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Abortion survivor to speak at 2015 Rose Day
Jan07

Abortion survivor to speak at 2015 Rose Day

Melissa Ohden will be the featured speaker at the 24th annual Rose Day Pro-Life rally, the signature event of the pro-life movement in Oklahoma, Feb. 4 at the Oklahoma State Capitol. Ohden is the survivor of a failed saline infusion abortion at seven months gestation in 1977. After years of searching for her biological family and offering them forgiveness for the decision that was made to end her life, Ohden’s story, and her life, is...

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Know your Oklahoma Baptists: Bob Green
Dec08

Know your Oklahoma Baptists: Bob Green

The following article is the first of a series about Oklahoma Baptists from around the state who have led and served in various ways. • Name: Bob Green • Position: Recently retired after 40 years as senior pastor of Broken Arrow, Arrow Heights • Family: Bob and his wife Margaret have three grown children and 7 grandchildren. •Convention involvement: He served as president of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) in 2004...

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Graham, Cymbala to speak at SEC
Dec01

Graham, Cymbala to speak at SEC

DEL CITY—The 2015 State Evangelism Conference (SEC), hosted by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), will be held Jan. 26-27 at Del City, First Southern. Featured speakers include Franklin Graham, President and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse; Jim Cymbala, pastor of the Brooklyn Tabernacle in New York and author of several books including Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire; and John Avant,...

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Secrets to Surrender: 2014 Missions Celebration
Nov18

Secrets to Surrender: 2014 Missions Celebration

The 2014 Missions Celebration, “Secrets to Surrender,” was held prior to the 2014 BGCO Annual Meeting, Nov. 10 at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs. The event included a testimony from an IMB missionary in a high-risk country, Oklahoma Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) business, including the election of a new president and recording secretary and special guest National WMU President Debby Akerman. The IMB missionary shared...

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Know your Oklahoma Baptists: Larry Nigh
Nov10

Know your Oklahoma Baptists: Larry Nigh

The following article is the first of a series about Oklahoma Baptists from around the state who have led and served in various ways. • Name: Larry Nigh • Position: Senior Pastor of Ponca City, Northeast since December 1984. Nigh previously served as pastor of Gage, First; Norman, Alameda, and as associate pastor/minister of youth at Oklahoma City, Mayfair. • Family: Nigh and his wife, Saundra (Sandy) were married in 1973, and have...

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