North Carolina

Banquet spotlights community, global discipleship

November 14 2017 by Liz Tablazon, BR Staff Writer

Guests and messengers to the annual meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina shared a meal with people of different cultures and ethnicities at the Heavenly Banquet Nov. 7. Attendees heard testimonies of God’s work.

Read More

‘Anchored’ in God’s Word

November 14 2017 by Lizzy Long, BSC Communications

More than 220 women gathered together for the Embrace Women’s Ministry retreat at Caraway Conference Center and Camp near Asheboro on Oct. 27-28. The attendees arrived to see the colorful leaves among the Uwharrie Mountains nearing the end of their beautiful life cycle.

Read More

Embrace missions team serves Boston

November 14 2017 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications

Two years ago, a group of women from North Carolina traveled to Boston to assist church planter Dane Helsing with the launch of Beacon Community Church. Several of those women returned this fall and were amazed to see how God has been at work through the church’s ministry in reaching the community for Christ.

Read More

Hollifield: Seek fresh work of God

November 13 2017 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications

Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) Executive Director-Treasurer Milton A. Hollifield Jr. encouraged N.C. Baptists to seek a fresh work of God in their individual lives and in the lives of their churches. Hollifield’s remarks came during his address to messengers at the BSC’s 187th annual meeting Nov. 7.

Read More

N.C. Pastor’s Conference emphasizes ‘God’s power’

November 13 2017 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor

The 2017 North Carolina Pastor’s Conference convened Nov. 5, at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, N.C., featuring a lineup of seven speakers and a 200-voice orchestra and choir from First Baptist Church, Indian Trail. The two-day event’s theme, “I Need His Power,” wove through the fabric of sermons delivered by church leaders.

Read More

BSC offices give messengers update on ministries

November 13 2017 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications

Several Baptist State Convention of North Carolina staff members shared updates related to their respective ministries during this year’s annual meeting, including disaster relief, church revitalization, church planting, church strengthening, collegiate partnerships and disciple-making.

Read More

Young Baptist leaders encouraged to ‘get involved’

November 13 2017 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor

More than 125 young church leaders shared a meal, discussed ministry challenges and received encouragement to join the cooperative work of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina from its executive director-treasurer, Milton Hollifield Jr., at the 2017 Young Pastors Network dinner.

Read More

N.C. Baptists pray for revival, celebrate record CP support

November 9 2017 by Chad Austin, BSC & Seth Brown, BR Content Editor

Messengers from churches across North Carolina huddled in small clusters for an extended prayer service emphasizing revival and spiritual awakening to climax the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s annual meeting. Messengers also approved a record 2018 budget, passed a resolution denouncing racism and affirmed another on human sexuality and marriage.

Read More

N.C. Baptists' resolution denounces racism

November 7 2017 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor

North Carolina Baptists approved a resolution condemning racism at their annual meeting in Greensboro Tuesday. The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s two-day gathering was held in a city of historic significance to the African-American Civil Rights Movement.

Read More

BSC Executive Committee hears ‘optimistic’ financial report

November 7 2017 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications

Although Cooperative Program receipts were slightly behind budget through the end of October, Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) officials remain confident that the convention will meet or exceed its 2017 budget. Through Oct. 31, Cooperative Program receipts totaled more than $23.8 million, which is nearly 5 percent behind the overall $30.375 million budget for 2017.

Read More

Displaying results 1-10 (of 1302)
 |<  < 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10  >  >|