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General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina Headquarters, Raleigh, NC
Dr. Nilous M. Avery II
President, Chair Executive Board
Welcome members, visitors and guests to the online home of the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina; GBSConline.org. While you are here it is our hope that you take note of our missions activity and support us in it.
The General Baptist State Convention dates its service of promoting “missions” and
representing Baptists throughout North Carolina back to 1867, when a small band of
The name of our organization has changed since 1867 but our core reason for being has remained the same; to support the “Gospel ministry and to promote missions”, this is who we are.
Dr. Nilous M. Avery, II, President of the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina
The English word mission comes from the Latin word for send. In each of the verses to be mentioned there is the concept of being sent. In Matthew 28:19, “…Go Ye”; Acts 1:8, “ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth; and II Corinthians 5:20, “…we are ambassadors” (for someone sent) Jesus not only calls us to come to Him, but He Commissions us to go for Him.
Jesus states this in John 20:21, “Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: as my Father hath sent Me, even so send I you” (KJV). This call to missions that Jesus charged the early Christians with is a charge that we of the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina are bound by and have been actively engaged in since 1867. We invite you to join, participate in and support all the activities our Convention.
“Then said Jesus to them ….as My Father hath sent Me, even so I send You” John 20:21
Below, Men of the State Laymen’s League Auxiliary of the GBSCNC prepare to be “sent” at their One Day Session, held on April 9th 2016, at the Penn Avenue Baptist Church In Oxford, NC.
We are all “sent” who accept the challenge and responsibility of doing Missions.
Mrs. Ruth Johnson of the State Congress of Christian Education will share her thoughts on “Teaching Children with Fun Ideas” in GBSConline video Sept. 26, 6 pm Eastern Standard time..
Dr. Charles Bullock will be presenting the “History of Baptists” in new video interview
Dr. Bullock’s online conversation on the “History of Baptists” is part of the E-
Due to website space limitations, offering subject to end without notice. Please summit your Missions story early.
Does your church perform Missions inside your church or in your community? GBSConline.org wants to share your missions activity with the world. New GBSConline.org series on Missions begins October 1st 2016. Please use the form below to submit information related to your church missions.
Church must be an active member of The General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina Inc. to be considered for admission. GBSCNC reserves the right to refuse any submission which it deems is inconsistent with its goals and objectives.
Join Mrs. Ruth Johnson of the State Congress of Christian Education as she explores the topic of “Teaching Children With Fun Ideas” with Interviewer, Reverend Dr. Antonnette Wright, Pastor of Community of Hope Baptist Church. Interview conducted at Mount Peace Baptist Church, Raleigh, NC, Dr. J. Vincent Terry Sr., Pastor.
The “Teaching Children with Fun Ideas” is part of the GBSConline E-
Mrs. Ruth Johnson
Rev. Dr. Antonnette Wright
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