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Athletic training graduate returns as chapel speaker

Posted on February 21, 2019 by

Joseph Brown, a member of the Erskine College Class of 2014, addressed students, staff, and professors at a chapel gathering. He did not deliver a sermon, but instead spoke about his own life in a testimony called “The Sovereignty of God Over All Things.” Brown, a cum laude graduate from Whitmire, S.C., majored in athletic […]

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Erskine’s new coach keynotes all-state football banquet

Posted on February 15, 2019 by

Recently appointed Erskine football coach Shap Boyd served as keynote speaker for the High School Sports Report’s 33rd annual all-state football awards banquet Feb. 10 in Columbia. The coach spoke to the gathering of outstanding South Carolina high school athletes and their families about his goal of “building a Christ-centered football team,” explaining some of […]

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The impact of service: senior reflects on mission internship

Posted on February 14, 2019 by

Senior business major Kate Deak, pictured above on the Erskine campus, spent two months last summer in Washington, D.C., where she worked as a missions intern with Experience Mission (EM) in the organization’s Cross-Cultural Internship program. The internship is described by EM as “a hands-on mission experience,” with interns working together “to provide leadership and […]

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Speaker’s challenge: live in the reality of eternal hope

Posted on February 13, 2019 by

Tuesday’s chapel message, “God is Able,” based on Ephesians 3:14-21, began with some audience participation at the request of the speaker, the Rev. Clint Davis. Davis asked everyone gathered in the Due West ARP Church to raise their hands in response to a series of questions. “How many of you have dreams?” he asked, and then, “Have all your […]

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Former Erskine piano professor in concert tonight at 7:30

Posted on February 13, 2019 by

The Erskine College Department of Music will present a guest recital featuring pianist Brad Parker Thursday, Feb. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend. Dr. Brad Parker formerly served on the music faculty at Erskine and is now an assistant professor at the University of […]

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Professor tells why you should pray for your pastor

Posted on February 4, 2019 by

Associate Professor of Old Testament Dr. Max Rogland recently wrote a feature article called “The Lord’s Shepherd” for Tabletalk Magazine, a publication of Ligioner Ministries. In the article, Rogland notes that pastors are “special targets for the attacks of the evil one,” and goes on to explore the prophetic words of Zechariah 13:7: “Strike the […]

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Chapel speaker identifies “our true home”

Posted on February 1, 2019 by

The Rev. John Hellams was introduced by his father, Erskine College Provost Dr. Tom Hellams, before he stepped up to the pulpit as chapel speaker Jan. 29. He told the assembled Erskine students, faculty, and staff that Erskine is a special place to his father, who is an Erskine graduate and former member of the […]

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From the Marines to Moffatt: ‘There’s always a next step’

Posted on January 25, 2019 by

United States Marine Corps veteran Randy Moore, who serves as general manager for Aramark Higher Education Services on the Erskine campus, is seen most frequently in Moffatt Dining Hall. During a chapel service Jan. 22, he spoke with sincerity and humor about how the course of his life has been altered by circumstances, prayer, and […]

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Moderator opens spring convocation series at Erskine

Posted on January 18, 2019 by

Phillip Malphrus, Moderator of the General Synod of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, addressed Erskine faculty, staff, and students Jan. 15 at the first convocation of the spring semester. Malphrus spoke about “Wisdom for the Future,” focusing on a scripture text from Proverbs. Prefacing his remarks with a reminder to students of “how much you […]

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