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The Gospel, Sexuality & the Church
Mar16

The Gospel, Sexuality & the Church

BGCO conference with Mohler, Moore emphasizes kindness, conviction regarding sexual issues A cup filled to the brim and running over would be an apt way to describe the  results of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma’s (BGCO) “The Gospel, Sexuality and the Church” conference held March 9-10 at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs. Nearly 600 registered for the event from more than 275 churches across the state and walked away feeling...

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SBC leader Page speaks at IEC
Mar16

SBC leader Page speaks at IEC

YUKON—Frank Page, president and chief executive officer of the Southern Baptist Convention  Executive Committee, was a keynote speaker at the Oklahoma Indian Evangelism Conference (IEC), March 5-7, at Yukon, Canadian Valley. The IEC drew 180 people who represented 57 churches and at least 21 tribes. Emerson Falls, Native American specialist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, expressed his appreciation for Canadian Valley...

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Weather does not prevent Priority of Preaching from prevailing
Mar03

Weather does not prevent Priority of Preaching from prevailing

EDMOND—Pastors endured snowy weather to make it to Edmond, First for the Priority of Preaching Conference, Feb. 23-24. An official attendance of 107 was recorded, and those who attended were able to refine their skills to, as Brett Selby states, “proclaim the unsearchable riches of Christ.” “I was extremely proud of our pastors and the way they came to the conference in spite of the inclement weather,” said Selby, pastoral leadership...

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College or Not Spring Retreat April 10-12
Mar03

College or Not Spring Retreat April 10-12

DAVIS—College and college-age young adults are encouraged to have a great time and make new memories April 10-12 at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center during The Spring Retreat at Falls Creek! The retreat is sponsored by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM)and Emerging Generation Office, in cooperation with Oklahoma church college ministries. It offers late night activities with lots...

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Q&A with Albert Mohler & Russell Moore
Feb26

Q&A with Albert Mohler & Russell Moore

Key speakers for March 9-10 Conference on “The Gospel, Sexuality & The Church” The Baptist Messenger recently sat down with Albert Mohler, president of Southern Seminary, and Russell D. Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, to talk about same-sex marriage and American culture. Both Southern Baptist Convention leaders will be coming to Oklahoma to be the key speakers for “The Gospel,...

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Many applauded The Applause of Heaven at Edmond, First
Feb24

Many applauded The Applause of Heaven at Edmond, First

EDMOND—A packed sanctuary resulted for the third and final presentation of “The Applause of Heaven” concert by the Singing Churchmen and Singing ChurchWomen of Oklahoma at Edmond, First on Feb. 12. The estimated attendance of 2,400 was reported, and Randy Lind, Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) worship/music ministries specialist, was pleased with the crowd as well as the support from the staff and volunteers from Edmond,...

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