Foundation laid in Ramnad

RAMNAD, India (BNc) -- In February of 2009 the foundation was laid for a meeting place in Ramnad within easy walking distance from the railway and bus stations. This area of Tamil Nadu was part of the thousand kilometers of coastlands struck by a devastating tsunami on Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004. After graduating from the … Continue reading Foundation laid in Ramnad

Seven-Year-Old Recites Psalm 119

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

Tsunami victims serve the Lord

by BNc Correspondent Roy Davison RAMNAD, India (BNc)- Missionaries are seeing spiritual results from the tsunami disaster relief. Dennis and Beth Johnson, who work with the Chennai Teacher Training School, made the 420-mile trip south by train earlier this year, from Chennai (formerly Madras) to Ramanathapuram District on the east coast near the southern tip … Continue reading Tsunami victims serve the Lord

Obituary for J.C. Choate

(BNc)- J.C. Choate was born to J.F. and Hollis Choate in Corinth, Miss., on Feb. 6, 1932. He was baptized while still in high school and began preaching shortly thereafter. He held a B.A. in Bible, a Master's in Missions, and D.Min. in Missions. He attended Freed-Hardeman College, David Lipscomb College, Alabama Christian College (B.A.), … Continue reading Obituary for J.C. Choate

Bhutto’s Assassination Worries Workers

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated Dec. 27. We asked several people how the new political climate might affect the work of the church in the region. Below are responses we've received thus far. Check back soon for updates and additions, especially from some directly in or involved with the work in Pakistan. … Continue reading Bhutto’s Assassination Worries Workers