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]

Churches urged to increase giving, lead global...

Since 2006 the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s (BSCNC) Cooperative Program budget has shifted a greater percentage of ministry dollars to the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC)...[more]

Vision tour leads to new Boston partnership

When pastor Robin Fisher visited Boston and met church planter Stephen McDonald he learned that his church back home in rural northeast North Carolina may have more in common with the big...[more]

Markland named childhood ministry consultant

Cheryl Markland will begin Oct. 1 as childhood ministry consultant for the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC). Markland comes to the BSCNC from First Baptist Church in...[more]

Believers learn keys to victory over sexual sin

Recent statistics point to an unprecedented rise of pornography addiction in the United States, especially among pastors.    By 2008, as many as 70-90 percent of men, 50 percent...[more]

UUPG training teaches ‘equip and release’

During a Bible study in Southeast Asia *James asked people to raise their hand if they had been persecuted for their faith. After no one raised their hand, he asked the question again, and...[more]

Spiritual awakening emphasis to highlight...

The 182nd annual meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC) will be held Nov. 12-13 and include worship services, break out sessions and special related...[more]

Dudley Shoals ready to partner, reach Queens...

Receptivity to the gospel is low in the Forest Hills neighborhood of Queens, N.Y., where many people are disinterested or really do not want to talk at all about the gospel. In Forest...[more]

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