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Ministry and family time
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
How does a pastor most healthily balance ministerial service with family time? This tension is felt by all who serve the church, just under the surface in many congregations. Sadly, many men leave the ministry due to erring one way or the other in what is often a delicate balance. I was struck anew by this tension while interviewing a potential staff
 
Widow of pastor killed in Charleston massacre speaks out
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
DURHAM – It’s hard enough losing a husband, but it’s almost unimaginable to see him taken right before your eyes. This happened to Jennifer Pinckney on the fateful summer night last June when 21-year-old Dylann Roof shot 10 people during a Bible study at Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina, in what is now known as
 
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
 
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