BNc correspondent finds mission field at senior center

Editor’s note: We asked BNc correspondent Glenda Williams to share her and her husband’s experiences with you, after she shared some of them with us.

GENEVA, Ala. (BNc) — It all began when we finally accepted that we were old enough to start attending the local senior citizen’s center. We’d been enjoying the exercise room for a while, but one day they needed more people to stay and eat, and they invited us. We stayed. We ate. We loved it. All for just two dollars a day – one for my husband, and one for me.

One day when we were eating at a round table with other seniors, I overheard a lady behind us say to those around her table, “The church I go to is just like the church of Christ, except we have music.” Continue reading “BNc correspondent finds mission field at senior center”

98-year-old was ‘beautiful daughter of the Lord’s’

MOUNT JULIET, Tenn. (BNc) by David Shannon — Opal Esther Ebest was the oldest member of the Mt. Juliet congregation. She was born on Christmas day, 1913. Her passing was just 11 days shy of her 99th birthday.

Her mind was still sharp, her eyes still sparkled, and her beauty had not faded. As a matter of fact, “beautiful” is a great way to describe Mrs. Opal. She loved beautiful flowers. While living in San Antonio, she had served as President of the Garden Club. Her flower gardens were the prettiest on the block! Continue reading “98-year-old was ‘beautiful daughter of the Lord’s’”

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.