Milton Hollifield
  • Emphasize baptisms, ACP in your congregation

    October 15 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    For many years, we have lamented the decline in baptisms that we have witnessed across the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). While it’s heartbreaking to see these declines, I don’t believe that the numbers alone paint a complete...

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  • Floyd’s 5 keys for transforming the culture in the SBC

    September 30 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    I recently had the privilege of attending the inauguration service for Ronnie Floyd, the new president and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Executive Committee, on Mon., Sept. 16 at First Baptist Church in Nashville, Tenn.   It...

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  • Thankful for disaster relief volunteers

    September 17 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    North Carolina is no stranger to hurricanes, and our state has taken the brunt of several storms in recent years. Thanks to answered prayers and God’s hand of mercy, Hurricane Dorian did not inflict the same degree of widespread damage as...

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  • Always be encouraging your pastor

    September 3 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Serving as a pastor of a local church is one of the most rewarding callings in life. It’s also one of the most challenging. I know because I served as a local church pastor for 15 years before becoming a director of missions.  ...

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  • NCMO illustrates being ‘Known by Love’

    August 20 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Love should be a defining characteristic of those who identify themselves as followers of Christ. In John 13:35, Jesus said, “By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another” (NKJV). This verse is a...

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  • Celebrate ‘God’s Great Work’

    August 6 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    It’s hard to believe, but this year’s annual meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) is only three months away.   Planning for this year’s meeting has actually been going on for many months as a...

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  • Coming soon: ‘Who’s Your One?’ tour

    July 22 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    During this year’s Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., former SBC President Johnny Hunt shared a statistic that caught my attention.   Hunt said that if just 10 percent of SBC church attenders would...

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  • On earth as it is in heaven

    July 8 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Revelation 7:9 describes a beautiful picture of heaven in which a multitude of individuals from every nation, tribe, people and language are worshipping around the throne of God.   Have you ever stopped to ponder this picture and wonder...

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  • Southern Baptists won’t tolerate abuse, racism

    June 24 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    In a moving moment during this year’s Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting, SBC President J.D. Greear invited victims of sexual abuse to stand as he and others led in a prayer of lament, repentance and sorrow over the instances...

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  • 6 characteristics of godly fathers

    June 11 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Throughout the pages of scripture, God reveals Himself to us in His Word as our heavenly Father. The Bible tells us that as our perfect Father, God loves us unconditionally, provides for our needs, guides us along life’s journey and will...

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  • Youth weeks play significant role in students’ lives

    May 28 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    With summer upon us, many children and youth across our state are looking forward to a break from school, family vacations and fun with friends. The arrival of summer also means that many middle and high school students are making plans to attend...

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  • Baptist associations: A valuable partner in ministry

    May 14 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Recently I had the honor and privilege of attending our annual conference for associational mission strategists (AMS) and potential associational mission strategists at Caraway Conference Center. The theme of this year’s event was &ldquo...

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  • Mothers, be a godly influence on your children

    April 30 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Whether or not your child attends a public school, a private school or is a homeschool student, parents are key figures in their child’s education either formally or informally. In everything from eating vegetables to tying shoes to...

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  • What makes Good Friday good?

    April 16 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Have you ever stopped to consider why Good Friday is described as “good” if that’s the day Jesus was crucified?   On the surface, “sorrowful” may appear to be a more appropriate description of the day that the...

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  • ‘Gospel Above All’ to highlight SBC annual meeting

    April 2 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    The 2019 Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting is quickly approaching, and I hope to see many North Carolina Baptists at the meeting and SBC Pastors’ Conference in Birmingham, Ala., this June.   It makes me proud to think...

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