Lottie Moon, Cooperative Program giving central to 287-member church’s vibrancy
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (BP)--Whether kindled by the example of former pastor and missionary H.H. McMillan, or by members-turned-missionaries John and Doris McGee, or by former pastor N.A. Melton's commitment to Cooperative Program giving, Fruitland Baptist Church has provided strong support for international missions since its beginnings.
Bookstore’s hosting of Wiccans prompts pastor’s low-key boycott
GREENSBORO, N.C. (BP)–A low-key bookstore boycott is under way in Greensboro, N.C., the effort of a pastor who disapproves of the local Borders allowing a Wicca group to hold regular meetings at the store. Dan Alderman, pastor of Jessup Grove Baptist Church in Greensboro, told Borders manager Lynne McNeil he will not shop at the […]
Flooding links N.C. church with Okla. tornado victims’ experiences
SEVEN SPRINGS, N.C. (BP)–Every time Ashley Summerlin has begun feeling sorry for himself, he calls to mind his favorite Bible verse, Philippians 4:13: “I can do all things through him who strengthens me.” Summerlin, pastor of Seven Springs (N.C.) Baptist Church, was tapping the Scripture passage after flood waters from the Neuse River, which overflowed […]