Fire on an Oil Rig

Submitted by George Merritt TROY, Alabama (BNc) -- Ben McAlister is a Christian known and respected by his brethren throughout several counties in Southeast Alabama. He recently sat down with George and Wanda Merritt at a restaurant in Troy, anxious to share his good news. For some time, his livelihood has come via working on … Continue reading Fire on an Oil Rig

Diane Grantham tells Bible stories at local nursing home

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

Memphis School of Preaching Conducts Milton, FL Campaign

Front Row L-R: Preston Silcox, local preacher, Sao Joseph, Barry Grider, T. J. Skelton, Trent Sherwin. Back Row L-R: Josh Holloway, Efrain Aranda, Theo Scullard, Brandon Myers, Daniel Manning. MILTON, FL (BNc) -- The Margaret Street Church of Christ, Milton, FL is hosting a Campaign for Christ this week, October 26-30. Twelve students from the … Continue reading Memphis School of Preaching Conducts Milton, FL Campaign

Three women prisoners find freedom in Christ

DECATUR, Ala(BNc) -- Three prisoners were recently baptized into Christ at the Beltline church of Christ in Decatur, Alabama.  Lisa, Ashley, and Cassandra were given permission by authorities to leave the jail for baptism. Danny Truitt's wife, Deborah, a WBS teacher, had studied with the three young women. He recaps the occasion: “Two deputies brought them … Continue reading Three women prisoners find freedom in Christ

Churches evangelize at Tennessee festival

SMITHVILLE, Tenn (BNc) -- Christians in the Smithville, Tennessee area set up booths at the Smithville Fiddler’s Jamboree Craft Festival, July 4-5, in downtown Smithville for the second year in a row. Workers from the Keltonburg, the Smithville, and the Northside congregations in Smithville quadrupled the accomplishments of last year’s efforts at the festival. When the … Continue reading Churches evangelize at Tennessee festival

Exchange student in Christian home gains ‘new point of view in relationship with God’

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’

Seventeen Baptized in Guyana Mission Effort

SUMMERDALE, Ala (BNc) -- Jerry O. Davidson, missionary to the Amerindian villages in Guyana, and the mission team traveled to Guyana October 14 - November 4, 2013, for another soul-saving effort. They worked in five Amerindian villages, with a total of 17 baptisms.  Those participating in the campaign were: David Myers, director of the campaign in … Continue reading Seventeen Baptized in Guyana Mission Effort