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Paper's sexual abuse report leaves SBC's Greear 'broken'
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
HOUSTON – A Houston newspaper, in reporting on instances of sexual abuse by pastors and others at Southern Baptist churches, has left SBC President J.D. Greear "broken over what was revealed today." "The abuses described in this @HoustonChron article are pure evil," Greear stated in a series of tweets after the Houston Chronicle reported Feb. 10 on
Greear: White privilege should extend to all races
Friday, February 8, 2019
DURHAM – Anglos receive "privilege" in American culture because of their ethnicity, Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear said in a podcast. But rather than debate the political ramifications of that privilege, Greear urged believers to "extend" it to people of all races. The views Greear expressed in his "Ask Me Anything" podcast are
Fathers urged to engage in 'digital discipleship'
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
WOODSTOCK, Ga. – Fathers must train their children to use technology wisely, Brian Jennings told men in a breakout session at the Johnny Hunt Men's Conference. Jennings, middle school pastor at First Baptist Church in Woodstock, Georgia, led a session on "Digital Discipleship," addressing the explosion of technology use; its consequences in the lives
Dr. King's mountaintop
Monday, January 21, 2019
DURHAM – Our Declaration of Independence put forth a lofty ideal about the equality of races, one of the most eloquent and profound any government had ever made: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal." Yet many of the framers would return home to their slaves. Our country has always had high aspirations of equality,

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Talking Black in America

Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m. The Chatham County


Black History Month

Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Central Community


Food Pantry/Clothes Closet

Clothes Closet: 8 to 11 a.m. Food Pantry: 10

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Hinton-less Shaw rallies to defeat rival

RALEIGH – Junior Derrick Randolph scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half to help

Former slave made cars long before Henry Ford

Although Henry Ford is often considered the father of the American automobile industry, many

Shaw women earn first division win

RALEIGH – Junior Macy Keen recorded her 11th double-double of the season with 27 points