Top 5 resources for December

December 1, 2018

Every month, we spotlight five helpful resources for you as you seek to walk closely with the Lord and make disciples. Many of these resources are created by the staff of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC) to help meet the ministry needs of pastors and lay leaders across the state.

This month’s resources include highlights on areas such as prayer, Collegiate Partnerships and more.

In addition to the resources featured here, many more can be found at ncbaptist.org/resources. You may also follow @ncbaptist on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, where we’ll share other helpful resources throughout the month.

Lottie Moon prayer emphasis
Starting in 1888, the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering (LMCO) was established to empower the international missions efforts for Southern Baptists. Your giving enables missionaries to be sent and make disciples and multiply churches among unreached peoples and places for the glory of God. The International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention has developed a number of resources to assist you and your church in the promotion of this year’s offering. Resources include a leader guide, promotional videos and prayer prompts for the eight-day week of prayer for the offering, scheduled for Dec. 2-9. Learn more at imb.org/lmco.
Visit: imb.org/lmco | Follow: @imb_sbc

Annual Meeting sermons and videos
Sermons and videos from this year’s Annual Meeting, held Nov. 5-6 in Greensboro, are now available on the N.C. Baptist Vimeo channel. Videos include sermons from BSCNC Executive Director-Treasurer Milton A. Hollifield Jr., state convention President Lee Pigg and John Mark Harrison, who delivered the convention sermon. Reports from Lynn Sasser, BSCNC executive leader for Evangelism and Discipleship, and Chuck Register, executive leader for Church Planting and Missions Partnerships, are also available.
Visit: vimeo.com/ncbaptist | Follow: @ncbaptist

Pastors’ Conference sermon videos
Video recordings from this year’s N.C. Baptist Pastors’ Conference, held Nov. 4-5 in Greensboro, are now available on the N.C. Baptist Vimeo channel. Videos include sermons from  Danny Akin, president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Thabiti Anyabwile, pastor of Anacostia River Church in Washington, D.C.; J.D. Greear, pastor of The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; Chris Griggs, pastor of Denver Baptist Church in Denver, N.C.; Tony Merida, pastor of Imago Dei Church in Raleigh, N.C.; Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention; Clint Pressley, pastor of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, N.C.
Visit: vimeo.com/ncbaptist | Follow: @ncbaptist

30 Days 30 Peoples prayer guide
This prayer guide provides profiles and prayer points for some of the unreached people groups who have made their homes in North Carolina. The prayer guide is available in English and Spanish, and it is designed to encourage individuals to pray fervently that believers will take the gospel to them. You can use the guide as part of a special prayer emphasis in January. Those interested in the prayer emphasis can sign up to receive daily emails and text messages to prompt them to pray throughout the month of January.
Visit: peoplesnextdoornc.org | Follow: @pndnc

2019 Bible reading plan
Looking for a Bible reading plan for the new year? Consider using this plan that will take you through the entire Bible once and the New Testament and Psalms twice in the coming year. This is plan is the one being used by the BSCNC’s Embrace women’s ministry as part of its 2019 Bible reading challenge to encourage individuals to read through the Bible personally in 2019.
Visit: embracenc.org | Follow: @embracenc


by BSCNC Communications
  /  Baptist State Convention of North Carolina

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