Jamie Dean

Jamie is WORLD’s national editor based in Charlotte, N.C. Follow Jamie on Twitter @deanworldmag.

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Supreme crisis

Supreme Court | In a vexing process, conservatives have an opportunity to be careful with the truth while pursuing the truth
by Jamie Dean
Posted 9/26/18, 05:00 pm

What a week in Washington, D.C.

On Monday evening at a restaurant near the U.S. Capitol, a small crowd of protesters ambushed Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and his wife, Heidi, as they made their way to a booth in the upscale eatery. The demonstrators heckled the couple until they left: “We believe survivors!” 

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Florence’s ‘one-two punch’

Disaster relief | Relief groups and churches in North Carolina prepare for a second round of flooding from Florence
by Jamie Dean
Posted 9/17/18, 11:05 am

On Sunday morning in New Bern, N.C., residents in one of the towns hardest hit by the effects of Hurricane Florence surveyed the massive storm’s damage and contemplated the possibility of more flooding this week, as rivers in coastal regions continue to rise.

“It’s been a pretty catastrophic storm,” said Pastor Jim Pennington of Temple Baptist Church in New Bern. “And the thing is—it’s going to be a one-two punch.”

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Storm troopers

Disaster | Churches across the Carolinas respond to Hurricane Florence, as the megastorm threatens to cause catastrophic flooding
by Jamie Dean
Posted 9/15/18, 05:33 pm

On Sunday morning, church members won’t gather for worship services at Lifepoint Church in Wilmington, N.C., near where Hurricane Florence made landfall on Friday, downing trees, knocking out electricity, and threatening to cause catastrophic flooding in North and South Carolina.

But while the congregation won’t meet during the still-dangerous conditions on Sunday, Lifepoint Pastor Jeff Kapusta told me that doesn’t mean church is canceled.

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