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Conventional Thinking: Is ‘Default Christianity’ dying?
Aug18

Conventional Thinking: Is ‘Default Christianity’ dying?

According to the U.S. Religious Landscape Study from The Pew Research Center, approximately 70 percent of American adults still claim to be Christian, while 78 percent of Oklahomans do. Those numbers sound really high, especially when you look at the family breakdown and moral chaos surrounding American culture. The devil’s in the details when it comes to a survey like this though. When you look into specific beliefs surrounding...

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Pensamiento Convencional: Diversidad & Unidad
Aug14

Pensamiento Convencional: Diversidad & Unidad

Hace años, cuando estaba a punto de asistir a mi primera Convención Bautista del Sur (SBC), me aconsejaron que tomara nota de los diversos acentos sureños que escucharía durante la reunión. Eso era cierto. Por ejemplo, podía notar claramente la distinción entre cómo hablamos en Oklahoma, a diferencia a la gente en Carolina del Sur, Kentucky y Arkansas. Años después, continúo participando en las reuniones de la SBC, y puedo notar...

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2017 IFC ‘simply amazing,’ says Cope
Aug14

2017 IFC ‘simply amazing,’ says Cope

DAVIS—More than 3,000 people gathered at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center on July 30-Aug. 3 for the 2017 Indian Falls Creek (IFC) camp, which was called “an amazing week for everyone who attended” by Victor Cope, executive director of the IFC board. “IFC 2017 was the most publicized camp ever because email, IFC Facebook Page, Indian Falls Creek website, live streaming and a video showing what our camp is all about. Indian Falls...

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Opening ceremonies at 70th anniversary Indian Falls Creek inspire
Aug13

Opening ceremonies at 70th anniversary Indian Falls Creek inspire

DAVIS—Thousands were gathered in the R.A. Young Tabernacle at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center on Sunday evening, July 30, for the historic opening ceremonies of the 70th anniversary Indian Falls Creek (IFC). To begin the evening, representatives from Native American churches across the state carried ornate, hand-made banners in a processional, while a special dramatic presentation of the Lord’s Prayer in a Native tongue was...

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Conventional Thinking: ‘Wrong side of history?’
Aug11

Conventional Thinking: ‘Wrong side of history?’

It’s a phrase that was popularized by former presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. It’s a phrase that is meant to move people from one side of a debate to another, by sheer force of peer pressure of epic proportions. The phrase is, “Do you really want to be ‘on the wrong side of history’?” One online dictionary defines the phrase “on the wrong side of history” as “having policies or practices that are perceived not progressive or...

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