The links below will take you to the sites of organizations we support, denominational sites, and other ministries. We trust that these sites will encourage you in your walk with the Lord. If there is a problem with any link on this page, please send a message to the steward of this site.
Original Free Will Baptist Denominational Ministries
A conference center and retreat located in Black Mountain, NC that came into being in 1945. The ministry exists for “…all Original Free Will Baptist and seekers after Christ who will come to Cragmont to experience Inspiration, receive Instruction, and participate in Recreation directed toward spiritual growth.”
In existence for over 60 years, this ministry of the denomination provides financial assistance in the form of loans to churches and institutions with our denomination for various projects.
Free Will Baptist Children’s Home
“A Christian home for boys and girls since 1920,” in Middlesex, NC.
Free Will Baptist Sunday School Ministry
This ministry of our denomination exists to assist churches in developing knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will enable people to go, teach, and make disciples in each of our communities.
This is the printing/publishing ministry of our denomination. This ministry provides Sunday School curriculum to churches, as well as other educational literature to the individual, churches, groups, and ministries that made up the people of the Original Free Will Baptists.
This arm of our denomination supervises all missionary and church extension work within the U.S. They also oversee the formation and promotion of church-sponsored Scouting programs.
This ministry exists to provide assistance to aged, retired, and infirmed ministers through gifts and Tax Sheltered Annuity Plans. Programs are also in place for the widows of ministers, as well as post-graduate loans, hardship grants, and financial and retirement seminars for ministers.
Original Free Will Baptist Convention
This is the website of the Original Free Will Baptist Convention. Here, you can find our denominational history, beliefs, member churches, ministries, and more!
OFWB International (Foreign Missions)
This is the foreign missions arm of the Original Free Will Baptist denomination, with works currently underway around the world in Mexico, Liberia, Bulgaria, Nepal, India, Bangladesh, and The Philippines.
This is the youngest of our denominational ministries, coming into existence in 1975. The ministry offers community-based homes or apartments, placement services for returned families needing supervision, and assistance to those in need living at their own location.
University of Mount Olive (formerly Mount Olive College)
Chartered in 1951 by the Original Free Will Baptist Church, the University of Mount Olive (formerly Mount Olive College), enrolls more than 900 traditional students and over 3,800 working adults in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Goldsboro, Research Triangle Park, Washington, and Jacksonville, NC. The university is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values.
Radio, TV, & Other Media Resources
This is the website of the Bible Broadcasting Network.
“In 2008, Day of Discovery celebrated 40 years of using television to bring the hope and truth of God’s Word into people’s lives in a meaningful and relevant way. Each week, Day of Discovery’s 30-minute television broadcast offers viewers a fresh, insightful look at current and historical events, social issues, prophecy, and issues of the Christian faith.”
You’ve heard good things about a movie, but can you let your children watch it? Will the language or visuals surprise you? Check out this site to find a full description of the language used, the type of violence shown, and any questionable scenes. This site doesn’t give you an opinion; it just tells you what to expect in the movie, so you can decide for yourself whether to let your children watch.
This is the publisher of the Our Daily Bread devotionals. From here, you can find the online version of Our Daily Bread, or any of RBC’s other online works.
This local radio station will carry news of service cancellations due to weather. Their website also lists church events and news from throughout Johnston County.
This local television station will carry news of service cancellations due to weather.
“The Bible Gateway is a tool for reading and researching scripture online — all in the language or translation of your choice!“
“BibleStudyTools.com is the largest free online Bible website for verse search and in-depth studies.” This site graciously provides the Bible Search tool at the bottom of the page, and alos provides access to several online Commentaries.
“Established in Nashville, Tenn., in 1891, LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention is one of the world’s largest providers of Christian products and services, including Bibles, church literature, books, music, audio and video recordings, church supplies, and Internet services through LifeWay.com.”
This is the online home of the Our Daily Bread devotionals. Read their inspiring message for the day, with links to further reading.
“The Family Research Council (FRC) champions marriage and family as the foundation of civilization, the seedbed of virtue, and the wellspring of society.”
“Focus on the Family began in 1977 in response to Dr. James Dobson’s increasing concern for the American family.”
“Clayton Area Ministries (CAM) provides food and assistance with utility bills to area residents in need.”
The Gideons use 100% of every contribution to distribute Bibles or New Testaments in over 175 countries “…that all the people of the earth may know.”
This is the personal blog of Chris and Rachel Embler, in which they detail their walking journey from Smithfield, NC to Peru, South America.
“Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world.”
This website provides links to Church Search pages of several Baptist denominations. It also collects humor, news, and information, with a focus on the Baptist perspective.
The Internet Archive is an online repository of text, audio, and video files constantly being archived for free public access. This site hosts our Sermon Archives.
“The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease.”
Other OFWB Area Churches
Everett Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church
Fellow Original Free Will Baptist church in Clayton.
Lee’s Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church
Fellow Original Free Will Baptist church in Dunn, NC
Marsh Swamp Original Free Will Baptist Church
Fellow Original Free Will Baptist church in Sims, NC.
Trinity Original Free Will Baptist Church
Fellow Original Free Will Baptist church in Clayton, NC.