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Lankford among three leaders honored for pro-life stance
Feb02

Lankford among three leaders honored for pro-life stance

WASHINGTON (BP)—Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC), along with Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family, presented awards to three pro-life leaders: Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.), David Platt, and Charmaine Yoest for their tireless advocacy in support of the dignity of life. The awards were presented during the first Evangelicals for Life dinner at the Hyatt...

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Devil takes hit at SEC women’s session
Feb02

Devil takes hit at SEC women’s session

DEL CITY—Rachael Jackson, a former Apache helicopter pilot, told participants at the Women’s Session of the State Evangelism Conference, that the Apache “shoots big guns.” But each of the three speakers at the annual event at Del City, First Southern Jan. 26, had their own “big guns” aimed straight at the devil. Jackson told the more than 300 women that their greatest weapon against the devil is their testimony. “When you share your...

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Rose Day at 25
Jan29

Rose Day at 25

Oklahoma has been declared the “number-one” state on Americans United for Life’s “Life List.” This recognition by the nation’s oldest pro-life organization is based upon how well Oklahoma protects life in law. The achievement can be attributed to the many years Oklahomans have encouraged state government leaders to support pro-life legislation, including the 25 years Oklahoma Baptists have been supporting Rose Day. Each year, hundreds...

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Conventional Thinking: The Evangelical voter
Jan29

Conventional Thinking: The Evangelical voter

We have been known by different names. Values Voters. Moral Majority. The Faith Caucus. Each of these terms have been used to describe the typical Evangelical Christian voter. From 1988 forward, Evangelical voters have been viewed as an important, even unified, voting bloc for any aspiring president or candidate. In other words, to win the White House, you will need “us.” If the 2016 presidential election has shown anything so far,...

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Rozells: ‘God grew our children in our hearts’
Jan28

Rozells: ‘God grew our children in our hearts’

>> by Kristi Prince Contributing Writer TAHLEQUAH—The pride and love that John and Tiffany Rozell have for their son, Tripp, is obvious.  They beam as they share pictures and stories of the spirited little boy that God added to their family through adoption in 2009. Tripp looks like a typical 6-year-old, but this gregarious young man is a pint-sized preacher who doesn’t hesitate to share his love of the Lord with anyone. John...

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Rite of passage: Letter from Poppy
Jan27

Rite of passage: Letter from Poppy

Dear Titus the Honorable, The two years and five months you’ve been in my life have been some of my best days ever. I’m writing to you for a couple of reasons. The first is that as you get older, you probably won’t remember all the things you and I have done together. Second, because of our age difference, in all likelihood, I won’t be around when you get married and start a family of your own. So I want to leave you a written legacy...

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