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  • N.C. church presses on after fire destroys sanctuary

    July 19 2016 by Liz Tablazon, BR Staff Writer | with 0 comments
    N.C. church presses on after fire destroys sanctuary

    About 300 people filled the fellowship hall of Cherry Grove Baptist Church, Cerro Gordo, N.C. on July 17 for worship service, two days after a fire destroyed the church’s four-year-old sanctuary. Firefighters from multiple North Carolina and South Carolina units responded to the July 15 fire.

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  • 500 follow Christ at Columbus County crusade

    December 15 2015 by GO Tell Ministries | with 0 comments
    500 follow Christ at Columbus County crusade

    Amid calls from emergency personnel to stay home during a 1,000-year flood, more than 800 people made commitments to Christ during the Rick Gage GO TELL Columbus County, N.C., Carolina Crusade on Oct. 4-7. At least 500 of those decisions were for salvation.

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  • Crossover nurtures churches’ ties to communities

    June 16 2015 by Joe Conway & K. Faith Morgan, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Crossover nurtures churches’ ties to communities

    Crossover: Columbus spurred intentional community connections in the Metro Columbus Baptist Association. It was what director of missions Rich Halcombe has been praying about for more than a year. He and Crossover coordinator Cindy Irizarry had emphasized local church leadership with strong follow-up and that’s what happened throughout metro Columbus.

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  • Ohio Baptists praying outside 88 county seats

    May 22 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Ohio Baptists praying outside 88 county seats

    Ohio Southern Baptists are praying publicly outside all 88 county headquarters across the state through May 29, proclaiming scripture, praising Jesus and pleading for county officials, businesses and community concerns, said organizer Cathy Pound, Women’s Missions and Ministries Resource Group leader with the State Convention of Baptists in Ohio.

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  • Associational leaders to encourage, equip

    April 28 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Associational leaders to encourage, equip

    The Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leaders (SBCAL) will work to encourage, inspire and equip its members in kingdom work at its June 14–15 meeting in Columbus, Ohio. The SBCAL will meet in advance of the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting ...

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