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Convicted or conflicted
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
I have often thought, heard and to some degree concluded that Jesus, as was Paul, was killed because He dared to stand up and speak truth to power. He and many of His followers, convicted by their beliefs, professed and preached that the ruling religious law of the day, although large and in charge, was indeed corrupt and deserving of renunciation. In my
 
Reconciliation is Gospel imperative
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Gospel of Jesus is the solution to America's racial divisions, speakers said on the opening day of a Southern Baptist-sponsored leadership summit. Black, white and Hispanic pastors and leaders addressed the issue of racial reconciliation on March 26 at the event conducted by the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission in
 
St. Aug’s celebrates 120 years of spiritual guidance
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
RALEIGH – More than 100 people gathered inside the Saint Augustine’s Historic Chapel for an evening of worship to commemorate the chapel’s 120th anniversary. University Chaplan Nita C. Johnson Byrd gave the homily for the occasion, which was taken from the Book of Genesis about Jacob. The SAU University Choir sang. Interim President
 
An unparalleled act of love
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
DETROIT – Eighteen-year-old A’ja Booth suffered from nephrotic syndrome, a kidney disease in which protein leaks out of the kidneys into the body. One of the symptoms is excessive fluid retention causing pain and swelling in the face, arms, legs, and feet. For the last four years, Booth has hated having to go in for kidney dialysis treatment
 
A passionate Christian woman
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
What is a passionate Christian woman? Well, she’s not a woman who’s perfect, peerless or guiltless, but as human as you and me. A passionate Christian woman simply has a passion for the things of God and is driven to do something about it. This woman thirsts for God. God is the driving force of her existence, the meaning behind her life. She
 
'A.D.: The Bible Continues' launches April 5
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. –Actress and producer Roma Downey and reality TV show producer Mark Burnett shared with media professionals about the making of "A.D.: The Bible Continues," their follow-up project to the popular TV series "The Bible." The newest series is a 12-part continuation of The Bible that portrays the history of the early church according to
 

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Blacks with Ivy League degree get unequal treatment

WASHINGTON – In the world of academia and employment, a degree from an Ivy League school

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