Staying Focused

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Like many Americans, I’m exhausted. Not because of anything other than staying up until the wee hours of the morning to watch our fellow Americans compete for Olympic gold during 2012 Summer Games. In Games that have been filled with upsets and surprises, I was reminded through men’s cycling the importance of staying focused. While […]

I want to be a part of it


As you are reading this, I have just landed minutes ago in New York City and am making my way to one of my first meetings over the next several days to plan the final details of our September 13-16 Embracing NYC mission trip. I love going to New York City. I love flying into […]

Sharing Christ During Ramadan


I first met “A” when I moved into my apartment complex three years ago. Honestly, it scared me a bit because I had never been around or lived so close to someone who wore the traditional head covering of Muslim women. But, I began to see her and her eight-year-old son more frequently as I […]

Going for Gold


Unless you have been living under a rock, you are well-aware that tonight kicks off the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England. I am an Olympic-junkie. I watch it all regardless of the time of day. It doesn’t matter if it is water-balloon fighting – if you are at the Olympics and representing Team USA, […]

Praying for AWAKENing


You may have noticed over the last several weeks that we have placed a strong emphasis on our upcoming Women’s Prayer and Evangelism Conference. But, there is another prayer emphasis that we want to bring to your attention: AWAKEN. Every November North Carolina Baptists gather for our Annual Meeting. This year’s theme is AWAKEN, based on […]