North Carolina

N.C. Baptist resolution to honor Billy Graham

October 2 2018 by BSC Communications

Members of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) Resolutions Committee – Jonathan Blaylock, pastor of West Canton Baptist Church in Canton, and Kristopher Estep, teaching pastor of Barberville Baptist Church in Waynesville – wrote a resolution that will be voted on during the BSC annual meeting in November.

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Committee on Nominations lists recommendations

October 2 2018 by BSC Communications

The Committee on Nominations released its recommendations for service on the Board of Directors of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC), the committees of the convention and the boards of the related entities: North Carolina Baptist Foundation, Biblical Recorder, Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina and North Carolina Baptist Hospital.

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N.C. annual meeting to feature 40+ breakouts

October 2 2018 by BSC Communications

Attendees of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) annual meeting Nov. 5-6 have the opportunity to participate in breakout sessions related to various areas of ministry. There are three, one-hour sessions occurring Mon, Nov. 5 at 3:30 p.m., Tues., Nov. 6 at 10:45 a.m. and Tues., Nov. 6 at 3:15 p.m.

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Sardis: Be watchful

October 2 2018 by Chip Hannah

Fifth in a series   My wife is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) for a local hospital, so she puts people under sedation before they go into surgery.

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Offering help, hope after the storm

October 2 2018 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer

Many people from across the country have witnessed the destruction and devastation that Hurricane Florence brought to our state when the storm made landfall along the North Carolina coast in mid-September.   But even in the midst of such tragedy, many people from across the country have also witnessed the love of Christ on display as hundreds of disaster relief volunteers from North Carolina and beyond have responded to provide help and hope in Jesus’ name to the thousands who have been impacted by this storm.

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Voting is important

October 1 2018 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor

Tues. , Nov. 6 is Election Day. Where will you be? If you plan to attend the annual meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina in Greensboro, you could forfeit your vote. Of course, you can – and should – plan to vote early.

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BSC board approves amended $31M budget proposal

October 1 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications

After much discussion and debate, the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s (BSC) Board of Directors approved an amended Cooperative Program (CP) budget proposal for 2019 totaling $31 million during the board’s fall meeting held Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 24-25 at Caraway Conference Center and Camp in Sophia, N.C.

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God’s love ‘chief motivation’ for medical clinic

October 1 2018 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor

NeighborHealth Center, a new faith-based community health center in Raleigh, N.C., opened its doors in June to offer primary care and other medical services to local residents, especially those from low-income, refugee and immigrant population “[God] cares for these people,” said Doug Briggs. “Communicating that love to them through our medical work is our chief motivation.”

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Baptist DR sees urgency in getting roofs patched

September 27 2018 by Brandon Elrod, NAMB

With various South Carolina communities still plagued by flooding, Southern Baptists Disaster Relief (SBDR) volunteers have been working tirelessly to help survivors of Hurricane Florence since its landfall in North Carolina on Sept. 14. Several flooded rivers were expected to crest Sept. 26, and as the waters started to recede, SBDR volunteers faced a pressing need …

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N.C. churches helping, healing after hurricane

September 25 2018 by Biblical Recorder Staff

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, many Baptist churches across North Carolina are discovering ways to serve their neighbors, even as they work to mend damage to their own homes and church buildings. Temple Baptist Church in Fayetteville, N.C., plans to use their facility as a collection site for disaster relief supplies …

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