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God's 'rules of engagement' urged amid turmoil
Thursday, July 21, 2016
RIDGECREST, N.C. – Appeals for pertinent action amid turmoil following the killings of two black men and five white policemen were issued July 12 during a conference designed to strengthen black churches and families. As more than 800 gathered at the Black Church Leadership and Family Conference July 11-15 at Ridgecrest, North Carolina, leaders
 
NC State revises speech policy after losing court battle
Thursday, July 21, 2016
RALEIGH – As part of a settlement with a Christian student group, North Carolina State University officials have revised the school’s solicitation policy so that it no longer unconstitutionally censors the free speech of students. In light of the policy change, Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing the student group, Grace Christian
 
Violence brings cry for 'true way of our Lord'
Thursday, July 14, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The collision of fear and mistrust have driven the violence upon violence that killed two black civilians and five police officers in three separate states in as many days. "There is a fear on the part of police officers when they go into the black community, and that fear heightens their approach to these problems," said Southern
 
To trust or not to trust?
Thursday, July 14, 2016
I remember growing up and hearing all the time, “Babygirl be careful who you trust?” I think, as I grew older I stopped listening to that saying and started trusting everyone that entered into my world, until I was hurt so bad that I was broken. Have you ever been to that place of brokenness, and you don’t know whom you can trust? That
 
Teen abstinence rate up 28 percent
Thursday, July 7, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The number of American high-schoolers who have never had sexual intercourse has increased by 28 percent since 1991, according to data released last month by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. The finding was hailed by advocates of abstinence-based sexual education – also known as Sexual Risk Avoidance education – as
 
Modesty – beyond the fig leaves
Thursday, July 7, 2016
IMMOKALEE, Fla. – Modesty is an out-of-style word that makes people cringe, even in the church. Debates about modesty have divided believers for years. No matter how long you search, the Bible has no list of do's and don'ts pertaining to modesty. There isn't a skirt length or style listed for all Christian women to wear. Modesty isn't a list of
 

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