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
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by Glenda Williams, BNc correspondent ELBA, Ala (BNc) -- For years, the church in Elba, Alabama had a small pantry housed in a closet, but they were never able to feed the hungry as they do now. Recently the church built a family-life annex complete with a spacious kitchen and dining area, classrooms, restrooms, and a large … Continue reading Elba Church Feeds the Hungry
by Glenda Williams, BNc correspondent GENEVA, Alabama (BNc) -- "Sometimes you have to hit rock bottom before you can come back up," is a statement made about people on the wrong pathway in life. That statement often explains the position of those confined in the local county jail. On Thursday evenings a group of men from … Continue reading Five baptized at county jail
by Glenda Williams, BNc correspondent GENEVA, Alabama (BNc) -- This author began a cookie ministry last week. Let me explain. "Old-Timey Tea Cakes" was the recipe that caught my attention and I made a batch. With four cups of flour, one and three-fourths cups of sugar, two sticks of butter and a few more ingredients, … Continue reading New Cookie Ministry is hit
by Laura S. Tinnel PURCELLVILLE, Va. (BNc) -- Jan. 24 was a momentous day of firsts in northern Virginia. That Sunday morning Donnie Vick stepped into the pulpit in Purcellville to begin his first full-time ministry as a preacher in the Lord's church. That same day, the 11-year-old local congregation heard a sermon from its … Continue reading Donnie Vick works with Purcellville church
Peter's charge has always been a favorite of mine: "Love the brotherhood" (1 Peter 2:17b). The word brotherhood is a collective term, denoting the whole. We are brothers and sisters in Christ, individually. Together, we are brotherhood. Hence, the only two times the word is used, both by Peter, it is upheld by fraternal and … Continue reading Partner with BNc
by Jody Apple COLUMBIA Tenn. (BNc)- The 11th annual Columbia Bible Institute's Preachers Retreat will be held Nov. 3-6. This excellent retreat is hosted by the Graymere church and conducted by Tom Holland and William Woodson. It is always time well spent. Registration is limited to 50 participants, and slots are still available. If you … Continue reading Columbia hosts preacher’s retreat
by Allen Webster SEVIERVLLE, Tenn. (BNc)- This annual gathering of preachers, elders, deacons, church members, youth ministers and their wives will be held this year in the Great Smoky Mountains Aug. 22-28. Fifty-four speakers from twelve states--including George Bailey, Alan Highers, Tom Holland and Winford Claiborne--will teach classes and preach the Gospel. Of special interest … Continue reading Polishing the Pulpit begins in just ten days!
EUPORA, Miss. (BNc)- James Hill Jr. began a new ministry with the congregation located at 2194 W. Roane Ave. He and his family began their work with the Eupora Church of Christ June 19, according to the Webster (Miss.) Progress-Times. James and his family moved from Lumberton in south Mississippi, where he preached for seven … Continue reading James Hill Jr. begins new ministry