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Perspective: Be a good steward!
Jul29

Perspective: Be a good steward!

A recent survey indicates that 72 percent of Americans will die without an estate plan. When you die without an estate plan, your assets, small or large, default to the government’s plan for you. You may be a fan of the government and courts, but I admit they are not the people I want determining how my estate will be divided. Many younger couples ignore estate plans because they feel they have nothing to leave and forget that the...

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Exposing Planned Parenthood
Jul16

Exposing Planned Parenthood

Each time I look into the eyes of my adult children, I give thanks to God for His gracious and kind acts toward Polla and me. I give thanks to God that Missouri and Oklahoma Baptists, rather than Planned Parenthood, were there to minister and guide two young women caught in the vortex of crises pregnancies. Instead of Planned Parenthood trying to convince these young mothers that death for their unborn children was the solution,...

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Perspective: Remember, He reigns!
Jul15

Perspective: Remember, He reigns!

Over the past few months, I have often written in regard to the same-sex marriage issue. Because of the timing of the ruling, I was unable to comment because of publishing deadlines. I am glad I wasn’t able to comment right after the ruling because I have since read some very sensible and helpful insights. I have also read some senseless things that hurt rather than help. I shall attempt to write something sensible and helpful. One of...

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Perspective: CrossTimbers: A Treasure
Jul07

Perspective: CrossTimbers: A Treasure

Anyone who reads this column on a regular basis knows how much I love camps. While much of my attention is focused on Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center because of the sheer magnitude of its ministry, it is not our only camp. We are privileged to have a children’s mission camp near Davis called CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp. Maybe a little history on CrossTimbers would be helpful. CrossTimbers was born out of the...

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Oklahoma Baptist Leader Comments on 10 Commandments Monument
Jul01

Oklahoma Baptist Leader Comments on 10 Commandments Monument

In response to the Oklahoma State Supreme Court’s ruling to remove a 10 Commandments monument at the Oklahoma State Capitol grounds, Dr. Anthony L. Jordan, Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Executive Director-Treasurer said the following: “The 10 Commandments are foundational to our laws and legal system in America. Look at the United States Supreme Court building and you see a depiction of Moses holding the 10...

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