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  • Conference to highlight connection between evangelism, discipleship

    November 28 2016 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Conference to highlight connection between evangelism, discipleship

    Making disciples is what the Great Commission is all about, and North Carolina Baptists will have the opportunity to gain biblical and practical insights from some of the country’s leading disciple-making practitioners at the upcoming N.C. Baptist Disciple-Making Conference early next year.

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  • ‘Impact’ video resources now available

    November 28 2016 by BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    ‘Impact’ video resources now available

    Sermons and testimonial videos from this year’s Baptist State Convention of North Carolina Annual Meeting are now available on the N.C. Baptist Vimeo page. Search for the 2016 Annual Meeting channel at vimeo.com/ncbaptist. There you will find sermons by outgoing BSC president Timmy Blair Sr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer Milton A. Hollifield Jr., and International Mission Board President David Platt and more.

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  • North Carolina Baptists lead the way in missions giving

    November 21 2016 by BR and BSC staff | with 0 comments
    North Carolina Baptists lead the way in missions giving

    North Carolina Baptists gave more than $32 million dollars to Southern Baptist missions and ministries in the last fiscal year, leading the 42 state conventions in cooperative giving through both the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering (more than $14.6 million) and the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering (more than $6 million).

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  • Overwhelmed? It’s OK to say ‘I can’t’

    November 15 2016 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Overwhelmed? It’s OK to say ‘I can’t’

    ven when it seems like your to-do list won’t get done, Carolyn McCulley says it’s OK to say, “I can’t.” “Guess what?” McCulley asked several hundred women at the 2016 N.C. Baptist women’s retreat at Caraway Conference Center. “God is the only one who gets everything done on His to-do list.”

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  • ‘The Lord grabbed my heart for the city’

    November 1 2016 by Mike Creswell, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    ‘The Lord grabbed my heart for the city’

    Kevin Cabe grew up in Canton, a town west of Asheville ringed by mountains that lead one to look up. Now he’s right in the middle of Manhattan ringed by skyscrapers that also lead one to look up. Cabe is helping hundreds of Baptist volunteers come to the Big Apple to help plant new churches.

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  • It’s not too late to go to BSC Annual Meeting

    November 1 2016 by BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    It’s not too late to go to BSC Annual Meeting

    North Carolina Baptists gathering for this year’s Annual Meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina will be encouraged and challenged to “Impact” their world for Christ. “Impact: Compelling the Lost to Come to Life” is the theme of this year’s meeting, scheduled for Nov. 14-15 at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro.

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  • Pastors to share church planting insights at Annual Meeting

    October 31 2016 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Pastors to share church planting insights at Annual Meeting

    Reaching the estimated 5.8 million lost people in North Carolina will require churches planting other churches all across the state. “New churches reach new people,” said Mark Gray, church planting team leader. “If we want to impact lostness among the people in our state, multiplication of church plants will be key.”

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  • Shiloh Baptist marked as North Carolina’s oldest church

    October 31 2016 by Liz Tablazon, BR staff writer | with 0 comments
    Shiloh Baptist marked as North Carolina’s oldest church

    Shiloh Baptist Church in Shiloh, celebrated the dedication of a historical marker designating it as the oldest organized Baptist church in the state. The public was invited to the celebration, where Don Wright, chairman of the Historical Committee of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, presented a summary of the church’s history.

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  • Pray for 30 Days: Q&A with Chris Schofield

    September 20 2016 by BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Pray for 30 Days: Q&A with Chris Schofield

    For the fifth consecutive year, the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina is calling on all N.C. Baptists to unite together in 30 days of focused prayer for revival and spiritual awakening during the month of October. Chris Schofield has authored a devotional prayer guide for October’s “Pray for 30 Days” emphasis.

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  • Baptist weekday educators learn from leaders, each other

    September 7 2016 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    Baptist weekday educators learn from leaders, each other

    A conference in Cary provided continuing education units to 20 weekday education directors and 137 staff members from 25 centers across the state. The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina hosted the North Carolina Baptist Church Weekday Education Association summer conference: “Chuga Chuga Choo Choo!” based on Proverbs 22:6.

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  • One Day event equips churches to make disciples

    September 6 2016 by Emily Rojas, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    One Day event equips churches to make disciples

    Jesus commands His followers to go and make disciples, and recently many North Carolina Baptists gathered in Statesville to learn how to do just that. At the One Day conference held at Western Avenue Baptist Church, pastors, church staff and lay leaders learned how to make disciples who impact lostness in their daily lives.

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  • Despite challenges, local associations adapt, endure

    August 23 2016 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Despite challenges, local associations adapt, endure

    Despite the unique challenges threatening to dissolve the bonds of 78 local associations across the state the enduring practice of cooperation among autonomous congregations continues. Lester Evans said, “churches have this DNA to link with other churches because they can’t fulfill the Great Commission alone.”

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  • Resource teaches disciple-making as Jesus did

    August 9 2016 by Ashley Allen, BSC | with 0 comments
    Resource teaches disciple-making as Jesus did

    Every time Jodie visited her hairdresser, she looked for opportunities to begin a gospel conversation. Through conversation and leaving materials to ponder, Jodie was able to answer her friend’s questions. However, recent national events led the woman to question why Christians weren’t responding, so Jodie invited her for dinner and conversation ...

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  • Caraway dedicates new auditorium

    May 19 2015 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications and K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments
    Caraway dedicates new auditorium

    Caraway Conference Center has opened the doors of a new auditorium and meeting space named Hollifield Hall that allows an enhanced experience by guests who use the facility each year. Milton Hollifield, Baptist State Convention of North Carolina Executive Director-Treasurer, said the new facility will support the convention’s strategy of impacting lostness through disciple-making.

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  • Lives changed, N.C. baptism numbers up

    February 27 2012 by Shawn Hendricks, BR Managing Editor | with 0 comments
    Lives changed, N.C. baptism numbers up

    She had been raised to be an atheist. Growing up in China, those around Jing taught her to be skeptical of any religious teaching. Still, a curiosity about Jesus rested deep inside her.

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