Just days before he died in 1980, a new film says, Hollywood actor Steve McQueen – star of “Bullitt” and “The Great Escape” – had a secret meeting with Charlotte-born evangelist Billy Graham to talk about his late-in-life conversion to Christianity.
Bishop Frank Summerfield, founder and senior pastor of one of Southeast Raleigh’s most prominent churches died in July at the age of 67. A little more than two months later, his wife and church co-founder, Lady JoeNell Summerfield, died. She was 61.
Hayes Barton United Methodist Church will present U2Charist, a service Sept. 8, 2017, that features U2 songs. The church’s Lighthouse Band will perform songs such as “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking for” and “With or Without You.”
Local evangelical leaders have signed a conservative group’s statement saying gay and transgender behavior is sinful, same-sex marriage is wrong, and supporting them is immoral. Some more liberal clergy say “the Nashville Statement” is not biblical.