North Carolina

9Marks at SEBTS: Mobilizing a church on mission

October 3 2018 by Lauren Pratt, SEBTS

Understanding the purpose and practice of missions as well as creating a culture of generous support of missionaries were just a few of the many ways that 551 church leaders were challenged to lead their congregations toward missions at the 2018 9Marks conference at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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Caraway children’s camps expand family involvement

October 2 2018 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor

For more than 50 years, Caraway Conference Center and Camp operated a boy’s program in the summer and offered a year-round retreat and conference destination for Baptist churches. Six years ago, Caraway staff began discussing the decreasing summer attendance at the 1,100-acre facility near Asheboro, N.C.

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2018 annual meeting theme: ‘Who is my neighbor?’

October 2 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications

In the well-known parable of the Good Samaritan, Jesus is asked a question by an expert in the law that serves as the theme for this year’s Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s (BSC) annual meeting: “Who Is My Neighbor?” N.C. Baptist leaders say the question is a pertinent one for …

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N.C. Baptist annual meeting schedule released

October 2 2018 by BSC Communications

The schedule for the 2018 annual meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina will feature numerous breakout sessions, reports, sermons, scripture reading, prayer and more. The meeting begins Monday, Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. and runs through Tuesday evening, Nov. 6. It will take place at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro.

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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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