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Student group sues NC State for speech permits
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
RALEIGH – Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing a Christian student group at North Carolina State University filed a federal lawsuit against school officials Tuesday over its policy requiring a permit for any kind of student speech or communication anywhere on campus. The university only selectively enforces the policy and did so against
Shirer's new journey tackles spiritual warfare
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A conversation with her sons over scrambled eggs one morning led best-selling author Priscilla Shirer on a new writing journey that addresses spiritual warfare. After seeing the way a story captured the imagination of her oldest son and fielding questions from two of her sons on spiritual warfare, Shirer had the idea of
Do the work of an evangelist
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Gospel ministers, myself included, tend to identify most readily with the apostle Paul’s exhortation to “preach the Word” in his parting words to his understudy Timothy. The scriptural emphasis on preaching, and the romance of God’s call to preach, prompts most pastors to conceptualize themselves fundamentally as a preacher, and
Layman plans for 50,000 churches in Ethiopia
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
ROGERS, Ark. – Arkansas corporate executive Haileyesus Abate cries, he says, for the people of his native Ethiopia, a majority Christian nation where numerous primitive tribes still worship nature as deities and have never heard the Gospel. Typical is the nomadic, animistic Mursi Tribe in southwestern Ethiopia, whose men don't wear clothing. Instead,
Black church embraces Hispanic neighbors
Thursday, April 14, 2016
LA PUENTE, Calif. – At the end of a Black History Month-themed service at St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor Anthony Dockery rose to tell about his recent mission trip to El Salvador. The mission team had served in the hometown of Jose Rivas, one of St. Stephen’s pastors. Beyond "good morning" and "God bless you," Dockery had relied

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BBQ for Missions Fundraiser

Catered by Bill’s BBQ of Wilson


African American Cultural Festival - Call for Vendors

Calling all artists, merchandise and food


ICON Lecture Series

ICON is proud to present James Carafano PhD, a

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Few endorsements making headlines in black newspapers

Forget it Hillary. Sorry Bernie. When the time came for the Florida Courier to endorse either

High school graduation not enough

RALEIGH – As part of its strategic plan, Wake County Public Schools’ goal is to

Barlow named VSU football coach

ETTRICK, Va. – Former Alabama State coach Reggie Barlow was hired Thursday to take the