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Committee extends deadline for recommendations

North Carolina Baptists still have time to submit recommendations for individuals to serve on the Baptist State Convention's Board of Directors, the boards of the Convention's...[more]


Executive Committee hears reports and...

The Executive Committee (committee) of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (convention) received several reports during its meeting at the Caraway Conference Center on Tuesday,...[more]


Mother, children find hope at Oak Ranch

While pregnant with her eighth child Sherri* had surgery for breast cancer, and just two weeks after giving birth, quit work to begin chemo treatments. With her husband deported to Mexico,...[more]


Messengers, Convention staff pray for the lost

During the 2013 Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC) Annual Meeting, hundreds of messengers wrote the name of a lost friend or relative inside an outline of North Carolina...[more]


28 graduate from Fruitland

Fruitland Baptist Bible College presented diplomas or certificates to 28 graduates in a historic commencement service Dec. 13, 2013, at its Hendersonville campus.[more]


Volunteers share thousands of coats, tell of...

About 12 miles north of Manhattan in Yonkers nearly 200 people came out on a cold, snowy day to receive a free coat. To the south of Yonkers in Queens, in the Ridgewood community, many...[more]


Convention launches updated sharing system

The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC) recently launched a new online system to help connect ministers seeking positions with churches, and also connect churches seeking new...[more]


Asian churches take early Thanksgiving to...

Fourteen Asian Baptist churches teamed up to deliver 500 meals to Asian refugees in an apartment complex near downtown Charlotte Saturday, Nov. 23 in a pre-Thanksgiving blitz to both...[more]


Moldovan leaders pray for 'strength to stay,'...

He scanned the crowd gathered for the revival service and his gaze rested on a man with a beard. Pastor Andrei Ciobanu wasn’t quite sure why, but he knew something was different about him.[more]


Owens honored for lifetime of ministry

At age 100 M.O. Owens Jr. has invested his life in advancing the gospel, serving Southern Baptists and serving North Carolina Baptists. He came to North Carolina to pastor in 1944, and has...[more]


Luter calls for N.C., nation, to return to the...

Preaching from Romans 1:16-17 and the power of the gospel, Luter asked North Carolina Baptists to consider what it will take to change the downward spiritual spiral, and the morals and...[more]


Harris asks N.C. Baptists, ‘Are you desperate?’

The prophet Jeremiah was known as the “weeping” prophet because of his burden for God’s people who turned away from God after He brought them deliverance and redemption. The nation of...[more]


Pastors challenged to remain faithful to the end

The annual North Carolina Baptist Pastors’ Conference, held Nov. 10-11 at Lawndale Baptist Church in Greensboro in conjunction with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina Annual...[more]


Executive Committee hears ministry updates

The Executive Committee (EC) of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina met Nov. 11 in conjunction with the 2013 BSCNC Annual Meeting in Greensboro.[more]


NC Baptist Men involve thousands in ministry,...

They are called the “poorest of the poor” and shunned by society, yet North Carolina Baptists are embracing the Roma people with compassion as they extend the love of Christ. Through North...[more]


Board hears update on strategy, approves 2014...

The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC) Board of Directors met Sept. 24-25 at Caraway Conference Center. During its May meeting, the Board approved a new BSCNC strategy and...[more]


Great Commission Partnerships celebrates...

Three years ago New York City, Boston and Toronto were no places for a Southerner, Moldova was a country of little significance, and unreached people groups were statistics. Now, these...[more]


The church: Destination or missions launch pad?

John Ewart did not grow up in church and had no intention of ever attending church. He heard the gospel through a football teammate. “I was saved in a locker room because a guy who loved...[more]


Family reorients life to invest in neighbors

Other than a few names, Brandie Upshaw didn’t really know her Gulfport, Miss., neighbors. So when her husband, Brian, accepted a job with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina...[more]


Are you leaving a spiritual legacy?

At age 76, Esther Burroughs still remembers the time when as a child she stood outside her father’s study and heard him weeping. She peered in and saw him lying on the floor, weeping the...[more]


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