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  • Social media & teens: a way ‘to see what is happening’

    June 27 2018 by Morgan Collier, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Social media & teens: a way ‘to see what is happening’

    While social media often is seen as a bad thing, what if Instagram and YouTube could be used to reach the lost, nurture spiritual maturity and expand congregations? A pivotal outreach to today’s youth may start with an LED screen, with 95 percent of teenagers reportedly having a smartphone or access to …

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  • Truth for a New Generation calls for bold witness

    October 6 2014 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments
    Truth for a New Generation calls for bold witness

    Alex McFarland held a series of youth rallies in Greensboro in 1991 and labeled them “Truth for a New Generation.” Twenty-three years later he looks back on the conferences he conducted across the nation and is confident about the vision God gave him. In early September conference attendees packed…

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  • Students challenged to know God, make Him known

    August 26 2014 by C. Walter Overman, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Students challenged to know God, make Him known

    Every summer, nearly 7,000 youth from across North Carolina attend one of seven summer youth weeks at the North Carolina Baptist Assembly at Fort Caswell, sponsored by the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina. This year, more than 400 of those students committed their lives to vocational ministry.

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  • Baptist youth send millionth meal to Haiti

    August 25 2014 by Mike Creswell, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Baptist youth send millionth meal to Haiti

    Baptist youth participating in the 2014 Baptist State Convention’s summer youth program at Caswell met a major milestone regarding efforts to provide meals in Haiti. During the closing hours of July 30, participants of Youth Week 7, the last week of summer camp, packaged the one-millionth meal.

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  • Conference equips parents, teens to work together

    March 24 2014 by Marty Simpkins, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Conference equips parents, teens to work together

    The Tag! Parents and Teenagers Together conference March 1 at First Baptist Church in Garner was meant to help parents and teenagers learn how to build solid relationships with each other. The conference involved teens and parents worshipping the Lord, playing games and…

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  • Youth Weeks challenges students to stand up for their faith

    August 13 2013 by Melissa Lilley, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Youth Weeks challenges students to stand up for their faith

    At age five Mac Johnson’s dad left him, his younger brother and his mom. Johnson said he watched his father’s mental illness drive his father away from those who loved him most.

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