JONESBORO, Ark. (BNc) -- E. Winston Burton, 88, of Jonesboro died Thursday afternoon, Sept. 19, at his home. He had lived in Jonesboro since 1967, moving here from Dickson, Tennessee. Burton was a member of the Southwest congregation. He graduated from Paragould High School in 1942; then received an AA degree from the Free-Hardeman College … Continue reading Gospel preacher Winston Burton dies
Fire damaged one of the campus houses at Children's Homes of Paragould.
An Arkansas congregation reads the New Testament letters on Sunday evenings.
Editor's Note: The following is from a special website set up by the Vilonia church of Christ about their relief efforts. by Marty Knight VILONIA, Ark., (BNc) -- Another day has drawn to a close and we were blessed with good weather in which to work. Let me begin by thanking the volunteers who poured … Continue reading Vilonia church of Christ Disaster Relief
Churches have been quick to move for aid in the tornado-struck town of Vilonia, Ark, says Ted Knight.
PARAGOULD, Ark. (BNc) -- The 7th and Mueller church came together from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 27, to offer up to God prayer, according to minister Michael Cox. A total of 84 members each prayed for 15 minutes over 127 submitted prayer requests. Members commented on the success of the 5 1/2 … Continue reading Arkansas church holds 5 1/2 hr prayer chain
SEARCY, Ark. (BNc) -- Kenneth Robertson died at approximately 4 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31 when the air medical helicopter he was piloting crashed near Clinton, Ark. Robertson and two other crew members, Kenneth Meyer, Jr., and Gayla Gregory, were killed. The cause of the crash has not been released. Officials with the Federal Aviation Administration … Continue reading Kenneth Robertson dies in helicopter crash
by John L. Kachelman. Jr. JUDSONIA, Ark. (BNc) -- Our early planning is paying off exceptionally well. Every container has arrived smoothly and food has been distributed without problems. Thanks to the cooperation and planning of Rang Hee, Erin Long and Counterpart International and thanks to the efforts of USAID and others involved in the … Continue reading Haiti relief continues with good results
by Robert Swain FAULKNER COUNTY, Ark. (BNc) -- A couple of months ago my friend Dickie Harris approached me about doing a gospel meeting for a house church that he started in his home last year. Dickie has been a professional musician, playing in several places including Nashville. He has friends in all walks of … Continue reading House church holds gospel meeting
by Paula Harrington, BNc correspondent JUDSONIA, Ark. (BNc) -- Minister John Kachelman will keynote for two U.S. government humanitarian conferences in the Ukraine and Tajikistan and speak about the Lord's church. Kachelman, minister with the Judsonia church, will be the keynote speaker at the Small/Medium Transportation Program (SMTP) conference. SMTP is funded by the U. … Continue reading Minister to address U.S. conferences overseas
GEYER SPRINGS, Ark. (BNc)- The Congregational Training Program (CTP) celebrated its grand opening with a devotional and ribbon-cutting ceremony. The CTP was created to provide Hispanic Christians with deeper Bible knowledge. Classes began on Saturday, Oct. 18, with 21 students from various congregations in central Arkansas. The students meet at the Geyer Springs church building … Continue reading Hispanic Christians Seek Deeper Bible Knowledge
PARAGOULD, Ark. (BNc)- Crowley's Ridge College holds its eighth annual Bible lectureship April 13-16. The theme of the Sunday-Wednesday lectureship is "Major Lessons from the Minor Prophets." Lectureship classes are scheduled Monday-Wednesday at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m.. Chapel services are at 11 am each day. A keynote session will be … Continue reading CRC Holds Annual Lectureship
N. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (BNc)- Three congregations collect aluminum cans and send the funds to mission projects around the world. The Sylvan Hills church in Sherwood and the Levy and Somers Avenue congregations in North Little Rock joined hands to collect aluminum cans in their "We Can" fund. Fifteen different projects were funded in 2007. … Continue reading Churches ‘Can’ Mission Projects
SEARCY, Ark. (BNc)- A Harding University group is working to help pay medical expenses for an Arkansas couple. The women's social club Zeta Rho will host a dress sale to raise money for Steve and Elizabeth Rose of Searcy (formerly of Bald Knob). A December car accident near Joy Mountain in Rose Bud seriously injured … Continue reading Harding Students Help Arkansas Couple
By Associate Editor Joe May Editor's note: We'd like to hear feedback from readers about the appropriateness of this story and others like it for the news site. CLARKSVILLE, Ark. (BNc)- A minister with the Clarksville church of Christ has pleaded not guilty to raping children under his care. According to a story by Mary … Continue reading Arkansas Minister Charged with Rape