Seacoast Stories: Make a Difference

A Truckload of Kindness

#Discover Your Purpose #Make a Difference #Irma #Relief Work #Giving
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

#Make a Difference #Columbia Campus #Veterans Day #Military
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 #Where's The Love #Unity #Race
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 [...]

Becoming a Holy City

#Make a Difference #Where's The Love #Unity #West Ashley Campus
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

#Make a Difference #Daniel Pointe #Church Online
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 [...]

Hope Can Spring From Your Darkest Moments

#Make a Difference #Depression #Inside Track #serving in church #small groups #Sisterhood #Summerville campus #SEU
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

#Make a Difference #missions #Chosen Women's Conference
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

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

I’m Singing

#School of Worship #Japan #Discover Your Purpose #Make a Difference
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

#Make a Difference #estate planning #financial planning
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

#Make a Difference #Legacy
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 [...]

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

#Make a Difference #Giving
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

#Make a Difference #Hurricane Florence #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.

Saving a Life

#Discover Your Purpose #Make a Difference #custom #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

#Make a Difference #Single Moms #Christmas #Serving
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,” – [...]

Surviving The Holidays After Loss

#Make a Difference #Grow Your Faith #Griefshare
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

#Make a Difference #Imagine #Building Update
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

#Make a Difference #Dream Team #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

#Make a Difference #VBS #Kidscoast #Amped #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

#Make a Difference #missions #Chosen Women's Conference
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 [...]

Weathering the Storm in Puerto Rico

#Make a Difference #Global Missions #Puerto Rico #disaster relief
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 [...]

You Make Me Brave

#Discover Your Purpose #Make a Difference #breast cancer #cancer #care
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 [...]