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In Focus by Milton Hollifield

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Resolve to pray for and encourage your pastor in the new year

Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer
January 04 2021

Happy New Year! I know those are welcome words for many of us, myself included. Given the events of the past year, we are all ready to return to some semblance of normal, although normal will undoubtedly look different than it has in the past... read more

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Light of Christmas shines hope to our troubled world

Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer
December 08 2020

An interesting phenomenon took place this past spring as the initial wave of COVID-19 cases spread throughout the United States: Many people across the country began putting their Christmas lights back up... read more

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Lottie Moon support points to ‘a great multitude’

Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer
November 23 2020

One of my goals when I became executive director-treasurer of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina was to involve more people in missions and evangelism. By God’s grace, I believe that we have been able to see that vision coming to fruition through North Carolina Baptists supporting missions through the Cooperative Program and special offerings and also through increased participation of churches and individuals in practicing evangelism, disciple-making and embracing a variety of mission partnerships and projects both locally and globally... read more

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Don’t let politics become an idol

Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer
October 26 2020

“Ultimately, may we remember that our hope does not rest in a political party or a ballot box. Our hope must always be fixed on our risen Savior who continues to rule and reign over His creation as well as all earthly kingdoms... read more

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Important information about this year’s annual meeting

Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer
October 13 2020

Hopefully by now you have heard the news that the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s (BSC) board of directors voted to hold a one-day, abbreviated annual meeting this year, which will be held Tues... read more