Students answer call to serve Sandy victims

Although Mollie Jones hasn’t decided on a career just yet, she knows she wants to devote her life to helping others and she isn’t wasting any time. Jones, a sophomore at Appalachian State...[more]


Sandy Branch committed to serving community

Sandy Branch Baptist Church in Bear Creek may not be the largest congregation in the state, but this group of believers in Chatham County is committed to making a difference for the Kingdom...[more]


Global Gates brings the gospel to the unreached

If all the people from unreached people groups living in metro New York were counted and considered a city, they would form the second largest city in the United States, with a...[more]


'52 Sundays' guides will call N.C. Baptists to...

North Carolina Baptist pastors received copies of a major prayer guide for 2013 in the mail during mid-December.“52 Sundays,” a disk-based guide, has been designed to lead churches or...[more]


Despite struggles, Woodside pastor would 'do it...

NEW YORK – Every time Trinidad went to work at the Laundromat on 48th Avenue in Woodside, Queens, she couldn’t help but notice Iglesia Bautista Nueva Vida across the street. As often as she...[more]


Coats for Queens is opportunity to love God,...

NEW YORK – Their conversation moved from the street, to the front yard and out to the car; the woman did not seem to want their time together to end. The woman told Brieanna Carlson that...[more]


Connection church planting roots, engaging...

NEW YORK – Larry Mayberry and members of Connection Church met Nancy as she frantically tried using five-gallon buckets to remove water in her flooded basement. After Hurricane Sandy,...[more]


Barcelo honored for service to Hispanic leaders

When Aldo Barcelo joined Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute (FBBI) as the school’s first director of Hispanic Theological Training in 2009, few options existed for North Carolina Hispanic...[more]


Learning stewardship through discipleship

Although Neal Eller has been a Christian for nearly 50 years he never fully appreciated the true sense of biblical stewardship until nearly a decade ago, when he realized the radical nature...[more]


Spiritual awakening stirs in hearts of N.C....

For months Andy Atkins preached through the book of Romans, his sermon series planned about a year in advance. When it came time to study his text for October he realized he would be...[more]


Hollifield calls messengers to pray for...

As the interest in revival services among church members continues to decline, especially among younger members, so does the interest and awareness of the need for spiritual awakening....[more]


Convention agencies bring ministry reports

As a seven-year-old Travis went to live with his aunt and uncle because of the alcohol and drug abuse in his home. But the impact of growing up in that environment had already impacted...[more]


Christopherson urges N.C. Baptists to be...

Although Jeff Christopherson’s first church plant birthed two more new churches, he knew something wasn’t right. Somehow, his focus had become building the church instead of building God’s...[more]


Pastors challenged to embrace the times, remain...

Joe Brown, former pastor of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, opened day two of the North Carolina Pastor’s Conference by calling pastors to consider carefully what it means to be...[more]


Pastors encouraged to preach with urgency,...

The annual North Carolina Baptist Pastor’s Conference, held Nov. 11-12 at Lawndale Baptist Church in Greensboro, focused on the theme “Preach the Word,” based on 2 Timothy 4:2. Greg...[more]


Executive Committee hears ministry updates,...

The Executive Committee (EC) of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC) met today in conjunction with the 2012 BSCNC annual meeting in Greensboro. First on the agenda were...[more]


NCBM ready to move forward with ministry in Cuba

Joel Luis Dupont grew up in Cuba and lived through the days when most people wanted nothing to do with Jesus or the gospel. Now, things are starting to change. “This is the best time in...[more]


Prayer leaders pledge cooperation, ask SBC to...

More than 400 feature films and television shows have used the North Carolina coastal town of Wilmington as a backdrop, and with filming underway for anticipated blockbusters such as “Iron...[more]


Leaders say repentance, prayer will 'awaken' NC...

Next month during the Annual Meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC) North Carolina Baptists will be challenged to respond to a call for spiritual awakening and a...[more]


Board approves 2013 budget, hears other reports

After reading a devotion about prayer Michael Barrett drew an imaginary circle around himself, stepped inside and then prayed for God to begin a spiritual renewal in his heart. Other...[more]


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