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Encountering God at Benedict College BCM

Encountering God at Benedict College BCM

Benedict College, an HBCU, or historically Black College and University, is home to SC’s newest Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM).

BCMs like the one at Benedict College are partnerships between local churches, associations, and all SCBaptist churches to evangelize, disciple, and send college and university students out on mission. SCBaptists are praying and working to begin BCM groups on all seven HBCUs across SC.

“Right now at South Carolina, we have about 60 universities and colleges, and we have BCM groups on 30 of those campuses,” Chad Stillwell, Collegiate Ministry Director at SCBaptist, said. BCMs are missionary efforts from SCBaptist churches to take the Gospel directly onto our college and university campuses.

Strengthening Faith

BCM groups help believers grow and learn to share their faith with their peers. They also help believers deepen their faith and live on mission through Bible study, worship, and serving on mission both locally and across the globe. “I’ve gotten way closer to God than I’ve ever been in my life through BCM,” Diamond Bowe, a Benedict College student, said. Bowe was actually the first student at Benedict BCM to accept Christ and become a follower of Jesus.

“When I was a freshman and sophomore at Benedict, I wasn’t really reading my Bible. I wasn’t spending time with God. I wasn’t taking the initiative to take that step further to going to anyone’s church. But when BCM was introduced to me, I felt a little bit more comfortable to go take a dive,” Anissa Brown said.

The sacrificial giving of SCBaptists ensures the continued presence of BCM at Benedict College, allowing students to have an opportunity to hear the Gospel, grow as believers, live on mission, and find a local church.

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