Newsmakers, May 2020
In a gathering held before the coronavirus crisis, members of Churches of Christ in Central Arkansas held a combined service in downtown Little Rock, hosted by the Central Church of Christ. The event was conceived by the Central Arkansas Minister Fellowship, an informal monthly lunch gathering of ministers and elders in the area.
Willie Hubbard Jr., with Lubbock Christian University’s K.C. Moser Award for outstanding service to God’s kingdom. Hubbard is an evangelist and teacher for the District Heights Church of Christ in Maryland.
Al Price, for 60 years of full-time preaching. A potluck luncheon honored him at the Diamond Grove Church of Christ in Beech Bluff, Tenn. That Sunday also marked his official retirement.
Keith George, Alexandria Church of Christ in Alexandria, Va. George is a retired Army lieutenant colonel who has an extensive academic and military background. He is the congregation’s first full-time African-American minister. He has preached since 1994.
Jon Hackett, Kingston Church of Christ in Tennessee.
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Justin Speer, World English Institute. He is a member of the Katy Church of Christ in Texas.