Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:34:08 GMT
Authorities in North Carolina say a Greenwood man, who posed as a pastor and state law enforcement agent, was part of an elaborate scheme to steal money from people who believed they had found an onlineMore >>
Authorities in North Carolina say a Greenwood man, who allegedly posed as a pastor and state law enforcement agent, was part of an elaborate scheme to steal money from men who believed they had found an online friend who was comfortable enough to share nude photos of herself with them.More >>
Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:55 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:55:20 GMT
The driver of a 2002 Chrysler 300 who was killed on Highway 215 on Monday afternoon was not wearing a seatbelt, the South Carolina Highway Patrol said. Highway Patrol Sgt. Bob Beres said the crash happenedMore >>
The driver of a 2002 Chrysler 300 who was killed on Highway 215 on Monday afternoon was not wearing a seatbelt, the South Carolina Highway Patrol said.More >>
Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:42 AM EDT2014-07-30 11:42:31 GMT
Douglas Clayton O'Neal's fate was seemingly decided on June 12, 1991.As a 31-year-old man, O'Neal, a man prosecutors called a pimp and a serial killer, was found guilty by a jury of his peers for the secondMore >>
Douglas Clayton O'Neal's fate was seemingly decided on June 12, 1991.More >>
CAROLINA FOREST, SC (WMBF) - The Grand Strand has seen its share of attention grabbing church signs, and now one worship hall is playing on a popular book title in hopes they'll see you in the pews for their next sermon.
The sign shows the popular book '50 Shades of Grey' up in flames, with a message "What God says about Marriage, Romance, and Sex." Since the book is considered an erotic romance targeted for mature audiences, some say this is a racy message.
People who drive by the sign don't understand why a church would want to affiliate themselves with a book largely about sex. Cornerstone Church says it is making a point and wants to lead people from the book and back to the Bible.
"There's a great relationship that can be had in marriage, and then there is a sexual relationship between a man and woman that happens within the boundaries of marriage, and God says that that's good," explains Russ Bennett, the Lead Pastor with Cornerstone Church.
Bennett says the problem is that churches have not been addressing sex, relationships, or marriage.
"Sex. As a people it seems we are just enamored with it. So what we wanted to do is say ok this is what the culture is saying about love and romance. But that's what the culture, the world is saying about it. But what is God saying about it," says Bennett
The church is not condemning people who read the book, but they are taking a stand against the message in '50 Shades of Grey.'
"God has a different ideal, or idea on sex, on romance and on love," adds Bennett.
The church is using the Song of Solomon to show God's view on controversial topics like sex and relationships.
Bennett says the signs are not meant to cause controversy, but understands the shock people have when driving by. He hopes the church can start influencing culture, and not the other way around.
Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:11 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:11:23 GMT
A Midlands man is facing a federal indictment for weapons possession in connection to the shooting death of a young girl at a birthday party earlier this year.The indictment names 27-year old Warren McDaniel.More >>
A Midlands man is facing a federal indictment for weapons possession in connection to the shooting death of a young girl at a birthday party earlier this year.More >>
Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:30 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:30:30 GMT
A Richland County sheriff's deputy was involved in a traffic accident near Interstate 77 and Two Notch Rd Friday, Lt. Curtis Wilson with the Richland County Sheriff's Department said. Wilson said theMore >>
The Richland County Sheriff's Department has fired a deputy who ran a red light and caused an accident Friday night.More >>
Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:40:36 GMT
Columbia Police have released surveillance photos of a man wanted for robbing a bank Tuesday on Beltline Blvd.Police say the Community Bank on West Beltline Blvd. was robbed Tuesday at about 11 a.m. TheMore >>
Columbia Police have released surveillance photos of a man wanted for robbing a bank Tuesday on Beltline Blvd.More >>
Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:38:32 GMT
The financial situation at Kershaw Health could be improving.Fitch Ratings upgraded its outlook for KershawHealth from negative to stable this week. But the global rating agency also downgraded KershawHealth'sMore >>
The financial situation at Kershaw Health could be improving.More >>