Preacher’s wife reads poem written by deceased husband for first time

ABILENE, Texas (BNC) — Edie Connel received a surprise Sunday, Sept. 2, when her son Robert handed her a piece of paper before the church meeting started. On the paper was a poem written in 2012 by her husband and preacher Bob, who had passed away in 2015. A friend in the congregation had given … Continue reading Preacher’s wife reads poem written by deceased husband for first time

Texas Stevens, writer and producer of Jule Miller Filmstrips alive and well

HOUSTON, Texas (BNc) -- "If God can take a plain old shepherd boy and make a king out of him, He can use any of us, but it's His work and He gets all the glory," stated so ably by Texas Stevens, writer and producer of the Jule Miller Filmstrips, entitled the Visualized Bible Study Series … Continue reading Texas Stevens, writer and producer of Jule Miller Filmstrips alive and well

Texas author and teacher Alice Sheppard passes

BUDA, Tex. (BNc) — Alice Ilene Cheatham Sheppard, 86, died Friday, May 23 in Austin. She resided in Buda. She was born Sept. 16, 1927, to Walter Carl Cheatham and Allie Cly Francis Cheatham. She married James E. Sheppard on Sept. 21, 1946. Alice was a teacher, counselor, author and freelance writer. She taught in … Continue reading Texas author and teacher Alice Sheppard passes