“We dare not lose heart.”

Baptist Women in Ministry (BWIM) came close to packing the house at First Baptist Church of Greensboro Wednesday night, and Nancy Sehested rocked it with a stirring call for women to remember how far they had come since the organization’s birth 30 years ago....

Mixed messages

Reading about the recent decision of Exodus International to apologize for its past offenses against homosexual persons and to cease operations — along with the expected critique by those who accuse the organization of abandoning the Bible and capitulating to...

The courage of conviction

Folks who follow politics in North Carolina are aware that things are changing fast, and not in a good way for less affluent Tarheels. Last fall’s elections gave Republicans control of both houses with a veto-proof majority — not that it’s needed,...

Someone I wish I’d known …

Will Campbell, a maverick Baptist preacher who’d stand up to anybody for the sake of people on the margins, died Monday night, at age 88. In this strip, Will B. Dunn looked forward to a day when there would be peace between black and white, Catholic and...

You go girl

Danica Patrick won the pole position for next week’s Daytona 500 on Sunday, posting the fastest time among 45 competitors. She was not only the first woman to win the pole for the Daytona 500, but for any race in NASCAR’s premier division. Last year she...