Association uses camp to teach God’s Word, show...

When Ashley Ricks graduates next May her attention will turn to wedding planning, moving and job searching, and for the first time in a long time her summer plans will not include Camp...[more]


N.C. collegiate ministries teach students to be...

Students at North Carolina’s oldest public university are learning that some things must change if they want to reach their campus with the gospel. For too long the event-driven, “come...[more]


Executive Committee approves committee...

The Executive Committee (EC) of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC) met Thursday, August 16, via conference call for a brief meeting to hear and approve committee...[more]


Pastors learn to overcome their greatest...

Pastors spend much time helping couples navigate the ups and downs of marriage, but when it comes to their own marriages, they sometimes find it difficult to help themselves. Eddie...[more]


Happiness Retreat campers find joy, acceptance

Cindy Thomas attended her first Happiness Retreat one year ago when she came as a chaperone to three special needs children from Burkemont Baptist Church in Morganton. It was an...[more]


'Awaken' is focus of BSCNC annual meeting

North Carolina Baptists will be challenged to respond to the call for spiritual awakening during this year’s Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC) annual meeting. The...[more]


Bivocational pastors find joy in serving,...

Bivocational pastors work long hours – some log 90 hours every week between two or more jobs. The long hours impact their families and their ministries, and make it difficult to find time...[more]


Acts 1:8 leaders focused on missions strategy,...

Southern Baptist Convention missions leaders are turning their attention to how they can help local churches carry out the Acts 1:8 Challenge initiative in practical ways that result in...[more]


Alexis: Doing missions, supporting missions,...

Missions keeps Alexis Baptist Church a lively and outward-focused congregation, said pastor Sandy M. Marks, and that means both going out to do missions and supporting missions...[more]


New initiative teaches students to be leaders...

The Holy Spirit’s presence so overwhelmed Hannah Davidson that she left the meeting and went to pray. On this night, she knew God was calling her to devote her life to full time...[more]


Executive Committee approves 2013 budget

The Executive Committee (EC) of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC) met Thursday, July 12, to hear the proposed 2013 Cooperative Program budget and other reports. The...[more]


Living missionally for the gospel

Although Renee* lives in Raleigh, she often feels like she is on the international mission field and living in a different country. Her friends speak different languages and come from...[more]


First-timers reflect on SBC 2012

Emillie Collins got to go home to enjoy her first Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting.   Collins, a Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary student from northern...[more]


NAMB report features church planting, new...

In 1900, one Southern Baptist church existed for every 3,800 people. “But we lost ground,” said North American Mission Board president Kevin Ezell. “Now, there is one for every 6,100...[more]


Southeastern equips students for local, global...

In 1992, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was in trouble. Facing an enrollment of fewer than 600 students and problems with accrediting agencies, “many were predicting our seminary...[more]


N.C. Baptists help impact Hispanic outreach...

Since April, Guillermo Soriano has been praying and thinking about Crossover 2012 in New Orleans. Crossover, an evangelistic emphasis held each year prior to the Southern Baptist Convention...[more]


SBC elects first African-American president

There were no surprises during the Southern Baptist Convention’s presidential election June 19 in New Orleans, but the Convention’s decision to elect Fred Luter Jr. as its first...[more]


Chaplaincy volunteers make a difference in...

Survivors of natural disasters encounter many challenges in the aftermath of a disaster. Some must replace a roof or refurbish a flooded home. Others must confront the challenge of...[more]


Church planter, toy maker finds creative ways...

GREENSBORO – While growing up in Nigeria, Wole Ajala enjoyed spending time with his father and grandfather as they honed their woodworking skills. Sometimes he watched, other times he got...[more]


Corinthians work together through Cooperative...

If you pass through Elizabeth City headed to the coast, you just might pass by Corinth Baptist Church which sits alongside U.S. 17 near the city's cluster of restaurants and shopping...[more]


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