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Great Commission Partnerships celebrates...

Three years ago New York City, Boston and Toronto were no places for a Southerner, Moldova was a country of little significance, and unreached people groups were statistics. Now, these...[more]

The church: Destination or missions launch pad?

John Ewart did not grow up in church and had no intention of ever attending church. He heard the gospel through a football teammate. “I was saved in a locker room because a guy who loved...[more]

Family reorients life to invest in neighbors

Other than a few names, Brandie Upshaw didn’t really know her Gulfport, Miss., neighbors. So when her husband, Brian, accepted a job with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina...[more]

Are you leaving a spiritual legacy?

At age 76, Esther Burroughs still remembers the time when as a child she stood outside her father’s study and heard him weeping. She peered in and saw him lying on the floor, weeping the...[more]

Deaf youth retreat impacts lostness

During the final worship time at this year’s Deaf Youth Retreat at Camp Caraway, a young man named Duanta announced to everyone his profession of faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and...[more]

Thousands of volunteers rebuild after Hurricane...

NC Baptist Men have rebuilt 76 homes along the coast over the past two years. For the first three months or so after Irene, volunteers shoveled mud and cleared debris. But by the fourth...[more]

Registration underway for October literacy...

About 32 million adults in the United States have low literacy skills – a struggle that doesn’t just go away. Seventy-four percent of children who have trouble reading in third grade are...[more]

Caraway offers first coed children’s camp

Camp Caraway has a long and distinguished history as a fun, Christ-centered, mission focused summer camp for boys. Since 1963, more than 65,000 boys have enjoyed a summer week at Caraway...[more]

Believers learn to tell ‘The Story’

The Story is a conversational approach to witnessing that encourages believers to build relationships with unbelievers through everyday conversations that naturally point to the overarching...[more]

Executive Committee approves committee...

The Executive Committee (EC) of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC) met Thursday, August 15, via conference call for a brief meeting to hear and approve committee...[more]

Church increases gifts through Cooperative...

When Brent Thomas became pastor of East Flat Rock Baptist Church in June he inherited a situation every pastor desires – a debt-free congregation. “We burned the [mortgage] note my third...[more]

Rendezvous Church seeks 'peace of the city'

Canada is a mosaic of cultures, with people bringing their culture and religion with them. More than half of Toronto’s population was born outside Canada and more than 30 percent of Toronto...[more]

NC Baptist Men respond to flood in Catawba...

Teams of NC Baptist Men volunteers are responding to a flood that damaged more than 800 homes and destroyed several Saturday, Aug. 3, across random spots in the Newton, Conover and Hickory...[more]

Leaders say VBS impacts lostness, encourages...

After serving in children’s ministry nearly 20 years, Cheryl Markland never tires of seeing a child understand something new about God. For Markland, the greatest joy is seeing a child’s...[more]

Youth weeks challenge students to stand up for...

Youth weeks, sponsored by the BSCNC, draws nearly 7,000 middle and high school students each year. This year’s youth weeks theme was “Speak Up, Step Up, Stand Up,” based on 1 Timothy 4:12....[more]

What about the rest of North Carolina?

The new Convention strategy, “Impacting Lostness Through Disciple-making,” calls attention to the urgent need to evangelize and disciple the 5.8 million lost people living in our state. And...[more]

Reaching people in their cultural/ethnic...

Do you have a favorite restaurant for you and your family, or an automobile you like to drive? On television, what’s your favorite program? At church, do you prefer the wonderful,...[more]

BeDoTell Summer Camp Week 1

Youth at Fort Caswell for summer camp experience God in a way that they have never experienced Him before. View and share this video slideshow of week 1.[more]

World Missions Week emphasizes serving,...

The call to missions is a call to follow God, trusting that He will work through the brokenness and fears of His people, so that His glory will shine to all the earth. It’s a call to trust...[more]

Leaders reflect on first Deep Impact experience

For one week each summer, hundreds of youth from all over the state descend upon The North Carolina Baptist Assembly at Fort Caswell for Deep Impact, a weeklong mission camp for middle and...[more]

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