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ERLC Conference speakers share testimonies
Oct29

ERLC Conference speakers share testimonies

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Rosaria Butterfield led off the second day of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) National Conference on Tues., Oct. 28. The author of Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert participated in a discussion with Russell Moore, ERLC president, who asked Butterfield to share her story of leaving a lesbian lifestyle and turning to Christ. Butterfield made an emphasis of relationships and how it took a pastor,...

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ERLC National Conference Begins
Oct28

ERLC National Conference Begins

ERLC National Conference Begins: Speakers analyze today’s culture accepting homosexuality and deterring biblical marriage. NASHVILLE, Tenn.—More than 1,300 persons attended the opening session of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission’s (ERLC) National Conference on Mon., Oct. 27, and heard Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) leaders, ethics specialists and legal experts address the event’s title “The Gospel, Homosexuality...

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MWC, Meadowood’s ministers meet milestones
Oct27

MWC, Meadowood’s ministers meet milestones

MIDWEST CITY—Down-to-earth. People person. Flexible. Humble. These descriptions could be used to describe Bob Rutherford, Tom Poe or Kent Epling, and all three men used such traits to describe the other two. Not only do they have respect for each other, but they also have been blessed with longevity of serving together many years at Midwest City, Meadowood. “I feel really blessed to have a staff that has been with me for a long...

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OBU men’s & women’s hoops set to begin season
Oct27

OBU men’s & women’s hoops set to begin season

/// Bison Picked Third in SAC SHAWNEE—Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) is picked to finish third in the Sooner Athletic Conference men’s basketball standings, according to the vote of the league coaches, released Oct. 20. OBU was 19-16 last season and finished eighth in the regular season standings. Despite last season’s rough overall year, the Bison won the Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament and extended its string of consecutive...

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Lawton, First West sees God work
Oct20

Lawton, First West sees God work

LAWTON—The story in II Kings 4 about Elisha and the widow’s oil is an inspiring example of God’s provisions. The widow approached the prophet with a crisis of not having the money to pay the creditor who was going to take her two children to be his slaves. Elisha asked the widow what she had in her house, and the only thing she could offer was a jar of oil. He told her to get as many empty jars as she can and pour oil into all the...

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