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Hispanic women ‘stand up’
Aug03

Hispanic women ‘stand up’

It is always so wonderful to see more than 250 people gathered to be trained and inspired to do the work God asks them to do in their own communities. On July 18, the Hispanic churches from around the state, came to Oklahoma City, Exchange Ave. to celebrate the Union Femenil Misionera Annual Meeting. There was a great turnout. Amparo Medina, who was the speaker for the Women’s Conference, challenged them to stand up and do what the...

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Children take Gospel to Tulsa Metro Area
Jul27

Children take Gospel to Tulsa Metro Area

From June 20-27, a team of 200 children, students and adults from three different states went into 15 Tulsa area communities to share the Gospel. Churches in the Tulsa metro area, including Sapulpa, Foundation, spent five days going into these communities doing music, playing games, teaching Bible stories, and sharing the Gospel. The amazing thing about the whole experience is that many of the people led to Christ were led by 4th, 5th...

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PROCLAIM! coming Aug. 10 to Oklahoma City, Southern Hills
Jul07

PROCLAIM! coming Aug. 10 to Oklahoma City, Southern Hills

Frank Page, president of the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention, and Lavon Gray, minister of music at Jackson, Miss., First, headline PROCLAIM! 2015—“Hungry for Worship,” Mon., Aug. 10, at Oklahoma City, Southern Hills. PROCLAIM! is sponsored by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Worship and Music Ministries and  Pastoral Leadership offices. “Worship is a part of every Believer and part of church...

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Gay weddings: who must perform them?
Jun27

Gay weddings: who must perform them?

WASHINGTON (BP) — Legal opinions vary widely on what the U.S. Supreme Court’s mandate of nationwide same-sex marriage will mean for pastors and government officials authorized to perform weddings. Some legal experts say government officials charged with performing weddings could lose their jobs for refusing to marry gay couples. But others believe both ministers and government officials likely will have freedom not to...

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ERLC President Russell Moore Announces Evangelical Statement on Marriage
Jun26

ERLC President Russell Moore Announces Evangelical Statement on Marriage

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 26, 2015—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, assembled a broad coalition of evangelical leaders to oppose the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage in a joint statement. The statement, titled, “Here We Stand: An Evangelical Declaration on Marriage,” begins with a rebuke of the Court’s decision: “As evangelical Christians,...

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Partnership missions: Falls: FoNAC needs churches to reach Native Americans
Jun16

Partnership missions: Falls: FoNAC needs churches to reach Native Americans

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Emerson Falls, Native American specialist for Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, made it clear in the annual meeting for the Fellowship of Native American Christians (FoNAC) what is needed to reach Native Americans for Christ. From the beginning to the end of the meeting, Falls, who is serving as FoNAC president, stressed that churches are needed. “We have a tremendous challenge in Native American work,” said Falls...

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