Seacoast Stories: Make a Difference

A Truckload of Kindness

#Discover Your Purpose #Giving #Irma #Make a Difference #Relief Work
This generous act of kindness and our team’s dedication made a big difference for a family who experienced so much destruction.

A Veteran’s Story Of Service and Sacrifice

#Columbia Campus #Make a Difference #Military #Veterans Day
For most of the 5,000+ sailors on-board, it was a normal day on the USS Nimitz—but not for me. For months, my wife Stephanie and [...]

An Open Letter To My White Friends

#Make a Difference #Race #Unity #Where's The Love
As Martin Luther King Jr. said, “…we are all tied together in a single garment of destiny.” We are all part of God’s family. But [...]

An Unexpected Friendship Becomes An Answer To Prayer

#Luke 14 #Make a Difference #Won By Won
After 22 years of working as a caregiver for individuals with special needs, Lorrie Corr felt the pull to leave that career, so she could [...]

Becoming a Holy City

#Make a Difference #Unity #West Ashley Campus #Where's The Love
Charleston, South Carolina has experienced significant trials in the last several years. Horrors such as the 2015 shooting at Mother Emanuel AME Church threatened to [...]

Church Online Connects A Retirement Community

#Church Online #Daniel Pointe #Make a Difference
When Leslie Sommerdyke began a new career as the Senior Living Consultant at Daniel Pointe Retirement Community near Charleston, she asked God to “use me [...]

Getting To My Father’s House

#Kidscoast #Make a Difference #North Charleston Campus
Every Sunday, I stand in a room full of kids from so many cultural backgrounds—all coming together as one body—worshipping, playing, and praying together. I [...]

Helping Military Families Find Home

#Make a Difference #Matt Benton #Military #small groups #Veterans Day
We’ve all heard, “freedom isn’t free.” I certainly grew up hearing that phrase in my hometown—a Midwestern, red-blooded farming community in Illinois. Even as a [...]

Hope Can Spring From Your Darkest Moments

#Depression #Inside Track #Make a Difference #serving in church #SEU #Sisterhood #small groups #Summerville campus
For several months, Josefina endured watching her tiny son breathe through a respirator in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Initially his heart calmed when [...]

Hope For Her: Chosen Breakout Session

#Chosen Women's Conference #Make a Difference #missions
7 in 7 / The Worship Center Led by Mo Isom, author and Chosen Speaker Join us for 7 in 7, where 7 speakers share for 7 [...]

How to Spend Your Spring Break

#Global Missions #Make a Difference #medical clinics #South Africa #sustainable projects #togo #water #wells
For anyone considering missions, you don’t need a particular skillset to go. There is always something for you to do.

I’m Singing

#Discover Your Purpose #Japan #Make a Difference #School of Worship
Guest post by Marabeth Duncan A storm brewed on the horizon as I sat at the top of the stairs that led down to the [...]

Leaving a Financial Legacy

#estate planning #financial planning #Make a Difference
Making a plan for your finances means peace of mind for you and your family and it’s a chance to determine part of your legacy, [...]

Leaving a Legacy That Matters

#Legacy #Make a Difference
What sort of legacy do you want to leave? How will you touch the lives around you? Will you leave the world a different place [...]

My Not-So-Glamorous Spiritual Gifts

#Greenville Campus #Make a Difference #small groups
When I went through my Seacoast campus’s Inside Track program, I took a spiritual gifts test and discovered one of my gifts was administration. I [...]

No Matter Where in the World

#Make a Difference
We believe every community in the world needs a life-giving church to thrive. In cooperation with our global partners in ten countries, we are dedicated [...]

Relief Efforts Continue

#Giving #Make a Difference
Irma is long gone but her effects will be felt for weeks and months to come. We are committed to helping those who have been [...]

Relief In The Midst Of A Storm

#Hurricane Florence #Make a Difference #Seacoast Conway
This past September, Hurricane Florence took its time crossing the Carolinas, dropping record levels of rain. In the hurricane’s wake, rivers continued to rise for [...]

