In Focus by Milton Hollifield


A ‘Revelation 5’ vision for North Carolina

Todd Unzicker, BSC Executive Director-Treasurer
June 01 2021

Near the end of his life while exiled on the island of Patmos, quarantined if you will, the Apostle John was given a foretaste of the future. Part of John’s vision recorded in Revelation 5 includes a picture of thousands and thousands of people from every tribe and language and people and nation worshiping Jesus... read more


God’s presence provides comfort in times of transition

Brian Upshaw, Interim Executive Director-Treasurer
April 06 2021

“It isn’t the changes that do you in, it’s the transitions!” These words by the late William Bridges, who was a leading authority on organizational leadership, have been ringing in my mind throughout the last year... read more


Farewell, with thankfulness, gratitude and prayers

Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer
February 08 2021

After more than 27 years as a staff member and more than 14 years of leading the work of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC), the time has come for me to bid you farewell as your executive director-treasurer (EDT)... read more


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


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