“Pastor X” wrote a book a few years back entitled, “How to Murder Your Minister.” It was an insightful analysis of the predicament many ministers are placed in by unreasonable demands on their time, undefined position in society, robbed humanness and fish bowl living. While the book was definitely one-sided, written as it was from a hurting minister’s perspective, it was an eye-opener to many ministers and laypeople alike. It’s something all of us, on both sides of the pulpit, should be keenly aware of. There are hazards in ministry.
Third-grader Ethan LaFrance and fifth-grader Rebecca Currin recently attended the regional science fair in Durham after winning first-place for their science projects in the Zeb Vance Elementary School science fair.
April is the month many agencies place great emphasis on the prevention of child abuse. One of the practices that can lead to child abuse, intentionally or unintentionally, is spanking.
Guess what? You are creative. We all are, because we are made in the image of God, who is the original creative genius.
Today's events, and the next two weeks.
Across the country cooperative extension agencies are celebrating the centennial of the Smith-Lever Act signing that took place on May 8, 1914. N.C. Cooperative Extension will be hosting several celebrations throughout the year to celebrate this major milestone.
It’s that time of the year when wedding announcements start appearing in the newspaper and invitations start arriving in the mail.
As a young child I occasionally heard my mother say to us, “Pride goes before a fall.” A strong warning often followed, “Never think that you are more than others.”
Research shows that early learning between the ages of birth to 5 years has a crucial impact on healthy and unhealthy learning habits of preschool-age children.
Lent is a time when we reflect on our own mortality and the gift God gives us through His son, Jesus Christ, who lived our life, died our death, and was resurrected so that the world might be saved. It is a time to engage in spiritual practices that help us experience the impact of Christ’s suffering and how His life, death and resurrection is the hope of the world.