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 children. She is survived by her husband Robert, two children, several grandchildren and a host of people whom she served durante her life, according to missionary David … Continue reading Brazil supporter JoAnn Scruggs dies

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 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

Brazil church establishes second orphanage

Missionary Randy Short heads up effort in northeastern Brazil for the country's second orphanage. RECIFE, Brazil (BNc)- When the Boa Vista church floated the idea of selling the Christian camp, missionary Randy Short of the Boa Viagem church, had a better idea. The camp, Manna from the Lord, had gotten expensive to run. Randy proposed … Continue reading Brazil church establishes second orphanage

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. More than 350 families were benefited, according to deacon Delbert Madison. Food was distributed between 8:30-10:30 a.m. After the giveaway was concluded, a dozen cars still waited in line for food. The giveaway is done every other … Continue reading Southside church holds drive-thru food giveaway

Golden Heights sponsors giveaway

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (BNc)- The Feeding the Hungry and Prison Ministries of the Golden Heights congregation sponsored its third food and clothing giveaway, TheWestsideGazette reported yesterday. The church van transported the homeless and needy to the church’s recreation area. A tent served the audience for a worship service, where they heard the gospel preached by … Continue reading Golden Heights sponsors giveaway

Peru Campaign Produces 48 Baptisms

by Kim Higginbotham ICA, Peru (BNc)- A large group of Americans just returned from a medical campaign in this city wracked last year by a massive earthquake. On May 30 and June 6, a total group of 106 Americans left the U.S for Ica, Peru. The group was led by Jack Farber, of Latin American … Continue reading Peru Campaign Produces 48 Baptisms

Harding Students Help Arkansas Couple

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

Village of Hope: Right Before Our Eyes

By Tommy Drinnen Excerpts from Tommy's March newsletter TEMA, Ghana (BNc)- Peace is a second grader who came to us last year in May. She was orphaned, and the first thing I noticed about this child was how skinny she had become from lack of food. Then I noticed that she looked so sad. Then … Continue reading Village of Hope: Right Before Our Eyes