Milton Hollifield
  • ‘Testify! Go. Stand. Speak.’ in Dallas this June

    April 16 2018 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr. | with 0 comments

    This year’s annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is right around the corner, and I hope you are making plans to attend.   This year’s meeting is scheduled for June 12-13 in Dallas, Texas, and the theme is...

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  • Southern Baptists: Together on God’s mission

    April 3 2018 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Late last year, I was asked to write an endorsement for a new book on the history of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) that focuses on how we as a denomination adopted and embraced a cooperative approach to missions that we know as the...

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  • Share the hope of the resurrection

    March 19 2018 by Milton A. Hollifield, BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    In the coming days, the world will recognize and celebrate the resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ. While Easter is a day of joy and celebration of Christ’s victory over sin, death and hell for believers, for those who don’t know...

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  • Remembering Billy Graham

    March 6 2018 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Much has been written and said about the Rev. Billy Graham in the days since he finished his earthly race on the morning of Feb. 21 and made his entrance into heaven to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.   Like so many others, I have...

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  • Practice fervent prayer

    February 19 2018 by Milton A. Hollifield, BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    In late January, I had the privilege of reporting to the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s Board of Directors about the progress that N.C. Baptist churches and their members have made related to our strategy of “impacting...

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  • Strive for racial reconciliation

    February 6 2018 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    As we approach Racial Reconciliation Sunday on Feb. 11, I’m thankful for the strong stands and statements against the sin of racism that have taken place within our denomination, particularly during the past year.   North Carolina...

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  • Make disciples in your home, church and world

    January 23 2018 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    About one month from now, N.C. Baptists will come together for our annual Disciple-Making Conference. I hope that you are making plans to join us for this year’s event which is scheduled for Tues., Feb. 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Center...

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  • How will you be a voice for life?

    January 9 2018 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Near the conclusion of the creation account found in Genesis 1, God’s Word makes a profound statement that highlights the significance and value of all human life. Genesis 1:27 states, “So God created man in His own image; in the image...

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  • Stay focused on the ultimate goal

    December 28 2017 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    As we turn the page on the calendar to begin a New Year, our thoughts often focus on fresh starts, new beginnings and new opportunities. Many of us will make New Year’s resolutions and set out to accomplish certain goals over the course of...

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  • Consider the Christ of Christmas

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

    Perhaps the most well-known prophecy about Jesus’ birth is found in Isaiah 9:6: “For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor...

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  • Lottie Moon support makes eternal difference

    November 28 2017 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    For more than a century, the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering has served as a vehicle through which Southern Baptists have supported international missions.   I’m proud that North Carolina Baptists have historically ranked at or near...

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  • 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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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