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Baptist Global Response assessing needs after Nepal earthquake
Apr27

Baptist Global Response assessing needs after Nepal earthquake

KATHMANDU, Nepal—Baptist Global Response (BGR) teams immediately began assessing relief needs in Nepal in the aftermath of a massive 7.8 earthquake that shook Kathmandu Valley April 25. An initial $50,000 was released to assist with the first-stage response. “BGR teams were on the ground and began to put a more definitive plan in place for assessing the damage and need,” said Pat Melancon, BGR’s managing director of disaster response...

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El Mensajero Bautista – Primavera 2015
Apr07

El Mensajero Bautista – Primavera 2015

Since 1912, the Baptist Messenger has been informing and inspiring Oklahoma Baptists and other Christians throughout the state. As an added publication, the Baptist Messenger is pleased to introduce El Mensajero Bautista. This new printed quarterly newsjournal is also available here online, to inform and inspire you. Featuring known Hispanic leaders in Oklahoma, this publication will offer viewpoints, columns and news that matters...

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Messenger Insight 212 – War Room
Apr06

Messenger Insight 212 – War Room

Christian actor and movie maker Alex Kendrick (“Fireproof”, “Courageous”) talks about the upcoming movie, War Room. Podcast: Subscribe in iTunes | Play in new window | Download...

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OBU introduces Quinn Wooldridge as Bison’s 19th men’s basketball head coach
Mar31

OBU introduces Quinn Wooldridge as Bison’s 19th men’s basketball head coach

SHAWNEE—A 1999 OBU graduate and 2012 OBU Hall of Fame inductee, Wooldridge played all four years as a Bison, finishing his career as the all-time leader in games played and third all-time in career scoring with 1,886 points. He also owns OBU’s season and career records for made and attempted three-pointers. “I was here as a player under Coach Hoffman and came back and worked under Coach Tolin. Right now I feel like I’m walking in the...

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Baptists Continue Disaster Response in Tulsa, other areas
Mar27

Baptists Continue Disaster Response in Tulsa, other areas

TULSA–Clean-up and feeding efforts by Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) disaster relief volunteers in the Oklahoma City and Tulsa metro area were expected to continue only through the weekend of March 28-29, according to BGCO disaster relief director Sam Porter, who toured the most severely impacted areas of Tulsa, Sapulpa and Sand Springs on Fri., March 27. “We have had three assessor teams at work in the...

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