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  • N.C. Baptists ‘shine bright’ in aftermath of Hurricane Florence

    September 17 2018 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 0 comments
    N.C. Baptists ‘shine bright’ in aftermath of Hurricane Florence

    As rainfall from Hurricane Florence continued to drench much of North Carolina, Southern Baptist response teams were already at work feeding residents, ramping up recovery efforts and planning to provide long-term aid. The storm made landfall early Sept. 14 as a Category 1 hurricane near Wilmington, N.C. …

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  • Blackwell celebrated for 35 years of ‘bold’ leadership

    August 21 2018 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 0 comments
    Blackwell celebrated for 35 years of ‘bold’ leadership

    The Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina (BCH) honored Michael Blackwell as he passed a 35-year milestone July 1 as executive director of the historic ministry. In a blog post last month, BCH highlighted Blackwell’s “bold choices” over the years to expand the ministry’s reach, even while facing personal difficulties.

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  • Megan moves into the light

    October 18 2016 by Blake Ragsdale, BCH Communications | with 0 comments
    Megan moves into the light

    Megan and her houseparents laugh as they walk together. The sun-drenched greens of the grass and trees across the Baptist Children’s Homes’ Kennedy Home campus in Kinston reverberate their joy as they chatter. Megan’s life today shines in bright contrast against the backdrop of a tumultuous childhood. ...

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  • Proposed bill limits referrals to Baptist Children’s Homes

    Under the proposed Family First Act, funding for placing boys and girls in residential care organizations like BCH would essentially be eliminated. “Every child’s situation is unique and each child needs every option available so they can be referred to the place best equipped to care for him or her,” Blake Ragsdale explained.

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  • Fancy Finds eases transition for beloved strangers

    July 26 2016 by Carol Layton, Baptist Children’s Homes | with 0 comments
    Fancy Finds eases transition for beloved strangers

    Twenty-year-old Charles Pollard knew nothing about pastoring a church. So when called to a church on its last leg in a dusty Arizona town in the late 1950s, he built the congregation by sharing the sweetest name he knew with the roughest and toughest people he could find.

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  • Baptist Children’s Homes breaks ground on new ministry

    July 12 2016 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 1 comments
    Baptist Children’s Homes breaks ground on new ministry

    The Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina broke ground for a new building that will expand the organization’s outreach to children and families. Located on the Mills Home campus in Thomasville, The Bob and Carolyn Tucker Greater Vision Ministry Center is the result of a $1-million gift from Bob and Carolyn Tucker of Concord.

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