ELBA, Alabama (BNc) -- When walking into the Elba Church of Christ building ones eyes are immediately drawn to the beautiful bulletin boards in the hallways. Upon investigation, one will find that Pam Crittenden, church secretary, uses her artistic talent to the glory of God and hand paints the scenes displayed. As a young girl of … Continue reading Artist paints church bulletin boards to teach
Pictured L-R: Kellie Bright, Maggie Moyer, Sandra Salter, Joy Galloway, Carolyn Holloway GENEVA, Alabama (BNc) -- Ladies from the Geneva church work throughout the year to bring joy and furnish needs to children in Panama Central America. The former church building, now mission/fellowship building, of the Geneva Church of Christ is filled with school supplies … Continue reading Geneva ladies support Panama Mission Effort
Student remembers college life at Freed-Hardeman University.
GENEVA, Ala (BNc) -- Diane Grantham, Geneva, AL, has endeared herself to both local nursing home residents and personnel. For the past year she has been going to the home on Monday mornings at 9:30 to tell Bible stories. It all began one day while visiting the facility. A resident commented to Diane that she wished … Continue reading Diane Grantham tells Bible stories at local nursing home
WESTVILLE, Fla (BNc) — Ondrej Hubalek, 18, of Lukavice, Czech Republic was 16 years old when he decided to become an exchange student to the United States. He said kids start learning English in the third grade in his country, and he wanted to learn it better. He also wanted to learn the culture and … Continue reading Exchange student in Christian home gains ‘new point of view in relationship with God’
The Back to School Program is directed by Marie-Claire McDonough.
by Glenda Williams, BNc correspondent GENEVA, Ala (BNC) -- Ladies Bible class teacher, Linda Sartain, has taken her Wednesday night Bible class far beyond what the 18 ladies would have ever dreamed. When the ladies at the Geneva church of Christ decided on the study book, Janie Craun's A Recipe for Peace--7 Ingredients for a Satisfying … Continue reading Bible Class Teacher Takes Lessons to Oven
by Glenda Wiliams, BNc correspondent GENEVA, AL (BNc) -- Joy Galloway, Kellee Jackson, Maggie Moyer and Wanda Cannon worked all year buying items to be packed and shipped to Panama for the 2010 Operation Christmas Joy project. This year's backpacks were filled for the school in Santa Fe Darien as well as collected teaching supplies … Continue reading 2010 Operation Christmas Joy
JACKSON, Tenn. (BNc) - Simms took the handoff from the quarterback, ran around the left flank, kicked it into high gear at the 20, and barely avoided the tackle at the one yard line. Touchdown! The Jackson Christian School Eagles and the Harding Academy Lions met on the football field on October 23, 2009, for … Continue reading Player scores against limitations
CHENNAI, India (BNc) -- Samuel, who is 7 years old, can recite Psalm 119 in its entirety, all 176 verses. Beth Johnson had given her class a memory-work assignment of learning Psalm 119 during the 2008-09 school year. The intention was that they would learn it in sections and recite each section separately. Can you … Continue reading Seven-Year-Old Recites Psalm 119
by Fred Asare, Director, Village of Hope FETTEH, Ghana (BNc)- Two years ago, I asked for your prayers for our ninth grade students as they prepared and wrote their national exams. You prayed. God answered. Each of the eleven students had distinction, the highest grade possible, in the national exams. Each of them was able … Continue reading Hope Students Twice Best, Try for Third
By Matt Clifton MONTGOMERY, Ala. (BNc) - Regions University in Montgomery, Ala., has changed its name to Amridge University. The school's board of regents officially approved the change on Jan. 31. According to an email issued by university president Dr. Rex. Turner Jr., the name change comes due to ongoing litigation over the use of … Continue reading Regions University Undergoes Name Change
by Associate Editor Joe May HENDERSON, Tenn. (BNc)- Dr. Joe Wiley has been named the 15th president by the board of trustees at Henderson, Tenn.-based Freed-Hardeman University. He replaces Dr. Milton Sewell, who announced his retirement last year. According to a press release issued by the university, Wiley is an Oklahoma native who has served … Continue reading FHU Announces New President