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War Room sneak peek at women’s, men’s retreats
Mar03

War Room sneak peek at women’s, men’s retreats

New Kendrick brothers film to be ‘sneak peeked’ at women’s, men’s retreats DAVIS—The Arbuckle Mountains will become a battleground—a figurative spiritual battleground at least—in April when “War Room,” the new motion picture from the creators of “Facing the Giants,” “Fireproof,” and “Courageous,” is screened at the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma’s women’s and men’s retreats at Falls Creek Baptist...

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Prayer focus of new Kendrick Brothers film
Feb23

Prayer focus of new Kendrick Brothers film

NASHVILLE (BP) — Kendrick Brothers Productions, the makers of the successful movies “Courageous” and “Fireproof,” have announced the Aug. 28 release of their latest film “War Room,” which will illustrate the power of prayer. The film is brothers Alex and Stephen Kendrick’s first production independent of Sherwood Pictures, the filmmaking ministry of Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Ga....

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Baby Blooms
Feb10

Baby Blooms

Abortion survivor shares testimony at 24th annual Rose Day event The 24th annual Rose Day Pro-Life Rally at the Oklahoma State Capitol drew 525 individuals and families who officially registered with an estimated hundreds more who attended but did not register. The many Sanctity of Life supporters participated in the Feb. 4 event by distributing roses to state representatives, senators, the Lt. Governor and the Governor. Following the...

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Lowrey: Kidnapping 40 years ago ‘a blessing’
Feb10

Lowrey: Kidnapping 40 years ago ‘a blessing’

The outside temperature in Oklahoma City on Feb. 12, 1975 was in the low 20s. Don Lowrey, 24-year-old electrical apprentice, was sitting in his car waiting to go to work just before 8 a.m. when a man tapped on his window, asking for help with a flat tire. A short time later, he had been kidnapped by three men, driven to a wooded lot, and a man with a double-barreled shotgun put it to the back of his head and pulled the trigger. By the...

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Law could help reduce unnecessary divorce
Jan29

Law could help reduce unnecessary divorce

Recent research from the University of Minnesota’s Bill Doherty, finds that nearly 40 percent of couples already in the divorce process are interested in the possibility of reconciliation. These hopeful findings coupled with a new divorce reform law in Oklahoma could help make a dent in Oklahoma’s persistently high divorce rate that continues to splinter families and communities. Led by state Representatives Mark McCullough (Sapulpa),...

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The Gospel, Sexuality & The Church
Jan07

The Gospel, Sexuality & The Church

Southern Seminary President Albert Mohler, Jr. and Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission President Russell D. Moore will headline a new event on sexuality and the church. The event, which will take place March 9-10 at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs, is designed to equip pastors and churches to deal with the most pressing sexual issues facing the church, including homosexuality. “Few moral issues have brought greater challenge to the...

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