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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
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

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