North Carolina

Mission endeavors ensure N.C. Baptists ‘Known by Love’

April 15 2019 by Dianna L. Cagle, Biblical Recorder

North Carolina Baptists continue to be “Known by Love” throughout its many mission endeavors. Baptists on Mission (NCBM) executive director-treasurer Richard Brunson thanked participants of the April 6-7 NCBM Missions Conference for their work and urged them to stay committed for the long haul of Hurricane Florence recovery efforts.

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N.C. communicators bring home awards

April 15 2019 by Biblical Recorder Staff

The Baptist Communicator’s Association held their annual workshop and awards competition April 10-13 in Riverside, Calif. Four organizations with ties to N.C. Baptists received more than a dozen awards at a ceremony April 12. The honors were as follows: Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina …

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SEBTS trustees celebrate For the Mission launch, Akin’s 15 years

April 12 2019 by Lauren Pratt, SEBTS

The public launch of the For the Mission campaign is just one way among many in which Danny Akin is continuing to cultivate an enduring Great Commission vision at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) as he marks his 15 years as president of the entity.

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Roger Barnes is 2021 Pastors’ Conference candidate

April 2 2019 by Biblical Recorder Staff

Cameron McGill, pastor of The Lake Church in White Lake, plans to nominate Roger Barnes as president of the 2021 North Carolina Pastors’ Conference at this November’s meeting in Greensboro. In an email to the Biblical Recorder, McGill said, “I am honored to nominate a bi-vocational pastor who stands on the Word, stands for his faith …

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4 ways churches can serve adults with special needs

April 1 2019 by Aaron Wilson, Facts&Trends

Steven Watson believes there’s a very practical reason many people don’t go to church – one that has nothing to do with their beliefs. “If we pulled back the doors in our communities, I think we’d be shocked at how many people aren’t going to church because there’s no place for their special needs loved ones to go,” he says.

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Baptist Children’s Homes launches foster care ministry

April 1 2019 by Blake Ragsdale, BCH Communications

The number 16,796 garners attention quickly. It is the number of North Carolina children removed from their families in 2018 and placed in the foster care system. In response to the growing need, Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina (BCH) has added family foster care to its continuum of services.

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BSC sponsoring public forums to evaluate strategy

March 27 2019 by BSC Communications

The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) is sponsoring a series of public forums across the state for N.C. Baptists to provide feedback on the state convention’s impacting lostness through disciple-making” strategy as part of the convention’s formal evaluation of the strategy.

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Darst appointed as N.C. Pastors’ Conf. VP

March 26 2019 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor

Ronnie Parrott, pastor of Christ Community Church in Huntersville, N.C., and president of the 2020 N.C. Pastors’ Conference, announced that he has appointed Clint Darst, pastor of King’s Cross Church in Greensboro, as vice president. Attendees of the 2018 N.C. Pastors’ Conference voted to enable Parrott to appoint a vice president since …

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Seth Brown to lead the Biblical Recorder

March 25 2019 by Biblical Recorder Staff

The Biblical Recorder’s board of directors has elected Seth Brown to lead the news journal following the retirement of the current editor-president, Allan Blume. Brown is currently the organization’s content editor. Gerald Hodges, chairman of the search committee, presented Brown as the committee’s candidate in the board’s semi-annual meeting today (March 25).

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Committee extends deadline to make nominations

March 12 2019 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications

The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s (BSC) Committee on Nominations has voted to extend the deadline to submit recommendations for individuals to serve in various leadership roles with the state convention. Recommendations will now be accepted until March 25 for terms of service that will begin in 2020.

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