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  • Despite challenges, local associations adapt, endure

    August 23 2016 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Despite challenges, local associations adapt, endure

    Despite the unique challenges threatening to dissolve the bonds of 78 local associations across the state the enduring practice of cooperation among autonomous congregations continues. Lester Evans said, “churches have this DNA to link with other churches because they can’t fulfill the Great Commission alone.”

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  • NCMO emphasis approaches, preparing the way for Jesus

    August 23 2016 by Emily Rojas, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    NCMO emphasis approaches, preparing the way for Jesus

    Every year in September, churches all across the state celebrate and emphasize the North Carolina Missions Offering. It is an annual offering that supports the ministries of N.C. Baptist Men, also known as Baptists on Mission, church planting, mission camps, associational projects and mobilization ministry projects.

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  • Target’s bathroom fix falls short, boycotters say

    August 23 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Target’s bathroom fix falls short, boycotters say

    Target’s $20 million plan to add single-stall bathrooms in its U.S. stores does not fix its policy allowing bathroom and dressing room use based on gender identity. Details of the plan came the same day Target released its second quarter earnings report showing a 7.2 percent drop in sales.

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  • Youth weeks emphasize living on mission

    August 23 2016 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Youth weeks emphasize living on mission

    God’s mission is all encompassing. It involves everyone and everything. It happens every day and everywhere. Students learned about those truths and how they apply to their lives all summer long during the summer youth weeks held at the N.C. Baptist Assembly at Fort Caswell located on Oak Island.

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  • Olympics wrap-up: God praised by athletes in triumph, defeat

    August 23 2016 by Tim Ellsworth, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Olympics wrap-up: God praised by athletes in triumph, defeat

    The images and memories of the 2016 Olympics will endure for much longer than the torch’s flame. Simone Biles racking up five medals in gymnastics. Usain Bolt running away from every challenger. Katie Ledecky doing the same thing in the pool. Michael Phelps further establishing himself as the greatest Olympian ever.

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  • Stanly, Montgomery associations see fruit of partnership

    August 22 2016 by Liz Tablazon, BR staff writer | with 0 comments
    Stanly, Montgomery associations see fruit of partnership

    Stanly Baptist Association in Albemarle, N.C., has been living out what it means to “love your neighbor” over the past three years. When Montgomery Baptist Association, 22.5 miles away in Troy, N.C., found themselves examining two different options for their future, Stanly helped them realize a third.

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