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  • Baptists confront refugee crisis at Greek border

    March 7 2016 by Seth Brown, BR content editor | with 0 comments
    Baptists confront refugee crisis at Greek border

    “Europe faces an imminent humanitarian crisis,” warned the United Nations High Commissioner for refugees in a report that focused on the rapid build-up of migrants in Eidomeni, Greece. A team of North Carolina Baptists recently volunteered at the border crossing to Macedonia, where they aided desperate migrants and shared a message of hope.

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  • Huge disaster a ‘defining moment’

    August 11 2015 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    Huge disaster a ‘defining moment’

    The executive director of North Carolina Baptist Men (NCBM; also known as Baptists on Mission) remembers Hurricane Katrina as a “defining moment” for NCBM. Before the hurricane even hit land, more than 80 volunteers along with supplies gathered in Meridian, Miss., to wait and within a week, N.C. volunteers were serving ...

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  • N.C. Baptists receive communication honors

    During the Baptist Communicators Association annual meeting April 15-18, several North Carolina Baptists received awards for print, video, photography and social media work. Recipients of the 2015 Wilmer C. Field Awards were announced April 17 during a banquet held at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary overlooking San Francisco, Calif.

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  • ‘One Day’ for one-stop equipping

    March 13 2015 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    ‘One Day’ for one-stop equipping

    Many church training events provide equipping for a ministry focus area, like youth or Sunday School. It’s often hard to find events that offer training in every aspect of church ministry, but an upcoming event sponsored by the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina is helping meet that need.

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  • SEBTS graduate Chad Barefoot: youngest senator in NC

    January 3 2014 by Ali Dixon, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary | with 1 comments
    SEBTS graduate Chad Barefoot: youngest senator in NC

    Chad Barefoot, the youngest senator in North Carolina, is a recent graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Barefoot is currently serving his first term in the N.C. Senate. He represents Wake and Franklin counties in the 18th Senate District, including the neighborhood where his parents grew up.

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  • NCBM involved in ministry and missions

    October 25 2013 by Melissa Lilley, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    NCBM involved in ministry and missions

    They are called the “poorest of the poor” and shunned by society, yet North Carolina Baptists are embracing the Roma people with compassion as they extend the love of Christ.

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  • Armenia experiencing revival, hopeful about future

    December 14 2011 by Buddy Overman, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Armenia experiencing revival, hopeful about future

    Armenia is a small country nestled between its much larger and predominately Muslim neighbors of Iran, Turkey and Azerbaijan. Situated at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, it is a nation with a unique and varied history, including a Christian tradition that dates to the apostolic age.

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  • ‘Let the fire fall,’ said N.C. Baptist president

    November 17 2011 by Shawn Hendricks, BR Managing Editor | with 0 comments
    ‘Let the fire fall,’ said N.C. Baptist president

    Before leaving his post as president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC), Ed Yount challenged Baptist leaders this month to pray for revival and reexamine the priorities and purpose of their churches. Yount noted there is much for Baptists in the state to be thankful for “yet, God has given [them] a tremendous task.”

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  • N.C. Baptists minister behind bars

    October 26 2011 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Assistant Managing Editor | with 0 comments
    N.C. Baptists minister behind bars

    Substituting another meal for meatloaf doesn’t sound like a big deal to many people. But on a September Tuesday at Johnston Correctional Institution in Smithfield North Carolina Baptists bought and prepared an alternative to the inmates’ least favorite meal.

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