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Howard gets Grace
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Florida A&M won its first MEAC Baseball Tournament since 1994. The Rattlers defeated defending champion Bethune-Cookman 8-2. Pitcher Brandon Fleming was named most outstanding performer. “We talked about winning the tournament all year long,” second-year coach Jamey Shouppe said. “The last time the Florida A&M program won the
Ship of Zion to merge with Hope Community Church
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
RALEIGH – A longstanding relationship between two Raleigh churches has turned into a new partnership. Hope Community Church announced that it is partnering with Ship of Zion, a growing inner-city fellowship in south Raleigh. Ship of Zion Pastor Chris Jones has joined Hope Community’s roster of campus pastors. Hope is a 10,000-plus member,
Change is never spare
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Most of us would agree with the concept that one sure thing that we know about life is change. The comparison to a roller coaster seems appropriate; a frightening one at that. Life is full of twists and turns and inevitable ups and downs, with people coming and going and emotions frayed at the proverbial last nerve because of it. Life takes your plans and
Yeah, I love you, too
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
I just had an experience that had me look up this previously written column. I was losing my mind as in my Christianity in the midst of going off on someone whom I believed deserved it. Fortunately for me, I remembered that the road to spiritual salvation is sometimes so obvious, so apparent, that we just miss it. Like most of Jesus' message, it doesn't
Has the church lost the fear of the Lord?
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
When the word "church" is used, I'm referring to the church collectively, as a whole, rather than all churches. A few years ago, I had a conversation with a liberal pastor who suggested that these articles are written from a position of fear. I agree ... I believe that these messages are timely and urgent for the vast majority. The present condition of
Earnest Pugh honored by Howard University
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Howard University School of Divinity Alumni Association honored Gospel star Earnest Pugh, along with five other distinguished alumni, at a lavish banquet ceremony last month at Howard University’s Blackburn Center. Alumni Association President Robert G. Childs, who was one of Pugh’s Divinity School professors,
Komen Foundation launches church campaign
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
RALEIGH – What better way to reach a large group of African-American women than in church? That’s the idea behind Worship in Pink, a grassroots effort to partner Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast with faith-based organizations to provide educational resources to congregations about breast cancer. “I think our biggest
You equals woman of influence
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
In a study on biblical womanhood with a fabulous group of student wives last fall, we looked at everything the Bible has to say about being a woman. Throughout the pages of their stories, they all had one thing in common: influence. Pick a woman in the Scripture who is known for anything, and you'll find she was a woman of influence. Think about Deborah

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Lincoln inducts 8 into HOF

Former Lincoln sports information director Rob Knox is one of eight individuals to be inducted

Duke, NCCU go live

The SIAC is No. 1 once again. The HBCU conference had the highest football attendance among the

NCCU success comes with a tag

Success always comes with a price. That’s the message North Carolina Central coaches and