WBFJ News: Monday, January 26, 2015
A Nor’easter is coming: Parts of the Northeastern US are bracing for a major winter storm through late Tuesday. Blizzard Warnings have been posted along the coastal areas of New Jersey to Massachusetts. (NWS) (Fox 8) Delays even cancellations are being reported at PTI as well as in Raleigh and Charlotte. Please check the status of your flight before heading to the airport.
When it comes to US cities that embrace the Bible, Birmingham, Alabama, tops the list. The annual report from the American Bible Society finds that Birmingham residents have the highest combined levels of regular Bible reading and expressed belief in the Bible’s accuracy. Charlotte coming in at #8 on the list. The least Bible-minded cities include Providence, Rhode Island and New Bedford, Massachusetts for the 3rd consecutive year. http://goo.gl/OaA07u ***Nationally, only 27% of the population is considered ‘Bible minded’. American Bible Society’s Bible-Minded Cities survey was conducted by the Barna Group.
New Grief Share sessions starting up at several local churches. Pre-registration is suggested. Check out our events page at wbfj.fm Starting Monday nights (Jan 26) at Oaklawn Baptist… Starting Wednesday nights (Jan 28) at Glenn View Baptist and at Union Grove Baptist starting Feb 10.
A mom’s group staged a peaceful protest at the Myer’s park Harris Teeter in Charlotte over the weekend demanding that the grocery store chain stop allowing customers from openly carrying guns into its stores. By law, gun owners in North Carolina can openly carry firearms in most public places. A permit is needed for concealed carry. www.journalnow.com
Best-selling author and speaker Bob Goff will be in town, speaking at Wait Chapel (WFU) on February 8th @ 6:30pm. FREE and open to the public Hosted by Wake Forest University’s School of Divinity…www.wfu.edu In 2012, Bob Goff wrote a book called ‘Love Does’ – encouraging all of us to live a lifestyle that fiercely seeks out ways of showing love. All the profits from ‘Love Does’ go to Restore International and The Mentoring Project, organizations seeking to put love into action for those who need it most.
According to Barna Research Group, the estimated number of people in the U.S. who are “churchless” (in 2014) stands at around 156 million people. BTW: “Unchurched” = having not attended a Christian church service, other than a special event such as a wedding or a funeral, at any time during the past six months. Source: 10 facts about the unchurched in America
Coach K received his 1,000th coaching victory yesterday #5 Duke over St Johns (77-68) at Madison Square Garden in NYC. Coach K’s first coaching win was Nov 28, 1975 (Army over Lehigh…56 – 29)
VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150
QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.”
MON-SAT 6A-10A(& Sunday@5 host)