31 January, 2023

News

South African Church of Christ Mission Celebrates Centennial

South African Church of Christ Mission Celebrates Centennial

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South African Church of Christ Mission celebrated its centennial with a huge gala this year. Christians remembered those who began the work and honored their leaders from the past century. Michael and Caryl Stanley, missionaries whose family has worked in South Africa for 70 years, celebrated a full half-century of service and officially retired from the work.

The Preaching Elder

The Preaching Elder

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e2:effective elders has created a four-part resource designed to empower elders to preach. “The Preaching Elder: Refilling the Preaching Pipeline” was created especially with elders in mind—to offer training through a book and other resources to help with a need that has developed because of a diminishing preaching pipeline.

Let’s Talk About . . . ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’

Let’s Talk About . . . ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’

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It’s been two years since Black Panther fans were stunned by the sudden loss of lead actor Chadwick Boseman to cancer. “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” is an extended tribute to his character, King T’Challa, and a passing of the torch to a new generation as Wakanda faces unprecedented global threats.

Tom Blackeagle, Who Led NMC in 2002, Dies (Plus News Briefs)

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Tom Blackeagle, who ministered with McKinley Church of Christ for a decade and with the Yakima Indian Reservation and surrounding area (in Washington state) for many decades, was killed in an auto accident in Toppenish, Wash., on Nov. 20. Mr. Blackeagle served as president of the National Missionary Convention—forerunner of ICOM—in 2002 in Wichita, Kan.