LifeWay News publications:

NASHVILLE, Tenn., 6/25/09 – Christians sometimes intentionally veer from becoming involved in popular culture out of concerns about exposure to potentially negative influences. But for senior pastor Michael Catt and members of Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany Ga., reaching the lost has meant becoming involved in a particularly secular popular arena: Hollywood… Read on here.

NASHVILLE, Tenn., 6/10/09 – Two men faced off in the home office of LifeWay Christian Resources to debate, during a live broadcast, the virtues of Sunday school versus those of small groups.

Representing Sunday school, David Francis, LifeWay’s director of Sunday school, came prepared to debate with “small groupologist” Rick Howerton, the small group specialist with Serendipity by LifeWay… Read on here.

Nashville, Tenn., 5/22/09 – Facts & Trends Online (FTO) staff is once again inviting churches and individuals to submit photos for the annual Vacation Bible School Photo Contest.  This year, all submissions will be archived at the LifeWay News fan page on Facebook, a sociall networking Web site… Read on here.

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IntraLife publications:

Buddy Dotson and LifeWay’s prayer ministry

Buddy Dotson has a smile on his face every day, all day. He encourages those around him and uses every breath to glorify God. Most people might find it difficult to keep this consistent level of joy.  Not Dotson, and he says it’s all because of prayer.

-Read full article here:

Buddy Dotson


Spotlight on B&H Fiction

National consumer retail sales may be down, but sales in Christian fiction seem to be up.

It’s not a new trend. During the Depression, millions still went to movies and listened to the radio while the economy was collapsing around them.

– Read full article here:

Julie Gwen


Author offers hope in times of desperation

Michael Catt, senior pastor of Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Ga., has firsthand experience with desperation.

As pastor of a 3,000-member congregation, he has dealt with suicide, divorce, prodigal children and the stresses that come with everyday life.

– Read full article here:

Michael Catt

HBOI offers God’s Word to soldiers

There’s more to B&H’s military Bible than meets the eye. The cover design targets men and women who fight for their country. The content tells of a Savior who fights for their souls.

– Read full article here:

HBOI

Volunteer Missions Fund: providing opportunities to spread God’s Word

It begins with a passion to share the Gospel, but lack of money can be a significant obstacle to joining a mission trip. After all, international travel means transportation, food, lodging and supply costs to cover.

– Read full article here:

Mission Fund

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Orange and Blue:

Bonner haunted house to benefit community: Who knew screaming could benefit the community so much? The Bonner Scholars, a community service scholarship program, is sponsoring FRIGHTMARE 2008 on October 28th through November 1st beginning at 7:00 pm each night.  Read on here.

Bonner Program moves into new digs: The Bonner Scholars Program underwent a series of staff and building changes last year and just as the program got settled, change happened again in the form of renovations, new student members and new staff.  Read on here.

“Not” home for the holidays: As most students pack up to leave for the Thanksgiving holiday before their dorms close on Tuesday, November 20, the majority of the international students attending C-N will be conducting their day as usual, for an international trip back home for the five days before classes resume again is most unlikely.  Read on here.

Bonner VP visits campus: Carson-Newman’s Bonner Scholars got a special visit Oct. 16 from the Foundation’s Vice-President, Robert Hackett.  Read on here.

Senior show set to debut: You might recognize him as the lead in “Macbeth”, Charlie Baker in “The Foreigner”, or C.S. Lewis in “Shadowlands.” But now, Ben Davis, a senior theater major, has written and will direct his own play, “Antiochus: Genesis”, that will debut in Phoenix Theater Oct. 4th, 5th and 6th at 7:30 p.m.  Read on here.






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