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Another brotherhood stalwart goes on to recieve his reward

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (BNc) — The funeral of Milton Webster, elder at the Jacksonville congregation in Jacksonville, Ala., will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 11:00 at the church building. Visitation will be on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at the Gray… Continue Reading →

Wiregrass Christian Youth Camp is touching lives

by Glenda Williams, BNc correspondent GENEVA, Alabama (BNc) — Wiregrass Christian Youth Camp, Chancellor, Alabama, has recorded another successful summer of camping.  Joel Ellis, President of the youth camp, states “With the assistance of 263 staff volunteers, we were privileged… Continue Reading →

Christian Invites Neighbor

By Glenda Williams, BNc correspondent Geneva, Ala (BNc) — “Wanda, I’ve come to church today because you kept inviting me,” Sue Holland said to Wanda Hensley on a recent Sunday morning. Wanda had invited Sue several times and she didn’t… Continue Reading →

Teens knock doors in Alabama city

by Chad Dollahite, preacher in Childersburg, Ala. Childersburg, Ala. (BNc) — Thirteen teens and four adults canvassed the city of Childersburg in door-knocking efforts July 19-21. Chris Clevenger, associate evangelist of the Ironaton church in Talladega, Ala., led the group…. Continue Reading →

Margie Overton dies

FLORENCE, Ala., (BNc) — Basil Overton’s precious wife Margie passed away during the night of May 20, 2010. Visitation was today (Saturday) at the Stoney Point Church of Christ in Florence, Ala., from 1:00 – 3:00 with funeral following. If… Continue Reading →

Frederick W. Danker speaks at HCU

FLORENCE, Ala. (BNc) – The world’s foremost New Testament lexicographer spoke on the campus of Heritage Christian University. Dr. Frederick W. Danker, reknowned classicist and lexicographer, spoke at the first annual Charles Coil Lecture Series Apr. 9, hosted by HCU’s… Continue Reading →

Church meets at Fort Rucker

by George Merritt FORT RUCKER, Ala. (BNc) — In the 68-year history of Fort Rucker, this is the first time churches of Christ have conducted worship on post. In fact, Christian families in the military say it is rare for… Continue Reading →

Elder sews blankets for Amerindian babies

by Glenda Williams SUMMERDALE, Ala. (BNc) — Ralph Adams, elder for eight years at the Summerdale church, Summerdale, Ala., is a maker of baby blankets. “I heard Jerry Davidson say he needed baby blankets for Guyana. My wife had crocheted… Continue Reading →

Ralph David Underwood dies at 81

FLORENCE, Ala., (BNc) — Ralph David Underwood, 81, of Florence, Ala., passed away Feb. 12. He was born in 1928 in Colbert County, Ala., to Robert and Elizabeth Underwood. Underwood earned degrees from Freed-Hardeman College, Harding College and Harding Graduate… Continue Reading →

Carolyn Sanders Benson dies at 69

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (BNc) — Carolyn Benson died on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 3, in a city hospital. She died minutes before surgery on her shoulders was to have begun. Carolyn was the widow of Byron Benson, a faithful gospel preacher who… Continue Reading →

Bible teacher brings in students

by Glenda Williams GENEVA, Ala. (BNc) — Her name is Janice Helms. I met her two years ago when we moved to Geneva, Ala., to work with the church. My husband Douglas was hired to be the full-time preacher. Geneva… Continue Reading →

Christian sculptor leaves imprint on community

by Brenda Robertson Dennis, reprinted, with permission, from Montgomery Living Local sculptor Clydetta Fulmer is preserving moments, and sometimes the legacy of a lifetime, in bronze. It could be a biased opinion, but for some reason it seems that the… Continue Reading →

The opportunity in our driveway

Ray was the 22nd person converted this year in this small Alabama town.

Alabama church’s future uncertain

by Paul Cockrell RAGLAND, Ala. (BNc) — The number of saints is falling in many congregations these days. No more so than in the rural areas and small towns of the U.S. For one small church in an east-central Alabama… Continue Reading →

Zorns recovering from traffic accident

by Paul Cockrell, Munford, Ala. SYLACAUGA, Ala. (BNc) — After two weeks in a Birmingham hospital, Frances Zorn, wife of Lads to Leaders/Leaderettes founder Jack Zorn, came home from the hospital on Wednesday. J. Randal MathenyRandal and his wife Vicki… Continue Reading →

Minister Clifford Smith passes

Minister Clifford M. Smith passed away the morning of Aug. 15 at age 89 in Searcy, Ark. J. Randal MathenyRandal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three married children and five… Continue Reading →

Arab church conducts Bible camp

By Laura S. Tinnel PURCELLVILLE, Va. (BNc)- The Arab, Ala., congregation conducted the third annual Purcellville Christian Youth Camp (PCYC). J. Randal MathenyRandal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three married… Continue Reading →

Southside church holds drive-thru food giveaway

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (BNc)- The Southside congregation sponsored a drive-thru food giveaway at their building Friday morning, Aug. 8. J. Randal MathenyRandal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three married children and… Continue Reading →

Ala. Preacher Robert Courtney Drowns

Robert Courtney, preacher for the West End church in Clanton, Ala., drowned Monday in a work accident at Mitchell Dam. J. Randal MathenyRandal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three married… Continue Reading →

Saint Loses Home, Husband in Fire

by Dean and Barbara Kelly HIGHLAND HOME, Ala. (BNc)- Last Saturday night, March 8, Mrs. Carrie Johnson, a faithful Christian at the Sugar Ridge congregation, lost her home and her husband to a house fire. J. Randal MathenyRandal and his… Continue Reading →

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