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Scouts, delaying vote, spark Baptist leaders’ hopefulness

IRVING, Texas (BP) — Facing pressure from its supporters and members, the Boy Scouts executive board announced Wednesday it is delaying a decision on lifting its prohibition of gay Scout leaders and members until May, when it will put the matter before its 1,400 voting members. Meeting in Irving, Texas, the board was considering a proposal that would have replaced the national ban with a “local option” for local...

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Students learn worship skills at ‘Resonate’
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Students learn worship skills at ‘Resonate’

SHAWNEE—The next generation of worship leaders learned to glorify God with their musical gifts at Resonate Worship Arts Camp at OBU June 26-30. Resonate, sponsored by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma worship and music office, is a leadership camp for high school students, selected by their pastors, who have a special gift for leading worship. There were 115 participants this year, which makes it the largest year of the...

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