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Conventional Thinking: Home of the ‘bravado’?
Sep23

Conventional Thinking: Home of the ‘bravado’?

If the 2016 election cycle has proven anything, it’s that many Americans will say almost anything when they are behind a computer keyboard. Look at the average Facebook conversation about politics, and what will you see? Someone will post an article or news story that attacks a politician, which may be all or partly false; then the comments begin, for and against. During this back and forth, what emerges is a scenario in which people...

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Conventional Thinking: Fighting ‘The new drug’
Sep16

Conventional Thinking: Fighting ‘The new drug’

Can you guess who said these words? Pornography is “a public hazard of unprecedented seriousness given how freely available, anonymously accessible and easily disseminated pornography is nowadays . … What is required is an honest dialogue about what we are witnessing—the true nature and danger of porn—and an honor code to tamp it down in the collective interests of our well-being as individuals, as families and as communities.” Would...

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Meetin’ Time: 2016 BGCO Annual Meeting to feature current SBC president, others
Sep16

Meetin’ Time: 2016 BGCO Annual Meeting to feature current SBC president, others

The 110th Annual Meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), Nov. 14-15, at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs (14613 N. May Ave), will feature important business, officer elections, powerful preaching and great music, fellowship, meetings and more. Messengers to the 2016 Annual Meeting will elect a new BGCO president, vice president and second vice president. Various reports will be heard from Falls Creek Baptist...

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Conventional Thinking: Just say ‘no’
Sep09

Conventional Thinking: Just say ‘no’

In November, Oklahoma voters may vote on a ballot measure that legalizes so-called medical marijuana, State Question 788. Whether it’s in November or a later vote, the issue is worth discussing now. This is not the first time a ballot push for marijuana has happened in Oklahoma. As recently as the last election (2014), a group named “Oklahomans for Health” was trying to get so-called medical marijuana before voters. Thankfully that...

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Hispanic State Evangelism Conference uplifts
Sep08

Hispanic State Evangelism Conference uplifts

More than 350 Hispanic pastors and church members from across Oklahoma gathered together at Oklahoma City, Capitol Hill for the annual Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma’s Hispanic State Evangelism Conference Aug. 26-27.  There were 25 Hispanic Baptist churches repr read more

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