Milton Hollifield
  • 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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  • State evangelism conference focused on disciple-making

    January 13 2014 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments
  • Who do you know?

    December 30 2013 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Many of us approach the start of a New Year with great expectations. We want a fresh start and we want to make changes so that life is better in the New Year.   I would like to suggest something new.   During our Annual Meeting in Greensboro last November many of you will remember that I asked you to join me in committing to impact lostness through disciple-making.

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  • Please support the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering

    December 16 2013 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    For five years a Baptist church in Arkansas prayed that the Bedia people of South Asia would come to know Jesus Christ. Among this people group of more than 100,000 there were no known believers.   The congregation prayed, sent teams and trusted in the power of the gospel.

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  • A grand and glorious event

    December 2 2013 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Gloria and I were blessed to be a part of what I would describe as an historic event for God’s Kingdom and the work of N. C. Baptists on Saturday, Nov. 16. In a two-hour worship service in Greensboro, before a strong number of international people, 11 Montagnard men were ordained to the gospel ministry.

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  • Creating a disciple-making culture

    November 18 2013 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    If you attended the Annual Meeting a few weeks ago in Greensboro you are aware that our meeting included an emphasis on creating a disciple-making culture as a means to strengthen existing churches and reach the lost with the gospel. The new five-year strategy, “READ MORE

  • Giving thanks for spiritual blessings

    November 4 2013 by Milton A. Hollifield Sr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    We are His children, and our Heavenly Father cares for His children as He loves, protects and provides.
    In Isaiah 9:6 we see Jesus called the Prince of Peace. In our world today, with all the strife and continued acts of hatred and violence, how we desperately need peace that passes all understanding; peace that only comes in knowing Jesus.

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  • Thanksgiving Offering helps bless children in need

    October 21 2013 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    When Kimani was 12 years old he weighed 32 pounds and wore size three in toddler clothes. Throughout his childhood he was physically abused and often did not have food to eat. He had never attended school or learned how to do things like other children, such as riding a bike.

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  • Annual meeting set for Nov. 11-12

    October 7 2013 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    It is hard to believe that our annual meeting is coming up in just a few weeks. For many months now our program committee has diligently worked to make all the necessary preparations for our time in Greensboro.   The program committee, which is comprised of North Carolina Baptists from across the state, also spent a significant amount of time in prayer and discussion about the theme for this year’s meeting.

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  • Show appreciation for your pastor

    September 23 2013 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 1 comments

    I grew up in western North Carolina as the son of a pastor, and although I pursued some other vocations, I later sensed God’s call to change my plans and soon found myself following in my father’s footsteps. I was blessed to serve as pastor of churches in Texas and North Carolina.

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  • Thankful for North Carolina Baptist associations

    September 9 2013 by Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    Our state convention was founded in 1830 because North Carolina Baptists believed that more could be accomplished for God’s Kingdom by working together. Churches believed in the value of cooperation – a principle that we as Southern Baptists still very much believe in today.

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  • Baptist Men provide opportunities to serve, share gospel

    August 26 2013 by Milton A. Hollifield, BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    As we come to the end of August, and I reflect on the missions and ministry efforts our Convention staff and churches have participated in this summer, I realize we have all been very busy! For example, this summer middle and high school students, as well as their leaders, served in various mission projects across the state through Deep Impact, which is a weeklong camp that provides youth a hands-on missions experience in unique contexts.

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  • NCMO helps support Kingdom missions and ministries

    August 12 2013 by Milton A. Holllifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer | with 0 comments

    An article was recently published in the Biblical Recorder (July 20 issue) and on our Convention website about the first Pakistani church plant in North Carolina. This is a testimony to God's power and grace, as He has brought a man all the way from Pakistan to help North Carolina Baptists reach Pakistani Muslims with the gospel.

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