North Carolina

IMB writer joins Recorder

October 10 2011 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Assistant Managing Editor

A recent Biblical Recorder (BR) Board of Directors meeting resulted in a new addition to the BR staff. Shawn Hendricks, a senior writer from the International Mission Board (IMB), will start as managing editor on Oct. 24. Read More

BSC Board OKs study committee reports, budget

October 7 2011 by Melissa Lilley, BSC Communications

The Board of Directors of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) met Sept. 27-28 at Caraway Conference Center to hear ministry reports and to consider study committee reports as well as the 2012 budget. Budget The Board approved the proposed 2012 Cooperative Program budget, a budget that reflects the first increase in ministry dollars since 2008.

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N.C. Baptists to embrace unreached, unengaged

September 30 2011 by Melissa Lilley, BSC Communications

North Carolina Baptists are stepping up their missions involvement and responding to the command in scripture to take the gospel to the ends of the earth. The Board of Directors of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) has approved a recommendation that calls for the BSC to serve as a catalyst for the engagement of 250 unengaged, unreached people groups over the next 10 years by BSC churches.

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Mission leaders ready to engage lostness

September 30 2011 by Melissa Lilley, BSC Communications

 In Acts 16, Paul did not end up in Troas because he planned to be in Troas. Paul found himself there because he was sensitive to the Holy Spirit’s leading. “The Spirit prevents a journey to Asia and guides Paul on to Troas. Paul’s destination was not to be determined by Paul, his team or the circumstances of the day.

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Committee on Nominations Report

September 30 2011 by BSC Communications

The Committee on Nominations is charged with the task of receiving and reviewing the numerous recommendations provided by North Carolina Baptists for service on the (Baptist State Convention of North Carolina – BSC) Board of Directors and committees of the Convention as well as the boards of the institutions and agencies of the Convention.

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Pastor reflects on Find It Here

September 29 2011 by Buddy Overman, BSC Communications

Find it Here: Embracing Christ 2011 is the second year of a three-year initiative focused on evangelism, discipleship and missions mobilization. During the 2010 emphasis, churches committed to four evangelistic activities on or prior to Easter Sunday with the intent of baptizing believers.

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CP ‘beginning of a new day’

September 29 2011 by Tim Yarbrough, Baptist Press

“Southern Baptists in World Service,” a booklet written by E. P. Alldredge for the Sunday School Board in 1936, aptly captured the essence of the Cooperative Program (CP) started by Southern Baptists in 1925. It stated simply, “(It’s) the beginning of a new day in Southern Baptist life and work.

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Roman Gabriel III uses technology in ministry

September 28 2011 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor

Roman Gabriel’s name commands attention in the world of sports. His father’s successful football career created that fame. The senior Gabriel played high school football at New Hanover High School in Wilmington. He went on to star for the North Carolina State University football team, and played professionally for the Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles.

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NCBM remember 9/11

September 27 2011 by K. Allan Blume, BR editor

When terrorists flew American Airlines flight 77 into the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, Gaylon Moss was in his office in Cary. Like most Americans, he was shocked and perplexed by the news. As North Carolina Baptist Men’s (NCBM) Disaster Relief director and volunteerism coordinator, Moss would not have time to mentally or emotionally process these events before a 10:59 a.

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VBS makes big impact on small church

September 26 2011 by Buddy Overman, BSC Communications

Pastor Warren Boatwright spent a lot of time praying for a way to reach the families in his community. Through the compassion of another church, and because of his unyielding desire to reach the children, his prayers have been answered in a mighty way.

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