Milton Hollifield
  • 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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  • Making the gospel resound this Christmas season

    November 29 2016 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    This Christmas season, you have the wonderful opportunity to be part of an offering that is near and dear to my heart. Every Christmas season, the International Mission Board (IMB) holds the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering (LMCO) in memory of Lottie Moon, a missionary to China.

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  • Adoption – the gift of a new beginning

    November 16 2016 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Even though many couples have decided to expand their families through adoption, there are still thousands of children in North Carolina and other countries who need a Christian family to adopt, love and care for them. I began to explore ways to assist in this process following a conversation with a North Carolina Baptist pastor who asked for help in placing more children who are waiting to be adopted by Christian families.

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  • Filling backpacks, reaching hearts

    November 1 2016 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    North Carolina Baptists are blessed to be a part of a wonderful ministry called Appalachian Regional Ministry (ARM). Bill Barker, who is employed by the North American Mission Board, lives in West Virginia and leads the work of ARM to families who struggle financially in poverty-stricken communities across the Appalachian Mountain range and the Mississippi Delta region.

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  • In God we trust

    October 18 2016 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    I don’t have to remind you that local, state and national Election Day is close at hand. We have heard far more than we want to hear from the news media through television, radio, internet and the printed page about the candidates hoping to be elected or re-elected to office this November.

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