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

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 home on Monday mornings at 9:30 to tell Bible stories. It all began one day while visiting the facility. A resident commented to Diane that she wished … Continue reading Diane Grantham tells Bible stories at local nursing home

Three women prisoners find freedom in Christ

DECATUR, Ala(BNc) -- Three prisoners were recently baptized into Christ at the Beltline church of Christ in Decatur, Alabama.  Lisa, Ashley, and Cassandra were given permission by authorities to leave the jail for baptism. Danny Truitt's wife, Deborah, a WBS teacher, had studied with the three young women. He recaps the occasion: “Two deputies brought them … Continue reading Three women prisoners find freedom in Christ

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 bi-monthly by Amridge University, also in Montgomery. Brethren came from far and near to offer up prayers to God for thanksgiving, church leaders, families, city, state and national … Continue reading Davidsons honored at Capital Prayer Breakfast

BNc correspondent finds mission field at senior center

Editor's note: We asked BNc correspondent Glenda Williams to share her and her husband's experiences with you, after she shared some of them with us. GENEVA, Ala. (BNc) -- It all began when we finally accepted that we were old enough to start attending the local senior citizen’s center. We’d been enjoying the exercise room … Continue reading BNc correspondent finds mission field at senior center