North Carolina


Summit hires outside firm to review findings of internal investigation

Diana Chandler, Baptist Press
January 22 2021

The Summit Church has retained the services of an outside firm to perform an independent review of specific actions taken by Pastor Bryan Loritts in his handling of 2010 sexual misconduct allegations against his then-brother-in-law at a Memphis church Loritts pastored... read more


New date set for BSC board meeting

Biblical Recorder Staff
January 20 2021

The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina's board of directors postponed their regularly scheduled January meeting at Caraway Conference Center near Asheboro, N.C., until Feb. 16. Board president Matt Capps and BSC executive director-treasurer Milton Hollifield announced the decision to postpone in an email to board members on Jan... read more


Teen chooses adoption, remains a part of her daughter's life

Blake Ragsdale, Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina
January 12 2021

Kelsey was two months away from high school graduation. Soon, the 17-year-old would be stepping across the stage in her cap and gown marching into her future. She was quickly becoming a young adult, but not in the way she had planned... read more


Gathered: How one family answered the call of community

Liz Tablazon, BR Assistant Editor
January 11 2021

On a wall in Manny and Jillian Prieto’s home is a large tree painted by former residents. They could have covered it with a fresh coat of paint, but the Prietos embraced the woodsy decor on their staircase landing, pinning Polaroid photos of friends and family among the branches... read more


PODCAST: Brown discusses Christian journalism & conspiracy theories

Biblical Recorder Staff
January 08 2021

Seth Brown, executive editor at the Biblical Recorder, joined co-hosts of the "ERLC Podcast" to talk about the importance of faith-based journalism and concerns about conspiracy theories in the wake of violent riots that occurred at the U... read more