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newhope church gives hope to all
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
HILLSBOROUGH – Pastor Benji Kelley had a vision 14 years ago, but even he didn’t have the foresight to know what his church would become today. newhope (all lower case) church began in Kelley’s home over a decade ago and now ministers to roughly 7,000 people. The church celebrated its 14th Vision Day and launched its 10th campus in
 
Put off your old self
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Every now and then, I fall into the trap that lets me know my faith walk needs work. I do realize that I am in a constant state of effort and often come up short in what I believe should be a sincere attempt to “do it right.” At these times, I am more than a little frustrated because I can find numerous opportunities to be more Christian, as I
 
A&Tís Alexander resigns
Saturday, January 30, 2016
GREENSBORO – North Carolina A&T men’s basketball coach Cy Alexander has resigned his position effective immediately. Associate head coach Jay Joyner will serve as interim for the remainder of the season, Director of Athletics Earl M. Hilton III announced Friday. Alexander becomes the third Division I coach this season to resign and second
 
Pastors talk racial unity
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
NASHVILLE – Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd and National Baptist Convention President Jerry Young were featured in the Jan. 24 New York Times article on their continued efforts to bring racial healing in the U.S. through the Gospel of Christ. Still working on goals the two Baptist leaders established in November 2015 at "A National
 
Study: monthly porn exposure the norm for teens
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Half of teenagers and nearly three-quarters of young adults come across pornography at least monthly, and both groups on average consider viewing pornographic images less immoral than failing to recycle. Those are among the findings of a survey of 2,700 Americans released Jan. 19 by Josh McDowell Ministry and the Barna Group.
 
MLK's advice to pastors called key to revival
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Sixty years ago, the Montgomery Bus Boycott famously catapulted Martin Luther King Jr. to national leadership of the civil rights movement and led to the end of segregated public transportation in Alabama. Less commonly known is the boycott occasioned advice to pastors by King that some Southern Baptists say they still take to
 
Change gonna come
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
In the midst of imminent change in my life, I ran across this and am sharing again. Most of us would agree with the concept that the one sure thing we know about life is change. The comparison to a roller coaster seems appropriate, a frightening one at that. Life is full of twists and turns and inevitable ups and downs, with people coming and going and
 
KYN: The upcycling garmet queen
Friday, January 15, 2016
DURHAM – Tanya Johnson sits in her living room wearing blue jeans around her neck. The ripped garment piece is a necklace she made out of a leg of a pair of blue jeans, and is just one of hundreds of items she’s created for her clothing line, Perfect Imperfections. Her denim necklaces are one of her favorite designs. “This is called
 

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