Author Archive | the Mother's Day Offering

Teresa, Jimmy and Riley Alderson

Riley Alderson’s story

The Mother’s Day Offering: Breathtaking gifts of God’s love God’s hand of love has been with Riley Alderson since her birth into the loneliness of a Chinese orphanage. A life-threatening illness and limited medical care led to unimaginable suffering. But God had a plan for Riley’s life, and North Carolina Baptists were a vital part […]

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Leroy Starns

Leroy Starnes’ story

Lifting the Broken Back to Their Feet “I’m thankful to God each day for sparing my life and for the Mother’s Day Offering,” said Leroy Starnes, from Taylorsville, N.C. His life-changing gratitude shines brightly through the darkness of a traumatic injury and long road to recovery. “I was doing some wiring at home when I […]

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The White Family

LaSheka White’s story

Extraordinary Grace Through Trying Times “When I was diagnosed with a blood disorder last year, I didn’t know if I would live or die,” said LaSheka White of Salisbury. I was so afraid of leaving my husband and children. Then our house was destroyed by a fire and we lost most of what we had. […]

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