Milton Hollifield
  • 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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  • Easter offers opportunity to share hope of Christ

    March 19 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    As we approach Easter and turn our thoughts and attention to the celebration of Christ’s death, burial and resurrection, let us also remember that we have an incredible opportunity during this time of the year to share the love of Jesus with...

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  • Annie Armstrong Easter Offering helps ‘send hope’

    March 5 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    I’m thankful for the long and rich history that Southern Baptists have enjoyed in working together to fulfill the Great Commission through local, national and global missions and ministry efforts.   One of those partnerships that we...

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  • Have you ever asked, ‘Who’s Your One?’

    February 19 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Most of us have at least one person in our lives that we desire to see come to know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior. It could be a family member, a close friend, a neighbor, a coworker or someone else.   What if we all...

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  • Sexual abuse report a ‘wake-up call’ for Southern Baptists

    February 12 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    I am deeply grieved by the findings of an investigative report published by the Houston Chronicle over the weekend, which described hundreds of incidents of sexual abuse that have occurred in Southern Baptist churches across the United States...

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  • How well are we impacting lostness, making disciples?

    February 5 2019 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    In 2013, the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) adopted a strategy titled “impacting lostness through disciple-making,” which our staff began implementing the following year.   Our mission as a state convention is...

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  • Get equipped to be salt & light

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

    As followers of Christ, we are to be salt and light in the world around us as we live under the Lordship of Jesus Christ. Following the leadership of the Holy Spirit, we should manifest a godly influence in an unbelieving world.   Yet being...

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  • Christmas: A time to reflect, remember and rejoice

    December 11 2018 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Christmas is right around the corner, and people are excited to start the holiday season, myself included. I really enjoy this special time of the year. I love visiting with family, singing Christmas carols, seeing the decorations and witnessing...

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  • Pray for Lottie Moon, new IMB leader

    November 27 2018 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    During our recent annual meeting in Greensboro in early November, Jeff Isenhour, pastor of Arran Lake Baptist Church in Fayetteville and chairman of our Budget Committee, shared an update with messengers that highlighted the generosity of North...

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  • Thankful for God’s character in life’s circumstances

    November 12 2018 by Milton Hollifield Jr. | with 0 comments

    Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year. There are many reasons why I love this holiday, and those reasons certainly include the wonderful food and fellowship with family and friends around the table together.   While we...

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  • Baptist Children’s Homes offer rest to weary children

    November 1 2018 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    One of the unique ministries in our state that I am proud of is the Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina (BCH). This is a great example of specific ministries that the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) depends on state conventions to...

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  • Encourage your pastor

    October 16 2018 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 1 comments

    There has never really been a day when I have not been around pastors. Both my father and great-grandfather served in pastoral ministry, and I have also had the wonderful privilege of pastoring churches in Texas and here in my home state of North...

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  • Offering help, hope after the storm

    October 2 2018 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Many people from across the country have witnessed the destruction and devastation that Hurricane Florence brought to our state when the storm made landfall along the North Carolina coast in mid-September.   But even in the midst of such...

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  • Unite together in prayer this October

    September 18 2018 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    “Spiritual transformation of neighborhoods, municipalities and nations begins and ends with biblical, passionate, kingdom-advancing prayer on behalf of all people.”   This quote is taken from the Baptist State Convention of...

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