“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you, that you may be sons of your Father in heaven; for…
Editor’s note: The following is a condensed version of a recent sermon by Towne South Church of Christ Lead Minister Brad Giffin.
“First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.” — I Timothy 2:1-2.
A word used a lot by Christians is “repentance,” but I wonder what that really means to us.
Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools officials have transferred a significant portion of state coronavirus relief funds to pay for chromebooks, iPads, classroom supplies and other costs associated with educating students amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new Museum of the Albemarle exhibit pays homage to an occupation that played a key role in the history of northeastern North Carolina.
The saying, “Christmas comes but once a year” doesn’t apply to the small village of Rodanthe on Hatteras Island. This tiny hamlet rings in the holiday twice: first with the traditional Christmas celebration on Dec. 25, and again on Jan. 6, known as Old Christmas.
RALEIGH — A new national study says that it appears safe to reopen schools for in-person instruction in counties with lower rates of COVID-19 hospitalizations.
Museum of the Albemarle’s collection contains more than 35,000 dimensional artifacts. These range in size from a 29-foot shad boat to clay beads about a quarter-inch in diameter. In most cases they belonged to people who lived in the region from 12,000 B.C.E. to 2000 A.D. We have an extensiv…
Twenty Elizabeth City State University students will have an opportunity to apply for summer 2021 internships thanks to State Employees’ Credit Union’s decision to renew its $100,000 grant to the university.
The following is a condensed version of a sermon delivered last Sunday by the Rev. Carroll Bundy, pastor of New Hope United Methodist Church.
“Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and yet it did not fail for it had been founded on the rock.” — Matthe…
The Christian faith is based on God’s promises that good will prevail, justice will be served, and evil will be overcome. That is all well and good, but our problem is that we have not yet seen that happen.
After a down year for weddings because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mollie White is looking for nuptials to bounce back in 2021.
Our son Michael in Tennessee is starting a new career as a correctional officer with the state of Georgia. The prison where he will be working is about 45 minutes away from where he lives and he told me this past weekend his family plans to move about halfway between the workplace and their …
Editor’s note: The following is a condensed version of a sermon delivered prior to Christmas by the Rev. C. Renee Edwards, pastor of Mt. Hermon and Woodland United Methodist churches.
Well, if there was ever a year that could really test my faith in a loving God, 2020 will do just fine.
Local arts organizations have had to pivot sharply because of the COVID-19 pandemic but hope to pivot back toward live performances this year.
CURRITUCK — The Currituck Chamber of Commerce has named Beach House Flooring & Tile Co. and Eagle Creek Golf Club and Grill its Small Businesses of the Year for 2020.
Well, I don’t know about you but this past year has been wild. If you have read some of my prior columns you know some of the challenges my family and I have been through. And let me tell you, we are still living through them. The struggles have not stopped.
The Elizabeth City Foundation has announced it’s accepting applications from area students for four different college scholarships.
The aroma of freshly baked pizza wafts through the Virginia Dare Arcade like a cloud of edible air.
ELIZABETH CITY — The aroma of freshly baked pizza wafts through the Virginia Dare Arcade like a cloud of edible air.
GREENVILLE - January is National Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month, and NC Stop Human Trafficking is offering a month full of education and empowerment sessions designed to improve victim identification and response, as well as give caregivers the tools to prevent human traffi…
The early morning of Friday, November 6, was a foggy one. Need a butter knife to cut through it. Is Edgar Allen Poe still looking for his pet raven “Never more, never more...”? Fog now like minute raindrops. Still, I venture forth without my umbrella.
As people begin setting resolutions for the new year, many are hoping for a more healthy lifestyle in 2021.
Editor’s note: The following is a condensed version of the sermon delivered by the Rev. Marc O’Neal prior to Christmas. O’Neal is pastor at Camden United Methodist Church, Trinity United Methodist Church-South Mills, and Sharon United Methodist Church-South Mills.
I know Rudolph’s little brother.
There was never any question whether the global coronavirus pandemic would be named the most important religion-news story of 2020.
“And Jesus said, ‘You will all fall away, because it is written, I will strike down the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered. But after I have been raised, I will go ahead of you to Galilee.’” Mark 14:27-28
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