Replacing What You’ve Lost

#Make a Difference #Make A Difference In The Community
She thought she’d lost everything, but God replaced it with so much more.

Restoring More Than A Home

#Conway #easter #Make a Difference
As Hurricane Florence dropped record levels of rain on the Carolinas in September 2018, Dean and Katie French found themselves rescued from their home by [...]

Saving a Life

#custom #Discover Your Purpose #Make a Difference #manning
It was called Dead Man’s Curve—a sharp bend in the road on the outskirts of Sumter, South Carolina. Nichole had driven it countless times. She [...]

Seacoast Stories: A Recipe for Family

#Christmas #Make a Difference #Serving #Single Moms
As we get to know each other,” says MaryChris, “we see every woman’s individual personality—who she is beyond the title, ‘mom’.

Shine a Light on Integrity

#Discover Your Purpose #Make a Difference
 “I was an ordinary cop with an extraordinary cause. My cause is constant – to unearth corruption and shine a light on integrity,” – [...]

Stay To The End: One Girl’s Shining Moment

#Cinderella Day #Dream Center #Make a Difference
Every teenage girl planning to go to the prom dreams of wearing something beautiful: the perfect dress, the right touches of jewelry, the glamorous shoes. [...]

Surviving The Holidays After Loss

#Griefshare #Grow Your Faith #Make a Difference
Repost from 2017 - Last year I was facing the holidays as a widow, and “survival” help was what I desperately needed.

Take A Look Inside: Imagine Update

#Building Update #Imagine #Make a Difference #myseacoaststory
Construction is going strong on the new Mount Pleasant Worship Center. Even though there is still work to be done, we’re already imagining the sounds [...]

The Missing Piece to Changing Hearts

#Make a Difference #Where's The Love
Where’s the Love? When love is missing, we know it. We see the results—the pain, anger, and fear that lead to loneliness, depression, and division. [...]

The Real Heroes of the Olympic Games

#Dream Team #Make a Difference #Olympics
At the Olympic Games, they’re often described as the “heroes”, the “core”, the “lifeblood.” But we don’t see them much on TV.

The Secret to Serving at VBS

#Amped #Kidscoast #Make a Difference #VBS #Volunteer
VBS is less than two months away (June 25–28), and we are already AMPED for what God has in store for our Kindergarten–5th  graders! We want [...]

The Three Most Dangerous Words And How You Can Help

#Chosen Women's Conference #Make a Difference #missions
Every girl deserves the chance to be dangerous, not just endangered. Together, let’s provide Hope for Her! In many parts of the world, the three most [...]

Togo Village Experiences Clean Water For First Time

#Make a Difference #Seacoast Missions
As we headed into the village of Gadassoukope in Togo, West Africa, we passed a woman walking on the roadside with a baby on her [...]

Weathering the Storm in Puerto Rico

#disaster relief #Global Missions #Make a Difference #Puerto Rico
The camera crews have left, but recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Maria will take years. Ali Morales tells us what it’s like having family [...]

What Are You Doing For Others?

#Make a Difference #MLK #Serve
Make it a Day ON, Not a Day Off! Did you know Martin Luther King, Jr Day is the only federal holiday designated as one [...]

What To Get A Single Mom For Mother’s Day

#Make a Difference #Mother's Day #North Charleston Campus
Mother’s Day. For many, it evokes the sweet notion of precious children and a doting husband, breakfast in bed, homemade cards, and the perfect brunch [...]

When God Wakes You From A Dream

#College/20s #Kidscoast #Local Missions #Make a Difference #Sarah Wolf
Waking up one morning in her dorm room at Clemson University, Rachel D’Hoore told her roommate, “It’s going to happen, mark this day down!” Overnight, [...]

You Make Me Brave

#breast cancer #cancer #care #Discover Your Purpose #Make a Difference
I told them not to call me. I didn’t want to hear the news on my birthday—alone in a hotel room in Boston. Instead I [...]