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ACC has Gospel impact on campers
Jun01

ACC has Gospel impact on campers

DAVIS—The two camp experiences of Associational Children’s Camp (ACC) at Falls Creek Conference Center endured the weather threats that have challenged all of Oklahoma during the month of May. Session One covered May 24-27, and Session Two met during May 27-30, and both experiences saw children, who complete 3rd-6th grades, make decisions for Jesus Christ. As of time of publication for this week’s Baptist Messenger, only Session One...

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Oklahoma Baptists Enhance Training to Enlarge Response to Widespread Flooding
May26

Oklahoma Baptists Enhance Training to Enlarge Response to Widespread Flooding

NORMAN–The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma’s (BGCO) Disaster Relief Office is offering special training Wed., May 27-Fri., May 29 in several locations across the state “to teach Oklahomans who have had homes or businesses flooded how to care for their properties by properly cleaning and removing mold,” said Sam Porter, BGCO Disaster Relief Director. The classes will be conducted in Bixby, Durant, Elk City, Lawton, Norman...

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Showers of blessings
May26

Showers of blessings

Altus, Martha Road sees explosive growth in Sunday School ALTUS—For more than two years, Kevin Baker, pastor of Altus, Martha Road, and other leaders have been praying fervently for God to send rain. Only in recent weeks has the drought-affected area seen abundant rain, which they view as a direct answer to prayer. The church, however, has experienced a spiritual downpour through Sunday School growth during those same two years. Baker...

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Oklahoma Baptists to Take Leading Role in Flood Response
May25

Oklahoma Baptists to Take Leading Role in Flood Response

After massive flooding, which affected dozens of counties across Oklahoma with home damage and roads and bridges damage, Sam Porter, director of disaster relief for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) announced that the relief organization is enacting major plans toward flood recovery. Here are some of the ways Oklahoma Baptists will be involved in flood relief and recovery. Feeding Oklahoma Baptists Disaster Relief will...

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Mission in Medford revitalizes church, town
May12

Mission in Medford revitalizes church, town

MEDFORD—When you have just about as many volunteers turn out for a city-wide clean-up project as your average Sunday worship attendance, it’s bound to revitalize your congregation. And, in fact, that was the whole idea behind ReVitalize Weekend, May 1-2 in this town of just more than 1,000 in Cherokee Strip Association as members of Medford, First led Mission in Medford (MnM), the first of what the association’s director of missions,...

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Heroes
Apr28

Heroes

Women learn to be super heroes, give a super offering at 2015 Women’s Retreat DAVIS—Even super heroes can’t control everything. Such as power outages caused when a cement truck strikes a power line, and rain-soaked construction sites leading to mud-slick roads and pathways. But these minor glitches did not dampen the spirits or the heroic powers of some 2,560 women attending the annual Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma...

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