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Is any problem too big for God?
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
EL CAJON, Calif. – "Houston, we have a problem. When NASA flight directors heard those words from Apollo 13, it was like an invitation: “You are hereby invited to solve a life-or-death problem” – and they did. Flight director Gene Kranz sprang into action: “OK … stay cool. Work the problem, people.... Failure is not an
Hairston fuses past and present to make today’s gospel
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
J.J Hairston is the leader of a contemporary gospel choir known as Youthful Praise. The group has been very successful within the gospel music industry and worked with a great deal of titans within the secular and non-secular music industry such as Destiny’s Child, Coko, Myron Butler and Shirley Caesar. Hairston has been singing for most of his adult
What would happen if God RSVP’d
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
This may sound familiar to some of you as I am commenting on an earlier article. There is a passage in scripture that tells us to be careful about how we entertain strangers because they in fact might be angels in disguise. Now I don’t know if you believe in angels, but have you ever wondered what you would do if you had the opportunity to entertain
Lecrae's 'church clothes' caught hip-hop's ear
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
NASHVILLE – "I'm what happens when Outkast meets the writings of Moses." This line, penned by Lecrae in his single "Cosign," reflects the redemptive collision between hip-hop culture and Christianity. From the early days of Kool Herc to the celebrated days of N.W.A and the Wu Tang Clan to more recent stars such as Outkast and Kanye West, hip-hop
Pastor's plan to raise the Christian flag
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
SHELBY, N.C. – North Carolina pastor Rit Varriale wants to see churches fly the Christian flag above the American flag as a biblical statement, reversing flag etiquette that calls for the American flag to be flown in the prominent position. Varriale, as senior pastor of Elizabeth Baptist Church in Shelby, North Carolina, said the church installed its
Leaders urge patience after Emanuel Nine
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
It’s been some three weeks since nine worshippers at Emanuel AME Church were gunned down at a Bible study session in the church. After the shootings, the community and nation displayed an unprecedented outpouring of compassion for the victims and survivors as well as outrage at the racism that prompted the atrocity. As the nation learned of the July

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Future filmmakers take a bow

Our School of Doc students premiered their final films recently to a packed house of family,

NC kids with Medicaid become healthy adults

RALEIGH – More than 1 million North Carolina children benefit from Medicaid coverage, and

Puppet masters returns to Chapel Hill

CHAPEL HILL – Award-winning and beloved puppet troupe, Paperhand Puppet Intervention,