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  • Blume to retire from Biblical Recorder

    October 4 2018 by Biblical Recorder Staff | with 5 comments
    Blume to retire from Biblical Recorder

    Allan Blume announced Oct. 1 his plans to retire as editor-president of the Biblical Recorder after completing eight years with the North Carolina Baptist news journal. He will continue to lead the organization through May 2019, he told the Recorder’s board of directors in its fall meeting.

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  • Biblical Recorder gives away prizes at annual meeting

    The Biblical Recorder booth attracted many visitors during the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s annual meeting. Each year the BR gives away prizes to those who register. This year the bigger prizes included a Yeti cooler and tumblers as well as handmade ink pens in the BR’s trademark red.

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  • Year in Review: BRnow.org readers name top stories of 2015

    December 30 2015 by Liz Tablazon, BR staff writer | with 0 comments
    Year in Review: BRnow.org readers name top stories of 2015

    The Jan. 2 edition of the Biblical Recorder outlines news highlights that defined 2015. Our readers chose many of the stories listed in our yearly review by sharing them on social media or viewing them at brnow.org. Last year a total of 6.9 million visitors depended on the website for news and information with a biblical worldview.

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  • Year in Review: SBC moves forward on mission in 2015

    December 29 2015 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments
    Year in Review: SBC moves forward on mission in 2015

    IMB leaders announced an organizational restructuring plan Aug. 27. that will reduce personnel expenses and balance their budget. IMB’s 2014 fiscal goals fell $21 million short. Deficits totaled more than $210 million in the last six years. The plan includes two personnel reduction phases.

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  • Year in review: 2015 featured challenging cultural issues

    December 29 2015 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Year in review: 2015 featured challenging cultural issues

    Supreme Court justices ruled in a 5-4 decision June 26 that same-sex marriage is a 14th Amendment right, effectively legalizing the practice in all 50 states. The ruling sparked a series of discrimination lawsuits against business owners and civil magistrates who oppose same-sex marriage for sincerely held religious beliefs.

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  • Free BR subscription aims to inform, strengthen churches

    December 15 2015 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Free BR subscription aims to inform, strengthen churches

    A new service aims to help new members understand what it means to be a Southern Baptist. Beginning in January, new members of Southern Baptist churches in North Carolina coming from non-SBC backgrounds will be eligible to receive a free, one-year subscription to the Biblical Recorder, the state’s longstanding Baptist news journal.

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  • Blume: Do N.C. Baptists want to keep their newspaper?

    November 16 2015 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 1 comments
    Blume: Do N.C. Baptists want to keep their newspaper?

    The road ahead for printed newspapers is rough. Baptist state papers across the southeastern U.S. are cutting back, folding into other organizations or closing their doors, said Allan Blume, editor and president of the Biblical Recorder.

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  • BR hires Tablazon as circulation, social media manager

    The Biblical Recorder welcomed Liz Tablazon as circulation and social media manager in late July. She previously served as editorial aide in 2013. She replaces Erin Gandy in this role. Gandy resigned from her position as circulation manager after serving two years on staff. She is engaged to be married ...

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  • McEwen resigns from Recorder; Brown named content editor

    Michael McEwen, content editor at the Biblical Recorder since October 2013, has resigned. He will become the director of discipleship at a church in Trenton, Tenn. Effective Feb. 2, Seth Brown becomes the Recorder’s content editor. Previously, he was researcher and copy editor for Docent Research Group as well as…

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  • Top 14 stories of 2014

    December 30 2014 by Biblical Recorder staff | with 0 comments
    Top 14 stories of 2014

    The Biblical Recorder staff compiled the data for our web traffic on BRnow.org and learned that in 2014 over 4.1 million unique visitors depended on us to provide news and information with a biblical worldview. The top 14 stories viewed by our readers are listed in this section.

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  • 2013 year in review

    December 31 2013 by BR staff | with 0 comments
    2013 year in review

    These stories are a few of the many in our Year in Review edition selected by the Biblical Recorder staff. Comprised of four categories – personalities, cultural issues, Southern Baptist Convention and Baptist State Convention of North Carolina – the items we chose are not exhaustive but rather vitally important for churches. These “need to know” stories affect churches and how they interact with their communities and government.

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  • Biblical Recorder gives prizes at convention

    November 19 2013 by BR staff | with 0 comments
    Biblical Recorder gives prizes at convention

    At the Greensboro annual meeting, the Biblical Recorder gave away several prizes that ranged from an iPad to many items donated by LifeWay Christian Resources.

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  • Recorder restructures staff, hires editor

    November 5 2013 by BR staff | with 0 comments
    Recorder restructures staff, hires editor

    The Biblical Recorder has restructured the editorial staff and added one new person to fill a vacancy. In October managing editor Shawn Hendricks resigned from the Recorder to become managing editor of Baptist Press in Nashville, Tenn.

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  • Recorder managing editor accepts Baptist Press position

    Shawn Hendricks, managing editor of the Biblical Recorder, has accepted the position of managing editor for Baptist Press (BP) in Nashville, Tenn.

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  • BR’s tax-exempt status stays intact after IRS audit

    The Biblical Recorder made headlines in May for being targeted by the IRS alongside two other North Carolina organizations – Samaritan’s Purse and The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA).

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