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‘23 Blast’ portrays life of Southern Seminary alumnus
Nov03

‘23 Blast’ portrays life of Southern Seminary alumnus

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—When Travis Freeman lost his eyesight in high school, his chances of playing football were destroyed. But his battle with adversity and illness birthed a ministry and the focus of a new movie. The film, “23 Blast,” based on Freeman’s journey after contracting bacterial meningitis, was released Oct. 24 in 600 theaters across the country. “The movie isn’t the Travis Freeman story,” Freeman, a...

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Missions Celebration Features National WMU President
Oct20

Missions Celebration Features National WMU President

A new and condensed Missions Celebration will feature mission speakers and guests on Monday, November 10, at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs. The event includes dinner and will highlight national Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) President, Debby Akerman. In addition, Erin, a Strategy Coordinator in Southeast Asia, will share her testimony and work. A new state WMU President will also be elected. The event begins at 4:15 p.m. in the...

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‘Museum of the Bible’
Oct13

‘Museum of the Bible’

>> by Chandler Epp DeMoss PR WASHINGTON—A new museum is set to join D.C.’s storied pantheon of cultural and research institutions in and around the National Mall. Opening in 2017, the eight-story, 430,000-square-foot Museum of the Bible will invite all people to engage with the Bible via a scholarly and engaging presentation of the book that has shaped modern culture like no other. “Washington, D.C., is the museum capital...

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Messenger Insight 202 – Afflictions of the Soul
Oct07

Messenger Insight 202 – Afflictions of the Soul

Author and senior pastor of Henderson Hills Baptist Church, Dr. Dennis Newkirk, talks about his new book on grief and suffering. You can purchase Afflictions of the Soul at the following locations: Locally (OKC) Henderson Hills Baptist Church Mardel LifeWay Ruth’s Christian Books Online Crossbooks.com / LifeWay Amazon Barnes & Noble Podcast: Subscribe in iTunes | Play in new...

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Know your Oklahoma Baptists: Ted Kersh
Oct06

Know your Oklahoma Baptists: Ted Kersh

The following article is the first of a series about Oklahoma Baptists from around the state who have led and served in various ways. • Name: Ted Kersh • Position: Pastor of Tulsa, South Tulsa since 2006. Ted previously served as pastor of Claremore, First, and Oklahoma City, Village. • Family: Ted and his wife, Jerri, met in high school. They married in 1970 and have three children, Paul, Micah and Rebekah. And as he says...

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