Guyana, South America (BNC) by Charles Box — Our precious brother and friend Deokarand "Diamond" Mangal, came to the end of his earthly journey on the evening of August 28th. Diamond was a faithful member of the Plaisance Church of Christ in Guyana, South America. He was in his 50's when he died. He made … Continue reading Killer Bees attack a Christian in Guyana
UKRAINE, (BNC) by Jamie Suiter - Camp Amerikraine recently met in the Ukraine for their 14th year this July! According to director Jeff Abrams, Camp Amerikraine had approximately 300 campers. The camp has grown over the years and is the largest gathering of churches of Christ in the country. The camp started out focusing mostly on … Continue reading Camp Amerikraine celebrates 14 years of success
Student remembers college life at Freed-Hardeman University.
Children and supporters are reeling, steps taken toward counseling and organization.
by Ron Halbrook PHILIPPINES (BNc) -- Much news about the devastation caused by typhoon Haiyan (named Yolanda in the Philippines) is appearing in the media, but concrete information from our brethren is only dribbling out because lines of communication were damaged and destroyed. The storm surge 15-20 feet high sent tsunami-like waves 45 feet high … Continue reading Filipino Christians safe despite destruction
TACLOBAN, Philippines (BNc) -- An estimated 10,000 people may have died as a result of the super typhoon that came through Central Philippines on Nov. 9, reaching speeds of approximately 200 miles per hour. Tacloban was hit by 36 feet of water from the typhoon surge, destroying everything in its path. Although there were preparation … Continue reading Philippine relief efforts hampered by destruction
UNION CITY, Tenn. (BNc) by James D. Suiter -- The Bishop St. church in Union City, Tenn., raised funds for a very special project for brother Edwin Inso. Brother Inso works with five churches in Samar, Philippines. Bishop St. helped brother Inso and several college students at a nearby college, Eastern Samar State University (ESSU), … Continue reading New discipleship class in Samar Philippines
PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria, (BNc) by Amadi Jude -- It all began as a dream in the year 2007 when the Lord led the heart of Brother UChenna F. Bekee to begin a work that has resulted in six years of graduating students from the Hidden Treasures Christian School. July 27 was another memorable day for … Continue reading Hidden Treasures Christian School celebrates sixth year
by Michael E. Brooks MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (BNc) -- Harvey Hasha of Muscle Shoals, Alabama died quietly Monday night, Sept. 16, in his home. His health had declined quickly after suffering a fall several weeks prior. Harvey was a former contractor and owner of Triple H Bricks in Muscle Shoals. He was a member and … Continue reading Early missionary to Bangladesh and Nepal passes
by James D. Suiter SULPHUR SPRINGS, Tex. (BNc) -- Have you ever wished that we had a morning wake-up radio program in churches of Christ and encouraging programming on radio to listen to from the brotherhood throughout the day? I know I have. Brother Luis Camacho, gospel preacher and producer at UnaSolaFe.org Radio and Managing Director … Continue reading Wake up with KnowTheTruthRadio.org
by Willie Alvarenga BEDFORD, Tex. (BNc) -- On August 24, the Spanish congregation at Brown Trail Church of Christ in Bedford, Tx., conducted a Greek Workshop in order to teach the Spanish-speaking church how to study the New Testament using Koine Greek. Brother Willie A. Alvarenga, director and instructor for the Brown Trail School of … Continue reading Spanish congregation studies New Testament Greek
by Kevin Moore HENDERSON, Tenn. (BNc) -- On Wednesday morning April 24, 2013, after an extensive battle with cancer, Dr. Jim Edmonds went to be with the Lord whom he loved and faithfully served throughout his life. Jim was a Professor of Business Law at Freed-Hardeman University (FHU) for 31 years before his deteriorating health … Continue reading Retired professor, Dr. Jim Edmonds, was an inspiration
NEW MARTINSVILLE, Ohio (BNc) -- Jerry Yost of Hannibal, Ohio, died Monday, Mar. 11, at the Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta, Ohio. Yost was born Nov. 28, 1942 in Farmington, WVa., the son of the late Denzil and Bethel Cole Yost. He served as minister of the church in Duffy, Ohio for 38 years and … Continue reading Evangelist Jerry Yost dies at age 70
by Kathy Kendall FAYETTE, Ala. (BNc) -- Jane McWhorter was born Nov. 14, 1935 in Nashville, Tenn. She lived in Fayette, Ala., for the past 39 years, where her husband Don served as minister for the Fayette congregation and Jane taught first grade. She was Alabama's Merit Mother of the Year in 1994. Jane was … Continue reading Jane McWhorter Dies
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (BNc) — WMC-TV's Action News 5 reported last night on a full-page ad attacking homosexuality printed in the Commercial Appeal. The ad appeared in the Sunday and Tuesday editions of that newspaper. Although it appeared to be a news column, it was a paid advertisement, one reporter said. She seemed to imply that … Continue reading Memphis TV news attacks church newspaper ad on homosexuality
Terry Dow was found safe in Virginia.
HENDERSON, Tenn.(BNc) -- Eugene Hibbett, 80, retired longtime science teacher at Freed-Hardeman (FHC) died Saturday, Oct. 6. Hibbett leaves behind his wife Jacqueline, daughter and son-in-law Lynne and Kevin Moore, and son and daughter-in-law Lee and Sarah Hibbett, and four grandchildren, Loren and Kaitlyn Moore, and Elizabeth and Rachel Grace Hibbett. He is also survived … Continue reading Retired Freed-Hardeman teacher passes away
GREENVILLE, Alabama (BNc) -- Mrs. Hazel Marie Stone Curlee, a resident of Greenville, Ala., formerly of Titus, Ala., went to be with her Lord on Sept. 29. She died quietly, at home, surrounded by her family. Mrs. Curlee was born July 31, 1913. She was preceded in death by her parents Dave and Elsler Church Stone, her … Continue reading Mrs. Hazel Marie Curlee dies at 99
MONTGOMERY, Ala., (BNc) -- Leon Bozeman, one of the oldest surviving POWs from World War II, has died. A lifetime resident of Montgomery, Bozeman was captured during the Battle of the Bulge in 1945. Bozeman served as a rifleman in Charlie Company 134th Infantry Regiment. He and his troop, unaware that there was a German … Continue reading Funeral services for oldest WWII surviving POW veteran
by Grady Miller COLORADO SPRINGS, Col., (BNc) -- Leaders in American Indian evangelism and mission work traveled to Colorado Springs for the 29th Annual American Indian Missions Seminar on Aug. 3-4, and compared notes regarding their rewards and challenges. Speakers included evangelists Ben Begay, Phillip James, and Dr. Bruce Terry. Brother Begay is a Native … Continue reading Pikes Peak congregation hosts American Indian Missions Seminar