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Gatlinburg on fire, saints lose homes, church loses building

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (BNC) — The resort town of Gatlinburg in East Tennessee is burning, and much of the city may be lost. The city is under a mandatory evacuation order, as well as part of the neighboring city of Pigeon Forge. Continue reading “Gatlinburg on fire, saints lose homes, church loses building”

Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren. He likes to read novels in his back-porch hammock. http://randal.us
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Longview TX church building suffers severe storm damage

LONGVIEW, Tex. (BNC) — The building belonging to the Longview congregation suffered damage from a severe storm that hit the town Thursday, 9. Continue reading “Longview TX church building suffers severe storm damage”

Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren. He likes to read novels in his back-porch hammock. http://randal.us

Ike cuts power in more states

CALVERT CITY, Ken. (BNc)- Besides the devastation in Texas, hurricane Ike also left areas in other states without power. Continue reading “Ike cuts power in more states”

Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren. He likes to read novels in his back-porch hammock. http://randal.us

Kansas Tornado Kills Couple in Car

Pratt, Kan. (BNc)- The son and daughter-in-law of a Kansas preacher were killed Friday by a tornado while traveling in Kansas. Continue reading “Kansas Tornado Kills Couple in Car”

Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren. He likes to read novels in his back-porch hammock. http://randal.us

No Damage, No Injuries, Says Preacher at Quake Epicenter

A preacher near the epicenter of the Ill., earthquake reports on the tremblor felt early Friday morning. Continue reading “No Damage, No Injuries, Says Preacher at Quake Epicenter”

Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren. He likes to read novels in his back-porch hammock. http://randal.us

Midwest, South Cope with Flooding

By Associate Editor Joe May

(BNc)- Flooding has enveloped much of the Midwest and South, especially in Arkansas. Continue reading “Midwest, South Cope with Flooding”

Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren. He likes to read novels in his back-porch hammock. http://randal.us

The Psalms, the Psalms

by Warren Baldwin, minister, Ulysses, Kan., church

Today at about 12:30 noon I was typing notes on Psalm 109 for my term paper for Harding University Graduate School of Religion, when the phone rang. I was expecting my wife Cheryl to call and say she was home for lunch and I was to go join her. Instead, it was the high school saying there was an accident and they wanted all the ministers to come to the high school. Continue reading “The Psalms, the Psalms”

Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren. He likes to read novels in his back-porch hammock. http://randal.us

Christians’ Homes Hit, Elder’s House Destroyed

By Elizabeth Owen

DEVELOPING STORY, Check back for updates

Mtn View tornado hits homes

Editor’s note: This was just received. According to one person who received Elizabeth’s email, “The family are members of the church. One home destroyed was that of one of the elders of the church there.”

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark. (BNc)- I’m asking that everyone keep the town of Mountain View in your prayers. Carrie and I made a trip there yesterday to check on her family, the destruction is indescribable. My family’s home is fine, but Carrie’s extended family on Herpel Rd. took a very hard hit, their chicken houses and two homes almost destroyed. There are too many other families to list. Continue reading “Christians’ Homes Hit, Elder’s House Destroyed”

Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren. He likes to read novels in his back-porch hammock. http://randal.us