3rd Annual World Missions Weekend

by Lee Davis, preacher for the North Cobb Church of Christ

KENNESAW, Ga. (BNc) — The North Cobb church in Kennesaw, Georgia   hosted its third annual World Missions Weekend, July 30-31, 2010.

The idea for this program goes back to when Lee Davis was the preacher for the Sharon church in Sharon, Tennessee.  A World Missions Weekend was conducted by the late brother Ira Y. Rice, Jr., long-time world evangelist and gospel preacher.

Davis writes, “When I started preaching at North Cobb, I wanted to be able to start an annual program that would showcase sound and godly works being done throughout the world.” Continue reading “3rd Annual World Missions Weekend”

Barbara has been involved in missions for over 25 years, both in the field and in publishing.

Ga. preachers meet for fellowship

Ministers in Southeast Georgia find strength and fellowship in monthly meetings.

by Richard Mansel

HAZLEHURST, Ga. (BNc) — Ian Burgin said, “So many churches are small in Southeast Georgia, and we remain true to the pattern and serving God.”

Burgin, minister with the Nashville, Ga., church extolled the virtues of serving in a small congregation as he gave a report on the work in his community, at the church workers’ meeting.

Workers from a variety of congregations in Southeast Georgia drive on the first Monday of each month to Sisters Country Kitchen to fellowship and edify one another. Continue reading “Ga. preachers meet for fellowship”

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

Child killed, mother seriously injured in Thanksgiving accident

by E. Dean Kelly, Minister, Highland Home, Ala., church

briankristygrayATLANTA, Ga. (BNc) — Sometimes I need to write something, yet it seems that the words to write fail me. What is the best way to put what I am feeling into words? Sometimes the frailty of our existence in this life is overwhelmingly clear. Sometimes we are clearly reminded that there are no promises for tomorrow. Sometimes our hearts are simply torn within on someone else’s behalf. I feel those things now.

Brian and Kristy Gray had been in Prattville, Ala., a city in the Montgomery Metro area, where they had been visiting for Thanksgiving break, and were returning to their home near Atlanta, Ga. They never made it on this particular day.

The Grays were injured in an accident, Kristy critically. The little one, Helen, as Paul Harvey used to say, is now forever three. Continue reading “Child killed, mother seriously injured in Thanksgiving accident”

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

Three Corners helps men beat addictions

by Richard Mansel

HAZELHURST, Ga. (BNc) — Sammie Carson’s battle with substance abuse nearly destroyed him. “I had lost hope. I couldn’t figure out for the life of me why I could not break out of the bondage of the drugs and alcohol,” he said.

His wife’s strength and persistence in prayer led him to enter Three Corners Christian Recovery Residence where he was finally able to conquer his addictions. Continue reading “Three Corners helps men beat addictions”

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

Church Begins in Central Ga. County

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ga. (BNc)- A county in central Georgia now has a church meeting there for the first time.

Milton Sampson, a retired high school math teacher, initiated the effort and is preaching for the congregation.

Twiggs County is the geographical center of the state. Two families came together to begin meeting in January. Continue reading “Church Begins in Central Ga. County”

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