Vision/Purpose Statement:  

The South Carolina Baptist Convention will assist churches in making disciples who will urgently take the whole gospel to the whole world that all will be whole.

Staff Mission:                   

Provide Servant Leadership With Kingdom Partners

Core Principles/Values for South Carolina Baptist Convention Staff
Covenant to:

  • Pray Continuously (2 Timothy 1:3)

  • Lead with Humility (2 Timothy 1:3-2:4)

  • Model Integrity (2 Timothy 1:3; 2:15, 22)

  • Minister to Multiply (2 Timothy 2:22)

  • Preach and Teach Authoritatively (2 Timothy 1:8; 3:16)

  • Evaluate Biblically (2 Timothy 4:17)

  • Relate as Family (1 Timothy 1:2; 2 Timothy 1:2)

Initiatives for reaching the Vision/Purpose of the Great Commission Living emphasis:

  1. Assist all South Carolina Baptist Convention churches in developing and implementing an intentional relational discipleship process. (2 Timothy 2:2)

  2. Involve eight percent of South Carolina Baptist Convention churches in a church health process each year. (Revelation 2:4-5)

  3. Cultivate a church planting movement that assists South Carolina Baptist Convention churches to plant reproducing churches that equal at least two percent annually of the total South Carolina Baptist Convention church count. (Acts 13:1-5)

  4. Work towards a climate of prayer, repentance, and reconciliation among our churches and their members. (Mark 9:29)

  5. Change the culture of pastor/church relationships where the South Carolina Baptist Convention becomes last in forced terminations and suicides instead of first. (Hebrews 13:17; 1 Peter 5:2)

  6. Create a church leadership development pipeline for our young people and others that will encourage them to respond to God's call for missions, church planting, and church revitalization. (Mark 3:13-15)

  7. Partner with churches to mobilize 700 full time Southern Baptist Convention missionaries by the year 2024. (Matthew 9:37)

  8. Encourage great commission generosity by increasing Cooperative Program and other mission offerings by one tenth of one percent per year. (Luke 6:38)

  9. Work to enhance alignment of ministries provided by the Southern Baptist Convention, South Carolina Baptist Convention, and its ministry partners. (John 17)

  10. Pray and realize that without true revival none of the preceding will ever occur. (2 Chronicles 7:14)

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