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Pikes Peak congregation hosts American Indian Missions Seminar

by Grady Miller

COLORADO  SPRINGS, Col., (BNc) – Leaders in American Indian evangelism and mission work traveled to Colorado Springs for the 29th Annual American Indian Missions Seminar on Aug. 3-4, and compared notes regarding their rewards and challenges.

Speakers included evangelists Ben Begay, Phillip James, and Dr. Bruce Terry. Brother Begay is a Native American of the Navajo Tribe and has preached at the Many Farms congregation since 1991. Phillip James is also of the Navajo Tribe and currently preaches at the Hogback church, but has served at Kinlichee, Ariz., Many Farms, Ariz., Fort Defiance, Ariz., and Crown Point, Ariz., as a Navajo evangelist since 1987. Dr. Terry served as a missionary among the Navajos at Montezuma Creek, Utah, from 1979 to 1985. He was missionary–in–residence at Abilene Christian University from 1994 to 1998, and now serves on the faculty of Ohio Valley University. Read more

2010 Bear Valley Lectures a huge success

by Neal Pollard, lectureship director

DENVER, Colo. (BNc) – Twenty-three speakers from across the brotherhood converged on Denver Sept. 23-26, for the annual Bear Valley Lectures.

For many years, the lecture program was essentially a homecoming for alumni. However, in the past few years, the attempt has been made to broaden its scope.

Last year, those efforts included the school’s first ever lectureship book.

This year, an alumni kick-off event, a golf outing, and a much more comprehensive advertising campaign seem to have contributed to a big boost in attendance. Read more

Update on the Martin family after fatal car crash

by Barbara A. Oliver, managing editor

MEEKER, Colo. (BNc) — The progress of the Paul Martin family can be followed at The Martin Box. The family asks that you continue to keep them in your prayers.

Instead of flowers for their son, Stone, a fund has been set up at:

  • First National Bank of the Rockies, P.O. Box 600, Meeker, CO 81641
  • Memphis School of Preaching, 3950 Forest Hill-Irene Rd., Memphis, TN 38125

Cards can be sent to the family at P.O. Box 125, Meeker, CO 81641.

Martin family involved in auto accident

by Greg Howell, elder, Cordova, Tenn., church

MEEKER, Colo. (BNc) —
Vanessa Martin and her children, Stone and Alana, were involved in a very serious car accident Tuesday morning, Jan. 19, in Meeker, Colo.

Vanessa is the daughter-in-law of Cordova church minister Jerry Martin. Paul and Vanessa Martin work with the Meeker church, a small mission congregation in central Colorado.

Stone was airlifted to Grand Junction with his father Paul by his side. Ten-year-old Stone passed away Wednesday morning, Jan. 20. Read more