• Red Bags – gifts from an open heart

    September 20 2016 by Carol Layton, NCBAM | with 0 comments
    Red Bags – gifts from an open heart

    Sonny Westmoreland’s direct gaze and the raw way he says, “I put my wife through some hard times,” bespeak a man whose deliverance is not taken for granted. Like his testimony, Westmoreland’s life demonstrates a grateful man who does good wherever he can, in hopes of sparing others.

  • ‘Stubborn’ 94-year-old volunteer won’t quit

    June 5 2015 by Paige Turner, IMB Connections | with 0 comments
    ‘Stubborn’ 94-year-old volunteer won’t quit

    At age 94, Lorena Mayhugh is a volunteer English teacher in Thailand, where she builds relationships and shares the gospel. When asked why she left her son and grandchildren in California, Mayhugh tells them she’s a Christian, and God told her to come to Thailand.

  • ‘Exploring Worth-ship’ blesses ministers 65+

    May 5 2015 by Carol Layton, NCBAM Communications | with 0 comments
    ‘Exploring Worth-ship’ blesses ministers 65+

    North Carolina Baptist ministers (65+) gathered March 31 at the Hawthorne Inn in Winston-Salem for encouragement, fellowship and worship. The theme of Faith Quest 2 was “Exploring Worth-ship.” This second ENCORE event is part of North Carolina Baptist Aging Ministry’s Servant Care outreach to the state’s pastors, missionaries and other ministers 65+.

  • N.C. Baptists ‘ramp up’ efforts to help wheelchair bound

    For many Americans who are confined to a wheelchair, simply leaving their homes can be a daunting task. Without a wheelchair ramp it can be nearly impossible. North Carolina Baptist church groups and other volunteer teams will have an opportunity April 28 to help those with this need.

  • Convention agencies report on God's faithfulness

    November 10 2011 by Melissa Lilley, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Convention agencies report on God's faithfulness

    Kourri, 16, came to live at the Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina (BCH) about two years ago. Her family had recently lost everything they owned because of Hurricane Katrina. Kourri’s troubled family background only added to her struggles.

  • Director named for new aging ministry

    January 27 2009 by BR staff | with 0 comments

    A development director for Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina will head a new ministry to aging adults. Sandy Gregory, who has served BCH as director of development for the South Central region of the state since 2005, will be director of the North Carolina Baptist Aging Ministry, BCH officials announced Jan. 27.