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The Call Conference equips future spiritual leaders
Aug22

The Call Conference equips future spiritual leaders

Is it a coincidence that the logo for the 2011 State Missions Offering features a phone? Although it’s a phone that most young people receiving “the call” today have never seen—one with a rotary dial—it may represent communication from God to those He has set apart for His service. Among the more than 20 vital ministries supported by the annual missions offering is The Call Conference, which is designed to equip and train ministry...

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Proctor challenging churches in Kingdom conversions

Randy Proctor, director of missions in East Central Association, is taking advantage of the location of his association in the lush rolling hills of eastern Oklahoma to provide evangelistic opportunities. With Lake Tenkiller nearby, the association is planning a biker run around the lake and a blue grass music festival in the same location. “For both events, we’ll have a rally on the campground incorporating MY316 testimonies as well...

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GO Students teams judge success by obedience

by Francis Farnsworth* GO Students teams traveled to Western Europe this summer to assist local International Mission Board (IMB) workers through prayer walking and sharing the Gospel. Because of some security issues, the first team was re-routed to Paris, where another team from Texas was already working. The second group served in Cardiff, Wales. Prayer walking in a city like Paris may sound like a glorified vacation, but talk to...

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57,543! Falls Creek youth weeks attract record number

DAVIS—The temperature wasn’t the only number that soared during one of the hottest summers to ever hit Oklahoma this year; a record number of campers—57,543—attended eight weeks of youth encampments at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center. This year’s total shattered the previous total registration mark of 54,990, which was established in 2008. Five of this summer’s youth weeks saw more than 7,000 campers registered, and three had in...

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CrossTimbers is on mission

MCALESTER—When campers arrive at CrossTimbers Mission Adventure Camp, they know they are in for an exciting week. This year, campers were greeted by camp staffers dressed as “mad scientists” cheering for them, giving high fives and even climbing on top of the campers’ vehicles to show enthusiasm. The campers then are immediately introduced to their small group leader—their Tribe Leader—and escorted to lunch. Each day, campers are...

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Sept. 11: A strategic call for united prayer

In light of various conditions in the nation, it is doubtful that believers could ever choose to pray too much. Amidst many troubling signs in our land, surely one positive is today’s ever increasing calls for events of prayer. As well as periodic special calls for prayer in Oklahoma, the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma Office of Prayer also encourages Oklahomans to participate in the various national calls that are biblically...

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