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EASTER: Jesus put things in order & walked out of the tomb
Apr03

EASTER: Jesus put things in order & walked out of the tomb

NASHVILLE (BP) — What does it look like to rise from the dead? We’ve all seen the TV dramas in the operating room when the heart monitor suddenly goes flat with the ominous and unceasing tone. Then the shock paddles are brought in and the formerly and technically dead person is brought back to life. Maybe it’s like that — jolts running through the body. But something tells me that Jesus didn’t stumble out...

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View of God’s image urged at race summit
Mar31

View of God’s image urged at race summit

NASHVILLE (BP) — Racial reconciliation in the church calls for a strong view of the image of God in all people, a deep commitment to understanding others and an intentionality in achieving diversity, speakers said on the second day of a Southern Baptist-sponsored leadership summit. Black, white, Asian and Iranian pastors and leaders addressed racial disunity Friday (March 27) during the event conducted by the Ethics &...

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Progress continues with projects at Falls Creek
Mar31

Progress continues with projects at Falls Creek

DAVIS—April is the time of several retreats at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center near Davis. This means many will experience Falls Creek for the first time this year and will discover a lot of construction and renovation being done in the middle of the campgrounds. As announced last year, Falls Creek’s four new construction projects are happening now, including the Mathena Family Event Center, the Thompson Family Lodge, and the...

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Baptists Continue Disaster Response in Tulsa, other areas
Mar27

Baptists Continue Disaster Response in Tulsa, other areas

TULSA–Clean-up and feeding efforts by Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) disaster relief volunteers in the Oklahoma City and Tulsa metro area were expected to continue only through the weekend of March 28-29, according to BGCO disaster relief director Sam Porter, who toured the most severely impacted areas of Tulsa, Sapulpa and Sand Springs on Fri., March 27. “We have had three assessor teams at work in the...

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Okla. Baptist DR helps tornado victims
Mar27

Okla. Baptist DR helps tornado victims

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (BP) — Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers began preparing meals, clearing debris and repairing damaged homes today (March 27) after tornadoes swept across central and northeastern Oklahoma just two days earlier, killing at least one person. At least 75 homes were destroyed and several hundred were damaged in the Oklahoma City metro area, Oklahoma disaster relief director Sam Porter told Baptist...

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Oklahoma Baptists Disaster Relief Storm Assessors Spring to Action
Mar25

Oklahoma Baptists Disaster Relief Storm Assessors Spring to Action

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma’s (BGCO) Disaster Relief teams have begun assessment of storms on Wednesday evening. According to Dave Karr, an official with the BGCO Disaster Relief Operation, the Rapid Response Assessment Team immediately responded in Moore, Tulsa and other areas. In addition, DR officials from Oklahoma Baptists are in close contact with its network of relief agencies to identify...

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