North Carolina


Police shoot, arrest man after he interrupted church service

Dianna L. Cagle, BR Assistant Editor
May 29 2020

A worship service at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Waxhaw, N.C., ended early Sunday morning after a disturbance by a neighbor led to a police-involved shooting. Pastor Rich Myers told the Biblical Recorder the church bears “no ill will” toward their neighbor... read more


Retired North Carolina pastor missing in Hawaii

Biblical Recorder Staff
May 27 2020

Walker was last seen near the Pupukea Paumalu trail on Oahu’s North Shore May 13. read more


Bryan Loritts to join The Summit's leadership team

Seth Brown, BR Executive Editor
May 24 2020

Bryan Loritts will join the staff at The Summit Church beginning June 1. J.D. Greear celebrated Loritts' upcoming transition in an email to church members. read more


'Keep your faith in Him,' Akin tells graduates in online ceremony

Southeastern Seminary Staff
May 21 2020

While COVID-19 prevented an in-person spring graduation ceremony at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS), it did not stop faculty, staff and students from celebrating 288 seminary and college graduates virtually on May 15... read more


EC hears updates on budget, COVID-19 impacts

Chad Austin, BSC Communications
May 20 2020

Days after some churches resumed indoor services following a federal court ruling that lifted statewide restrictions on worship gatherings, members of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s (BSC) executive committee heard updates on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted missions giving and other ministries... read more