Briley is a recent graduate from Bob Jones University, where he majored in Communications. His interest in government and public policy began in high school when he volunteered for political campaigns during the summers.
While in college he participated in the South Carolina Student Legislature as a representative, was president of his literary society, and lead outreaches to a local nursing home and detention center. His interest in policy also led him to intern in U.S. Senator Tim Scott’s office. Briley was awarded the American Legion School Award at graduation for the qualities “necessary to preserve and protect the fundamental institutions of our government.”
Briley is recently married to his wife, Rebecca Ferrari-Hughes.
Though the Supreme Court declined to hear their case, the leadership of the Diocese of South Carolina continues to be encouraged as their battle continues.
Religiously affiliated people lived an average of 3.82 years longer than those unassociated with a religion.
Interesting trends concerning Americans’ attitude toward the Bible were found in the recently published State of the Bible 2017 study.
Midlands Gives 2018 marks the first time Palmetto Family Council has participated in the charitable event. We invite every South Carolinian – not just those located in the Midlands – to take this opportunity to support the work of Palmetto Family.
The purpose of the rally was to ensure that Christian voices were heard on the important issues still facing the South Carolina Legislature.
In its 58th year, the South Carolina Prayer Breakfast stays true to its mission of upholding South Carolina’s leaders in prayer.
As alcohol access has skyrocketed in the Palmetto State over the past two decades, South Carolina’s alcohol problems haven’t gone away according to a new report published by Palmetto Family Council.
By signing Executive Order 2018-12 on Tuesday, March 13th, Governor Henry McMaster ordered that South Carolina state agencies protect faith-based organizations and their religious freedom.
The cold weather and rain didn’t deter over 75 pastors from across the Palmetto State from gathering together for Pastor’s Day at the Statehouse 2018 on March 6th.
Just like George Bailey did for Bedford Falls, Palmetto Family works tirelessly every day to ensure that South Carolina remains the best place to live and raise a family.
“It’s A Wonderful Life” has always resonated with Palmetto Family for one simple reason – we can’t help but notice the similarities between Palmetto Family and George Bailey.
The unrivaled, positive impact of Palmetto Family made South Carolina a better place for you to live and raise your family.
No cameras were present for oral argument in the most important religious freedom case this Supreme Court term, Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. However, Sarah Jackson was. She provides details of what happened.
The United States Supreme Court will shortly hear several cases that have major implications for South Carolina. Several South Carolinians – including Palmetto Family – have stepped up to the challenge, though.
Because the battle only continues to grow fiercer, Palmetto Family needs more help than ever before. If Biblical values in South Carolina are going to continue to be protected and advanced, we need your partnership.
Let’s turn the tide of ungratefulness this Thanksgiving holiday season by being thankful for our faith, family and friends.
The case remains ongoing, but a positive step forward could be taken very soon thanks to the efforts of Palmetto Family, the Nehemiah Network and over 100 faith leaders in South Carolina.
Palmetto Family’s pastor coalition, the Nehemiah Network, continues to make waves. This was never more obvious than when 50 pastors traveled to the Governor’s mansion to pray with Henry McMaster.
40 Days for Life mobilizes pro-lifers to help end abortion by praying and engaging with those who find themselves at an abortion clinic.
Christian, you may face discomfort and persecution, but with these truths you can take a bold stand for God and biblical truth.
The debate about whether the South Carolina Education Lottery is a good program has died down. It’s time we reignite the discussion…now.
Just because you live in America, or in South Carolina for that matter, doesn’t mean your religious freedom is safe. Get the truth here.
This week, students in South Carolina will have the opportunity to join thousands of fellow students through a nationwide event that encourages students to bring their Bible to school.
Let’s have high standards for today’s teenagers. Let’s protect them from the dangers and educate them about the challenges, but also expect them to act as the mature adults they are capable of being.
In 1990, ten “average Joe” students decided to pray around the flag pole at their school. Today, ten has grown to millions as Christian students all over the globe publicly display their faith at school.
Though society spreads a very different message, pornography is not just a harmless pleasure. Porn addiction is destroying our families and churches.
Thanks to Governor Henry McMaster’s most recent Executive Order, South Carolina takes another pro-life step. Learn all about the order here.
The situation appears grim for thousands of conservative Anglicans in South Carolina. The South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled against the Bible-believing Diocese of South Carolina, which will result in nearly 23,000 Christians being displaced.
With the return of school comes many challenges for students of all ages. Not the least of these challenges is how Christian students in public schools should stand for what they believe is right.
Fewer and Fewer Americans are reading their Bible, leading to sky-high rates of Bible illiteracy. And not just among unbelievers – you’ll be shocked at how many Christians aren’t reading God’s Word. Learn about the situation here.
For whatever reason, Americans are more open-minded toward collectivist economic structures. The time is now for Christians to reverse this trend and defend and celebrate free enterprise.
Human sex trafficking is so rampant that studies show that nearly everyone in the United States is affected by the commercial sex industry.
If it feels like there aren’t many suitable movies or TV shows for families to watch, it’s because there really aren’t many suitable movies or TV shows for families to watch. But we just might have the solution for you!
Don’t let the summer slip away while everyone in your family is engrossed in their own individual activities. Spend quality time together instead!
The South Carolina Supreme Court did what was right and defended First Amendment rights and religious liberty in South Carolina.