The BETTER Conference in Tennessee begins Monday. We are two weeks from BETTER: Texas. It's not too late to get into either - go to www.PreachBETTER.com today and get in. Here are today's scoops:
SD: The church in Huron, South Dakota is looking for a preacher. About 12,000 souls live there. They want someone to help evangelize in the community and rebuild the congregation. Right now they have 6 members. The salary is negotiable:
Send resumes to: Jimmy Waggoner P O Box 782 Sanger, TX 76266 or: email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The minister for the Gastonia COC (Mike Morton) and all the elders have resigned. Mike is still there, but I don't know for how long. This has been announced to the congregation. Their website is http://gastoniachurchofchrist.com/ Gastonia is West of Charlotte, NC.
TN: The Munford congregation near Memphis is looking for a pulpit minister. Their attendance is 125-150. Their present preacher Randy Collum is leaving to work with a children's home - his number is 901 827-1216. One of the elders is Bob Holland (elder). 901 331-2346. I am told he is the contact elder.
KY: The Richmond Church of Christ is looking for a Family/Youth Minister. Learn more about the church on their website: richmondcc.org They have about 350 members and a good history of effective elderships. They are located in a university town on the edge of the Cumberland Mountains but boast a small town atmosphere. They are "looking for a strong, Bible-based, family man who will function well as a facilitator. He must be well-versed in Scripture and have a heart for evangelism. He must be a man who recognizes that the Bible is the single and final authority. We want a man who has experience working with youth and families. This man also must be fluent in the social media world as this is the world of our youth." There will be opportunities to preach. The goal for this work is to expect and to see spiritual growth. Serious inquiries send email to: email@example.com. Review of applications has begun; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
GA: The Cumming Church of Christ in Atlanta, GA is a small congregation about 30 miles north of Atlanta. They are looking for a minister. Hank Carroll is the contact elder: firstname.lastname@example.org Attendance is about 50 on Sunday worship with two elders. The current minister will leave September 28 and is moving back to his home town. They told us: "We want someone with an in-depth knowledge of God's Word, someone who holds fast to Biblical truths and is able to effectively communicate those truths for the building u and growth of the church. We would like that he (and family) to be active in church ministries and in the lives of our membership."
PA: The Ligonier Church of Christ is seeking a full time Gospel Preacher. Their attendance runs about 80 and they are working towards an eldership. Ligonier is about 50 miles east of Pittsburgh. They are "looking for a candidate with formal training in Biblical studies and one who will hold individual Bible studies with prospective and/or new members with the assistance of our members. Being able to reach out to, and communicate with the young people in our community is a definite attribute we are seeking in our preacher." Send resume and a recent audio sermon to: Ligonier Church of Christ P.O. Box 186 Ligonier, PA 15658 or email email@example.com. Please include "Ligonier Preacher Search" in the subject line.
MS: The Southaven church in Mississippi, just outside of Mempis is looking for a preacher. Learn more about them at: http://southavencoc.org/
That's all we've got today. Let us know what we have missed.