Chad Ashby

Chad Ashby

Chad Ashby

Chad Ashby is the pastor of College Street Baptist Church in Newberry, South Carolina, where he lives with his wife and three boys. He is a graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, and blogs at After Math.

  • What Is a “Pain Capable Bill”? An Interview with Mark Hendrick

    In this interview, Chad Ashby of College St. Baptist Church (Newberry, SC) talks with Mark Hendrick of the SCBC Office of Public Policy about the recent Pain Capable legislation that has passed in South Carolina as well as many other states. Chad Ashby: Mark, tell us a little bit about what you do for Baptists

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  • Should Artists Protest?

    My home state of North Carolina has become the latest target of protesting artists and entertainers. After Gov. Pat McCrory signed HB2 into law, Bruce Springsteen canceled his April 10th concert in Charlotte to “show solidarity”. Comedian Tracy Morgan made a similar move in Mississippi over their Religious Accommodations Act. In March, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal experienced heavy pressure from

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  • Men, are you leaving the homefront unguarded?

    Men, there are two charred craters in the Old Testament that remain as a warning to us: Ai and Gibeah. Both cities fell by the same military tactics, and although the weapons of war have changed and technology has advanced, the same strategy is being employed in Christian homes day after day. Let us take

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  • What Freedom of Religion is Not

    Luke the Physician was the king of understatement. If he had written about the current debate over the newly minted legislation in Indiana, it would probably read, “And there was no little disturbance at that time concerning RFRA.” It is not the purpose of this article to discuss legislation per se. Rather, I wish to ask

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