In Memory of Tab Scarborough

It was an honor to sing and play at the funeral of one of our all-time favorite pastors, Tab Scarborough.  Thank you, Gloria.  You and the family are in our prayers.  Your husband meant a great deal to our whole family.  These are two of our favorite photos of him with Daddy!

Luke Takes the Oath of Office!

Our family had the honor of being a part of Luke’s swearing in as a Laurens County councilman!  God is so good!

In Luke’s words:

Today, I took a solemn oath and was officially sworn into office. Having my family surround me was an incredible blessing! The moment was so surreal and made me realize how privileged and honored I am to have this opportunity to serve and represent the great people of Laurens County.

After some research and inquiry, we believe that at 23 years old, I am likely the youngest person to ever be elected to public office in Laurens County history. This achievement is not about me, but rather how the Lord has directed my steps this past year. He is the one to whom I give all the praise, glory, and honor!

As I serve my four-year term, I will always represent the PEOPLE. I will always strive to do what’s right, and not just what is socially attractive. I vow to defend the Constitution and preserve Liberty for this generation and the ones that will follow. God will be my guide, and Freedom will be my voice!

To our county, state, & nation – Let Freedom Ring!

– Councilman Luke Rankin

Selma Baptist Church, Woodruff, SC

We had a great time at your New Year’s Eve service!  Thank you for inviting us to sing and play along with Brothers 5.  They were really good!  We weren’t expecting a meal afterwards—and it REALLY hit the spot!  You were so friendly to our family, and we loved the fun atmosphere.  We will pray for your pastor, Fred Quindley, and his wife, Patsy, as they start a new chapter of their lives.  We could tell they are very loved by your congregation.

Brothers 5 with your pastor’s wife, Patsy, singing

Grace Baptist Church, Franklin, NC

Thank you so much for inviting our family to provide your Christmas program.  It was a lot of fun, and your church was so friendly.   We are looking forward to coming back!

Papa with your pastor, Frank Rodriguez
We learned that a lady in the church painted the beautiful landscape in the background in three hours, on plywood!

Home with a Heart

Thank you for asking us to provide a  Christmas program.  It was a good crowd, and there was heart-lifting testimony from the graduates.  We really enjoyed it! (Also, your Christmas tree is the biggest we’ve ever seen inside!)

First Baptist Church of Iva, SC

Thank you for inviting me to guest solo in your service today! What a warm and friendly congregation you have. It was also a pleasure hearing your pastor, Jerry Gray, bring the message–thank you for your bold stands!

First Baptist Church, Iva, SC

Thank you for having our family provide music for your Christmas Party! We had a great time! The food was delicious, and the venue was beautiful!

“Phebe, are you going to put down your cake and help us pack up?!”

Bethel Baptist Church, Lincolnton, NC

We had a fun time going up to NC to sing at your church! We were very excited to learn that there was a meal afterwards!! It hit the spot! Your congregation was very friendly and welcoming. We enjoyed meeting your pastor and his wife, and we loved his sermon!

Our family with your pastor, Rick Hensley, and his sweet wife, Cindy

WTBI Share-a-thon, Greenville, SC

Thank you, WTBI, for allowing us to share some music during your recent Share-a-Thon.  We loved it!  As always, you have a knack for making us feel right at home, and we praise the Lord for your faithfulness to His Word and for not compromising with the world. May our Lord richly bless you all, your church, and your radio ministry.

Keep looking up,

The Rankin Family

Laurens Liberty Society–Prayer Vigil for America!

Today we gathered at the historic downtown Laurens Courthouse and prayed over our country and the controversial election.  What a great time of prayer with several pastors from our local community, and our very own state rep. Stewart Jones.  Thank you to the many people that came out to pray and show their support.


Selma Baptist Church, Woodruff, SC

Y’all have such a friendly church!  Thank you to your pastor and his wife for asking us to sing in your service.  We wish the best for you two as you embark on the next chapter of your life!

Barker’s Creek Baptist Church

Thank you for inviting our family to do your morning service at your friendly church.  We had a fun time! 🙂 I’m glad you are keeping your church doors open!

Home with a Heart

Thank you, Mike Johnson, for having our family provide the music and preaching for your revival last night.  We will pray for your ministry through the rest of the week!

Burnsview Baptist Church, Greer, SC

We had the opportunity to attend Burnsview Baptist Church for the BLEXIT Conference as well as listen to Erik Corcoran speak on Sunday morning there this past weekend.  It was a refreshing time of unified patriotism with like-minded Christians.  It was packed! We thank Burnsview’s pastor, Tim Huckaby, for his bold stand in the community!  Erik Corcoran recently started a movement called SC-We The People which has already attracted thousands of South Carolinian patriots.

Faith Baptist Church, Laurens, SC

Thank you for inviting our family to sing and play a patriotic concert this past weekend!  It was so good to be back in church praising the Lord in music as a family during these difficult times in America.  God has blessed our country in so many ways, and we have so much for which to be thankful.  You are doing so much good at your church.  It was a blessing to see so many children!

Back the Blue, Laurens, SC

We had a wonderful time at our Laurens “Back the Blue” event today! We appreciated all of the representatives who took time to come and speak at this rally. We thank our police department for all of their work and protection! And we thank our Sheriff Don Reynolds for his wonderful leadership in our county! It was an honor to be able to sing at the close of the rally.