Concordance to the Ndebele Bible

by Ken Green WHITE HOUSE, Tenn. (BNc) -- I have before me the Concordance to the Ndebele Bible, written by Foy Short, long-time missionary to Zimbabwe. The Ndebele language is spoken by people in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana. Short, who recently turned 90, is the compiler and principle editor of the concordance, which he … Continue reading Concordance to the Ndebele Bible

ETSPM launches quarterly biblical magazine, ‘The Journal’

by Jody Apple KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (BNc) -- In recent years East Tennessee School of Preaching and Missions (ETSPM) published a small booklet-sized magazine called Journey. Though we’ve received positive comments about it, the most common remark we’ve heard has been, “What happened to Journey?” Alas, it was never published regularly. That problem has been corrected … Continue reading ETSPM launches quarterly biblical magazine, ‘The Journal’

Authors and publishers prominent at FHU Lectures

HENDERSON, Tenn. (BNc) -- The Bible Bookstore will host book signings for eight authors during the Freed-Hardeman lectureship week.  Come by and meet these authors: Bruce Morton, Jay Lockhart, Phil Sanders, Dwina Willis, Debbie Bumbalough, Cynthia Guy, Allen Webster and Brad Price. Don't forget to stop by and meet Barbara A. Oliver, who will be … Continue reading Authors and publishers prominent at FHU Lectures

10,000 New Testaments printed for evangelism

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. (BNc) -- Missionary Jim Waldron has printed 10,000 New Testaments for free distribution as an evangelistic tool. Ten thousand copies of the New Testament in the New King James Version have been printed in South India at a cost of only sixty cents each, he wrote in his Bulletin Briefs in Sept. In … Continue reading 10,000 New Testaments printed for evangelism

Greek-Spanish commentary on Revelation published

VILONIA, Ark. (BNc) -- Gospel Opportunities announced today the publication of the second Greek-to-Spanish commentary in their Greek of the New Testament Commentary series. The Apocalipsis de Juan (Revelation of John) is a word-for-word analysis from the ancient Greek text of Revelation directly into Spanish by Enrique Martorell. Brother Martorell is originally from Spain and … Continue reading Greek-Spanish commentary on Revelation published

A word of encouragement

HANCOCK, Michigan (BNc) -- ‘A word of encouragement’ is a brief e-mail message sent out five days a week by Dan Skaggs. A passage of Scripture is quoted and applied to every-day living. One subscriber comments: “Many days it is exactly what I need!” Dan started sending out the messages in 1990 to encourage college … Continue reading A word of encouragement

HTH launches Bible website

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (BNc) -- The House to House/Heart to Heart ministry, a work of the Jacksonville church, launched a new website Feb. 1, HTHBible.com. BNc talked to Luke Griffin, webmaster for the site, about the idea behind the launch. BNc: Why another online Bible site? Luke: The other online Bible sites (Biblegateway, Blue Letter Bible, … Continue reading HTH launches Bible website

What the Bible says about bribes

CHENNAI, India (BNc) -- Can Christians pay bribes, even if it is intended to bring about justice for the innocent? Is there a difference between paying someone to do something illegal and "tipping" for something well done? In her new book, Bribery: The Ethics of Giving and Receiving Gifts, missionary Beth Johnson tackles those questions. … Continue reading What the Bible says about bribes

‘Faith Undone’ by Emerging Church

Book review by Joe Slater, Thayer, Mo. In Faith Undone, Roger Oakland, a premillennial dispensational evangelist, examines a fairly new movement among Evangelicals called the “emerging church” (or emergent movement). Having been through the periods of modernism and postmodernism, the church is now “emerging” into a new era requiring a complete re-thinking of “doing church,” … Continue reading ‘Faith Undone’ by Emerging Church

Focus Press Rebuts Oprah’s Religion

(BNc)- A new booklet exposes the errors of Oprah's New Age religion and seeks to counter influence of her book club selection which espouses it. by Brad Harrub While most modern Americans would never consider themselves members of a cult, (much less drink Kool-Aid like what occurred in Jonestown), a new charismatic movement has emerged, … Continue reading Focus Press Rebuts Oprah’s Religion

Concept of ‘Covenant’ Way to Understand Creator

A Book Review by Travis Main The God of the Covenant, by David Lusk. Royce City, TX: Bible Foundation. $15.00. My typical day involves a lot of study. Personally, I am not able to cover a large amount of material each day, but I do put in an effort to grow. My initial response to … Continue reading Concept of ‘Covenant’ Way to Understand Creator

GA Updates Site with Hosted Store

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BNc)- The Gospel Advocate Company has refurbished its website with a new hosted web store to sell its books and magazines. The company began using the homestead.com service, where it has a growing number of its books online. The 2007-2008 GA Bookstore Catalog is also available in PDF format (4.3 mb) for download. … Continue reading GA Updates Site with Hosted Store

Author Teaches Children About Homosexuality

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (BNc)- Homosexuals have long written children’s books promoting their agenda, such as Jennifer Has Two Daddies (1983), Daddy’s Roommate (1991), My Two Uncles (1995) and Heather Has Two Mommies (2000). Now an illustrated children's book teaches the Biblical truth. Author Sheila Butt has written Does God Love Michael’s Two Daddies? to promote God’s … Continue reading Author Teaches Children About Homosexuality

Obituary for J.C. Choate

(BNc)- J.C. Choate was born to J.F. and Hollis Choate in Corinth, Miss., on Feb. 6, 1932. He was baptized while still in high school and began preaching shortly thereafter. He held a B.A. in Bible, a Master's in Missions, and D.Min. in Missions. He attended Freed-Hardeman College, David Lipscomb College, Alabama Christian College (B.A.), … Continue reading Obituary for J.C. Choate

Brents’s Gospel Plan of Salvation Now on Old Paths Site

By BNc Correspondent Roy Davison (BNc)- The book by T.W. Brents, The Gospel Plan Of Salvation, has been added to The Old Paths Archive. In this standard work, first published in 1874, brother Brents gives a thorough and scholarly treatment of God's plan for the salvation of man. It contains a powerful refutation of Calvinistic … Continue reading Brents’s Gospel Plan of Salvation Now on Old Paths Site

Exclusive: Dave Miller on Richland Hills

BNc EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BNc: Dr. Miller, why a book directed toward Richland Hill’s decision to use the instrument? Do you see their decision as a watershed event? MILLER: Well, yes and no. Since RH claims to be the numerically largest church of Christ in the U.S., it naturally receives more notice than the average congregation. … Continue reading Exclusive: Dave Miller on Richland Hills