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In Focus by Milton Hollifield

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Why Easter is an ideal day for baptism

Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer
February 18 2020

One of the great aspects of disciple-making is helping others understand the importance of sharing their faith and helping others come into a relationship with Christ. Another step in the discipleship process is helping them understand the importance of believer’s baptism... read more

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‘Abuse of Faith’: One year later

Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer
February 04 2020

Southern Baptists were shocked and dismayed one year ago this month after the Houston Chronicle printed a series of articles titled “Abuse of Faith.”  These articles reported that numerous sexual abuse cases with teens and children had occurred in Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) churches... read more

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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