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Supplies, Bibles, gospel reach Philippine island after typhoon

Michael Hildreth coordinates typhoon relief funds and supplies on the eastern island of Samar.

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,…

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…

Earlyville ladies work all year for others

MCMINNVILLE, Tenn. (BNc) — The Earlyville Church of Christ ladies ended another year of work May 21, and what a year it was for them. The country congregation…

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…

Oklahoma churches gear up to help tornado victims

Already Christians are helping the needy.

500 kids return to school through Partners in Progress sponsorship program

The Back to School Program is directed by Marie-Claire McDonough.

Update on church and town of West, Texas, after fertilizer plant explosion

Christians on the scene provide update on the situation and on needs.

Mississippi church helps over 2,200 victims of Feb. 10 tornado

More than 7,810 lunches have also been hand-delivered.

Elba Church Feeds the Hungry

by Glenda Williams, BNc correspondent ELBA, Ala (BNc) — For years, the church in Elba, Alabama had a small pantry housed in a closet, but they were never able to…

Churches aid Arkansas town hit by tornado

Churches have been quick to move for aid in the tornado-struck town of Vilonia, Ark, says Ted Knight.

JAPAN: Missionary plans trip to worst area

Japan missionary Marlin Ray plans a trip north to the most affected areas. He tells of news about the Ibaraki church as well.

Park Ave. church sends $90k to Japan

The Park Avenue church in Memphis TN will send the donations on to Japanese Christians, with 100% of the offerings reaching Japan.

JAPAN: Unstable situation poses ‘dilemma’

A Japanese preacher’s wife emails that the unstable conditions in Japan because of the nuclear reactors poses a dilemma to those who seek to help the needy.

2010 Operation Christmas Joy

by Glenda Wiliams, BNc correspondent GENEVA, AL (BNc) — Joy Galloway, Kellee Jackson, Maggie Moyer and Wanda Cannon worked all year buying items to be packed and shipped…

Spreading the good news with a bucket

by Barbara A. Oliver, managing editor IVANO-FRANKIVSK, Ukraine (BNc) — One congregation does its benevolent work by the bucketful. The Judsonia, Ark., church, together with other congregations, is…

Brazilian church sends aid to Haiti

by Randal Matheny Olinda, BRAZIL (BNc) — The Peixinhos church, located in the city of Olinda on Brazil’s northeast coast, is sending aid to Haiti through the state…

Philippine church helps typhoon victims

BAGUIO, Philippines (BNc) – In the face of the destruction from two typhoons, Ondoy and Pepeng, the church in Mangaldan has been busy help typhoon victims. Typhoon Ondoy…

Brazil supporter JoAnn Scruggs dies

JoAnn Scruggs, ardent supporter of the work in northeastern Brazil, died Wednesday, July 22. She participated in many evangelistic campaigns to Brazil and supported a school for underprivileged…

Minister to address U.S. conferences overseas

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…