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  • Family’s piano story becomes real

    June 13 2016 by Tim Stevens, Special to the Recorder | with 0 comments
    Family’s piano story becomes real

    Ray Moore of Garner had heard “the piano story” as part of family lore, but the facts were always hazy until he visited the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove. The tour included a visit to the chapel, but Moore’s attention picked up when the guide told the story of the five-foot grand piano.

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  • ‘Boot camp’ links First Baptist & area churches

    April 14 2016 by Todd Gray, Kentucky Western Recorder | with 0 comments
    ‘Boot camp’ links First Baptist & area churches

    “Revitalization Pastor’s Bootcamp” is being hosted by First Baptist in Madisonville, Ky., and sponsored by the Little Bethel Baptist Association to help equip and encourage pastors to lead their churches into better days of ministry health and effectiveness. The monthly training event, based loosely on Nehemiah, addresses 12 topics ...

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  • One Day seeks to help churches create disciple-making culture

    March 8 2016 by Emily Rojas, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    One Day seeks to help churches create disciple-making culture

    Cris Alley, who serves the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) as the strategy coordinator for the Triangle region, will provide ministry and discipleship training at two upcoming training events for church leaders – One Day East and One Day West. “... we will explore how to create a disciple-making culture in your church,” he said.

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  • WMU trains job corps leaders, issues awards

    September 30 2015 by WMU staff | with 0 comments
    WMU trains job corps leaders, issues awards

    The National Woman’s Missionary Union in Birmingham, Ala., hosted 2015 training for more than 160 coordinators and leaders of its Christian job corps ministry sites. The Christian Women’s Job Corps and Christian Men’s Job Corps national training offered sessions on topics including leadership styles, workforce development, conflict resolution and working with those in poverty.

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  • Black church conference meets ministry needs

    July 31 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Black church conference meets ministry needs

    The Black Church Leadership & Family Conference, originally created to attract African Americans to Southern Baptist Convention training events, annually brings as many as 1,200 African American Southern Baptists from across the country, offering training, education, preaching, inspiration, praise and worship, fellowship and recreation.

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  • New workshops provide audio training for churches

    July 28 2015 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    New workshops provide audio training for churches

    A series of new training workshops being offered across North Carolina will provide vital training for audio technicians at churches to help them in making worship services the highest quality they can be to the glory of God. The worship ministry of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina will offer several audio seminars ...

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  • GenSend mobilizers recruit students for summer missions

    March 30 2015 by Kristen Camp, NAMB | with 0 comments
    GenSend mobilizers recruit students for summer missions

    The North American Mission Board conducted its first mobilizer training weekend for 41 students in Atlanta in September 2014. A second training was held Jan. 6-7, 2015. The trainings are designed to equip students to create missional communities with other students on their college campuses ...

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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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  • Church plant, NAMB farm system prepare future leaders

    February 24 2015 by Tobin Perry, North American Mission Board | with 0 comments
    Church plant, NAMB farm system prepare future leaders

    North American Mission Board’s Missionary Development Farm System funds four levels of church planting engagement – student missionaries, interns, apprentices and church planters. The farm system is expected to prepare future generations of church planters and help the missions agency reach its goal of starting 15,000 churches before 2022.

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  • Travel risks prompt Baptists to improve training

    November 7 2014 by Shawn Hendricks, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Travel risks prompt Baptists to improve training

    Many concerned Baptist organizations have turned to an organization based in Pinehurst, Idaho, called Fort Sherman Academy for safety training. It’s president, David Dose, is a former Department of Defense consultant and instructor who has helped train government, corporate and faith-based groups how to handle travel risks.

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  • Disciple-making in the home focus of September conference

    July 17 2014 by C. Walter Overman, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Disciple-making in the home focus of September conference

    The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina Disciple-Making Team will sponsor the Building Faith Filled Families Conference at Lakeview Baptist Church in Hickory Sept. 19-20. The team will focus on equipping pastors and parents to work together to build faith-filled homes that are marked by disciple-making.

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  • Missions school trains believers in Amazon

    February 28 2014 by Emily Pearson, IMB/Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Missions school trains believers in Amazon

    Every two months, about 30 participants and their family members convene outside Bethany Evangelical Baptist Church in Iquitos, Peru. At the school’s training camp, a husband and wife lead a team that teaches Bible storying, evangelism techniques, church planting methods and other missions principles.

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  • Training ‘anytime, anywhere’ via Ministry Grid

    January 14 2014 by Bob Smietana, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Training ‘anytime, anywhere’ via Ministry Grid

    MinistryGrid.com, a new training strategy overseen by LifeWay Christian Resources, is a new site that implements training strategies for churches of all sizes. In its first month, MinistryGrid.com has drawn nearly 12,000 unique visitors from more than 60 countries.

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  • Missions College paves way for more missionaries

    October 8 2013 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments
    Missions College paves way for more missionaries

    With 19 years of missionary experience in the Americas, International Mission Board (IMB) missionary Marty Childers has a passion to help churches become more effective in kingdom missions. He believes Missions College will provide a powerful way to do that.

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  • Evangelism training inspires Korean pastors

    August 5 2013 by BR staff | with 0 comments
    Evangelism training inspires Korean pastors

    After recently retiring, Don McCutcheon, former executive leader of evangelization at the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC), shows no signs of slowing down.

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