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  • SWBTS: Bingham ‘speechless’ at call to lead, serve

    October 16 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    SWBTS: Bingham ‘speechless’ at call to lead, serve

    For Jeffrey Bingham, God’s call to the interim presidency of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) was literally a phone call. As a May 22-23 meeting of Southwestern’s trustees stretched into the early-morning hours, Bingham, dean of the seminary’s School of Theology, couldn’t sleep in his hotel room at a conference in Chicago.

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  • Brothers at children’s homes give hearts to Jesus

    October 16 2018 by Blake Ragsdale, BCH Communications | with 0 comments
    Brothers at children’s homes give hearts to Jesus

    Pastor Randy Stewart reached out and took the young boy’s hand as he stepped into the baptismal waters. They had enough time to exchange a quick smile just before Stewart looked out into the congregation. “I baptize you in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit!” Stewart proclaimed …

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  • 3 things to know about breakout sessions

    October 16 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    3 things to know about breakout sessions

    Breakout sessions are an important part of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) annual meeting. Each year, a number of pastors, ministry leaders, church practitioners, convention staff and others offer sessions that address a variety of topics. This year’s meeting includes more times allotted for sessions and more offerings.

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  • Repentance vital in Christian homes, ERLC speakers say

    October 16 2018 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Repentance vital in Christian homes, ERLC speakers say

    Repentance should mark Christian parenting, participants were told Oct. 12 at the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission’s 2018 national conference.  Bible teacher Jen Wilkin and Philadelphia, Pa., pastor Eric Mason both pointed to repentance from sin as vital for a Christian home during “The Cross-shaped Family” …

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  • Other events appeal to annual meeting participants

    October 16 2018 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 0 comments
    Other events appeal to annual meeting participants

    Before and during the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) annual meeting each year, a number of events take place. Most of the events are at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro. Here is a list of events supplied to the Biblical Recorder.

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  • Harrison withdraws BSC presidential bid; Barrett to nominate Scoggins

    October 15 2018 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 0 comments
    Harrison withdraws BSC presidential bid; Barrett to nominate Scoggins

    John Mark Harrison, pastor of Apex Baptist Church, announced Sunday, Oct. 14 that he will be preaching “in view of a call” at a church out of state the following week. He told the Biblical Recorder that, due to the potential transition, he is withdrawing his candidacy for president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC).

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  • Hurricane Michael wreaks havoc in wake of Florence

    October 15 2018 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 0 comments
    Hurricane Michael wreaks havoc in wake of Florence

    In the wake of Hurricane Michael, North Carolina Baptist leaders are urging people to volunteer more than ever. With the combination of two strong storms (including Hurricane Florence from September), within less than a month, work orders are piling up at 13 recovery sites across the state. Baptists on Mission (also known as N.C. Baptist Men, NCBM) …

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  • Stewardship camp touches young hearts

    October 15 2018 by Dee Dee Vogt, BR Editorial Aide | with 0 comments
    Stewardship camp touches young hearts

    When Amanda Burke and Rebecca Lindhout of Antioch Baptist Church in Lillington, N.C., started Camp Change two years ago, they hoped to impart their own passion for financial stewardship to the next generation. Their efforts have reaped rewards both temporal and eternal.

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