Neal Pollard writes about a study with an evangelical pastor.
A widely circulated piece justifying women's positional equality in the church is mostly fluff, according to Pollard.
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
Jon Warnes started a program Sunday to memorize 100 Bible verses in 100 days.
Preacher Matthew Morine suggests an alternative to traditional lectureships, which appear to be declining in attendance.
by Glenda Williams, BNc correspondent
GENEVA, Alabama (BNc) — The sixth annual preacher’s conference was held in Vyatskiye, Polyany, Russia, September 27-30, 2010. Charles Williams, minister of the New Union church of Christ, Manchester, TN spoke at the four-day conference. This was the third conference in which he has participated. Read more
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
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.
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
The tornado that hit Windsor, Colo., Thursday caused damage to the church building and has made it unsafe for the congregation there to meet. Read more