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DR gifts surpass $3 million mark
Jun25

DR gifts surpass $3 million mark

The outpouring of love and support for Oklahoma Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (OKSBDR) efforts continues more than a month after devastating storms tore through central Oklahoma May 19-20. As prayers, calls, notes and letters of well-wishes have poured in, a more tangible evidence of the nation’s support evidenced itself Tue., June 18 when donations to OKSBDR surpassed the $3 million mark. Total gifts to the DR fund were...

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Is homosexuality the worst sin?

>>by Rob Phillips, Director of Corporate Communications, LifeWay Christian Resources A few years ago I joined leaders of LifeWay Christian Resources in a meeting with executives of a Nashville TV station. They were preparing to launch a new program catering to gays and lesbians. We asked them to reconsider. Among the TV executives was a lesbian. She wanted to know why Christians couldn’t just accept her for who she is. It was...

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Oklahoma City, Southern Hills Expands VBS for Tornado Victims

Oklahoma City, Southern Hills will be offering a special expanded Vacation Bible School June 3-7 for victims of the recent tornado. Children, babies through 8thgrade, will be invited to stay for a free lunch and enjoy age-appropriate planned afternoon activities until 6 p.m., each day during VBS week. All persons caring for children have gone through security background checks. At the conclusion of each day, families of victims will...

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Disaster Strikes – God’s people shine
May27

Disaster Strikes – God’s people shine

>> from wire and staff reports MOORE—With Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief teams already responding May 20 to severe weather from Sun., May 19 in several locations, including Shawnee, Edmond and Little Axe, Oklahoma Baptists are assisting with recovery efforts from the devastating tornado that hit Moore. ”Within moments of hearing of the destruction in Moore, we put together a rapid response volunteer team to help with the...

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Oklahoma Baptist volunteers helping in Moore, Okla.
May20

Oklahoma Baptist volunteers helping in Moore, Okla.

At least 80 volunteers on-the-ground already helping MOORE, Okla. – With Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief teams already responding to severe weather from Sunday, May 19 in several locations, including Shawnee, Edmond and Little Axe, Oklahoma Baptists are today assisting with recovery efforts from the devastating tornado that hit Moore, Okla. “Within moments of hearing of the destruction in Moore, we put together a rapid response...

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Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief Volunteers Spring to Action
May20

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief Volunteers Spring to Action

OKLAHOMA CITY–Within moments of damage from severe storms, Oklahoma Baptist disaster relief volunteers were in the field offering help. “I actually was in a volunteer missions meeting in Enid when the first storms started to hit,” said Sam Porter, Disaster Relief Director for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma. Porter put “rapid response” volunteer teams on the ground in every area affected by the storm. “We are assessing each...

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