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September 26, 2012
N.C. church leaders trained to equip & release
September 25, 2012 by Melissa Lilley, BSC Communications
N.C. Baptists gathered Sept. 18 during IMB's Embrace Southeast Asian Peoples USA Training at Old Town Baptist Church in Winston-Salem.
Spiritual awakening focus of annual meeting
September 24, 2012 by BSC Communications
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The 182nd Annual Meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) will be Nov. 12-13. The annual meeting will be held at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex Special Events Center.
Chick-fil-A: We have made no concessions 
September 21, 2012 by Michael Foust, Baptist Press
Sample Image Following reports that Chick-fil-A had agreed to stop funding certain traditional family groups in order to get approval for a new Chicago restaurant, company President Dan Cathy said Sept. 21 “we remain true to who we are.”
Students apply God's Word at youth weeks
September 24, 2012 by Melissa Lilley, BSC Communications
This summer during youth weeks, presented by the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, students raised $75,000 and helped prepare 300,000 meals for Haiti. 



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Allan Blume
K. Allan Blume
BR Editor
Trust in media falls to all time low

Truth is the cornerstone of civilization. If a grocery store is not truthful, you can’t be sure the can of fruit you purchased really has fruit in it, until you open it. It may have soup in the can. In fact, the weight may not be accurate, and the price on the product may not be true. But you’ll discover the truth when you get to the check-out or when you open the can in your home.

Think about how crazy everything would be if truth is not the foundational standard of life. The TV commercial you’re watching does not have to be accurate if truth is not important. No contract would be valid and no bank would be a safe place for your money.

Everyone should be very concerned that the secular media seems to have abandoned truth. I wrote an editorial for this week’s print edition of the Biblical Recorder on the crisis of truth in the media. Please take time to read it on the BRnow website.

A recent Gallup poll reports that a mere 8 percent of Americans trust the secular media. Is anyone really surprised?

In the Ten Commandments, God said, "You shall not bear false witness."

Pilate asked "What is truth?"

Jesus said, "I am the truth."

The Bible describes God in this way, "He is the Rock, His work is perfect; for all His ways are justice, a God of truth and without injustice; righteous and upright is He" (Deuteronomy 32:4, NKJ).

The Bible is truth. "For the word of the LORD is right, And all His work is done in truth" (Psalms 33:4, NKJ).

The bottom line is this, God is the God of truth. He never lies. Satan is the god of lies. He is never truthful. Whose voice will we believe?

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