Six steps to spiritual growth in 2015

We often set goals for many areas of our lives, yet few people make any commitments to grow spiritually. Here are six steps to developing a spiritual growth plan for 2015.[more]

Resolve to make disciples in 2015

As you plan to make personal improvements in the year ahead, have you also considered how you can use your resolutions to engage others and invest in their lives?[more]

Coats for the City shares warm coats, gospel in...

More than 4,000 New Yorkers will be warmer this winter because they'll be wearing coats sent to them by North Carolina Baptists through the annual Coats for the City project.[more]

Messengers look to accomplish ‘Greater Things’...

Messengers to the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s 2014 Annual Meeting learned how God wants to work through them to accomplish greater things for the Kingdom by making...[more]

Students answer call to serve Sandy victims

Although Mollie Jones hasn’t decided on a career just yet, she knows she wants to devote her life to helping others and she isn’t wasting any time. Jones, a sophomore at Appalachian State...[more]

Sandy Branch committed to serving community

Sandy Branch Baptist Church in Bear Creek may not be the largest congregation in the state, but this group of believers in Chatham County is committed to making a difference for the Kingdom...[more]

Global Gates brings the gospel to the unreached

If all the people from unreached people groups living in metro New York were counted and considered a city, they would form the second largest city in the United States, with a...[more]

'52 Sundays' guides will call N.C. Baptists to...

North Carolina Baptist pastors received copies of a major prayer guide for 2013 in the mail during mid-December.“52 Sundays,” a disk-based guide, has been designed to lead churches or...[more]

Despite struggles, Woodside pastor would 'do it...

NEW YORK – Every time Trinidad went to work at the Laundromat on 48th Avenue in Woodside, Queens, she couldn’t help but notice Iglesia Bautista Nueva Vida across the street. As often as she...[more]

Coats for Queens is opportunity to love God,...

NEW YORK – Their conversation moved from the street, to the front yard and out to the car; the woman did not seem to want their time together to end. The woman told Brieanna Carlson that...[more]

Connection church planting roots, engaging...

NEW YORK – Larry Mayberry and members of Connection Church met Nancy as she frantically tried using five-gallon buckets to remove water in her flooded basement. After Hurricane Sandy,...[more]

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]

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