Features: Faith

Nov. 15, 2013 @ 05:05 PM

Tell me a story

My son is now a young man, living on his own in Asheville. When he was a little boy he made the same request every night when I put him to bed, “Dad, tell me a story.”


Nov. 14, 2013 @ 03:24 PM

Faith submission deadline moved for Thanksgiving

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the deadline to turn in announcements for the Faith section in the Saturday, Nov. 30, edition will be noon Monday, Nov. 25.


Nov. 09, 2013 @ 10:01 AM

Love the world into peace

As we honor our Veterans this weekend, I am reminded of something my husband, a retired master gunnery sergeant, once told me about peace.


Nov. 09, 2013 @ 10:01 AM

Solomon installed as head of prison ministry

Rev. Melvin B. Solomon, senior pastor of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Henderson, was recently voted in as the president of Yokefellow Prison Ministry, Inc.


Nov. 09, 2013 @ 10:01 AM

Club presents hats to students

The Fuller Chapel Matthew 5:15 Club recently presented handmade hats to each fifth-grader at Zeb Vance Elementary School for the second year.


Nov. 09, 2013 @ 10:01 AM

Allen holds book signing

Lorene Blue Allen will celebrate the release of her first book, “Empowered To Move Forward: Devotions of Victory, Abundance & Great Success,” with a book signing event today at 3 p.m. at the Empowerment Center in Oxford.


Nov. 01, 2013 @ 10:48 PM

Oasis of Hope prepares meal, makes donations at Ronald McDonald House

Oasis of Hope Ministries recently prepared a meal for ill children and their families at the Ronald McDonald House of Durham.


Nov. 01, 2013 @ 10:46 PM

Roy gives presentation, House recognized at Senior Circle meeting

The Plank Chapel United Methodist Church Senior Circle recently met in the fellowship hall of the church.


Nov. 01, 2013 @ 10:41 PM

Delight in God’s will

Some people have the wrong idea that they have to discover God’s will for their lives, as if He has hidden it somewhere. Others have the false idea that if they submit to God’s will, then He might lead them to a miserable life—they may have to live in abject poverty or be forced to go on the mission field to some God-forsaken place. Nothing is further from the truth!


Oct. 28, 2013 @ 09:28 AM

Davis, Hunt receive scholarships

The Vance-Warren Association of Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows, Interdenominational, recently awarded scholarships to Whitney Davis and Sherlecia Hunt.