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In Focus by Milton Hollifield

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Conference to emphasize ‘Gospel Above All’

Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer
January 21 2020

There is nothing more important in life than the gospel of Jesus Christ. Everyone needs to hear the gospel, and as followers of Christ, we never outgrow our need for the gospel. The message of Jesus Christ’s death, burial and resurrection is both life-changing and life-altering... read more

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Resolve to serve in N.C. Baptist life

Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive editor
January 07 2020

The start of a new year brings with it many goals and aspirations that we would like to achieve in the year ahead. Perhaps you’ve set a goal to lose weight, save money or get organized in 2020. We often think about making resolutions that could help us physically, and that is good... read more

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What we can learn from the shepherds at Christmastime

Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer
December 10 2019

In the synoptic gospels, Luke 2:8-20, Dr. Luke records the glorious announcement that Jesus Christ had been born in Bethlehem. There was nothing ordinary about this special message. It was delivered by angels to a group of common shepherds on a Judean countryside when it was so unexpected, their night vision was overcome by the brilliant light of God’s glory that flashed all around them and scared them to death... read more

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Thankful for N.C. Baptists’ generosity in missions giving

Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer
November 26 2019

Many things come to mind when I think of North Carolina Baptists, but one word that rises to the top is generosity. North Carolina Baptists are generous people, and I don’t take for granted the prayers, the personal involvement through volunteer missions and the financial contributions you make to support missions and ministry efforts in our state, nation and world... read more

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Reflect and ask ‘What are you thankful for?’

Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer
November 12 2019

As a part of my personal devotion times with the Lord, I love to read and meditate on passages from the Book of Psalms. Many of the scriptures in Psalms are expressions of praise and thanksgiving, and I often find myself praying these verses back to God as a way to express my own gratitude to Him for who He is and all He has done because of His great love for us... read more