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
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.
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
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
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
Sherri Mazur, a 2014 graduate of Faulkner University’s Jones School of Law, was named second-best trial advocate in the nation at Baylor University’s Top Gun Competition, a prestigious invitation-only advocacy tournament.
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
WESTVILLE, Fla (BNc) — Ondrej Hubalek, 18, of Lukavice, Czech Republic was 16 years old when he decided to become an exchange student to the United States. He said kids start learning English in the third grade in his country, and he wanted to learn it better. He also wanted to learn the culture and … Continue reading Exchange student in Christian home gains ‘new point of view in relationship with God’
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Kentucky preacher will move to Alabama to conduct Lads-to-Leaders workshops for congregations.
Photos of the damage to the Athens, Ala., congregation
USA (BNc) — The recent storms that have generated a slew of tornados across the Midwest and South have left at least one dead and one church building seriously damaged. There was an unconfirmed report of a one Christian's death in Vilonia, Ark., among the eight who died, after the tornado hit the town Sunday … Continue reading Tornados leave one saint dead in Arkansas, one building damaged in Alabama
A man was charged for making threats against an individual and the university.
by Glenda Williams, BNc Correspondent ELBA, Ala (BNc) -- The Elba Church of Christ hosted their bi-annual acappella singing Friday evening, January 31, 2014. The singing is held the last Friday evening in January and in July. Men from different congregations led songs throughout the 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. allotted time. Phillip Box serves as minister … Continue reading Elba, Alabama Church Singing Unique
MONTGOMERY, Ala (BNc) -- The Capital Prayer Breakfast was held January 17, 2014, in the RSA building overlooking beautiful downtown Montgomery, AL . Colin and Ellen McKee, long time missionaries to Indonesia, were honored at the breakfast.Bob McKee, brother of the honoree, gave a detailed overview of Colin’s life and work before and on the … Continue reading Capital Prayer Breakfast Honors McKees
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MADISON, Ala. (BNc) — Eli Williams is a nine-year-old boy who has spent the last two years fighting medulloblastoma. Scans recently revealed that he had relapsed. Only experimental treatment is an option now. Before he can do this treatment, he will spend Christmas at home and wants to work on his bucket list, including a … Continue reading Donations pour in for 9-year-old Eli’s bucket-list wish
A public school student points up the problem of religious division.
See article for links to videos of Ferguson's presentations.
Elders propose Sunday service with instruments. Preacher to their south urges rejection.