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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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  • ‘Worthy of the calling’ focus of Embrace leadership event

    February 27 2012 by Melissa Lilley, BSC Communications | with 0 comments

    After visiting more than 30 countries, earning a master’s degree and serving as a Journeyman missionary, Alicia Wong planned to become a career missionary with IMB (International Mission Board).

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  • Historical committee announces writing competition

    February 3 2012 by BSC Communications | with 0 comments

    The Historical Committee of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) has announced its annual writing competition that seeks to recognize and reward excellent historical publications.

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  • Culture Reach conference urges gospel conversations

    January 31 2012 by Melissa Lilley, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Culture Reach conference urges gospel conversations

    North Carolina Baptists are invited to attend the annual statewide evangelism conference Feb. 27 at Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem for a day of learning how to understand culture and how to engage in gospel-centered conversations.

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  • Marriage, budget, elections top BSC Board meeting

    January 30 2012 by Shawn Hendricks, BR Managing Editor | with 2 comments
    Marriage, budget, elections top BSC Board meeting

    The budget, election of new executive committee members and the May 8 vote on a marriage amendment were among the top issues of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) Board of Directors meeting Jan. 24-25 at Caraway Conference Center in Sophia.

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  • Church planter reflects on journey, God’s provision

    January 19 2012 by Buddy Overman, BSC Communications | with 1 comments
    Church planter reflects on journey, God’s provision

    Bryon Lamb knew God was calling him to plant a church that would intentionally engage the unchurched people in his community with the gospel of Jesus Christ. But Lamb was not trained in church planting, had never started a church, and he wasn’t even sure he had the means to start one.

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