Bible Class Teacher Takes Lessons to Oven

by Glenda Williams, BNc correspondent GENEVA, Ala (BNC) -- Ladies Bible class teacher, Linda Sartain, has taken her Wednesday night Bible class far beyond what the 18 ladies would have ever dreamed. When the ladies at the Geneva church of Christ decided on the study book, Janie Craun's A Recipe for Peace--7 Ingredients for a Satisfying … Continue reading Bible Class Teacher Takes Lessons to Oven

Federal lawsuit dismissed against Harding University

SEARCY, Ark. (BNc) — A former Harding University student today (Feb. 23) asked a federal judge to dismiss his civil rights lawsuit against the University. Patrick Thompson (36) of Little Rock petitioned Judge William R. Wilson to dismiss the lawsuit he filed Dec. 7, 2006. The case would have gone to trial Feb. 24. In … Continue reading Federal lawsuit dismissed against Harding University

Church Bus Accident Kills One, Injures More

MAYFIELD, Ky. (BNc)- A tragic incident in Mayfield has resulted in several injuries and at least one death. Lance Cordle, preacher for the Calvert City church, wrote at 8:15 tonight that a bus from the Seven Oaks (formerly, Seventh & College) church was taking elderly members to or from the evening service there. An SUV … Continue reading Church Bus Accident Kills One, Injures More

No Damage, No Injuries, Says Preacher at Quake Epicenter

A preacher near the epicenter of the Ill., earthquake reports on the tremblor felt early Friday morning. OLNEY, Ill. (BNc)- My name is Roy A. Crutcher and I preach for the Pleasant Valley church in Olney. My wife Gayle and I, as well as many others in several states, were awakened Friday at 4:36 a.m. … Continue reading No Damage, No Injuries, Says Preacher at Quake Epicenter

Mary Winkler Gets Info About Trust Fund

By Associate Editor Joe May HUNTINGDON, Tenn. (BNc)- Mary Winkler has been authorized to see information about a trust fund set up for her three daughters. Winkler, who was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in a sensational trial in April 2007, shot her husband Matthew Winkler in the back in March 2006 as he lay in … Continue reading Mary Winkler Gets Info About Trust Fund

Harding Students Assist Tornado Clean-up

By Associate Editor Joe May SEARCY, Ark. (BNc)- “This is what Christians do for each other.” Those were the words of Harding University sophomore Marie Yates in answer to a Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reporter’s question Sunday. Over 800 university students from the Searcy, Ark.-based Christian college swooped down on tornado-ravaged Clinton, Ark., Sunday to assist residents … Continue reading Harding Students Assist Tornado Clean-up

AR Church Mobilizes to Help Tornado Victims

As We Have Opportunity -- Deadly Storms Move Through Arkansas By Oran Burt, Somers Avenue minister NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (BNc)- There is no question as to what our Christian duty is toward the less fortunate. Based on the opportunity we have to help, we help all mankind, especially those of the household of faith. … Continue reading AR Church Mobilizes to Help Tornado Victims

Tornado Injures Ark. Sister, Destroys House

By Bradley Cobb JERUSALEM, Ark. (BNc)- Ona Magar, a faithful sister of the Lord's church that meets in Jerusalem, was severely injured in the string of tornadoes that went across the Midwest this past Tuesday. She was in her house when the tornado struck it. The house is currently unrecognizable, according to eyewitnesses. Scott Roderick, … Continue reading Tornado Injures Ark. Sister, Destroys House

OK Churches Run Ad Against Quail Springs

EDMOND, Okla. (BNc)- Brethren and area churches placed a full-page color advertisement in the Daily Oklahoman Jan. 6, in response to the Mark Henderson interview in which he announced that Quail Springs Family of God was adding an instrumental service on Sunday mornings. The ad marks Henderson as a false teacher. The ad is titled, … Continue reading OK Churches Run Ad Against Quail Springs

USA Churches Rank Better, says Flavil Yeakley

By Associate Editor Joe May HENDERSON, Tenn. (BNc)- For the past several years, those in churches of Christ throughout the United States have despaired of hope since dropping from being the fastest-growing religious group in the nation. But now a recent study by Harding professor Dr. Flavil Yeakley indicates that churches of Christ in America … Continue reading USA Churches Rank Better, says Flavil Yeakley

SWCC Buildings Destroyed by Fire

TERRELL, Tex. (BNc)- Two buildings at Southwestern Christian College were destroyed by fire early Sunday morning, according to the Terrell Tribune. Firefighters battled flames in the Jack Evans Administrative Building and the adjacent science building for 36 hours. The three-story administration building, originally built as a military college, had an Olympic-sized swimming pool where many … Continue reading SWCC Buildings Destroyed by Fire

Lipscomb President Speaks at Ecumenical Service

By Editor J. Randal Matheny, with Assistant Editor Joe May contributing Editor's note: Check back periodically for updates on this developing story. Latest update: 19:56h UTC. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BNc)- The president of Lipscomb University spoke Jan. 22 at an ecumenical prayer service sponsored by Presbyterian and Catholic churches. Dr. Randy Lowry spoke at a prayer … Continue reading Lipscomb President Speaks at Ecumenical Service