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J.D. Greear seeks unity, diversity
Monday, June 18, 2018
DALLAS – On the heels of an election many Southern Baptists believe was pivotal, J.D. Greear struck a conciliatory tone in response to questions about whether his presidency signals a sea change. He fielded inquiries on a range of issues during a June 12 press conference at the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting. Greear, pastor of The
Fathers to equip students with summer survival kits
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
DURHAM – Pathways to Change announced on Monday the kickoff of its inaugural “Strong Fathers Make Strong Families” resource event on June 20, 6-8 p.m. at Northside Baptist Church. The U.S. economy spends approximately $55 billion annually as a result of childhood exposure to domestic violence and broken homes, and Pathways to Change hopes
Apex church expands outreach
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
APEX – A verse in the Bible says, “Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” It’s a verse that is oft-quoted, but rarely put into practice. At the White Oak Missionary Baptist Church in Apex, it’s the essence of the church’s ministry. Soon, the
Shaw receives gift from General Baptist State Convention
Friday, June 8, 2018
RALEIGH – Shaw University received a gift of $100,000 from the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina at the organization’s annual mid-year session in Rocky Mount. Shaw and the GBSC have been linked since 1867 when it was founded to form an association to support the educational and missionary efforts of the black Baptist church.
The issue of race & a compassionate heart
Friday, June 1, 2018
PHOENIX, Ariz. – At the MLK50 conference in Memphis, Tennessee, I looked forward to learning more about Martin Luther King Jr., as well as how the Gospel informs and empowers us to be, as Tim Keller says, "just persons." That is, those changed by the Gospel should be persons of justice, particularly in reference to racial issues. Candidly, I was
Coffee, tweets or Jesus: Bible ranks low as daily must
Friday, May 25, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – The Bible tops coffee, social media and sweets as a daily necessity for only 16 percent of the population, according to new research commissioned by the American Bible Society. The largest segment of Americans (37 percent) see coffee as a top essential, the 2018 State of the Bible report said. Dessert topped the list for 28 percent,

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Walmart, one of America’s largest employers, is offering its workers a college education