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Sheltered by love!
Jan13

Sheltered by love!

Eight months after an eventual EF-5 tornado  touched down west of Newcastle and roared northeastward for 17 miles during a 39-minute reign of terror that ripped through the heart of Moore, Sam Porter is close to seeing his dream of a safer heart of Oklahoma come to fruition. Thanks to the heartfelt donations of thousands of people—many who never have, and never will, put a foot down into the red soil of the Sooner State—Porter is at...

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God blesses Hollis, First  revival as church seeks pastor
Jan13

God blesses Hollis, First revival as church seeks pastor

HOLLIS—This community of just more than 2,000 people in far southwest Oklahoma anchored to the intersection of highways 30 and 62  is the birthplace of legendary University of Texas head coach Darrell Royal and major league baseball players Wilcy Moore and Von and Lindy McDaniel. So close to the Texas border in two directions that you could almost launch a rock into the Lone Star State with a powerful slingshot, the Hollis Tigers...

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1,700 applaud ‘Applause of Heaven’
Nov25

1,700 applaud ‘Applause of Heaven’

DAVIS—More than 1,700 music lovers gathered in the R.A. Young Tabernacle at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center Nov. 7 to hear the first concert presented in the Bill & Linda Green Choir Loft. Some 400 of the Singing Churchmen (SCM) and ChurchWomen (SCW) of Oklahoma combined to debut their recently-recorded CD, “Applause of Heaven,” accompanied by the SCM orchestra. “It was a great night,” said director Randy Lind. “So great...

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TMBN looks to new offices; honors pastors
Nov13

TMBN looks to new offices; honors pastors

TULSA—Charlie Cruce, director of missions-treasurer for the Tulsa Metro Baptist Network (TMBN) was recovering from surgery Oct. 31, and unable to attend the network’s 87th Annual Meeting, but that didn’t prevent him from participating in what was to be the groundbreaking for the network’s new building to be constructed soon. Cruce spoke to a gathering of those present at the site near Tulsa, Memorial, which hosted the meeting, through...

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‘Superman’ shares Christ’s love
Nov04

‘Superman’ shares Christ’s love

LITTLE AXE—What would prompt a 15-year-old, star varsity quarterback to risk the ridicule of his classmates and others by donning a Superman costume and visiting a sick teen in the hospital? The love of Christ in his heart—that’s what. Peter Wellner of Purcell is 17 years old, and has Down’s Syndrome. He loves the DC Comics super hero, Superman. Been that way ever since anyone can remember. Peter’s mother, Kristina, works in the...

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