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  • SBC annual meeting to feature Women’s Leadership Breakfast

    May 22 2015 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    SBC annual meeting to feature Women’s Leadership Breakfast

    The 2015 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting will feature for the first time the Women’s Leadership Breakfast sponsored by the North American Mission Board and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The meeting is scheduled for June 17, 7-8:15 a.m. in the Harrison Room of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Columbus, Ohio.

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  • Disciple-making strategy working in NC

    May 22 2015 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Disciple-making strategy working in NC

    The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s board of directors took action on several items and heard reports on Cooperative Program giving and the convention’s disciple-making strategy in the board’s regularly scheduled May meeting. During their two-day meeting held May 19-20 at the Caraway Conference Center …

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  • Boy Scouts should allow gay leaders, BSA pres. says

    May 22 2015 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Boy Scouts should allow gay leaders, BSA pres. says

    The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) should end its ban on gay adult leaders, BSA President Robert Gates said May 21, lending credence to the concern expressed in a 2013 Southern Baptist Convention resolution that opening the group’s membership to homosexual youth was “merely the first step toward future approval of homosexual adult leaders.”

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  • Board votes to sell Battle House at UNC-Chapel Hill

    May 22 2015 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Board votes to sell Battle House at UNC-Chapel Hill

    The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s board of directors voted unanimously to sell the Battle House, the former Baptist campus ministry property at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, to Carolina Christian Study Center for $1.55 million.

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  • Ohio Baptists praying outside 88 county seats

    May 22 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Ohio Baptists praying outside 88 county seats

    Ohio Southern Baptists are praying publicly outside all 88 county headquarters across the state through May 29, proclaiming scripture, praising Jesus and pleading for county officials, businesses and community concerns, said organizer Cathy Pound, Women’s Missions and Ministries Resource Group leader with the State Convention of Baptists in Ohio.

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  • Baptist Foundation to oversee scholarship program

    May 22 2015 by Chad Austin, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Baptist Foundation to oversee scholarship program

    The board of directors of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina voted to transfer administration and oversight of the annual Baptist college scholarship program from the convention to the North Carolina Baptist Foundation. The vote was the result of a motion recommended by the Christian Higher Education Special Committee.

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