviews Helping Hands' founder and former Executive Director, Jean Tulli, to whom the brand new children's home is dedicated.  Click here to read the article.


The Christian View magazine interviews Helping Hands' Executive Director, Jennifer Barbour, who shares about the history and the importance of this ministry.  Click here to read the article.








Home with a Heart

The Christian View magazine interviews Stan and Gina Warren, who share about his giving his life to Jesus and also overcoming addiction, through the help of Home with a Heart, a Christian rehabilitation home in Liberty, South Carolina, dedicated to helping men overcome alcohol and drug addictions. Click here to read: Stan Warren: Addicted to the Cross.





Hope Women's Center

The Christian View magazine interviews Dr. Dave Sandridge, a former abortion provider who became pro-life and a board member for Hope Women's Center, a Christian-based crisis pregnancy center in Pickens County, South Carolina. Click here to read Hope Can Change Hearts.

Click here to view The Christian View magazine's photographs from Hope Women's Center's 2016 Walk for Life fundraiser.






MARY'S House

MARY'S House (Ministry Alliance for Regaining Your Safety) is an emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence in Pickens County, South Carolina.

Click here to view photographs and to read The Christian View magazine's article about MARY'S House and the candlelight prayer vigil in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
                                           The Parenting Place

The Parenting Place's mission is to offer services and programs to prevent child abuse and neglect in the Upstate of South Carolina.

The Christian View magazine interviewed Executive Director Greta Young and staff members of The Parenting Place.
Click here to read the article: The Parenting Place: Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect in Upstate South Carolina

Click here to read The Christian View magazine's article: 'It Shouldn't Hurt to be a Child': April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Kicking off Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Partners for Prevention luncheon was hosted by Behavioral Health Services, Pickens County Department of Social Services, Friends of Pickens County Guardian ad Litem, the Julie Valentine Center, The Parenting Place, Pickens County Advocacy Center, and Pickens County First Steps. Click here to view photos and to read The Christin View magazine's article: Partners for Prevention Luncheon Kicks off Child Abuse Prevention Month

Ride for the Child Motorcycle Run is a fundraiser for The Parenting Place during Child Abuse Prevention Month. Click here to view photos and to read The Christian View magazine's article: Ride for the Child Raises Funds for The Parenting Place









Perinatal Comfort Care


Stephanie Bagwell shares with The Christian View magazine the experiences that she and her husband had with Perinatal Comfort Care, founded by Tammy Tate, and their decision not to abort their unborn son, despite the diagnosis of Trisomy 13. Click here to read: Levi's Story.
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Released Time Bible Education


The Christian View magazine interviews Brian Hale, who chairs the Board for Pickens County Christian Learning Centers, Inc. and oversees the Released Time Bible Education program for Pickens County.  Click here to read the article.

The Christian View magazine interviews Tracey Jonakin, a Released Time teacher who teaches the Bible to Liberty Middle School students. Click here to read the article.


More to come ...