Day: March 2, 2018

Billy Graham’s Funeral Today Will Be His ‘Last Crusade’

Dispatches from the evangelist’s memorial service, which he planned years before his death last week at 99. After spending his life traveling the world to rally millions for Christ, Billy Graham returns today to his hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina, to be laid to rest in a ceremony deemed his final crusade. More than 2,000 Read More

The 6 Songs Billy Graham Picked for His Funeral

The evangelist planned his own ceremony. Experts analyze the music he chose. As Billy Graham is laid to rest in North Carolina today, the 2,000 invited funeral attendees will listen to—or sing together—six songs. Graham, who planned his own funeral, was the one who chose them. In this, he seems to have taken the path Read More

Creation Groans, but God Hears: Many Species Face ‘Thinning of Life’

On World Wildlife Day, conservationists reflect on biblical ways of dealing with eco-anxiety. Visitors to London Zoo last autumn stood enthralled, watching the family dynamics of the critically endangered Sumatran tiger playing out before them. The two newborn cubs, instinctively mischievous, repeatedly pounced and climbed up their 280-pound father, claws unsheathed. Crowds admired this tiger, Read More

North Carolina Sports

Tar Heels’ Athletic Excellence   What do legendary basketball player Michael Jordan, current Colorado Rockies starting catcher Chris Iannetta, the National Football League’s Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor, one of golf’s greats, Davis Love III and soccer phenom Mia Hamm have in common? They are all alumni of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Read More

How To Tell If You Are A Hipster

A Hipster Quiz A Hipster, according to Dictionary.com, is “a person who is stylish, trendy or progressive in an unconventional way; also, a person from the 1950s and 1960s who had a strong sense of alienation from most established social activities and relationships; a beatnik or hippie. “ Hipsters love to break the social norms Read More