Acts 1:8 leaders focused on missions strategy,...

Southern Baptist Convention missions leaders are turning their attention to how they can help local churches carry out the Acts 1:8 Challenge initiative in practical ways that result in...[more]

Alexis: Doing missions, supporting missions,...

Missions keeps Alexis Baptist Church a lively and outward-focused congregation, said pastor Sandy M. Marks, and that means both going out to do missions and supporting missions...[more]

New initiative teaches students to be leaders...

The Holy Spirit’s presence so overwhelmed Hannah Davidson that she left the meeting and went to pray. On this night, she knew God was calling her to devote her life to full time...[more]

Executive Committee approves 2013 budget

The Executive Committee (EC) of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC) met Thursday, July 12, to hear the proposed 2013 Cooperative Program budget and other reports. The...[more]

Living missionally for the gospel

Although Renee* lives in Raleigh, she often feels like she is on the international mission field and living in a different country. Her friends speak different languages and come from...[more]

First-timers reflect on SBC 2012

Emillie Collins got to go home to enjoy her first Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting.   Collins, a Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary student from northern...[more]

NAMB report features church planting, new...

In 1900, one Southern Baptist church existed for every 3,800 people. “But we lost ground,” said North American Mission Board president Kevin Ezell. “Now, there is one for every 6,100...[more]

Southeastern equips students for local, global...

In 1992, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary was in trouble. Facing an enrollment of fewer than 600 students and problems with accrediting agencies, “many were predicting our seminary...[more]

N.C. Baptists help impact Hispanic outreach...

Since April, Guillermo Soriano has been praying and thinking about Crossover 2012 in New Orleans. Crossover, an evangelistic emphasis held each year prior to the Southern Baptist Convention...[more]

SBC elects first African-American president

There were no surprises during the Southern Baptist Convention’s presidential election June 19 in New Orleans, but the Convention’s decision to elect Fred Luter Jr. as its first...[more]

Chaplaincy volunteers make a difference in...

Survivors of natural disasters encounter many challenges in the aftermath of a disaster. Some must replace a roof or refurbish a flooded home. Others must confront the challenge of...[more]

Church planter, toy maker finds creative ways...

GREENSBORO – While growing up in Nigeria, Wole Ajala enjoyed spending time with his father and grandfather as they honed their woodworking skills. Sometimes he watched, other times he got...[more]

Corinthians work together through Cooperative...

If you pass through Elizabeth City headed to the coast, you just might pass by Corinth Baptist Church which sits alongside U.S. 17 near the city's cluster of restaurants and shopping...[more]

At Friendly Avenue, 'our mission is missions'

"Our mission is missions," Pat Cronin says. He's referring to Friendly Avenue Baptist Church, the 1,300-member congregation in Greensboro, where he has led as pastor for 17...[more]

Board hears financial, ministry reports

During a regularly scheduled meeting May 22-23 at Caraway Conference Center the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC) Board of Directors heard reports and testimonies of how...[more]

Toronto church plants focused on multiplication

TORONTO – Robin* has never been afraid to share the gospel, not even when his faith nearly cost him his life. About two years ago death threats forced him to leave his home in Pakistan....[more]

'A constant presence'

TORONTO – One year after launching a partnership in Toronto, North Carolina Baptists are responding to the need to come alongside church planters and engage in long-term partnerships....[more]

Shelby Mission Camp Dedicated: Send volunteers!

Shelby Mission Camp was dedicated and pronounced open for ministry in an April 29 service attended by hundreds of volunteers and supporters. Operated by NC Baptist Men, the camp will become...[more]

Boston church planters need North Carolina...

BOSTON – When Josh Wyatt was 17 years old his pastor told him God wanted to do something unique in his life. The pastor hired him for the summer to help the church with various outreach...[more]

New partnership targets New England's strategic...

BOSTON – On any given weekend, less than three percent of New England’s 14.3 million people will attend an evangelical church. About 97 out of every 100 New Englanders do not know Jesus...[more]

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