Our times of worship and learning from God's Word are important to the Annual Meeting. We welcome each of these speakers and look forward to hearing from them throughout the meeting. Each speaker is a humble servant of God dedicated to serving North Carolina Baptists and to impacting lostness.
Lee Pigg Jr.
Pastor, Hopewell Baptist Church, Monroe, N.C.
Dr. Lee Pigg has served as senior pastor of Hopewell Baptist Church in Monroe since February 2002. A native of Wadesboro, Lee planned to pursue a career in business before answering God’s call to vocational ministry after high school. He graduated from Fruitland Baptist Bible College and went on to earn a master’s degree in church administration and a doctorate of ministry in pastoral studies. Lee currently serves as president of the board of directors for Fruitland Baptist Bible College and also serves on the board of the Biblical Recorder. He has also served in several other denominational leadership roles, which include two terms on the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s executive committee and president of the annual Pastor’s Conference. Lee is passionate about preaching, missions and discipleship. He is married to his high-school sweetheart, Michelle, and together they have a daughter named Brittany.
Timmy D. Blair Sr.
President, Baptist State Convention of North Carolina
Pastor, Piney Grove Chapel Baptist Church, Angier, NC
Timmy D. Blair Sr. has served as pastor of Piney Grove Chapel Baptist Church in Angier since 1987 except for a one year pastorate in South Carolina. Other churches he has served include, Bolton Baptist in Bolton and Salem Baptist in Aynor, S.C. Blair led Piney Grove Chapel to have the highest number of baptisms in the Little River Association for a number of years and was recognized by the convention in 2000 for being in the top 10 for baptisms in its size category. Blair has previously served our convention on the Board of Directors, the Committee on Committees, and the Program, Place and Preacher Committee, on which he served as chairman in 2009. He attended Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute, received his undergraduate degree from Luther Rice Seminary and earned his Master of Divinity from Luther Rice University. He and his wife Wendy have two married sons and two grandchildren.
Milton A. Hollifield Jr.
Executive Director-Treasurer, Baptist State Convention of North Carolina
Milton A. Hollifield Jr. was elected executive director-treasurer of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina on April 11, 2006. Since 1993 Hollifield has served on the Convention staff, beginning in the former Evangelism Division, then becoming executive leader for the Mission Growth Evangelism Group in 1998. Hollifield served as associate pastor of West Asheville Baptist Church and pastor of First Baptist Church in Stanley. Hollifield served as director of missions for Gaston Association for two years prior to joining the BSCNC staff. Hollifield and his wife, Gloria, have one son, a daughter-in-law and two grandsons. Hollifield received a bachelor's degree from Mars Hill College and a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.