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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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  • Bolick lives testimony of brokenness, restoration

    August 21 2018 by BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Bolick lives testimony of brokenness, restoration

    Betsy Bolick serves at Perkinsville Baptist Church in Boone as the minister to women. She is also the founder and director of Small Enough Ministries. Betsy is passionate about reaching all women with the gospel of Jesus Christ, and she desires to make disciples for the Kingdom of God while fulfilling the mission Christ has called her to. 

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  • N.C. mapping initiative going strong amid demographic changes

    July 9 2018 by Liz Tablazon & Seth Brown, BR Staff | with 0 comments
    N.C. mapping initiative going strong amid demographic changes

    As North Carolina’s population continues to shift toward greater ethnic and cultural diversity, the Peoples Next Door N.C. (PNDNC) strategy to bring the gospel to unreached people groups across the state hasn’t changed. That is because “we already had the mentality that we’re equipping people to go to these individuals,” said Zac Lyons, senior consultant …

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  • Lori McDaniel hopes to convey message of being chosen

    June 26 2018 by BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Lori McDaniel hopes to convey message of being chosen

    Lori McDaniel will be a worship speaker at the 2018 N.C. Baptist Women’s Retreat on Oct. 26-27 at Caraway Conference Center in Sophia. She recently took some time to answer the following questions about her walk with God and what she plans to share at this year’s retreat.

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  • NCMO emphasis approaches, preparing the way for Jesus

    August 23 2016 by Emily Rojas, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    NCMO emphasis approaches, preparing the way for Jesus

    Every year in September, churches all across the state celebrate and emphasize the North Carolina Missions Offering. It is an annual offering that supports the ministries of N.C. Baptist Men, also known as Baptists on Mission, church planting, mission camps, associational projects and mobilization ministry projects.

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  • Health screening ministry meets physical and spiritual needs

    August 9 2016 by Emily Rojas, BSC Communications | with 2 comments
    Health screening ministry meets physical and spiritual needs

    When Crystal Horton accepted the position of coordinator of N.C. Baptist Men’s health screening ministry, she felt that it was an answer to prayer. A former nurse at Duke University Hospital, Horton had spent years praying for an opportunity to serve God outside the walls of a hospital.

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  • New video series explores ‘Mission of God’

    July 26 2016 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    New video series explores ‘Mission of God’

    A new video-based Bible study produced by the Peoples Next Door N.C. aims to provide a biblical and theological foundation for reaching the nations around the world and right here at home. The Mission of God is a free, six-session study that explores God’s desire to see the nations of the world come to faith in Christ.

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  • Preparing the way for Jesus through a Hungarian school

    July 12 2016 by Emily Rojas, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Preparing the way for Jesus through a Hungarian school

    When László Petró was growing up in Hungary, the government kept an eye on churchgoers. Bible studies were prohibited and rarely mentioned. As a result, it was only in 2012 when Petró, then the principal of a school in Nagyhalász, came into contact with people of faith for the first time.

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  • Donations offer relief for family buried under medical bills

    May 6 2016 by N.C. Baptist Hospital/Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center | with 0 comments
    Donations offer relief for family buried under medical bills

    What began as a simple overnight hospital stay for newborn Stella turned into 22 days of complications and fear. Born with Down syndrome, Josh and Gina Grant’s little girl was having trouble keeping food down: she wasn’t thriving. Days turned into weeks as the experts at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center …

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  • Heritage Awards honor some of N.C. Baptists’ best

    May 3 2016 by N.C. Baptist Foundation | with 0 comments
    Heritage Awards honor some of N.C. Baptists’ best

    Each year North Carolina Baptist entities honor people who have contributed to the individual organizations in unique ways. The N.C. Baptist Heritage Awards Banquet was held April 26 at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro. Here are the organizations and their winners:

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  • Minister with lingering pain gets Mother’s Day Offering blessing

    May 2 2016 by N.C. Baptist Hospital/Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center | with 0 comments
    Minister with lingering pain gets Mother’s Day Offering blessing

    Since 1924 North Carolina Baptists have given to the Mother’s Day Offering to “extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ, especially to the needy.” Pastor Steve Ashley is one of many who are grateful to N.C. Baptists for the blessing of fully covered medical bills.

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  • Our Lottie Moon story

    March 24 2016 by BR staff | with 0 comments
    Our Lottie Moon story

    The Biblical Recorder is sharing some of the stories about the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering from churches across the state. The money raised goes to support the International Mission Board and its missionaries around the globe. This list represents the five churches that have members on the IMB Board of Trustees.

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  • Should churches promote concealed weapons in worship?

    March 21 2016 by Emily Blake, BR editorial aide | with 0 comments
    Should churches promote concealed weapons in worship?

    The shooting of nine black churchgoers last year in Charleston, S.C., shocked the nation, causing many congregations to re-evaluate church security measures. Some North Carolina congregations encourage members to obtain concealed carry permits, but others say focusing on precautionary measures remains most important.

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  • Our Lottie Moon story

    February 9 2016 by BR staff | with 1 comments
    Our Lottie Moon story

    The Biblical Recorder is sharing some of the stories about the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering from churches across the state. The money raised goes to support the International Mission Board and its missionaries around the globe. See what four N.C. churches have to say.

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