MADISON, Ala. (BNC) by Jamie Suiter— The ladies of the Madison congregation have started making mats and blankets by recycling what most people throw in the trash. I talked with Pam Waller at the Madison church July 6, and she said they are using crochet to make mats from plastic bags and blankets from flannel shirts … Continue reading Alabama women make mats and blankets for homeless
Ngomoromo, Uganda, BNC - On April 16th, the first Sunday after this group of Christians was forced to flee to Uganda from the war zone in Pajok, South Sudan, they met under a tree for worship. Simon Yope wrote to Don Humphrey on April 20th: "We are glad to be given a plot in the … Continue reading Saints worship under tree after fleeing Pajok violence
CHENNAI, India (BNC) — The R. Sevya Nayak family are dedicated to the Lord and to learning. The four children are all first in their class at school. Like most children in India, they sit on the floor to study. Sevya, the father, is a teacher and translator at the Chennai Teacher Training School. He … Continue reading Dedicated to God and Learning
Caregiving is a time for personal and spiritual growth.
Veteran missionary to Nepal assesses the situation.
Michael Hildreth coordinates typhoon relief funds and supplies on the eastern island of Samar.
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
WESTVILLE, Fla. (BNc) -- Eileen Speigner, 88 years old, is quilting and making blankets for the Geneva County Sheriff’s Department. The small blankets, both quilted and crocheted, are 36” square or by the width of the material. The idea was presented to her by a friend she met in the local grocery store. Knowing Eileen … Continue reading Christian uses talent for less fortunate
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
Missionary Michael Hildreth reports on his return to the Philippines.
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
Already Christians are helping the needy.
The Back to School Program is directed by Marie-Claire McDonough.
Christians on the scene provide update on the situation and on needs.
More than 7,810 lunches have also been hand-delivered.
The BICA newsletter published a report by evangelist Roberto Alvarez.
A children's home ministry in Brazil enjoys special attention during Children's Day.
A man calling himself Derrick Philiips is scamming churches in Ky. and Tenn.
The 700 Christians in Bangkok's churches are suffering from flood waters.