Milton Hollifield
  • Living in a post-Christian society

    July 25 2017 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Most of us are painfully aware of the fact that the influence of Christianity and the church in the United States is not what it once was, even in this part of the country that has been known as the Bible Belt.   Recent research released by the Barna Group identifies what it describes as the top 100 “post-Christian” cities in America.

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  • United in the gospel

    June 28 2017 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    As I have reflected upon this year’s Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Annual Meeting since leaving Phoenix, I have been reminded that we have much to be thankful for and celebrate as Southern Baptists. I was encouraged by the various ministry reports, statements from our SBC entity leaders and resolutions adopted by our messengers demonstrating that we are united together around the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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  • Growing in the Lord at Youth Weeks

    June 12 2017 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    When the days get longer and warmer, I become more and more grateful for God’s gift of the seasons – for the upcoming beginning of summer and for all of the exciting activities that come with the changing of the seasons. It is around this time of year that I also feel especially grateful for BeDoTell Summer Youth Weeks at Fort Caswell.

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  • Honor your father

    May 31 2017 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Families, Sun. , June 18, will be a great opportunity to express your love and appreciation to your father or a man who has had a significant positive influence on your life.   We can read in the Bible how God reveals Himself to us as our Heavenly Father.

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  • In Baptist life, a special place for associations

    May 15 2017 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    As Baptist people who are passionate about missions, we have learned that our churches can accomplish more by cooperating and working together than we can by working alone. A good example of this cooperation is how churches can work together within the fellowship of their local Baptist association.

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  • The significant influence of a godly mother

    May 2 2017 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    On May 14, we will celebrate what I believe to be a very special day of the year – Mother’s Day. Year after year, Mother’s Day presents us with the opportunity to pay due respect and appreciation to the mothers and mother figures in our lives.

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  • At the 2017 SBC annual meeting, an opportunity for the gospel

    April 18 2017 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Every year, Southern Baptists come together in the early months of the summer for the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). This year, the meeting will take place on June 13-14 in Phoenix, Ariz. , and I am certain that it will be a blessed time that bears the fruit of unity and brings glory to God.

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  • Easter: an opportunity to plant seeds of truth

    April 5 2017 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    As Christians, Easter is a very special time for us each year. On Resurrection Sunday, we celebrate Christ’s victory over sin and death and the salvation that we now have in Him.   However, this Easter season, I would like to invite you to think about those who do not know Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.

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  • Giving: the best way to make a difference

    March 21 2017 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Do you ever wonder how you can make an impact for Christ in your state, nation and around the world? As Southern Baptists, we have the best way to combine our financial resources and make a difference. This tried and true concept is based upon partnership and mutual trust, while also providing local church autonomy.

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  • North Carolina Baptists worship in 66 languages each week

    March 8 2017 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    If you’re reading this, chances are, you probably attend a church. Come to think of it, many of you attend a Baptist church. Perhaps you’ve been a church-goer all your life – or maybe attending a weekly church service is a recent development for you.

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  • Reach North America for Christ

    February 21 2017 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Spring is fast approaching, and the beginnings of new life will soon be evident all around us in the plant and animal kingdoms. As trees that have been dormant during the winter months begin to bud then blossom, and as flowers start to burst forth with beautiful, radiant colors, I hope we will stop and ponder how God provides this to make the world around us a wonderful place to live.

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  • Revitalization: God’s call to churches

    February 7 2017 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    As we move further into 2017, church health and revitalization is of critical importance. Studies released from the North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention indicate that there is a great need for spiritual revitalization within most of our Southern Baptist churches across this nation.

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  • Bearing God’s image, racial reconciliation

    January 24 2017 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    On Sun. , Feb. 12, we will observe Racial Reconciliation Sunday, a time when we come together before the Lord and our brothers and sisters and work toward being more united in Christ.   It is heartbreaking to think about the racial injustice in our nation’s history.

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  • Honoring God’s creation of human life

    January 10 2017 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    At long last, the new year is here. Fittingly, many of us spend these opening months of the year thinking about new beginnings – new lifestyle changes and new goals for the year among them.   One particular new beginning, however, is on my mind along with others this time of year: the new beginning of human life.

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  • Celebrating Christmas with the overlooked and avoided

    December 12 2016 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr. | with 0 comments

    Each Christmas, I enjoy spending time meditating on the miracle of Jesus’ birth. God became man, dwelled among us and died for our sins. It is profound to realize that the sinless, perfect, only living God of all creation stepped outside the realm of eternity, took upon Himself the form of humanity and entered the realm of time when He came into the world to become our Savior.

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