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  • Messengers hear reports from convention ministries

    November 13 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Messengers hear reports from convention ministries

    Representatives from several ministry groups of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) gave updates to messengers during reports throughout the 2018 BSC annual meeting held Nov. 5-6 at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, N.C. Following are highlights and summaries of those reports.

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  • Breakout, luncheons draw annual meeting attendees

    November 12 2018 by BSC Communications & BR Staff | with 0 comments
    Breakout, luncheons draw annual meeting attendees

    The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s (BSC) annual meeting Nov. 5-6 featured more than 40 breakout sessions and a number of auxiliary events that covered a wide range of topics. Below are descriptions of a limited selection of breakouts and other events.

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  • Key leaders focus on discrimination, Kingdom first

    November 12 2018 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    Key leaders focus on discrimination, Kingdom first

    Two key North Carolina leaders challenged messengers to the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) annual meeting Nov. 6 to confront discrimination and pursue holiness. “Discrimination was a problem in James’ day,” said Lee Pigg, pastor of Hopewell Baptist Church in Monroe and president of the BSC …

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  • N.C. Baptists approve $31M budget, increase SBC allocation

    November 6 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    N.C. Baptists approve $31M budget, increase SBC allocation

    N.C. Baptists approved a budget for 2019 totaling $31 million that also increases the percentage allocated to Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) missions and ministries for the 13th consecutive year. While the $31 million budget total for 2019 remains unchanged from 2018, the BSC will forward 41.5 percent of Cooperative Program receipts to the SBC.

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  • N.C. messengers elect new slate of convention officers

    November 6 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    N.C. messengers elect new slate of convention officers

    Messengers from N.C. Baptist churches elected a new slate of officers during the 2018 Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s (BSC) annual meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Greensboro, N.C. Steve Scoggins, pastor of First Baptist Church in Hendersonville, N.C., was elected convention president.

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  • Harrison withdraws BSC presidential bid; Barrett to nominate Scoggins

    October 15 2018 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 0 comments
    Harrison withdraws BSC presidential bid; Barrett to nominate Scoggins

    John Mark Harrison, pastor of Apex Baptist Church, announced Sunday, Oct. 14 that he will be preaching “in view of a call” at a church out of state the following week. He told the Biblical Recorder that, due to the potential transition, he is withdrawing his candidacy for president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC).

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 10 most viewed stories of 2017 at BRnow.org

    December 28 2017 by Biblical Recorder staff | with 0 comments
    10 most viewed stories of 2017 at BRnow.org

    Read the top 10 most viewed stories of the year from BRnow.org. The list includes features on Anne Graham Lotz, as she stepped into the leading role for the National Day of Pryaer and Russell Moore, as he prepared for the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission’s National Conference on parenting.

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  • North Carolina Baptists who made news in 2017

    December 28 2017 by Biblical Recorder staff | with 0 comments
    North Carolina Baptists who made news in 2017

    Biblical Recorder staff reviewed news items of 2017 to find North Carolina Baptists who made news this year. Four individual leaders are listed and one item includes the collective leadership of the Young Pastors Network.

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  • McGill calls Baptists to refocus, revision, renew

    December 11 2017 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments
    McGill calls Baptists to refocus, revision, renew

    Highlighting the theme of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s 2017 annual meeting, convention president Cameron McGill said, “there is an eerie similarity between what’s going on in Zechariah’s day and what’s going on in our day,” although 2,500 years separate us.

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  • BR giveaway winners named

    November 28 2017 by BR staff | with 0 comments
    BR giveaway winners named

    The Biblical Recorder gave away prizes during the recent Baptist State Convention of North Carolina annual meeting. The grand prize was a software package from Olive Tree Bible Software. Olive Tree provides basic software for free via its website for smartphones, tablets and computers.

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  • Breakouts: Immigration, revitalization, witnessing among topics discussed

    November 27 2017 by From staff and press reports | with 0 comments
    Breakouts: Immigration, revitalization, witnessing among topics discussed

    Five staff members of the Biblical Recorder and the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) attended breakout sessions scheduled during the BSC annual meeting. Below are some summaries of seven of the available breakout sessions.

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  • Banquet spotlights community, global discipleship

    November 14 2017 by Liz Tablazon, BR Staff Writer | with 0 comments
    Banquet spotlights community, global discipleship

    Guests and messengers to the annual meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina shared a meal with people of different cultures and ethnicities at the Heavenly Banquet Nov. 7. Attendees heard testimonies of God’s work.

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