Polishing the Pulpit fills brotherhood needs

by Mark Teske SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (BNc) -- The 2010 Polishing the Pulpit was an overwhelming success and the previous record attendance was shattered by a 42% increase in attendance this year. The 2,043 attendees listened to 102 different speakers discussing a wide variety of topics over the 7-day seminar in 11 different venues. For the … Continue reading Polishing the Pulpit fills brotherhood needs

Polishing the Pulpit a great success

by Adam Faughn SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (BNc) -- Just over 2000 people met in the Smokey Mountains for the 2010 Polishing the Pulpit series, a record attendance in the 15-year history of the event. At one time, all those who were present for the first time were asked to raise their hand. Hands went up all … Continue reading Polishing the Pulpit a great success

William Woodson recovering from surgery

by Tom Childers COLUMBIA, Tenn. (BNc) -- We  have  heard  from  William Woodson's family  concerning  his condition after surgery. The  oncologist  told the  family  last  night, Aug. 25,  that  there  was  cancer  in  eight  of  the  32 lymph  nodes  removed  during  Woodson's surgery on Friday, Aug. 20.  However,  they  were  told this  morning  that  all  … Continue reading William Woodson recovering from surgery

The power of an idea

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn., (BNc) -- Polishing the Pulpit began with three friends getting together to brainstorm sermon ideas. We soon invited a few other friends and someone said, "This is great! We should tell others." We did and invited a speaker to discuss sermon preparation and give sample sermons. Interest increased; more speakers were invited. We … Continue reading The power of an idea