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  • Stewardship panel: Finances & marriage discussed

    June 20 2018 by Barbara Denman | with 0 comments
    Stewardship panel:  Finances & marriage discussed

    Developing a stewardship plan to get out of debt will strengthen marriages and create stronger disciples, according to a group of pastors and speakers who participated on the President’s Panel on Stewardship June 13 at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in Dallas. Led by immediate past SBC President Steve Gaines, the …

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  • Three Forks association affirms ‘church mobilization catalyst’

    May 1 2018 by Three Forks Baptist Association | with 0 comments
    Three Forks association affirms ‘church mobilization catalyst’

    The churches of the Three Forks Baptist Association (TFBA) have affirmed the calling of a Church Mobilization Catalyst. “We are so excited to offer this strategic resource, as a means for strengthening our churches,” said Garland Honeycutt, TFBA’s Executive Associational Missionary.

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  • Carter: Disciple-making is a command, not a request

    March 5 2018 by BR staff & BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Carter: Disciple-making is a command, not a request

    An oversized crowd of more than 550 attendees packed into the auditorium of Center Grove Baptist Church in Clemmons, N.C., for the two main teaching sessions of the 2018 Disciple-Making Conference. “One of the fundamental and primary callings on your life,” said Matt Carter, “is to be a disciple-maker.”

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  • Sessions offer diverse options for disciple-making event

    February 19 2018 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 1 comments
    Sessions offer diverse options for disciple-making event

    Pastors and ministry leaders from churches of all sizes and locations should walk away from the upcoming 2018 N.C. Baptist Disciple-Making Conference with a host of biblical and practical resources to help them make disciples in the home, church and world within their context of ministry.

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  • Texas pastor hopes to offer disciple-making tools, resources

    January 8 2018 by BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Texas pastor hopes to offer disciple-making tools, resources

    Matt Carter serves as pastor of preaching and vision at The Austin Stone Community Church in Austin, Texas. Carter will be the keynote speaker for the 2018 Disciple-Making Conference, scheduled for Tues., Feb. 27. Carter recently answered a few questions about disciple-making and what he plans to share at this year’s conference.

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  • Disciple-making conference changes days, revamps training

    December 12 2017 by BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Disciple-making conference changes days, revamps training

    The annual N.C. Baptist Disciple-Making Conference has been revamped for 2018 and will feature a special emphasis on training and equipping attendees in practical aspects of disciple-making in the realms of their home, church and world. The conference is scheduled for Feb. 27 at Center Grove Baptist Church in Clemmons.

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  • Marshville church, college athletes become ‘family’

    December 11 2017 by Liz Tablazon, BR Staff Writer | with 0 comments
    Marshville church, college athletes become ‘family’

    When Amy Duke made an announcement to Philadelphia Baptist Church in Marshville, N.C., about an opportunity for families to sponsor a Wingate University volleyball player, she thought she might hear from a handful of interested church members. Twenty minutes after service ended, all 18 athletes were matched up with families.

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  • Pastors, leaders need to make faith at home a priority

    September 19 2017 by BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Pastors, leaders need to make faith at home a priority

    Mark Holmen is a husband, father, speaker, author and consultant. He currently serves as executive director of Faith at Home Ministries based in Crosslake, Minn., which seeks to equip congregations to make the home the primary place where faith is nurtured and lived out.

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  • Disciple-making addressed by Ezell, Platt, Geiger

    July 19 2017 by Michael Smith, NAMB | with 1 comments
    Disciple-making addressed by Ezell, Platt, Geiger

    Disciple-making in Southern Baptist churches was assessed by entity leaders Kevin Ezell, David Platt and Eric Geiger during a forum at the 2017 SBC annual meeting. Ezell, Platt and Geiger agreed that one problem is a lack of understanding among Southern Baptists about what disciple-making truly is – that evangelism and discipleship go hand in hand.

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  • Rural Baptist church sees 900 baptisms in 6 years

    May 24 2017 by Grace Thornton, The Alabama Baptist | with 2 comments
    Rural Baptist church sees 900 baptisms in 6 years

    In 1995, Joey Hanner was a trucker who was about to give up on his marriage – and he was one Sunday service away from giving up on church too. “We were going to give church one more try and then we were going to end our marriage,” he said. ...

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  • Lead pastor says unity, not uniformity, key in church growth

    Dhati Lewis serves as lead pastor of Blueprint Church in Atlanta and is passionate about church planting and discipleship. His new book, Among Wolves: Disciple-Making in the City, explores making disciples in an urban context. Lewis recently took time to answer some questions about his book.

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  • Micah Fries wants N.C. leaders to rethink disciple-making

    February 20 2017 by BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Micah Fries wants N.C. leaders to rethink disciple-making

    Micah Fries serves as senior pastor of Brainerd Baptist Church in Chattanooga, Tenn., and is a frequent church and conference speaker. Fries will be speaking at the 2017 N.C. Baptist Disciple-Making Conference on Feb. 27. He will also be participating in a disciple-making panel discussion at the event.

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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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  • ‘Reveal’ encourages life-on-life discipleship

    March 7 2016 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    ‘Reveal’ encourages life-on-life discipleship

    A group of 350 pastors and church leaders gathered on Monday, Feb. 29 at Lawndale Baptist Church in Greensboro, N.C., as part of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s 2016 disciple-making conference. The theme of the conference was “Reveal: Share your life. Speak the gospel.”

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  • ‘Reveal’ leaders share how to make disciples

    Leaders at the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina want to “Reveal” how to make disciples with an event Feb. 29. “Reveal: Share Your Life. Speak the gospel” is a one-day conference aimed at teaching church leaders and laypeople how to make disciples in a variety of ministry settings.

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