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  • Expo to offer worship training for entire church

    July 24 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Expo to offer worship training for entire church

    A comprehensive training event designed for anyone involved in worship and music ministry in a local church is coming to North Carolina this fall. The Renewing Worship Expo, a first-of-its-kind event sponsored by the Worship and Music Ministry of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC), will be held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14-15 …

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  • Budget proposal includes increase to SBC

    July 16 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC & K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments
    Budget proposal includes increase to SBC

    The Executive Committee of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina approved a proposed budget for 2019 totaling $31 million that includes an increase in support of missions and ministries of the Southern Baptist Convention through the Cooperative Program. To offset rising expenses and accommodate the increased allocation to the SBC …

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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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  • N.C. Baptist investment impacting prisons for Christ

    April 17 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    N.C. Baptist investment impacting prisons for Christ

    The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s investment into a program designed to equip and train inmates to serve as ministers in the North Carolina prison system is bearing fruit after its inaugural year.

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  • N.C. Baptist communications survey underway

    April 2 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    N.C. Baptist communications survey underway

    All North Carolina Baptists are invited to take a brief survey that is designed to gauge how you receive information and resources from the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC), as well as provide input and suggestions for content that you would find helpful.

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  • Women invited to ‘embrace’ NYC

    March 20 2018 by BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Women invited to ‘embrace’ NYC

    Stephen Trainer serves with Graffiti Church and Community Ministries in the Coney Island community in Brooklyn, N.Y. Trainer serves as lead pastor of Graffiti Church Coney Island and executive director of Graffiti Ministries’ Learning Center. Graffiti is a ministry partner of the Embrace Women’s Evangelism and Discipleship Ministry of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina.

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  • Executive Committee approves scholarship funding

    March 20 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Executive Committee approves scholarship funding

    The Executive Committee of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina voted to transfer $250,000 to the N.C. Baptist Foundation to support the Luther H. Butler Scholarship for N.C. Baptist Students during a meeting held Fri., March 2 at Caraway Conference Center.

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  • Proposed amendments to BSC articles & bylaws

    This is the complete text of current and new reading entries messengers will be voting on at the 2017 Baptist State Convention of North Carolina annual meeting. 

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  • Prayer gathering emphasizes need for personal revival

    April 4 2017 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Prayer gathering emphasizes need for personal revival

    Revival must take place in the hearts of God’s people before it will take place in America. That was a recurring message shared by pastors and ministry leaders at the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s statewide prayer gathering, sponsored by the Office of Prayer for Evangelization and Spiritual Awakening.

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  • Church planter excited for N.C. Baptists to ‘Embrace Boston’

    April 4 2017 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Church planter excited for N.C. Baptists to ‘Embrace Boston’

    As a church planter, Dane Helsing says he is thankful for the short-term missions teams that partner and serve alongside him in the Greater Boston area. But Helsing and his congregation aren’t the only ones who benefit. “Obviously, the church benefits, but members of the mission team benefit, as well,” says Helsing.

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  • Marty Dupree leaves BSC, leads new ministry

    March 7 2017 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments
    Marty Dupree leaves BSC, leads new ministry

    For nearly 18 years, Marty Dupree served on the evangelism staff of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina. When asked to describe his job, Dupree typically said, “I tell people about Jesus, and I train others to tell people about Jesus.” That will not change with his new calling.

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  • Committee on Nominations extends deadline for recommendations

    March 7 2017 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Committee on Nominations extends deadline for recommendations

    The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s (BSC) Committee on Nominations has extended the deadline for North Carolina Baptists to make recommendations for individuals to serve in a variety of capacities with the convention. Individuals now have until Thurs., March 30 to submit recommendations.

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  • BSC expands discipleship strategy, celebrates record year in giving

    February 7 2017 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications & BR staff | with 0 comments
    BSC expands discipleship strategy, celebrates record year in giving

    The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina will expand its focus of engaging high concentrations of non-Christians across North Carolina in 2017 as part of the convention’s “impacting lostness through disciple-making” strategy. Speaking to members of the convention’s Board of Directors, BSC Executive Director-Treasurer Milton A. Hollifield Jr. said staff will be working with associations …

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  • Siblings combine for 140 years of praise music

    January 24 2017 by Mike Creswell, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Siblings combine for 140 years of praise music

    Tempted to skip choir practice? Maybe you should think about Mallory Carrick and his sister, Katy Palmer. Carrick led the choir at Mountain View Baptist Church near Lexington for about 73 years. His sister has played piano and organ at Mountain View for about 67 years and is still playing on Sundays.

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  • Conference asks, ‘Who Moved My Pulpit?’

    January 9 2017 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments
    Conference asks, ‘Who Moved My Pulpit?’

    When Lynn Sasser read Thom Rainer’s book Who Moved My Pulpit? Leading Change in the Church he knew immediately that church leaders need to hear the book’s message. Rainer is the president of LifeWay Christian Resources, and Sasser is the executive leader for the evangelism and discipleship group of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina.

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