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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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Gruesome: Videos describe late-term abortions

PHOENIX (BP) — Two new undercover videos by the pro-life group Live Action reveal details of late-terms abortions that rarely are discussed publicly — such as the tearing apart of an unborn baby at 23 weeks limb by limb to avoid a live birth or the killing of a baby at 26 weeks with a needle injection to stop its beating heart. The gruesome details of the death of babies still in the womb are part of Live Action’s...

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Conventional Thinking: Planned barrenhood

As Kermit Gosnell of Philadelphia stands trial for heinous, violent acts against pre-born and post-born children that were reportedly committed at his abortion clinic, the abortion debate is renewed in America. Taking center stage this time in the debate are not those who have had an abortion, but rather those who provide them. As of 2013, the nation’s largest abortion provider remains the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. In...

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Same-Sex Marriage as a Civil Right — Are Wrongs Rights?

>> by Albert Mohler, President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary We should have seen it coming. Back in 1989 two young activists pushing for the normalization of homosexuality coauthored a book intended to serve as a political strategy manual and public relations guide for their movement. In After the Ball: How America Will Conquer its Fear and Hatred of Gays in the 90s, authors Marshall Kirk and Hunter Madsen argued...

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Newcastle teacher ‘takes class’ to Africa

>> by Megan Denney, freelance writer NEWCASTLE – There are more than 9,000 miles separating Newcastle, Okla., from Kodoma, Zimbabwe, but one Newcastle teacher hopes to decrease that distance for her students. Fourth grade technology teacher Rachel Watson, a member of Newcastle, First, wanted to teach her students how to type a letter using the keyboarding skills and writing traits that they have learned this year. What made this...

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