FLORENCE, Ala. (BNC) by Bill Bagents — Heritage Christian University alumnus Bobby Leek reported eight additional baptisms recently at the Whiteville Correctional Facility near Memphis, where he serves as chaplain.

HCU board member Wayne Barrier and adjunct faculty member Janet Barrier report an excellent teaching visit to Vietnam. Wayne and alumnus Ricky Berger also report encouraging reception of their recent teaching in Myanmar.

HCU librarian Jamie Cox reports that library holdings now exceed 115,000 items. The Heritage Marriage and Family Resource Center within Overton Memorial Library is approaching 7,000 volumes.

Friends of the Overton Memorial Library are assisting Philippine Theological College in its library development. FOML has committed to securing 1,000 volumes for PTC.

HCU faculty members Dr. Ed Gallagher and Dr. Bill Bagents announced they will teach intensive courses at PTC in March 2015.

HCU board member Dale Jenkins is just back from teaching and mission work in Tanzania.

Upcoming HCU graduate Will Martin just accepted preaching responsibilities with the Mimosa congregation near Fayetteville, Tenn. He will begin Jan. 1.

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