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Conventional Thinking: Not one red cent
Jul28

Conventional Thinking: Not one red cent

Planned Parenthood has long presented themselves to the public as a legitimate health care provider, with society’s and women’s best interests in mind. Pro-life Christians have known the real story all along, that this is no ordinary health provider, but the nation’s largest abortion provider (responsible for more than 300,000 abortions per year). You see, the first rule of medicine is “do no harm,” but instead, Planned Parenthood has...

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Conventional Thinking: Politics and problems
Jul22

Conventional Thinking: Politics and problems

With the first of many presidential primary debates just around the corner, the 2016 election is looming large. Many are, even this moment, enthusiastically picking their favorite person for the presidency (and other offices), so the topic of politics will likely find its way into Sunday School classrooms, email conversations and other social circles in the days ahead. This can lead to problems and divisions among brothers and sisters...

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Responding to same-sex marriage: Recommended reading
Jul20

Responding to same-sex marriage: Recommended reading

With the United States Supreme Court mandating same-sex marriage in all 50 states, Christians are looking for resources that will help them engage on the issue of homosexuality, with grace and truth. Links to the following resources can be found at www.bgco.org/marriage. /// MARRIAGE & THE LAW • Gay weddings? Who must perform them? by David Roach • Why the Church Should Neither Cave nor Panic about the Decision on Gay Marriage by...

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Responding to same-sex marriage
Jul15

Responding to same-sex marriage

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court mandating same-sex marriage in all 50 states, the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) established a special web page that highlights resources meant to help churches do ministry effectively at www.bgco.org/marriage. “We are entering times that are increasingly contrary to our Christian worldview,” said Anthony L. Jordan, BGCO executive director-treasurer. “While the courts and the...

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Conventional Thinking: Butcher, baker, culture breaker
Jul14

Conventional Thinking: Butcher, baker, culture breaker

America is a great place to be a Christian or person of faith. At least it used to be. Increasingly religious liberty is under threat in this great nation of ours. With the arrival of same-sex marriage are coming fast and furious challenges to religious liberty that would have shocked previous generations. Take Oregon as an example. Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian has delivered a fine to the tune of $135,000 to Sweet Cakes...

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