Pastor Wendell Estep gives a sermon during services Sunday at Columbia's First Baptist Church on Sept. 17, 2017, in Columbia, S.C. Estep is retiring but will continue in his role as pastor until a replacement is found.
Pastor Wendell Estep gives a sermon during services Sunday at Columbia's First Baptist Church on Sept. 17, 2017, in Columbia, S.C. Estep is retiring but will continue in his role as pastor until a replacement is found. Sean Rayford The State file photo
Pastor Wendell Estep gives a sermon during services Sunday at Columbia's First Baptist Church on Sept. 17, 2017, in Columbia, S.C. Estep is retiring but will continue in his role as pastor until a replacement is found. Sean Rayford The State file photo