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Literature highlights human quest, Bible defines it, says Michigan writer

A prominent theme of literature is the concept of the quest, and the Bible presents the ultimate quest of man and God.

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Columbus, Georgia, church building burglarized

The Northside congregation incurred losses of $2700.

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Airplane evangelism shows ‘urgent need’ to get over embarrassment

Missionary overhears cell phone conversation and offers help to know Christ.

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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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British Bible School launches magazine

CORBY, UK (BNC) — BiBloS is the name of the new teaching magazine of the British Bible School, Principal Patrick Boyns announced today in Christian Worker magazine.

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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

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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.

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Submitted by George Merritt TROY, Alabama (BNc) — Ben McAlister is a Christian known and respected by his brethren throughout several counties in Southeast Alabama. He recently sat…

"The church meets here."

‘The church meets here’. Brazil congregation understands what the church is

One congregation in São Paulo state shows that it understands biblical teaching about the church.

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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Evangelists turn to first-person stories for sharing the gospel

Lance Mosher’s first person account of his conversion adds to the positive literature of this genre as a means of sharing the gospel. Do we have a 21st-Century trend?

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Culture named word of the year at Merriam-Webster. And in the brotherhood?

The editor shares his perspective on the idea of culture as a prime tool for progressives in the church.

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Heritage reports baptisms, library growth, teaching abroad

Dr. Bill Bagents notes progress at the school, baptisms by alumni, teaching by faculty.

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Let my people go! See some other movie instead of ‘Exodus’

It’s not worth the money to see, says this reviewer. You’ll be disappointed, from several standpoints.

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Supplies, Bibles, gospel reach Philippine island after typhoon

Michael Hildreth coordinates typhoon relief funds and supplies on the eastern island of Samar.

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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.

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Three Faulkner athletes to be charged in murder of fourth

Four students attempted a house robbery, one was shot and killed by the homeowners, other three to be charged with murder, say police.

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Tennessee church puts woman in pulpit, provokes reactions

Faithful brethren respond to a Nashville-area progressive church that recently put a woman in the pulpit.

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FHU cancels Bill Cosby for banquet appearance, confirms Ben Carson

Freed-Hardeman University replaces a controversial speaker with a conservative spokesman and potential presidential candidate.

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…