Milton Hollifield
  • Holidays provide opportunities for gospel conversations

    November 13 2017 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Thanksgiving is upon us, and Christmas is right around the corner. The holiday season provides excellent opportunities for Christ-followers to pause and reflect upon God’s goodness, kindness, mercy and grace that He lavishes upon us. The holidays give us occasions to spend time with family and friends we do not see often.

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  • Many lives ‘saved’ through Baptist Children’s Homes

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

    For more than 130 years, the ministry of the Baptist Children’s Homes (BCH) of North Carolina has been saving children out of desperate situations and providing them with a loving and stable environment in which they can live and grow.   Along the way, many of these children are introduced to the life-changing message of the gospel and come to a saving knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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  • Reflections on the Reformation

    October 16 2017 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Oct. 31, 1517, is widely recognized as the day that a monk named Martin Luther nailed a document known as the 95 Theses to the door of the All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg, Germany. Historians, scholars and theologians mark this event as the beginning of what we know as the Protestant Reformation.

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  • Backpacks full of blessings

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

    In Baptist life, we are blessed to have many wonderful ministries that God uses to bless those in need. Once again this year, the Appalachian coalfields ministry that is part of N. C. Baptist Men/Baptists on Mission (NCBM) is partnering with the Appalachian regional ministry of the North American Mission Board (NAMB) to provide backpacks filled with toys, candy, a Bible and other helpful items to needy children at Christmas as part of the Appalachian Christmas Outreach 2017.

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  • Praying for a great move of God

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

    Each year I look forward to our state convention’s annual meeting as we join together over the course of two days to worship, fellowship and conduct convention business. I am especially looking forward to this year’s meeting because of a special event that will be taking place during our time together in Greensboro on Nov.

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  • Take time to encourage your pastor

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

    How grateful I am for those who serve as pastors of local Baptist churches! It is a role that requires much dedication and is overflowing with disciple-making and gospel-sharing opportunities. There are many spiritual blessings that these chosen servants of God get to enjoy, but the role of church pastor is also not without challenge and sacrifice.

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  • Having ‘eyes to see’ opportunities

    August 22 2017 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    In John 4:35, Jesus uses a farming illustration to make a spiritual application. He instructs His followers to lift up their eyes to the fields around them, and He says those fields are ready for a harvest. Here Jesus is not talking about a harvest of grain, but instead He is talking about a harvest of souls for the kingdom.

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  • Impacting college campuses with the gospel

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

    It is that time of year again – young people around the state are preparing to go back to school, getting ready to begin a new season of growth and learning in their lives. As this time approaches, I want you to pray for a specific group of university and college students: those about to enter college.

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  • 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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