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Pastor in discrimination case to collect $225,000
Friday, February 24, 2017
ATLANTA – A Georgia pastor fired from his government job over sermons alleged to be discriminatory will instead receive a $225,000 settlement from the state based on his own discrimination lawsuit. In 2014 the State of Georgia's Department of Public Health hired Eric Walsh, a lay minister, to serve as a district health director. Walsh accepted the
 
Lifting churchesí political restrictions could prove harmful
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
For years, conservative evangelicals have been advocating for the repeal of the Johnson Amendment — the section of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code that prohibits charitable nonprofits from endorsing or opposing specific political candidates — claiming it infringes on their free speech rights. They have found a key ally in President Donald Trump.
 
Annual celebration to honor African-American leaders
Friday, February 17, 2017
DURHAM – Beautiful music, elegant poetry, expressive dance and a delicious soul food feast — that’s what attendees can expect at Antioch Baptist Church’s annual African-American History Month celebration on February 26 at 4 p.m. The event is at 1415 Holloway St., and is open to everyone says the Rev. Michael D. Page. He said the
 
Empty Durham church still home to growing congregation
Friday, February 10, 2017
DURHAM – The old church building might be empty, but the congregation is packed. At 11 on a Sunday morning, you can find members of the Church of the Apostolic Revival International just a block down the road from the boarded-up church building on the corner of Main and South Holman streets. As members of the 400- to 500-person congregation come
 
Community prepares for annual St. Paul Village fundraiser
Friday, February 10, 2017
CHAPEL HILL – Amir Lyons-O'Kelly looks forward to the St. Paul Village Community Walk & 5k Run every year. The 11-year-old has always participated with his grandfather, David Lyons, so they can spend time together and enjoy each other’s company. “My favorite memory is when my sister tried to participate but just couldn't
 
Bring your wounds to Jesus
Saturday, February 4, 2017
O'FALLON, Ill. – We are all wounded to some extent. We are wounded by living in this sinful and fallen world. We are wounded by the sins of others. We even carry wounds as a result of our own sins. All of us know pain and all of us need healing: your pastor, your parents, your spouse, your neighbors – all of us. The question is not really who
 

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