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  • Multifamily housing spurs mission strategy

    September 4 2018 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Multifamily housing spurs mission strategy

    The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina initiated a strategy last year to help churches engage a mission field that is estimated to be 95 percent unchurched. The targeted group, said to number in the millions, includes people from all over the world who span the economic spectrum. 

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  • Church planting leader retires

    August 22 2018 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 0 comments
    Church planting leader retires

    Known for his leadership in church planting, Mark Gray retires from the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) Nov. 5. “He is not only an effective trainer coach, he is a practitioner of reaching people for Christ through church planting,” said Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer, in a statement to the Biblical Recorder.

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  • Brindley to be BSC 1st VP candidate

    July 13 2018 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 0 comments
    Brindley to be BSC 1st VP candidate

    Marty Dupree plans to nominate Perry Brindley, director of missions at the Buncombe Baptist Association in Asheville, as the first vice president for the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina at this year’s annual meeting, Dupree told the Biblical Recorder July 12. Dupree said he is a longtime friend and touted Brindley’s record of ministry.

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  • UPDATE: White withdraws BSC 2nd VP bid

    July 13 2018 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 0 comments
    UPDATE: White withdraws BSC 2nd VP bid

    UPDATE: Randy White, executive director of missions for the New South River Baptist Association (NSRBA), has withdrawn his candidacy for second vice president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC), he told the Biblical Recorder on July 13.

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  • Pardue to be nominated N.C. Baptist 1st VP

    July 12 2018 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 0 comments
    Pardue to be nominated N.C. Baptist 1st VP

    Micheal Pardue, pastor of First Baptist Icard in Connelly Springs, will be nominated for first vice president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina at the Nov. 5-6 annual meeting in Greensboro, Ed Yount announced July 11. Pardue is “uniquely qualified to help lead our convention to greater things,” Yount said.

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  • Ledbetter to be nominated N.C. Baptist 2nd VP

    July 11 2018 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 0 comments
    Ledbetter to be nominated N.C. Baptist 2nd VP

    Matthew Ledbetter, pastor of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Sylva, N.C., will be nominated for second vice president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, Jeff Isenhour announced today (July 11). “I highly recommend Matt for several reasons,” said Isenhour. “First, because of his love for God’s inerrant word …

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  • Harrison to be nominated for BSC president

    July 11 2018 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 0 comments
    Harrison to be nominated for BSC president

    John Mark Harrison, pastor of Apex Baptist Church, will be nominated for president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina at the November annual meeting, Michael Barrett announced today (July 11). Harrison, 37, will “create unity and renew our vision for reaching the lost …

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  • Current BSC officers bow out of upcoming elections

    July 10 2018 by Biblical Recorder staff | with 0 comments
    Current BSC officers bow out of upcoming elections

    Lee Pigg, president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC), told the Biblical Recorder he will not seek a second term at the November 2018 annual meeting. Two other officers confirmed they also do not plan to run for office when their terms conclude this year.

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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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  • Hollifield calls N.C. Baptists to prayer, humility

    May 30 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Hollifield calls N.C. Baptists to prayer, humility

    Baptist State Convention of North Carolina Executive Director-Treasurer Milton A. Hollifield Jr. challenged North Carolina Baptists to live lives that are marked by humility and free from hypocrisy in an address to the state convention’s board of directors on Tuesday, May 22.

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  • Online worship training, certification now available to NC Baptists

    April 4 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Online worship training, certification now available to NC Baptists

    Worship leaders looking to renew their church’s worship can now earn a certificate in worship leadership and receive college credit at Fruitland Baptist Bible College as part of a new online hybrid class being offered through the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s worship and music ministry.

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  • Operation Reach shows need for new churches

    April 3 2018 by Mike Creswell, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Operation Reach shows need for new churches

    At least 46 new churches are needed to reach specific neighborhoods and people groups in Union County right now, a Baptist study conference called Operation Reach has determined. Sponsored jointly by the Union Baptist Association and the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, the daylong conference was divided into two parts.

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  • Carter: Disciple-making is a command, not a request

    March 5 2018 by BR staff & BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Carter: Disciple-making is a command, not a request

    An oversized crowd of more than 550 attendees packed into the auditorium of Center Grove Baptist Church in Clemmons, N.C., for the two main teaching sessions of the 2018 Disciple-Making Conference. “One of the fundamental and primary callings on your life,” said Matt Carter, “is to be a disciple-maker.”

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  • Three Forks launches gospel-spreading initiative in western Watauga

    February 6 2018 by Jessica Isaacs, Special to the Recorder | with 0 comments
    Three Forks launches gospel-spreading initiative in western Watauga

    The Three Forks Baptist Association hosted a “Impacting Lostness” meeting Jan. 16 and 30 at the Western Watauga Community Center aimed at rallying local Christians to spread the gospel to unsaved people in the area.

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  • N.C. Baptists impacting lostness ‘more than ever’

    February 6 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    N.C. Baptists impacting lostness ‘more than ever’

    North Carolina Baptists are pushing back spiritual darkness and making disciples in the state, across the nation and around the world at increasingly growing rates, according to Executive Director-Treasurer Milton A. Hollifield Jr. and other Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) ministry leaders.

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