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  • ‘Anchored’ in God’s Word

    November 14 2017 by Lizzy Long, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    ‘Anchored’ in God’s Word

    More than 220 women gathered together for the Embrace Women’s Ministry retreat at Caraway Conference Center and Camp near Asheboro on Oct. 27-28. The attendees arrived to see the colorful leaves among the Uwharrie Mountains nearing the end of their beautiful life cycle.

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  • Embrace missions team serves Boston

    November 14 2017 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Embrace missions team serves Boston

    Two years ago, a group of women from North Carolina traveled to Boston to assist church planter Dane Helsing with the launch of Beacon Community Church. Several of those women returned this fall and were amazed to see how God has been at work through the church’s ministry in reaching the community for Christ.

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  • Wives of pastors live out God’s call

    April 7 2016 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    Wives of pastors live out God’s call

    Tabatha Frost and Beth Harris – both pastors’ wives – addressed approximately 40 women at “Refresh: A Day to Equip and Encourage Ministry Wives,” held at Old Town Baptist Church in Winston-Salem on March 5. This was one of the North Carolina Baptist State Convention’s many women’s events hosted by Embrace Women’s Ministries.

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  • Upcoming trip to embrace living life on mission for women

    March 23 2016 by Emily Rojas, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Upcoming trip to embrace living life on mission for women

    This fall, Embrace and Women’s Evangelism and Discipleship will sponsor another mission trip to New York City. The trip is scheduled for Sept. 15-18. The cost is $550, and the deadline to apply is May 4. The Metro New York area includes 22 million residents – and less than 3 percent of those residents have a relationship with Jesus Christ.

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  • Abedini hopes to inspire obedience at Embrace conference

    August 24 2015 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Abedini hopes to inspire obedience at Embrace conference

    Naghmeh Abedini said she has learned to “run to Jesus” as she continues to pray and petition leaders worldwide for the release of her husband from an Iranian prison after nearly three years. Abedini will share lessons learned about abiding in Christ with attendees at the 2015 N.C. Baptist Women’s Retreat ...

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  • Speaker says wives of pastors yield sacred influence

    April 7 2015 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    Speaker says wives of pastors yield sacred influence

    Referring to the sacred influence wives have over their husbands, Kathy Litton, national consultant for the North American Mission Board’s Flourish ministry (Flourish.me) for ministers’ wives, said the ladies’ “husbands work in a unique industry … an industry of eternity. Our influence on them has an eternal significance.”

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  • N.C. church perseveres on journey to embrace people group

    December 2 2014 by Paige Turner, International Mission Board | with 0 comments
    N.C. church perseveres on journey to embrace people group

    Mark Harrison leads Old Town Baptist Church teams to “T people” villages several times a year, ever since they became involved with the International Mission Board’s Embrace initiative four years ago and committed to engage an unreached, unengaged people group with the gospel.

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  • Changed lives for Christ mark Crossover 2014

    June 10 2014 by Adam Miller, Tobin Perry and Joe Conway, NAMB/Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Changed lives for Christ mark Crossover 2014

    36 Baltimore-area Baptist churches joined arms with nearly 2,000 volunteers from 18 states and Canada to serve the Baltimore community and share Christ with its residents during Crossover. The event preceded the beginning of the 2014 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting taking place June 10-11.

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  • Embrace teaches leadership through service

    May 6 2014 by Emily Rojas, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Embrace teaches leadership through service

    As women from churches across North Carolina gathered at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary on April 11-12 to participate in the Embrace Leadership Training, they learned about leadership from a unique perspective. This year’s conference theme, “Serving as Designed,” was based on 1 Corinthians 12:8.

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  • Speaker hopes young ladies will retreat to study God’s Word

    January 30 2014 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    Speaker hopes young ladies will retreat to study God’s Word

    Erin Davis, an author, speaker, wife and mother, plans to study God’s Word with young ladies at “The Exchange,” a retreat for Girls Embrace Ministry through the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina March 28-29.

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  • Women challenged to leave strong spiritual legacy

    September 24 2013 by Melissa Lilley, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Women challenged to leave strong spiritual legacy

    Women gathered at the Embrace Women's Missions and Ministries conference shared together about God's work in their lives and how they would leave a 'legacy' for Christ.

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  • Women’s conference to encourage spiritual legacy

    July 9 2013 by Melissa Lilley, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Women’s conference to encourage spiritual legacy

    Esther Burroughs was 17 years old when a church camp speaker shared something with her that changed Burroughs’ life.

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  • Girls need to build identity on God, ministry leader says

    April 2 2013 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Assistant Managing Editor | with 0 comments
    Girls need to build identity on God, ministry leader says

    Before a young woman can figure out her own identity, she must first figure out who God is, said Erin Davis.

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  • Upcoming events to equip, encourage girls, women

    January 29 2013 by Melissa Lilley, BCS Communications | with 0 comments
    Upcoming events to equip, encourage girls, women

    About 10 years ago Erin Davis was asked to lead a girls’ Bible study about true identity and beauty. Even as a youth pastor’s wife, Davis was initially unsure about how to lead the study because she, too, once struggled with identity and an eating disorder.

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  • N.C. Baptist ministries, agencies excited about progress, 2013

    As this year winds down, many of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s (BSC) ministry efforts and agencies are quickly positioning for a busy and productive 2013. Leaders shared reports Nov. 12-13 during the BSC’s annual meeting in Greensboro of how God has blessed their ministries and institutions this past year.

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