Artist paints church bulletin boards to teach

ELBA, Alabama (BNc) -- When walking into the Elba Church of Christ building ones eyes are immediately drawn to the beautiful bulletin boards in the hallways. Upon investigation, one will find that Pam Crittenden, church secretary, uses her artistic talent to the glory of God and hand paints the scenes displayed. As a young girl of … Continue reading Artist paints church bulletin boards to teach

Geneva ladies support Panama Mission Effort

Pictured L-R: Kellie Bright, Maggie Moyer, Sandra Salter, Joy Galloway, Carolyn Holloway GENEVA, Alabama (BNc) -- Ladies from the Geneva church work throughout the year to bring joy and furnish needs to children in Panama Central America. The former church building, now mission/fellowship building, of the Geneva Church of Christ is filled with school supplies … Continue reading Geneva ladies support Panama Mission Effort

Texas Stevens, writer and producer of Jule Miller Filmstrips alive and well

HOUSTON, Texas (BNc) -- "If God can take a plain old shepherd boy and make a king out of him, He can use any of us, but it's His work and He gets all the glory," stated so ably by Texas Stevens, writer and producer of the Jule Miller Filmstrips, entitled the Visualized Bible Study Series … Continue reading Texas Stevens, writer and producer of Jule Miller Filmstrips alive and well

Wilkins Radio Boots Churches of Christ Off the Air

GENEVA, Ala (BNc) -- George Merritt, a familiar name, and voice to many radio listeners, shared upsetting news about his Power & the Glory program as well as other religious programs. He states: Bob Wilkins, founder, and CEO of Wilkins Radio Network has decided to remove all programs produced and sponsored by churches of Christ and any … Continue reading Wilkins Radio Boots Churches of Christ Off the Air

Fire on an Oil Rig

Submitted by George Merritt TROY, Alabama (BNc) -- Ben McAlister is a Christian known and respected by his brethren throughout several counties in Southeast Alabama. He recently sat down with George and Wanda Merritt at a restaurant in Troy, anxious to share his good news. For some time, his livelihood has come via working on … Continue reading Fire on an Oil Rig

Diane Grantham tells Bible stories at local nursing home

GENEVA, Ala (BNc) -- Diane Grantham, Geneva, AL, has endeared herself to both local nursing home residents and personnel. For the past year she has been going to the home on Monday mornings at 9:30 to tell Bible stories. It all began one day while visiting the facility. A resident commented to Diane that she wished … Continue reading Diane Grantham tells Bible stories at local nursing home

Winford Claiborne March 6, 1926 – November 18, 2014

FAYETTEVILLE, Tennessee (BNc) -- Funeral services for Winford Claiborne, age 88 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Friday at 10 a.m. at the West Fayetteville Church of Christ with Bro. Tom Holland officiating. Visitation with the family will be Thursday 5-8 p.m. at the church building. Bro Claiborne passed away Tuesday morning at his residence. He … Continue reading Winford Claiborne March 6, 1926 – November 18, 2014

Memphis School of Preaching Conducts Milton, FL Campaign

Front Row L-R: Preston Silcox, local preacher, Sao Joseph, Barry Grider, T. J. Skelton, Trent Sherwin. Back Row L-R: Josh Holloway, Efrain Aranda, Theo Scullard, Brandon Myers, Daniel Manning. MILTON, FL (BNc) -- The Margaret Street Church of Christ, Milton, FL is hosting a Campaign for Christ this week, October 26-30. Twelve students from the … Continue reading Memphis School of Preaching Conducts Milton, FL Campaign

Three women prisoners find freedom in Christ

DECATUR, Ala(BNc) -- Three prisoners were recently baptized into Christ at the Beltline church of Christ in Decatur, Alabama.  Lisa, Ashley, and Cassandra were given permission by authorities to leave the jail for baptism. Danny Truitt's wife, Deborah, a WBS teacher, had studied with the three young women. He recaps the occasion: “Two deputies brought them … Continue reading Three women prisoners find freedom in Christ

Davidsons honored at Capital Prayer Breakfast

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (BNc) -- Jerry and Frances Davidson were honored at the Capital Prayer Breakfast, July 18, 2014, at the RSA Tower in Montgomery, Alabama. The breakfast is sponsored bi-monthly by Amridge University, also in Montgomery. Brethren came from far and near to offer up prayers to God for thanksgiving, church leaders, families, city, state and national … Continue reading Davidsons honored at Capital Prayer Breakfast

Churches evangelize at Tennessee festival

SMITHVILLE, Tenn (BNc) -- Christians in the Smithville, Tennessee area set up booths at the Smithville Fiddler’s Jamboree Craft Festival, July 4-5, in downtown Smithville for the second year in a row. Workers from the Keltonburg, the Smithville, and the Northside congregations in Smithville quadrupled the accomplishments of last year’s efforts at the festival. When the … Continue reading Churches evangelize at Tennessee festival

Tennessee I-40 accident victims funeral time set

HICKMAN COUNTY, Tenn (BNc) -- Laura, age 50, Claire, 19, and Will Shelburne, 22,  were killed in an accident on Tennessee I-40, Friday, June 27. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 7, at 2:00 p.m. at Walnut Street Church of Christ, Dickson, TN.  Visitation will be from 11:00 – 2:00. Burial will follow in Dickson Memorial … Continue reading Tennessee I-40 accident victims funeral time set

Tennessee I-40 accident claims lives of elder’s daughter and two grandchildren

HICKMAN COUNTY, Tenn (BNc) -- A terrible accident claimed the lives of Laura Shelburne and two of her children, Claire and Will, Friday, June 27, near Mile Marker 161 on I-40 west of Nashville, Tenn. Terry Shelburne, Laura’s husband, was taken to the Trauma Unit at Vanderbilt, and son, Abel, was taken to the Children’s … Continue reading Tennessee I-40 accident claims lives of elder’s daughter and two grandchildren

BNc correspondent finds mission field at senior center

Editor's note: We asked BNc correspondent Glenda Williams to share her and her husband's experiences with you, after she shared some of them with us. GENEVA, Ala. (BNc) -- It all began when we finally accepted that we were old enough to start attending the local senior citizen’s center. We’d been enjoying the exercise room … Continue reading BNc correspondent finds mission field at senior center

Luverne church donates to purchase food for Sudan brethren

LUVERNE, Ala(BNc) -- Raymond Elliott, preacher for the Luverne Church of Christ in Luverne, Alabama, reports members donated $6,399.00, on Sunday, June 15, 2014. The small South Alabama congregation, of approximately 100 members, gave liberally to purchase food for Christian brothers and sisters in Sudan. A check for the donated amount was sent to the church … Continue reading Luverne church donates to purchase food for Sudan brethren