A late-afternoon cruise today on 5,500-acre Lake Pierce was one of the day’s highlights for pastors and lay leaders attending the southeast Focus Retreat in Haines City, Florida. After-dinner fun included watching a slow-swimming alligator cruise within a few feet of the boat dock, and watching the sun set behind the historic Bok Singing Tower […]
Guy Allan Johnson, 99, of Wooster, Ohio, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, at West View Manor Nursing Home. Johnson was the father of several faithful servants to the FGBC – Jim (Grace Brethren Investment Foundation), George (missionary to Brazil) and Jane Peters (missionary to Central African Republic). Maxine, Jim
From today’s Elkhart (IN)Truth newspaper: Hiler to run against Craig FryToll road funds a campaign issue Published: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 — The Truth, A3Last updated: 2/27/2006 11:04:39 PMBy Aleks TapinshTruth Staff Photo: Fred Flury / The Truth ELKHART — Jeremy Hiler announced recently his intent to challenge Craig Fry for state representative. The 23-year-old
SANTEE, CALIFORNIA (ANS) — Dr. Henry Morris, the founder of the modern Christian creationist movement, has died in California at the age of 87. Kentucky-based Answers in Genesis says Morris’s son sent an e-mail notifying friends and associates that his father died Saturday night in the presence of his children. Henry Morris had been hospitalized
In-depth study and discussion of Psalm 119 continues to be the main theme of the southeast Focus Retreat, now underway in Haines City, Florida. Participating this morning in one of the small-group discussions were Pastor Larry Edwards (left) of Ashland, Ohio, and Nelson Fernandez from the North Lauderdale Grace Brethren Church in Florida. Edwards, who
Pastor Jim Poyner of the Gulfview Grace Brethren Church in Port Richey, Florida, gave introductory comments to the last section of Psalm 119 to begin this afternoon’s sessions at the southeast Focus Retreat in Haines City, Florida.
Pastor John Nelson from the Grace Community Church in North Lauderdale, Florida, led off one of this morning’s Focus Retreat study sessions of Psalm 119 with some introductory comments.
April 1 is the early-bird deadline to get discounted registrations to this summer’s FGBC national conference near Palm Springs, California. Churches and individuals are encouraged to download promotional materials from the Celebrate06 website, including bulletin announcements in WORD format, bulletin inserts in color and black and white as pdf files, and copies of the Celebrate
Doug Lee (left) of Fontana, California, and Fellowship Coordinator Tom Avey discuss plans for the opening session of the Southeast Focus Retreat which began this afternoon in Haines City, Florida. Lee is leading music and worship for the retreat, which is attended by about 25 pastors and church leaders from Florida and other southeastern states.
Pastor Leland Friesen of the Brooksville, Florida, Grace Brethren Church, opened the Focus Retreat’s ongoing study of Psalm 119 with introductory thoughts. The retreat, which began this afternoon, continues through Wednesday morning and is the fourth of five such retreats being held around the US. The final Focus Retreat is in Washington state in May.