Alabama women make mats and blankets for homeless

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

Dedicated to God and Learning

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

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

Christian uses talent for less fortunate

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

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

Filipino Christians safe despite destruction

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

Philippine relief efforts hampered by 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