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Gospel preacher objects to language ‘grow the church’

Among his reasons, a lack of such language in Scripture.

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Mission Mongolia leaves after 16 baptisms, prepares follow-up

The team winds up its time with good results and plans to help the new converts.

Memphis School of Preaching Conducts Milton, FL Campaign

Front Row L-R: Preston Silcox, local preacher, Sao Joseph, Barry Grider, T. J. Skelton, Trent Sherwin. Back Row L-R: Josh Holloway, Efrain Aranda, Theo Scullard, Brandon Myers, Daniel…

‘We were babied,’ says millennial-generation preacher

Minister says lack of challenge caused millennials to leave the church.

New congregation, Bible School outreach to begin in Tarlac City, Philippines: Michael Hildreth

TARLAC CITY, Philippines (BNc) — “We have arrived safely in the Philippines!” Michael Hildreth wrote yesterday to BNc. He and his family just moved there to begin a…

Baptisms in agitated surf firstfruits of new effort

Have an interesting story about a baptism? Here’s one.

Twelve baptized today in county jail

GENEVA, Ala (BNc) — On Thursday evenings men from the Geneva church meet at the local county jail to teach the Bible to the inmates. Going their separate ways…

Small Kansas church reverses losses

The Andover church focuses on evangelism, hosts clothing giveaways, sees five added this year.

Church meets for the first time in Porirua

PORIRUA, New Zealand (BNc) — The Porirua church met on May 8 for its first worship service, with 78 people, many visiting Christians from surrounding areas. For two…

TRENDS: Africa worker examines ‘numbers test’

Tanzania missionary George Jensen examines the “numbers test” many use to determine support and finds it lacking.

Amerindian Mission Trip is Fruitful

by Glenda Williams, BNc correspondent Jerry O. Davidson, missionary to the Amerindians in Guyana, returned home Monday evening from his latest mission trip. Davidson has been leading groups…

Indian Christians harrassed and threatened

Preacher Tim Arnold shares news of his trip to India. This story was written just days ago while still in the country. He tells of hardships and opposition, but great dedication of the Indian Christians and evangelists.

New website for church

by Glenda Williams, BNc correspondent GENEVA, Ala BNc — A new website, http://www.thechurchofchrist.ws has been created by Sonnie Parker (William Roger Parker, Jr.) of Luverne, AL.  Parker is…

Evangelize Kentucky Project needs help

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (BNc) — The Evangelize Kentucky Project soon will be starting a congregation in Owen County Kentucky in the town of Owenton. They are in need…

Brazil: The church is now here!

CAMPINA GRANDE, BRAZIL (BNc) — The church arrived before the mission team in this city in northeastern Brazil! Campina Grande is the second largest city in the state…

Loudoun County, Va gets first permanent facility for the church worship

by Laura S. Tinnel PURCELLVILLE, Va. (BNc) – The first and only permanent facility for the saints’ worship and Bible study in Loudoun County, VA was completed after…

Extreme Barn Makeover – Church Edition

by Barbara A Oliver, Managing Editor VILONIA, Ark. (BNc) — The Vilonia congregation celebrated its two-year anniversary in their new barnitorium, as Marty Knight, one of the three…

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…

New Cambodian churches form

(BNc)- A second congregation has been formed in Cambodia in as many months from radio programs sponsored by World Radio and Key to the Kingdom. J. Randal Matheny…

The Brazilian Church in the Last 20 Years

Brazil (BNc)- The following article was written to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of a neighboring church’s bulletin and was translated from the Portuguese for BNc. J. Randal Matheny…