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In Focus by Milton Hollifield

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NCMO helps demonstrate Christ’s love in word, deed

Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer
September 14 2020

The year 2020 has been a year like no other in our lifetime. Events of this year have left many people hurting in numerous ways. As followers of the Lord Jesus Christ, we should be compelled by the love He demonstrated for us through His death on the cross to love others, serve them and point them to Christ... read more

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As annual meeting plans progress, final decision rests with board

Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC Executive Director-Treasurer
August 31 2020

The last time I wrote to you, I shared that Baptist state convention leaders were exploring various options for this year’s annual meeting. Following recent actions taken by our executive committee, I want to provide you with an update of where things currently stand and where we are in the process... read more

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What about this year’s annual meeting?

Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer
August 17 2020

Baptist state conventions across the country are all facing a similar question right now – what do we do about our annual meeting? Some state conventions have already announced plans to cancel their meeting or conduct a virtual meeting... read more

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Pray for the next leader of your state convention

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

I’ll never forget the request that my late father made of North Carolina Baptists on the day I became the 14th executive director-treasurer of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina. “Please pray for him every day of your life,” my dad urged those who attended the installation service on April 11, 2006, at Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem... read more

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Thankful for gospel partnerships in Baptist life

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

I have always been thankful for the many cooperative ministry partnerships that we enjoy in Baptist life. These partnerships include local churches working together, Baptist associations, state conventions, the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) and its entities like the International Mission Board (IMB) and the North American Mission Board (NAMB)... read more