As summer winds down, the news picks up in North Carolina Baptist life. There is lots of news to point out in this edition of the BRweekly
First and foremost, don't miss how the North Carolina Missions Offering
is boosting missions and ministries across the state. The lead story this week is about a church plant in Black Mountain
that is reaching the unreached in their community.
Fruitland Baptist Bible College
has responded to requests from N.C. Baptists by launching a new associates degree program for Montagnard students
(pronounced Mon-tan-YARD) is a Vietnamese people group. There are more than 5,000 Montagnards in North Carolina, the largest group outside of Vietnam.
In national news, Southern Baptists are still serving their neighbors at the southern U.S. border
and in El Paso communities
still reeling from tragedy.
, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, is rallying churches across the country to leverage the upcoming Baptism Sunday. Read his column to find out more
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