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  • N.C. Baptists ask, ‘Who is my Neighbor?’

    June 11 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    N.C. Baptists ask, ‘Who is my Neighbor?’

    “Who is my Neighbor?” is the theme for the 2018 Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s (BSC) annual meeting, scheduled for Nov. 5-6 at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro. This year’s theme is derived from a question that was asked of Jesus in Luke 10:29 in the parable of The Good Samaritan.

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  • Awaken: Humility leads to confession, repentance

    April 6 2016 by Emily Rojas, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Awaken: Humility leads to confession, repentance

    John Franklin believes revival has a ripple effect. When Franklin spoke at the Awaken statewide prayer gathering March 11-12 at First Baptist Church, Charlotte he said when people turn their hearts to God, the effect is contagious. Pastor Mark Harris and Richard Owen Roberts also spoke at the event.

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  • Registration opens for SBC ‘Great Awakening’

    March 18 2015 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    Registration opens for SBC ‘Great Awakening’

    Registration for messengers and local hotels has opened for the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Ohio’s capital city. The June 16-17 sessions, to be led by SBC President Ronnie Floyd of Arkansas, will be themed “Great Awakening: Clear Agreement, Visible Union, Extraordinary Prayer.”

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  • Osborne church prays and fasts for spiritual awakening

    July 28 2014 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments
    Osborne church prays and fasts for spiritual awakening

    Steve Griffith, senior pastor of Osborne Baptist Church in Eden since 1992, received a phone call last October that launched a movement of prayer and fasting in the church. The church wants believers to understand the purpose of fasting, which is ultimately to honor God.

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  • 47 SBC pastors call massive prayer meeting

    August 15 2013 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 1 comments
    47 SBC pastors call massive prayer meeting

    A group of 47 Southern Baptist pastors is inviting senior pastors to participate in A Call to Pray for Revival and Awakening Sept. 30-Oct. 1 in Southlake, Texas.

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  • ‘Spiritual Town Hall’ focuses on prayer, unity, citizenship

    Christians were called to action March 12 during a nationwide simulcast at First Baptist Church of Charlotte.

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  • Theme interpretation: N.C. Baptists need to wake up

    December 3 2012 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Assistant Managing Editor | with 0 comments
    Theme interpretation: N.C. Baptists need to wake up

    Throughout North Carolina and even beyond, many Baptists are seeking a return to personal holiness.
    During its annual meeting in Greensboro Nov. 12-13 Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC), messengers heard several people speak to the theme Awaken, based on Romans 11:13-14.

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  • Hollifield calls messengers to pray for spiritual awakening

    November 20 2012 by Melissa Lilley, BSC Communications | with 4 comments
    Hollifield calls messengers to pray for spiritual awakening

    As the interest in revival services among church members continues to decline, especially among younger members, so does the interest and awareness of the need for spiritual awakening.

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  • Repentance, prayer will ‘awaken’ N.C. Baptists, leaders say

    October 16 2012 by Buddy Overman, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Repentance, prayer will ‘awaken’ N.C. Baptists, leaders say

    Next month during the annual meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) N.C. Baptists will be challenged to respond to a call for spiritual awakening and a return to personal holiness. Recently, church and BSC leaders shared their thoughts on the reality of spiritual decline and what the church must do in order to reverse the trends.

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  • Conference challenges believers to make prayer priority

    February 1 2012 by Buddy Overman, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Conference challenges believers to make prayer priority

    North Carolina Baptists from across the state wanted to learn how they could be empowered by seeking God through prayer, praise and His Word – and ultimately impact the world for Jesus Christ. They did just that at the Empowered North Carolina Pastor/Staff Prayer Retreat.

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