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‘She learned the art of listening:’ Christine Garton passes at 89

David Shannon honors a Mt Juliet sister for imitating Christ.

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Preacher remembers father, makes ‘poetic find’ of sermon for grads

Stephen Lord tells story about his dad’s conversation with Batsell Barrett Baxter, among other memories.

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After one year, fate of Christian girls kidnapped in Nigeria still unknown

Nigerian preacher says Chibok school girls are yet to be rescued.

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Jewell Jones learning genealogies

MONTGOMERY, Ala (BNc) — Jewell Jones, age 12, is a homeschooled sixth grade student. Recently at the Faulkner Lecture program she was found Glenda Williams

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Former atheist and denominationalist finds answers that ‘made sense,’ launches appeal to friends

This former atheist goes to the church closest to home and discovers inconsistencies with the Bible.

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…

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‘Life is more peaceful:’ Preacher and wife live out of minibus

Chris Clevenger explains the decision to live out of a mini-bus.

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…

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Ruth Orr: ‘Vast numbers will spend eternity with God because of her’

Betty Choate remembers indefatigable missionary Ruth Orr.

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Ryan Champion charged with killing parents, sister, acquaintance

Ryan had claimed a recent acquaintance started shooting after they arrived home from church.

Elvis impersonator Chuck Baril with 90-year-old Elvis East

Elvis is in the house

Elvis East celebrated her 90th birthday Oct. 28.

Joy and Lindsey Champion with their son Ryan and Emily, from Joy's Facebook profile

Breaking: Cadiz, Kentucky, elder and family killed in shooting

Elder Lindsey Champion, his wife Joy, and their daughter-in-law Emily were killed in a shooting.

Donnie Ray Hilliard Obituary

NASHVILLE, TN (BNc) — Donnie Ray Hilliard, 64, went peacefully to be with the Lord on October 8, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father, Benedict…

Church near Maceió. Antonio Barros sits in center in white shirt and tie.

Intruder invades evangelist’s home, attacks with knife

A Brazilian evangelist was attacked as he prepared his Sunday lesson at his dining room table.

Missionary, church planter and preacher Michael Landon passes

Mike wasn’t afraid to stand against the tide, question assumptions, and challenge traditions. He was committed to the Scriptures and the mission of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Jimmy Jividen, scholar, author, church worker, dies

Besides his 10 books, Jimmy often used a motto he coined to encourage others.

TV speaker meets Hungarian-refugee convert

Speaker meets a Hungarian refugee converted through Search TV program.

Church planter: ‘So many memories at that small country church’

Hulan, the song leader, apologized three or four times for leading the song. Each time I assured him it was a good thing and not to worry about it. “But I did not want to hurt anyone’s feelings.” he said.

Fire department assists baptism of woman with terminal cancer

ROGERSVILLE, Ala. (BNc) — Oliver church minister David O’Connell called the local volunteer fire department to help with the baptism of a wheel-chair-bound woman with terminal cancer.

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…