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Baptist Disaster Relief hits ground running in 2016
Jan12

Baptist Disaster Relief hits ground running in 2016

YUKON—In 2016, Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) resumed clean-up duties and other volunteer work, connected to the November 2015 ice storms, and the relief organization is identifying ways to help after the recent massive flooding in eastern Oklahoma. According to the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma’s DR Director, Sam Porter, Oklahoma Baptists’ trained volunteers have completed nearly 900 requests for clean-up assistance...

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Messenger Insight 240 – Lee Strobel
Jan11

Messenger Insight 240 – Lee Strobel

Q&A with Lee Strobel Christian apologetics author talks personal evangelism and his upcoming appearance at the Oklahoma State Evangelism Conference. http://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/www.baptistmessenger.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Messenger-Insight-240-Lee-Strobel.mp3Podcast: Subscribe in iTunes | Play in new window | Download...

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Suspended coach files discrimination complaint
Jan05

Suspended coach files discrimination complaint

>> by Lynde Langdon  WORLD News Service and Messenger staff contributing BREMERTON, Wash. (BP)—A Bremerton, Wash., high school football coach suspended for praying on the field after games has filed a discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Coach Joe Kennedy, assistant varsity and head junior varsity coach at Bremerton High School, claims the school district violated his rights by prohibiting...

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YEC Feb. 19-20 at Falls Creek
Jan04

YEC Feb. 19-20 at Falls Creek

DAVIS—Thousands of students will converge on the new buildings at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center Feb. 19-20, for the Youth Evangelism Conference (YEC). “The objective of the Youth Evangelism Conference is to give students and student leaders opportunities to shape and develop personal evangelism in their schools, homes, and communities,” said Nick Atyia, pastor of Seminole, First, and former student evangelism and missions...

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Top 10 Stories of 2015
Jan04

Top 10 Stories of 2015

Another eventful year has passed for Oklahoma Baptists, as 2015 featured flood recovery, response to a renowned judicial ruling and exposure of the nation’s leading abortion provider selling aborted baby parts. The Baptist Messenger’s first edition of 2016 looks back on these stories and others that made the top 10 list from 2015, according to the Messenger staff. Camps Comeback: Falls Creek, CrossTimbers recover after flood Falls...

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