Mary Elizabeth Robertson
Mary covers faith for the Charlotte Agenda.

Meet the 36-year-old behind the signature sound of Dilworth

If you live anywhere in Dilworth, you have probably heard them. On Sunday mornings, a few minutes before and after each service, hymns float from the Covenant...

Going to Yiasou Greek Festival? Learn about the Orthodox church hosting it

Faith and heritage are often so intertwined, few people can separate the two. In Charlotte, multiple congregations cater to visitors and believers of...

The stories behind 6 national businesses that began in Charlotte

Entrepreneurial startups are all the rage right now. But long before the world of iPhones and internet, several businesses were started in Charlotte and are...

This minister in his 20s is leaving his mark on Charlotte’s church community

Tyson Coughlin is young, Southern and preaches in a T-shirt. He is the pastor you will want to know about before his church becomes 20 campuses and a video...

Can a pastor make politics work?

Rev. Mark Harris pastors First Baptist Charlotte and is running in the Republican primary for North Carolina’s 9th District seat in the U.S. House of...

Why Charlotte ONE has moved from a church to the Visulite

Charlotte ONE is a Christian organization aiming to meet people where they are. There is no pressure, no Bible-beating and best of all – no early morning...

Why isn’t Charlotte as obsessed with the Checkers as I am?

They are the oldest team in Charlotte, by my calculations, and one of the most underrated. Most winter weeks, the Checkers skate out at Bojangles’ Coliseum...

Charlotte’s biggest blunders: the most talked about mistakes and mishaps from the past 20 years

While a great city, it has taken Charlotte some time to grow into the banking and soon-to-be brewery town that it has become. Growing up here, I have watched...

10 places to say Happy Birthday to Jesus, whether you have a church or not

Jesus was born 2,000 years ago (give or take a few years) and Christians will gather at various Charlotte churches to celebrate his arrival and his eventual...

The Billy Graham Library offers entertainment and a unique perspective on Charlotte

Christmas and Thanksgiving are approaching, and family will soon be driving or flying in to visit. If they are like most families, they have a short list of...

Charlotte finds a niche in faith-based films

Without knowing what I was getting into, I ventured to see “War Room” with my parents one weekend. I was shocked. The movie was great, telling the story...

4 ways churches are trying to bring young people in the doors

Whether it be in a comfy over-sized movie theater seat with minimally reclining backs or a traditional pew, Charlottean’s young people are still using...