Monday
Jul212014

FBC, Norphlet, holds FreedomFest

First Baptist Church, Norphlet, held FreedomFest 2014 on July 6. Hundreds of community members attended the event, which included hamburgers, hot dogs, popcorn, snow cones, watermelon and homemade ice cream, along with bounce houses and a waterslide.  

 

“I believe that we planted many seeds for future harvest. If nothing else, my hope is that our community will see our church as a place that cares for them, and will remember that when they encounter a crisis in the future,” said Pastor Doug Wills.

Monday
Jul212014

Life Line holds fireworks event

 

Life Line Baptist Church, Little Rock, recently held a fireworks show sponsored by Crain Ford on Colonel Glenn Road. Photo courtesy of Life Line Baptist Church

Monday
Jul212014

Missionaries gather for wedding

A host of current and former missionaries attended the wedding of Ken Hoekman and Anisha Gohain, which took place April 12 at the home of Stan and Stella Williams in Sherwood. Hoekman and the Williams attend The Summit Church in North Little Rock. Danny Jones, teaching pastor/engage ministries at The Summit Church, married them.

The couple met through Hoekman’s sister and brother-in-law, who are missionaries in India. Hoekman grew up as the son of two missionaries and desires to be a pilot on the mission field in the future. Currently, he serves in the Air Force. A heart for missions runs in Hoekman’s blood. His great-aunt served as a missionary to Japan, and his brother currently serves as a missionary in India. About 30 current or former missionaries, including short-term missionaries, attended the wedding.

Monday
Jul212014

Park Hill, NLR, youth choir attends SonPower

Park Hill Baptist Church, North Little Rock’s youth choir recently returned from Orlando, Fla., where they attended Lifeway Christian Resource’s SonPower event, an event that combines music and missions. It included rehearsals where choirs joined together in preparation for making a recording to be used by choirs all over the world to rehearse with for their own presentations. The trip also included mission projects and worship.

Monday
Jul212014

WBC's PBL business society wins awards

Williams Baptist College’s chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) business society earned 10 national awards, including two first-place awards, at the annual PBL National Leadership Conference.