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Okla. Baptist leader affirms ‘biblical, historical’ meaning of marriage

In response to the U.S. Senior District Judge Terence Kern’s Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, ruling against Oklahoma’s 2004 marriage protection amendment, the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma’s Executive Director-Treasuer Dr. Anthony L. Jordan said the following: “The ruling by Judge Kern, which is stayed and has no immediate effect and will be appealed, flies in the face of the biblical and historical meaning of...

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Where’s Walker?
Aug09

Where’s Walker?

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The Baptist Messenger – October 25

Watch this video to see what is in this week’s issue of The Baptist Messenger

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Perspective: Speak up, stand up

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” These are the words that define the Declaration of Independence. Simple, straightforward yet powerful words that sounded as a bugle call to action, drawing a line in the sand that would require years of hardship, loss and...

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Celebrate Christmas: Exploring the truths, traditions and meaning of Christmas
Dec16

Celebrate Christmas: Exploring the truths, traditions and meaning of Christmas

Click here to see the full-digital version of the Dec. 15 Messenger, which contains the Celebrate Christmas insert. Christmas: A Celebration of Incarnation by Christian T. George Flesh.  The entirety of Christianity hangs upon this little word. It is a word that existed in the mind of God before the invention of email or iPhones, before laptops, automobiles or airplanes—before cities were constructed or nations established, before...

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WEEK OF PRAYER: Pakistani Christians thank pioneer missionaries for bringing them the Gospel
Dec13

WEEK OF PRAYER: Pakistani Christians thank pioneer missionaries for bringing them the Gospel

by Goldie Frances EDITOR’S NOTE: Karachi is featured in the Week of Prayer for International Missions: Dec. 4-11. KARACHI, Pakistan (BP)—Aadam Channar* was only a young boy quietly listening in the shadows when Baptist missionary Hu Addleton first brought the Gospel to his Hindu tribal village in the Sindh province of Pakistan. “They stayed all night with us. The whole night they shared  . . . telling about Jesus Christ, why He came,...

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