Are we there yet?

Zac Lyons of Great Commission Partnerships says we need a holy discontentment for the magnitude of lostness in our communities and around the world.[more]

Rebuilding after Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew left damaged and destroyed homes in its wake, but since then, Baptists on Mission have been offering hope to victims of the storm.[more]

Faith at Home Q&A: Ron Hunter

Ron Hunter Jr. is the executive director & CEO of Randall House, a Christian publisher that promotes generational discipleship through curriculum, books and events. Hunter helps church...[more]

Exec. Committee recommends $31M budget

The proposed 2018 Cooperative Program budget reflects an increase of $625,000 over 2017 and calls for a 0.5 percent increase in the allocation to the Southern Baptist Convention.[more]

3 common objections to family discipleship

Many parents know they are called to disciple their children, but they don’t feel adequate or equipped to do so. Usually, they will respond with one of three three objections.[more]

Annual Meeting theme: 'Return to Me'

“Return to Me” is the theme for the 2017 Baptist State Convention of North Carolina Annual Meeting, which will include a special emphasis on prayer for revival and spiritual awakening.[more]

3 ways to make the most of your summer

Summer offers unique opportunities to bear fruit that endures. Longer days and warmer weather provide numerous opportunities to build relationships that open doors for disciple-making.[more]

Talebearing, folly and shame

Joel Stephens, pastor of Wakefield Baptist Church in Zebulon, shares some encouragement from the book of Proverbs about using our words wisely.[more]

5 conversation starters for the summer

Summer provides some great opportunities to build relationships with your friends and neighbors who may not know Christ. Here are some ideas to get the conversation started.[more]

Growing in the Lord at Youth Weeks

God does amazing work in the lives of students each summer during BeDoTell youth weeks at Fort Caswell. Please pray for students and leaders in the upcoming weeks and months.[more]

SBC Panel: Pastors key to evangelistic efforts...

PHOENIX -- Pastors must lead their local congregations to be more evangelistic by personally modeling evangelism and discipleship in their own lives.[more]

Timeless truths for fathers

The Lord gave Mary and Joseph the privilege to be the earthly parents of Jesus. As Father's Day approaches, we can learn three valuable lessons from the life of Joseph.[more]

Top 5 resources for June

With summer here and school out, this month's resources include items related to children's ministry, plus the Patterned Bible study now available in a free ebook.[more]

Why should I attend the women's retreat?

Registration is now open for the 2017 N.C. Baptist Women's Retreat. Thinking about attending? Here are three reasons why you should, plus a video invitation from speaker Katie Orr.[more]

3 genuine ways to encourage your pastor

If anyone needs encouraging, it's pastors. Discover some practical ways to encourage your pastor in this article and accompanying video.[more]

21 ways to be part of VBS

Vacation Bible School is a wonderful way for your church to reach out to the surrounding community. Childhood ministries consultant Cheryl Markland shares 20 ways the entire church can get...[more]

Hannah: An example of a godly mother

Although she faced many challenges, there are several present-day truths we can learn from the Old Testament example of Hannah.[more]

Among Wolves: Q&A with Dhati Lewis

Pastor Dhati Lewis’ new book, Among Wolves, explores disciple-making in an urban context. He shares some insights in this Q&A.[more]

What is a “Pocket of Lostness” in North...

Pockets of lostness represent geographic areas across North Carolina with high concentrations of people who do not know Christ. Together, we must take the gospel to them.[more]

9 ways to prepare for Easter this week

This coming Sunday, the world will celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. Here are some ways to get ready for that celebration.[more]

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