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From heart attack to home in 3 days
Jan27

From heart attack to home in 3 days

Don Hunter, pastor of Oklahoma City, Grand Boulevard, was only five minutes into his sermon Sunday evening, Jan. 4, when he noticed member Tisha Honeycutt frantically waving to him through the church’s Fellowship Hall window. Startled, Hunter said he didn’t know what to do other than to put the service on hold and race down the aisle to the Fellowship Hall, which is attached to the rear of the church’s worship center. When he walked...

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Chickasha, Michigan Ave. reaches children; then parents through wedding ministry
Jan13

Chickasha, Michigan Ave. reaches children; then parents through wedding ministry

CHICKASHA—Jeffrey Willoughby and his wife, Amy, drove by “them” one Sunday morning, and God revealed an open door of ministry they would soon walk through. “Them” were many neighborhood children who had no church home; weren’t attending Sunday School; weren’t learning about Jesus; and weren’t having the opportunity to change their lives for eternity. Willoughby, lay/bi-vocational music minister at Chickasha, Michigan Ave., recently...

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Applause of Heaven concert Feb. 12
Jan07

Applause of Heaven concert Feb. 12

The third and final public presentation of “The Applause of Heaven” concert by the Singing Churchmen and Singing ChurchWomen of Oklahoma takes place at 7 p.m., Feb. 12 at Edmond, First. “This is the last in a series of concerts for the roll-out of the Applause of Heaven CD,” said Randy Lind, Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma worship/music ministries specialist and director of both singing groups. “It’s the last chance to hear The...

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Ada, Trinity hosts 300 at foster family dinner
Dec16

Ada, Trinity hosts 300 at foster family dinner

ADA—Members of Ada, Trinity are very active in their community, but especially so during the time leading up to the celebration of the birth of Christ. “One of the most important and amazing things we do in our community is a ministry to foster families in Pontotoc County,” said Pastor Rusty Fuller, referring to the church’s 10-year history of providing a dinner and gifts at Christmas time to foster children and the...

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Religious persecution becoming ‘scary’
Nov10

Religious persecution becoming ‘scary’

As a person intimately familiar with the issue of religious persecution, Door of Hope International President Paul H. Popov—referring to recent incidents in Houston and Idaho—said, “It is scary for me. I am, for the first time in the United States, being a little scared about where things are going.” A Bulgarian native, Popov was in Oklahoma City recently working with local blogger/producer Chris Forbes in the initial...

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