Luverne church donates to purchase food for Sudan brethren

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

Christian uses talent for less fortunate

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

Exchange student in Christian home gains ‘new point of view in relationship with God’

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’

Tornados leave one saint dead in Arkansas, one building damaged in Alabama

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

Elba, Alabama Church Singing Unique

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

Capital Prayer Breakfast Honors McKees

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

Donations pour in for 9-year-old Eli’s bucket-list wish

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

Amridge University Graduation held June 8, 2013

MONTGOMERY, Ala (BNc) -- Raymond Elliott, well-known and loved gospel preacher, reports attending a most impressive Amridge University graduation, June 8, 2013. The impressive Amridge Graduation Ceremony was held in the Davis Theater, downtown Montgomery, Alabama.  Five graduates received AA Degrees; 70 graduates received BS/BA degrees; 72 graduates received MS/MA Degrees; and 11  graduates received … Continue reading Amridge University Graduation held June 8, 2013