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  • Annual meeting spotlights church health, Hispanic outreach

    November 4 2015 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Annual meeting spotlights church health, Hispanic outreach

    “The local church is the key for us as a convention of churches to be able to impact lostness through disciple making,” said Milton Hollifield Jr., executive director-treasurer of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina. “Growing healthy, outwardly focused, disciple-making churches throughout North Carolina is necessary to seeing this strategic mission accomplished.”

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  • Making fruitful disciples of the next generation

    December 8 2011 by Buddy Overman, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Making fruitful disciples of the next generation

    A recent study by the Barna Group found that nearly 60 percent of young people leave the church either permanently or for extended periods of time after age 15. A 2006 Barna study (http://tinyurl.com/3ao3q7p) found that 61 percent of young adults involved in church as teenagers no longer attend church, read the Bible or spend time in prayer.

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