Milton Hollifield
  • Richer than you think?

    September 20 2010 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    An article from Baptist Global Response begins like this: “They volunteered to die.” Why would elderly men and women in a West African village volunteer to die? Because there wasn’t enough food and they chose to give their food to their...

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  • NCMO: Will you give?

    September 7 2010 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    Each year in September we encourage churches to promote and support the North Carolina Missions Offering (NCMO). When you give, you are giving to more than just an offering. Your generosity makes it possible for the gospel to be shared through...

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  • Appreciate your pastor

    August 23 2010 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    Before coming to serve at the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina I served a number of years as a pastor. My years as a pastor were some of the greatest in my life. The Lord taught me what it means to really study the Scriptures and what...

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  • Every nation ... our generation

    August 9 2010 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    Every nation…our generation.” If you haven’t heard this phrase yet in your church, I hope very soon you will be hearing it often, as it is the theme for the 2010 North Carolina Missions Offering. Since next month kicks off our annual...

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  • The Biblical Recorder: A Compelling Vision for a New Century

    July 26 2010 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    Since Thomas Meredith began publishing The North Carolina Baptist Interpreter in 1833 and even when the name was changed to the Biblical Recorder in 1835 this Baptist news journal has served as an important source of information for North...

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  • Reflections from Orlando

    July 12 2010 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    It has been about a month now since the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) met in Orlando. I, like many of you, have spent time reflecting on the meeting. One of the things that always excites me about the SBC is the Crossover event held prior...

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  • Freedom to serve

    June 29 2010 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    During our May board of directors meeting we enjoyed a very enlightening special report from Larry Jones, senior consultant for military and chaplaincy ministry with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC). Colonel Jones also...

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  • A Father’s Influence

    June 14 2010 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    In Luke 15, Jesus tells a story about two sons and a father. Often we focus our attention on the two sons in this story especially the one that leaves home and wastes all that he has, but eventually returns home. Too often, we overlook what ...

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  • Let all nations praise the Lord

    June 1 2010 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    In my last column I shared with you about how North Carolina Baptists are serving through our international partnership with Biju Thomas and the Transformation India Movement. As North Carolina Baptists are serving in so many places around the ...

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  • Clean water for India

    May 17 2010 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    It’s amazing what we take for granted. Even during this hard economic time, I doubt many of us have had to go without something like running water. Yet, in many parts of the world, running water is not the issue — they don’t even have clean...

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  • ‘In the name of Jesus Christ and His love’

    May 3 2010 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    For the past week many of you have been participating in the Week of Prayer for North Carolina Baptist Hospital. Thank you for praying for the patients and their families, as well as the staff, of our Baptist Hospital. The Week of Prayer...

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  • Paying on my debt

    April 19 2010 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 1 comments

    My parents are now in their 80’s. I love my mom and dad, and enjoy brief visits with them whenever my business travels in western North Carolina allow me to be close enough to stop for awhile. Dad’s health still allows him to visit patients...

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  • For Your Work in Haiti: Thank You

    April 5 2010 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    When tragedy strikes, such as the earthquake in Haiti, our hearts are gripped by the photos we see on television and the videos of people searching under the rubble for family members. The cry for help rings out and we respond, eager to do...

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  • Celebrate His Resurrection

    March 22 2010 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    “He is not here: for He is risen...” In those six words, spoken by an angel that first Resurrection Sunday, God confirmed that Jesus was indeed His Son. Jesus, who on Friday had been beaten, spat on, humiliated and crucified like a common...

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  • It’s Not Too Late

    March 8 2010 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    I am convinced God is calling North Carolina Baptists to become the strongest force in the history of this convention for reaching people with the message of the gospel. North Carolina Baptist churches and associations are utilizing numerous...

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