27 May, 2023

News Briefs for March 29

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Mark Scott will be keynote speaker at Boise Bible College’s Spring Conference May 11-12. Scott served as professor of preaching and New Testament for three decades at Ozark Christian College and now is lead minister with Park Plaza Christian Church in Joplin, Mo. He also writes Christian Standard’s weekly Lookout Bible lesson. The conference theme is “Be Obvious.” The event will also feature numerous workshops. Registration cost is $25. Learn more at BBC’s Facebook page; register here.

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Northwest Christian Network has planned a women’s retreat for April 14-15. “Whatever You Do” (Colossians 3:17) is the theme. The cost is $60 for adults, $30 for college students. The event takes place at the Oregon Christian Convention in Turner, Ore. Learn more here.

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Pressing On: A Conference of Encouragement for Ministries and Missionaries is slated for May 9 to 11 at Cincinnati River Center in Covington, Ky. Speakers will include Jeff Vines, Dick Alexander, and LeRoy Lawson. The gathering—powered by ICOM and Kairos Benevolence Fund—is designed for encouragement, inspiration, and fellowship . . . especially for those Christian workers who have served many years. Learn more and register at KairosBenevolenceFund.org and/or read our article from January.

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Great Lakes Christian College alum Beth George (class of 2007) will speak at the Women’s Spring Celebration, slated for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 28 at GLCC’s Doty Center. Cost is $20 (meal included). Learn more here.

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His Only Son, a movie about Abraham’s faith being tested when God sent him on a journey to Moriah to sacrifice his son, Isaac, releases in theaters this Friday. The film from Angel Studios was largely crowdfunded. Go to the movie’s website for viewing options.

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Former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson spoke to Colorado Christian Academy in Littleton late last week. The gathering occurred at Valley View Christian Church, where Phillip Holland serves as minister.

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