Earlyville ladies work all year for others

MCMINNVILLE, Tenn. (BNc) -- The Earlyville Church of Christ ladies ended another year of work May 21, and what a year it was for them. The country congregation is on Short Mountain Road, McMinnville. Each Wednesday the group meets for Bible class at 10:00 a.m., has lunch and is ready to begin work by 12:00 noon. … Continue reading Earlyville ladies work all year for others

Former Pentecostal preacher William (Bill) Davis recaps life

BRANTLEY, Ala (BNc) -- William (Bill) Davis, who was in Pentecostalism over 50 years of his life, and a third generation Pentecostal, spoke at the Sasser Church of Christ, Brantley, AL Sunday evening, May 18. Members and visitors were riveted in their seats as they listened to Davis recap his life story of how he … Continue reading Former Pentecostal preacher William (Bill) Davis recaps life

Panama Missions 30-Year Anniversary Banquet Held

by Glenda Williams, (BNc) correspondent MONTGOMERY, Ala (BNC)  -- The 30-year anniversary of Panama Missions banquet was held Saturday, April 12, at the University Church of Christ, Montgomery, AL. The four-hour affair was attended by approximately 160 people who came from as far away as Maryland, Colorado, Mississippi, and other surrounding states. Displays, videos, updates, an … Continue reading Panama Missions 30-Year Anniversary Banquet Held

Guyana Christian University Graduation Held

SUMMERDALE, Ala (BNc) -- Graduation services were held at Lethem, Guyana Church of Christ building, Sunday, March 2, 2014. After completing the two-year intense Bible training, six men graduated. They had come from all over southern Guyana. Graduates pictured above and where they will be preaching from left to right are: Clarence Alfred, Paramakatoi Village; … Continue reading Guyana Christian University Graduation Held

Amerindians Hungry to Hear Gospel

SUMMERDALE, Ala (BNC) -- "A group of 35 people (adults and children) traveled over three hours on an uncovered trailer pulled behind a tractor on roads that many would consider impassable just to hear the Gospel preached. They came knowing there were no beds to sleep in. Some slept in tents, others slept in the … Continue reading Amerindians Hungry to Hear Gospel

Elba, Alabama Church Singing Unique

by Glenda Williams, BNc Correspondent ELBA, Ala (BNc) -- The Elba Church of Christ hosted their bi-annual acappella singing Friday evening, January 31, 2014. The singing is held the last Friday evening in January and in July. Men from different congregations led songs throughout the 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. allotted time. Phillip Box serves as minister … Continue reading Elba, Alabama Church Singing Unique

Capital Prayer Breakfast Honors McKees

MONTGOMERY, Ala (BNc) -- The Capital Prayer Breakfast was held January 17, 2014, in the RSA building overlooking beautiful downtown Montgomery, AL .  Colin and Ellen McKee, long time missionaries to Indonesia, were honored at the breakfast.Bob McKee, brother of the honoree, gave a detailed overview of Colin’s life and work before and on the … Continue reading Capital Prayer Breakfast Honors McKees

Seventeen Baptized in Guyana Mission Effort

SUMMERDALE, Ala (BNc) -- Jerry O. Davidson, missionary to the Amerindian villages in Guyana, and the mission team traveled to Guyana October 14 - November 4, 2013, for another soul-saving effort. They worked in five Amerindian villages, with a total of 17 baptisms.  Those participating in the campaign were: David Myers, director of the campaign in … Continue reading Seventeen Baptized in Guyana Mission Effort

Amridge University Graduation held June 8, 2013

MONTGOMERY, Ala (BNc) -- Raymond Elliott, well-known and loved gospel preacher, reports attending a most impressive Amridge University graduation, June 8, 2013. The impressive Amridge Graduation Ceremony was held in the Davis Theater, downtown Montgomery, Alabama.  Five graduates received AA Degrees; 70 graduates received BS/BA degrees; 72 graduates received MS/MA Degrees; and 11  graduates received … Continue reading Amridge University Graduation held June 8, 2013

Carl Sims unveils Sowing the Seed Seminar

CLARKSVILLE, Tn (BNc) -- Carl S. Sims, Clarksville, TN, has written his own Bible study materials and unveiled them this week. Sowing the Seed materials and seminars are now available. Sims has taught the Open Bible Study for 26 years. Baptisms, as a result of his daily Bible studies, are too many to mention. Sims … Continue reading Carl Sims unveils Sowing the Seed Seminar

Ten thousand Bibles ordered for Guyana

by Glenda Williams, BNc correspondent SUMMERDALE, Ala (BNc) -- Jerry O. Davidson, missionary to the Amerindians in Guyana, reports placing an order for 10,000 Award Bibles from P & D Bookstore, Rock Hill, S.C. at cost with free shipping. In addition, he ordered 500 giant print Bibles which will be given to new converts. Davidson said while in … Continue reading Ten thousand Bibles ordered for Guyana

Wiregrass Christian Youth Camp summer recap

by Glenda Williams, BNc correspondent GENEVA, Ala (BNc) -- Angie Braswell, Secretary at Wiregrass Christian Youth Camp, Chancellor, AL recaps the eight weeks of summer sessions in 2012 as follows: Campers: 707; Staff members: 271; Baptisms: 20; Bible Awards given: 656; Scholarships given: 43; Prayer requests assisted: 30; Campers not affiliated with the churches of … Continue reading Wiregrass Christian Youth Camp summer recap

Twelve baptized today in county jail

GENEVA, Ala (BNc) -- On Thursday evenings men from the Geneva church meet at the local county jail to teach the Bible to the inmates. Going their separate ways last night, Douglas Williams, minister of the Geneva church, was teaching in the open dome area. One of the men asked about baptism and the study began … Continue reading Twelve baptized today in county jail

Catholic Priest obeys gospel

by Glenda Williams, BNc correspondent GENEVA, Ala (BNc) -- A former Catholic priest and his wife obeyed the gospel when Jerry Davidson took a team into the Amerindian Village of Moruca, June 18-July 9, 2012. The group  taught and baptized 21, saw two restored and one wedding. Team members were: Mike and Melissa Barnes, Jay … Continue reading Catholic Priest obeys gospel

Hartford, AL church is rebuilding after fire destroyed building

by Glenda Williams, BNc correspondent HARTFORD, Ala (BNc) -- The Hartford, Alabama church is rebuilding after being destroyed by a late night fire earlier this year. Recently we stopped to see the new metal structure and were met by Terry Whaley, member of the church, and David Creel, member of the church from Dothan, Ala. who … Continue reading Hartford, AL church is rebuilding after fire destroyed building

Bible Class Teacher Takes Lessons to Oven

by Glenda Williams, BNc correspondent GENEVA, Ala (BNC) -- Ladies Bible class teacher, Linda Sartain, has taken her Wednesday night Bible class far beyond what the 18 ladies would have ever dreamed. When the ladies at the Geneva church of Christ decided on the study book, Janie Craun's A Recipe for Peace--7 Ingredients for a Satisfying … Continue reading Bible Class Teacher Takes Lessons to Oven