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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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  • Hollifield: Seek fresh work of God

    November 13 2017 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Hollifield: Seek fresh work of God

    Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) Executive Director-Treasurer Milton A. Hollifield Jr. encouraged N.C. Baptists to seek a fresh work of God in their individual lives and in the lives of their churches. Hollifield’s remarks came during his address to messengers at the BSC’s 187th annual meeting Nov. 7.

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  • N.C. Pastor’s Conference emphasizes ‘God’s power’

    November 13 2017 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    N.C. Pastor’s Conference emphasizes ‘God’s power’

    The 2017 North Carolina Pastor’s Conference convened Nov. 5, at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, N.C., featuring a lineup of seven speakers and a 200-voice orchestra and choir from First Baptist Church, Indian Trail. The two-day event’s theme, “I Need His Power,” wove through the fabric of sermons delivered by church leaders.

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  • BSC offices give messengers update on ministries

    November 13 2017 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    BSC offices give messengers update on ministries

    Several Baptist State Convention of North Carolina staff members shared updates related to their respective ministries during this year’s annual meeting, including disaster relief, church revitalization, church planting, church strengthening, collegiate partnerships and disciple-making.

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  • Young Baptist leaders encouraged to ‘get involved’

    November 13 2017 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Young Baptist leaders encouraged to ‘get involved’

    More than 125 young church leaders shared a meal, discussed ministry challenges and received encouragement to join the cooperative work of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina from its executive director-treasurer, Milton Hollifield Jr., at the 2017 Young Pastors Network dinner.

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  • N.C. Baptists pray for revival, celebrate record CP support

    November 9 2017 by Chad Austin, BSC & Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    N.C. Baptists pray for revival, celebrate record CP support

    Messengers from churches across North Carolina huddled in small clusters for an extended prayer service emphasizing revival and spiritual awakening to climax the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s annual meeting. Messengers also approved a record 2018 budget, passed a resolution denouncing racism and affirmed another on human sexuality and marriage.

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