Pastor John Gray is overcome with emotion as he is welcomed in as the new pastor of Relentless Church on Sunday, May 6, 2018. Gray is taking over the former Redemption Church space as Pastors Ron and Hope Carpenter move to San Jose, Calif.
Johnnie Grant plays with his twin daughters, Alayna and Raynaon, and his son Yahya, 2 before heading to a music festival to perform in Atlanta June 30, 2018. Grant was headed to Charlotte for a performance when his rental car was pulled over in South Carolina and had $8000 seized by law enforcement. It took him a year in fighting the civil forfeiture in court before he got his money back.
Greenville County councilman Joe Dill sits with his son Joel at Blue Ridge Baptist Church during bible camp on Monday, June 12, 2017. When Joel was born with Down syndrome 42 years ago, a doctor in Greer told his father he could be taken to a state-run home for children with disabilities. "When he told us that I passed out," Dill said. "It's still a bad thought when you think about it because he has been such a blessing."
The Rev. Jesse Jackson places his hands over the grave of his mother Helen Burns Jackson and prays at Resthaven Memorial Gardens on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018.
Rylan Elshere, 8, holds onto a trash can as his uncle, Bill Eastman, lifts it off the ground while the two enjoy the afternoon with family at the Sturgis Regional Rodeo on Saturday, June 13, 2015.
Paula Martin walks her dog across a hill overlooking an apartment fire on Saturday, June 21 at the Stoney Creek Highlands Apartment Homes in Rapid City. Lightning is believed to have caused the fire, which left nearly 30 residents without a home.
Brittany Debose, 22, lays down candles to spell out "Jermaine" before a vigil in honor of his life outside of his home near Poe Mill on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Jermaine Massey was shot and killed during an altercation with Greenville County Sheriff’s Office deputies outside of his home.
Richard Wood takes a moment to nap before the start of the INDYCAR practice on the first day of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on April 11, 2014.
Dalena Sinclair, 14, practices the motions of laying flat and standing up on a surfboard during a free surf lesson from Learn to Surf LA for blind youth in the Braille Institute Los Angeles at Manhattan Beach on Thursday, July 3, 2014.
Ersheed Alazmi, 18, left, Saad Alajran, 18, middle, and Mohammad Alazmi, 18, explore the sand dunes in Glamis, a section of the Imperial Dunes in southeastern California, on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Nathan Phillips and other water protectors exit Oceti Sakowin Wednesday afternoon in a peaceful prayer march held for those choosing to leave the campground ahead of the deadline imposed by the Army Corps of Engineers.