The editor shares thoughts about recent stories in Ukraine and Nigeria, as well as God's work through the little people. And a note on site improvements.
The building used for a Denver-based training program was invaded this morning in Ukraine.
Internal and external tensions have caused difficulties for the Ukrainian church, says Oklahoma preacher David Deffenbaugh.
Ukranians begin churches in their homes.
Veteran missionary Joe Cannon died Oct. 25 in Memphis TN.
by Glenda Williams, BNc correspondent
GENEVA, Alabama (BNc) — The sixth annual preacher’s conference was held in Vyatskiye, Polyany, Russia, September 27-30, 2010. Charles Williams, minister of the New Union church of Christ, Manchester, TN spoke at the four-day conference. This was the third conference in which he has participated. Read more
by Barbara A. Oliver, managing editor
IVANO-FRANKIVSK, Ukraine (BNc) – One congregation does its benevolent work by the bucketful.
The Judsonia, Ark., church, together with other congregations, is involved in benevolent aid to Sudan, Ukraine, Nigeria, India, Honduras and a number of other nations. With the shipments of aid, they include “family buckets,” five-gallon plastic buckets filled with a variety of household items.
The brainchild of Kathy Cadden in Columbus, MS., the buckets are contributed by numerous congregations in Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, Kentucky and Missouri.
“These have really been an excellent way of getting urgently needed commodities to those in great need,” said John Kachelman, Jr., preacher with the Judsonia congregation. Read more
by Paula Harrington, BNc correspondent
JUDSONIA, Ark. (BNc) – Minister John Kachelman will keynote for two U.S. government humanitarian conferences in the Ukraine and Tajikistan and speak about the Lord’s church.
Kachelman, minister with the Judsonia church, will be the keynote speaker at the Small/Medium Transportation Program (SMTP) conference. SMTP is funded by the U. S. Department of State Office of the Coordinator for U.S. Assistance to Europe and Eurasia.
Kachelman will speak on the topic, “Who are the churches of Christ that care for Tajikistan?” Read more
FULTON, Miss. (BNc) – J.C. Enlow, director of 21st Century Global Missions, improves after a fall from a deer stand. Read more
KIEV, Ukraine (BNc) About 55 young people from the Kiev area attended a youth meeting on Saturday, Oct. 2. They came mainly from the Harkivsky, Licova, Obolon, Shevchenko and Vinogradar congregations. Read more
Feature story by Neal Pollard (adapted)
(BNc)- A few years ago in Richmond, Va., a small group of homeschooled children whose families were members of the Lord’s church got together for a service project to raise money to buy hearing aids for deaf orphans in Zhitomir, a city in western Ukraine. Read more