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Weather does not prevent Priority of Preaching from prevailing
Mar03

Weather does not prevent Priority of Preaching from prevailing

EDMOND—Pastors endured snowy weather to make it to Edmond, First for the Priority of Preaching Conference, Feb. 23-24. An official attendance of 107 was recorded, and those who attended were able to refine their skills to, as Brett Selby states, “proclaim the unsearchable riches of Christ.” “I was extremely proud of our pastors and the way they came to the conference in spite of the inclement weather,” said Selby, pastoral leadership...

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Karate ministry has ‘staying power’ at Moore, First
Mar03

Karate ministry has ‘staying power’ at Moore, First

MOORE—The KICS (Karate in Christ’s Service) school was featured in the Baptist Messenger in 2011. What began as a martial arts class that meets in Moore, First’s recreation center has now become a full certified year-round school with more than 300 students who participated in the last six and half years. School founder Brandon Boozer said the KICS school will continue to advance and impact lives beyond what they have accomplished...

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Many applauded The Applause of Heaven at Edmond, First
Feb24

Many applauded The Applause of Heaven at Edmond, First

EDMOND—A packed sanctuary resulted for the third and final presentation of “The Applause of Heaven” concert by the Singing Churchmen and Singing ChurchWomen of Oklahoma at Edmond, First on Feb. 12. The estimated attendance of 2,400 was reported, and Randy Lind, Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) worship/music ministries specialist, was pleased with the crowd as well as the support from the staff and volunteers from Edmond,...

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Oklahoma DR makes national spotlight on Fox News
Feb17

Oklahoma DR makes national spotlight on Fox News

Fox News reporter John Stossel presented a special documentary titled “NO PLAN, NO PROBLEM! Spontaneous Order” that was broadcast Sun., Feb. 8 on Fox News. The hour-long news report emphasized the message “Most of life works better when it’s not planned by government. Economists call this free-flowing innovation, ‘Spontaneous Order.’” Segments of the show highlighted independent businesses and programs that are not...

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Baby Blooms
Feb10

Baby Blooms

Abortion survivor shares testimony at 24th annual Rose Day event The 24th annual Rose Day Pro-Life Rally at the Oklahoma State Capitol drew 525 individuals and families who officially registered with an estimated hundreds more who attended but did not register. The many Sanctity of Life supporters participated in the Feb. 4 event by distributing roses to state representatives, senators, the Lt. Governor and the Governor. Following the...

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