From November 2012

New congregation, Bible School outreach to begin in Tarlac City, Philippines: Michael Hildreth

Michael Hildreth
Michael Hildreth

TARLAC CITY, Philippines (BNc) — “We have arrived safely in the Philippines!” Michael Hildreth wrote yesterday to BNc. He and his family just moved there to begin a new congregation.

“I am beginning a new work in Tarlac City with the help of some local preachers and members of the Body. It will be a newly planted congregation and Tarlac Bible School,” Michael wrote Nov. 28 to BNc.

The city, located in the Central Luzon region, has a population of 314,000, with 76 barangays, or neighborhoods. Read more

Jack P. Lewis hears his first recorded sermon, from 1941, for the first time

Jack P. Lewis with Rodger Holtin
Jack Lewis listens to recording for first time, with Rodger Holtin

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (BNc) by Rodger Holtin — “Every preacher should listen to his recorded lessons because it would surely improve their delivery.” Thus spoke Dr. Jack P. Lewis after hearing for the first time the first recording of one of his lessons – more than 71 years after it was recorded.

Rodger Holtin of Henderson, Tenn., a longtime record collector and sometime student of Restoration History, was reading Dr. Lewis’s autobiography, As I Remember It, when he stopped cold at a paragraph on page 87. Read more