Milton Hollifield
  • Excelling in mobilization

    September 9 2014 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    North Carolina Baptists often talk about getting people mobilized for service. The process of mobilization involves preparation for service, bringing resources together, and making someone or something capable of moving.   A great organization that excels in mobilization is Baptists on Mission, also known as N.

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  • A tribute to my father: Milton A. Hollifield Sr.

    August 26 2014 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 1 comments

    The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon … They shall still bring forth fruit in old age … Psalm 92:12,14   Even though I knew I would eventually have to face the passing of my earthly father, it came unexpectedly.

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  • Church budgets: the big picture

    August 12 2014 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Summertime and the living is easy, according to the old song. But in many churches, committees are working diligently on budgets to gear up for the fall schedule. Committees are poring over spreadsheets and printouts; prayers for guidance are made, pots of coffee consumed.

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  • Personal reflections on the SBC in Baltimore

    July 1 2014 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    More than 5,000 Southern Baptists assembled in Baltimore to share the gospel during Crossover evangelism events, to listen intently to dynamic sermons, to hear reports from Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) entity leaders, to conduct business and to elect a new SBC president.

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  • Help your child stay in church

    June 17 2014 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    The Word of God admonishes parents in Proverbs 22:6 and Deuteronomy 11:22 to prepare their children for life by training them to obey God’s commands and to walk in His ways. Parents should begin this process of discipleship when children are young and impressionable and continue this spiritual training until their children are grown and move away from home.

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  • Paying tribute to fathers

    June 3 2014 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    How would you respond if you were asked to name the most responsible job in America? As I think about significant positions in life, I think about all the responsibility that is required for a father and a mother to be good parents. God entrusts parents to love, nurture, develop and prepare their children for embracing their future.

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  • BCM college students in summer missions

    May 20 2014 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    For some college students, the summer break is really not a break at all. Will you join me in praying for the college students who have chosen to serve God through missions this summer?   Summer break allows college students to engage in missionary activities that impact lostness here in North Carolina and beyond.

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  • Impacting lostness through disciple-making on college campuses

    May 6 2014 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    A major ministry component that is significant in carrying out the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s (BSC) new strategy is Baptist Campus Ministry (BCM). We continue to invest a substantial portion of our Cooperative Program budget in our efforts to reach and disciple college and graduate students in North Carolina.

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  • Mother’s Day Offering a gift of hope

    April 22 2014 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Each year, compassionate North Carolina Baptists help people who face overwhelming financial crises because of serious illness through the annual Mother’s Day Offering. Those who receive medical care at Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem may find their financial burden lightened through your generous support of this offering.

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  • Suffering Servant, resurrected Savior, exalted King

    April 8 2014 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    The two great pillars of Christianity are Christ’s sacrificial death on the cross and His triumphant bodily resurrection. Christ literally died for our sins and was physically raised from the dead for our justification. Something was achieved on that cross that affected all mankind.

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  • Obedience in spite of fear

    March 25 2014 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    I hope you are hearing more and more from fellow North Carolina Baptists about impacting lostness through disciple-making. I also hope you are listening to God’s Spirit when He impresses you to pray for and converse with family members, friends, neighbors and acquaintances about the wonderful opportunity to accept Christ as Savior and grow in this relationship.

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  • Building unity and strengthening cooperation

    March 11 2014 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Southern Baptists join hands and hearts together in our commitment to fulfill our Lord’s Great Commission. There is no limit to what we can accomplish if we are empowered by the Holy Spirit and living in obedience to His commands. Because we are imperfect people, we must find strength and unity within the body of Christ and cooperate together as a team if we are going to celebrate God-sized achievements.

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  • Firmly planted … rooted in the gospel

    February 25 2014 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Each year as we prepare to commemorate Christ’s resurrection at Easter, Southern Baptists are challenged to pray fervently and give sacrificially to the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering (AAEO) for the North American Mission Board (NAMB). NAMB’s 2014 theme is “Firmly planted … rooted in the gospel.

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  • Remembering a great man

    February 11 2014 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    A large number of people came together at Woodhaven Baptist Church in Apex on Jan. 24 to remember and celebrate the life of a great servant of God. Just a few days earlier, Robert Stewart had finished his course in life and was promoted to be in the presence of his Lord and Savior.

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  • Building relationships

    January 28 2014 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    In some of my recent columns I have been addressing particular aspects of the new five-year strategy for our convention entitled “Impacting Lostness through Disciple-Making. ” In the explanation of the strategy we talk about the importance of building relationships.

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