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  • Valverde returns as Hispanic fellowship president

    June 15 2017 by Keila Diaz, Florida Baptist Witness | with 0 comments
    Valverde returns as Hispanic fellowship president

    The National Hispanic Baptist Fellowship of the Southern Baptist Convention, in a four-hour meeting June 12, discussed business, honored a Hispanic leader, worshiped and heard God’s Word. The group of approximately 50 elected new officers, made an amendment to their constitution and voted on three motions brought forth from their last meeting.

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  • N.C. pastors discuss church planting, sending culture

    December 29 2016 by Emily Rojas, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    N.C. pastors discuss church planting, sending culture

    On Nov. 15 at the Annual Meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, three pastors met to discuss church planting and what it means to embrace a “sending” culture. While that terminology is common among Southern Baptist pastors, these three pastors were uniquely qualified to discuss it.

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  • Praying for revival, spiritual awakening on a bus tour

    December 14 2016 by Emily Rojas, BSC Communications | with 1 comments
    Praying for revival, spiritual awakening on a bus tour

    Two buses full of Annual Meeting attendees embarked on a guided prayer tour around Greensboro to pray for needs in the areas of church planting, church revitalization, church bodies, unreached peoples and college campuses. Each bus drove through a separate “pocket of lostness” as identified by the convention’s Strategic Focus Team.

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  • Biblical Recorder gives away prizes at annual meeting

    The Biblical Recorder booth attracted many visitors during the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s annual meeting. Each year the BR gives away prizes to those who register. This year the bigger prizes included a Yeti cooler and tumblers as well as handmade ink pens in the BR’s trademark red.

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  • BSC president urges compassion for those ‘crying from the ditches’

    December 13 2016 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    BSC president urges compassion for those ‘crying from the ditches’

    Timmy Blair, 2016 president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, closed the first day of this year’s annual meeting by urging messengers to have compassion for the downtrodden. Blair warned against nominal Christianity, calling for obedience to God and confidence in the gospel.

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  • Bet-el led Hispanic churches in CP giving

    December 13 2016 by Mike Creswell, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Bet-el led Hispanic churches in CP giving

    Iglesia Bautista Bet-el (Bet-el Baptist Church) in Lumberton has been honored for leading all other Hispanic Baptist churches in North Carolina in contributions through the Cooperative Program during 2015. Bet-el Pastor Cipriano Moreno and his wife, Petra, accepted the award during the annual meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina.

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  • WMU-NC leader highlights purposes

    December 13 2016 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    WMU-NC leader highlights purposes

    Ladies involved in Woman’s Missionary Union of North Carolina raise funds for missions, pray and provide mission education for all ages, Amy Pardue Boone said to the messengers of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina in Greensboro in her report. Boone focused on heroes of the faith during her report.

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  • Annual Meeting breakout sessions fuel outreach, discipleship

    December 13 2016 by BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Annual Meeting breakout sessions fuel outreach, discipleship

    During the 2016 Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s annual meeting in Greensboro, attendees had the opportunity to attend two of 23 different breakout sessions offered. The sessions offered training and equipping in a variety of ministry areas. Following is a sample of some of the topics covered.

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  • Heavenly Banquet focuses on refugee ministry

    December 12 2016 by Liz Tablazon, BR staff writer | with 0 comments
    Heavenly Banquet focuses on refugee ministry

    “A glimpse of heaven on earth” is how Ken Tan, leadership development consultant for the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, described the Heavenly Banquet at the Koury Convention Center. The luncheon, an event during the BSC annual meeting, celebrated diversity as families of different ethnicities worshiped and shared a meal together.

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  • ‘Impact’ video resources now available

    November 28 2016 by BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    ‘Impact’ video resources now available

    Sermons and testimonial videos from this year’s Baptist State Convention of North Carolina Annual Meeting are now available on the N.C. Baptist Vimeo page. Search for the 2016 Annual Meeting channel at vimeo.com/ncbaptist. There you will find sermons by outgoing BSC president Timmy Blair Sr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer Milton A. Hollifield Jr., and International Mission Board President David Platt and more.

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  • Platt to N.C. Baptists: Missions involves sacrifice

    November 22 2016 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Platt to N.C. Baptists: Missions involves sacrifice

    “We’re fooling ourselves if we think we can live our lives and lead our churches to go and reach the lost in the highways and hedges and continue with business as usual,” said David Platt, president of the International Mission Board, as he delivered the flagship sermon of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s annual meeting.

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  • Baptists on Mission help ‘prepare the way’

    November 22 2016 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Baptists on Mission help ‘prepare the way’

    Long term rebuilding and disaster recovery efforts for those impacted by Hurricane Matthew in eastern North Carolina will take two to three years or more, but N.C. Baptist Men, also known as Baptists on Mission, will be there for the long haul to serve, minister and offer hope in Jesus’ name.

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  • North Carolina Baptists lead the way in missions giving

    November 21 2016 by BR and BSC staff | with 0 comments
    North Carolina Baptists lead the way in missions giving

    North Carolina Baptists gave more than $32 million dollars to Southern Baptist missions and ministries in the last fiscal year, leading the 42 state conventions in cooperative giving through both the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering (more than $14.6 million) and the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering (more than $6 million).

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  • Hollifield: Reach the overlooked and avoided

    November 17 2016 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Hollifield: Reach the overlooked and avoided

    Reaching out to individuals from different backgrounds isn’t an option to be considered. Instead, it’s a command to be obeyed. Milton A. Hollifield Jr. said reaching out to those people who are overlooked or avoided is key to seeing other come to faith in Christ and grow as disciples.

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  • It’s not too late to go to BSC Annual Meeting

    November 1 2016 by BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    It’s not too late to go to BSC Annual Meeting

    North Carolina Baptists gathering for this year’s Annual Meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina will be encouraged and challenged to “Impact” their world for Christ. “Impact: Compelling the Lost to Come to Life” is the theme of this year’s meeting, scheduled for Nov. 14-15 at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro.

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