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  • Churches and associations report Hurricane Florence damages

    October 29 2018 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 0 comments
    Churches and associations report Hurricane Florence damages

    Hurricane Florence caused catastrophic damage to many parts of central and eastern North Carolina. Here, you can see a list of churches or association buildings that were damaged as a result of the storm (as reported to Baptists on Mission, also known as North Carolina Baptist Men).

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  • After storms, ‘Mama Mills’ leans on Bapt. relief

    October 25 2018 by Laura Sikes, NAMB | with 0 comments
    After storms, ‘Mama Mills’ leans on Bapt. relief

    Linda Mills, 70, has served others in her community for 42 years by hosting Sunday lunches from her cozy home in Havelock, N.C. Her humble service has earned her the affectionate moniker “Mama Mills.” It all started when her husband Harold, who passed away 15 years ago, said “Mama, I’m bringing a little, starvin’ Marine home,” Mills said.

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  • Hurricane Michael wreaks havoc in wake of Florence

    October 15 2018 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 0 comments
    Hurricane Michael wreaks havoc in wake of Florence

    In the wake of Hurricane Michael, North Carolina Baptist leaders are urging people to volunteer more than ever. With the combination of two strong storms (including Hurricane Florence from September), within less than a month, work orders are piling up at 13 recovery sites across the state. Baptists on Mission (also known as N.C. Baptist Men, NCBM) …

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  • The Summit devotes staff ‘fun day’ to DR

    October 10 2018 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    The Summit devotes staff ‘fun day’ to DR

    Nearly 200 staff members from The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, N.C., devoted their annual leadership “fun day” on Oct. 9 to participating in disaster relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Florence. The group tackled 12 projects under the direction of Baptists on Mission …

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  • BSC board approves amended $31M budget proposal

    October 1 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    BSC board approves amended $31M budget proposal

    After much discussion and debate, the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s (BSC) Board of Directors approved an amended Cooperative Program (CP) budget proposal for 2019 totaling $31 million during the board’s fall meeting held Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 24-25 at Caraway Conference Center and Camp in Sophia, N.C.

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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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  • As Florence lashes N.C., Baptists ‘shine bright’

    September 15 2018 by Baptist Press & Biblical Recorder Staff | with 0 comments
    As Florence lashes N.C., Baptists ‘shine bright’

    As Hurricane Florence came ashore Friday (Sept. 14) in North Carolina, Southern Baptists began relief ministries and made initial assessments of flooded church buildings and homes. The Category 1 hurricane has left at least five people dead. Florence could dump 40 inches of rain on some areas of North and South Carolina, according to media reports.

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  • N.C. Baptists prepare for powerful Hurricane Florence

    September 11 2018 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 1 comments
    N.C. Baptists prepare for powerful Hurricane Florence

    As Hurricane Florence aims toward the North Carolina coast, Baptists on Mission, also known as N.C. Baptist Men, calls on volunteers to be ready to respond. Administrative leaders have been preparing kits for potential sites as Florence is predicted to hit the state Thursday as a Category 4 hurricane.

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  • BGCT’s Family Gathering celebrates unity, diversity

    August 29 2018 by Kalie Lowrie, Texas Baptist Communications | with 0 comments
    BGCT’s Family Gathering celebrates unity, diversity

    A celebration of unity and diversity took place as 2,054 messengers and visitors gathered at the 2018 Texas Baptists Family Gathering and Annual Meeting. Several ethnic fellowships and conventions were represented in the three-day event at the Arlington Convention Center.

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  • Scott Barkley tapped as Georgia’s Christian Index editor

    June 1 2018 by The Christian Index staff | with 0 comments
    Scott Barkley tapped as Georgia’s Christian Index editor

    Scott Barkley, associate managing editor of The Christian Index, will be promoted to editor effective June 1, the Georgia Baptist Mission Board’s executive director, J. Robert White, has announced. Barkley, 44, in his 15 years with The Index, has served as production editor, web content editor and associate managing editor.

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  • Moss accepts Missouri Baptist disaster relief position

    May 22 2018 by Biblical Recorder staff | with 0 comments
    Moss accepts Missouri Baptist disaster relief position

    North Carolina’s Baptists on Mission, also known as North Carolina Baptist Men, announced today (May 22) that Gaylon Moss, disaster relief director, has accepted a similar position with the Missouri Baptist Convention. Moss will make the transition July 1, after serving in his current role for nearly 20 years.

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  • Top North Carolina Baptist stories of 2017

    December 27 2017 by Biblical Recorder and BSC Staff | with 0 comments
    Top North Carolina Baptist stories of 2017

    Biblical Recorder and convention communications staff have collected briefs of the most significant stories of 2017 related to the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, including a “Resolution Denouncing Racism” adopted at the annual meeting and the celebration of a record year in missions giving.

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  • Baptists on Mission respond to Harvey

    September 1 2017 by BR staff | with 0 comments
    Baptists on Mission respond to Harvey

    North Carolina Baptists on Mission has sent a search and rescue team and a Type 1 team. That team consists of about 100 people working with cleanup/recovery, shower and laundry units, generators, medical reserve, chaplaincy, assessment and various support/equipment volunteers.

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  • SBTC DR teams end response to tornadoes, move to Missouri

    May 22 2017 by Jane Rodgers, Southern Baptist TEXAN | with 0 comments
    SBTC DR teams end response to tornadoes, move to Missouri

    Southern Baptists of Texas Convention (SBTC) disaster relief (DR) teams ended a nearly two-week deployment to East Texas, where they assisted victims of four tornadoes that hit in late April and early May. SBTC DR efforts focused on the communities of Canton, Emory and Fruitvale, said Mike Benton a DR “white cap” leader from Bishop, Texas.

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  • 6 tornadoes in 3 counties: Texas rallies DR response

    May 4 2017 by Jane Rodgers, Southern Baptist TEXAN | with 0 comments
    6 tornadoes in 3 counties: Texas rallies DR response

    Even before the last of six deadly tornadoes hit three counties east of Dallas on the afternoon of May 1, disaster relief teams with the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention had assembled under the supervision of incident commander Daniel White. Four people were killed and dozens injured during the storms.

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