Bullard named interim exec for N.C. Baptists
CARAWAY, N.C. (BP)—-George Bullard was named acting executive director-treasurer of the Baptist State Convention by the convention's executive committee July 12, the BSC newsjournal Biblical Recorder reported the same day.
Alaska Baptists report increases in Bible study, baptisms
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (BP)--Alaska Baptists noted signs of progress and marked the official end of a five-year partnership with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina during their 59th annual meeting Oct. 5-6.
Worker in Honduras survives bullet wound from holdup
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (BP)--Baptist worker Patsy Dietz is in good condition after being shot during a robbery in Honduras.
Alaska messengers affirm EKG, address declining membership
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (BP)--A thinning out of Alaska's already widely scattered Baptists was cause for concern at the 57th annual convention of the Alaska Baptist Convention (ABC), Aug. 6-7 at South Anchorage Baptist Church. One hundred and fifty-seven messengers representing 37 churches and four missions attended. In 2001, the ABC reported a total of 74 churches and 26 missions.
Reaching out at ‘The Rock’
ROCKINGHAM, N.C. (BP)--The week begins on Wednesday.
Top leaders resign at Mars Hill College
MARS HILL, N.C. (BP)--President Max Lennon and Chancellor Robert Knott resigned their positions at Mars Hill College on Jan. 24. The resignations were announced in a statement from the executive committee of the college's board of trustees.
Alaska Baptists tap Baldwin as new executive director
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (BP)–Alaska Baptists elected David Baldwin as their new executive director and gave first approval to a new constitution during their Aug. 8-9 annual meeting at Rabbit Creek Community Church in Anchorage. Baldwin, current director of evangelism/church growth for the Alaska Baptist Convention, was elected without opposition following a brief presentation from the search […]
N.C. general board affirms shared leadership proposal
ASHEBORO, N.C. (BP)–In an emotional session May 18, the Baptist Convention of North Carolina’s general board voted overwhelmingly to approve in concept an unprecedented proposal designed to foster increased cooperation between moderate and conservative Baptists in the state. The plan calls for a new method of electing both convention officers and general board officers. The […]
Alcohol gets ‘stamp of approval’ via Shorty’s at Wake For
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (BP)–Shortly after the last gavel fell at the annual meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina in November, I made my way over to Wake Forest University to have lunch at “Shorty’s,” the deli/pub that has sparked considerable conversation during the past year. Shorty’s is located in a corner of the […]