The North American Mission Board assists Southern Baptists in their task of fulfilling the Great Commission in the United States, Canada and their territories through a national strategy for sharing Christ, starting churches and sending missionaries, in cooperation with Acts 1:8 Partners.

Southern Baptist Convention Since its organization in 1845 in Augusta, Georgia, the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) has grown to over 16 million members who worship in more than 42,000 churches in the United States. Southern Baptists sponsor about 5,000 home missionaries serving the United States, Canada, Guam and the Caribbean, as well as sponsoring more than 5,000 foreign missionaries in 153 nations of the world.

NC The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina is a cooperative activity. It reflects historic principles of Baptists relative to autonomy of the local church, and the desire of churches to work cooperatively in outreach to the world. It involves participation and actions by messengers from cooperating churches at the annual session, and includes daily work and management oversight provided throughout the year by those chosen for various leadership positions.

International Mission Board The International Mission Board's mission is to make disciples of all peoples in fulfillment of the Great Commission

Almost 5,000 people groups - 1.6 billion people - still live with little or no access to the Gospel.

The IMB (formerly Foreign Mission Board) is an entity of the Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest evangelical denomination, claiming more than 40,000 churches with nearly 16 million members.

LifeWay LifeWay offers Biblical solutions for life and operates as an agency of the SBC. They offer many tools that assist in bringing others to Christ.


WMU Since its beginning in 1888, WMU has become the largest Protestant missions organization for women in the world, with a membership of approximately 1 million.

Since 1833 the Biblical Recorder has served North Carolina Baptists as the Baptist State Convention's official news journal - with the emphasis on news. The paper was founded by Thomas Meredith, an early pastor, writer and denominational statesman in North Carolina.