Milton Hollifield
  • Where is your treasure?

    June 20 2011 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    Does the thought of giving an offering to God seem more like a task instead of a privilege? When you hear your pastor or Bible study leader talk about the importance of giving money to God, do you silently ask the question “why?” Do you ever...

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  • Students answer God’s call

    June 6 2011 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    The summer months are a busy and exciting time. Summer means vacation for many families. Churches often host special outreaches and send out mission teams. Your Convention staff is busy helping host many camps and missions opportunities for...

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  • Taking time to remember

    May 23 2011 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr. , BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    In 1971, the United States Congress declared the last Monday in May as a federal holiday known as Memorial Day. Prior to this official declaration many states had already been setting aside time to remember soldiers who had died defending our...

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  • Partnerships advance the Great Commission

    May 9 2011 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    Each year as Memorial Day draws near I find myself thinking about the great sacrifices men and women have made throughout our country’s history. I will share more about that in my next column, but one thing I do want to express to you now is...

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  • National Day of Prayer

    April 25 2011 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    If you visit www.opendoorsusa.org and scroll down the page of recent headlines, your heart will become heavy as you read report after report of how Christians in countries all over the world are facing persecution for their faith. Some...

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  • Annie Armstrong: Will you give?

    April 11 2011 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    In just about two weeks North Carolina Baptists will join with believers all across the nation and the world in celebrating the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.   Without His birth, Resurrection Sunday would not be possible, but...

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  • Find It Here

    March 28 2011 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    As Baptists, we know that a personal relationship with Jesus Christ gives meaning to this life and hope for eternity. Sharing this love and hope is what our three-year Find it Here emphasis is all about. As you know, our 2010 Find it Here focus...

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  • It’s time to draw near

    March 14 2011 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    A few weeks ago an article was published on the Convention web site and in the Biblical Recorder about the congregation of Lake Norman Baptist Church in Huntersville reading through the Bible together in one year. I am always...

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  • How do you measure up?

    March 1 2011 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    In our world today we do not need someone to explain to us what it means to compete. Just one month ago millions tuned in to watch two teams compete in the most important professional football game of the year. Every year college students try...

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  • Caraway ready for new beginnings

    February 15 2011 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr. , BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    Our North Carolina Baptist camps and conference centers are places where God has intersected the life of numerous people across this state. This is where many people heard God call them into full-time vocational ministry or where they...

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  • Are we fulfilling our vision?

    February 1 2011 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    If you have ever heard me speak in your church, or associational meeting, or during an annual meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC), you have probably heard me share a vision statement God laid on my heart several...

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  • Associations essential to Kingdom work

    January 17 2011 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr. , BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    Each year as part of promotion for the North Carolina Missions Offering (NCMO) the Baptist State Convention produces a series of articles about how this offering is used to make life-changing ministries possible. One article in particular I...

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  • New Year, New Covenant

    January 3 2011 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    I’m sure many of you have made resolutions you want to try and keep this year. With the start of a new year comes the opportunity for a fresh start — a chance to do things differently. As you are considering the kind of changes you want to...

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  • Take another look at the nativity

    December 13 2010 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer | with 0 comments

    I find it so fitting that one month after celebrating Thanksgiving we will celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Christmas is indeed a time for giving thanks, for during Christmas we rejoice that God gave the world the...

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  • Are we there yet?

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

    About a month ago now I attended an International Mission Board (IMB) appointment service at Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem. During this service IMB trustees appointed 57 new missionaries who will serve among people groups with no or...

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