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From jailer to church planter
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
SAN DIEGO – Openness – to the Gospel, to people, to change, to God's leading – has helped Victor Schloss find confidence in God's calling on his life. The 31-year-old church planter serves San Diego, California, as city missionary for the North American Mission Board's Send North America focus. At the heart of Schloss' ministry is a
Cash and carry please
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
I have recently been getting an education about prayer. Be it my Bible study class or Sunday sermon, or simply a saint trying to answer my questions about the power of prayer. I’m finding ‘thank you’ is probably as powerful a verse as any. If I’ve got this right, blessings abound at birth. Life in its very essence is a gift from God
The singles multitude
Monday, March 2, 2015
PENSACOLA, Fla. – According to the U. S. Census, more than one-fourth of all adults have never been married (27 percent). Another 6 percent are widowed and 12 percent divorced or separated. Most churches minister well to adults who are married. But do we also acknowledge the great value and importance of that "invisible" multitude of unmarried
Some faith leaders victimize rape survivors again
Friday, February 27, 2015
WASHINGTON – Simone Oliver (right) had always been called, as they say in the religious community. She was active in the Baptist church throughout her youth, playing piano for the youth choir and even ghostwriting sermons for several pastors as a teen. She loved scripture, loved preaching and loved God. For her, church was heaven on earth. But it was
A true Supreme Court story
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Floyd Hill was a young boy who grew up in rural North Carolina. He dreamed that one day he would own a very large farm. Hill was born in 1907. He disregarded the extreme racism that existed in the South and refused to allow it to kill his dream. At age 36, his dream came true when he purchased 227.2 acres of farmland that was repossessed from a white
Match made in heaven?
Thursday, February 19, 2015
CHAPEL HILL – Your compatibility with your partner may come down to dollars and cents, according to the research of a Duke University professor. Sociologist Jessi Streib studied couples in which each partner grew up in a different socio-economic class and found that even if you "marry up," your upbringing still impacts decisions and behaviors.

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African Children's Choir

The African Children's Choir has added a second


Flapjack Fundraiser

The Apple Gold Group, a franchisee of


St. Paul Village Community 5k Walk/Run

The Third Annual St. Paul Village Community 5K

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Wake County district attorney wants a fair courtroom

RALEIGH – New District Attorney Lorrin Freeman wants a criminal justice system that the

Women honor ‘business mother’ Andrea Harris

“If you’re in the room, act like you’re at the table, even if you’re not


SHAW UNIVERSITY Completing a hard-fought journey that began in the fall, the team representing