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MedAdvance 2018 designed for healthcare missionaries
Apr18

MedAdvance 2018 designed for healthcare missionaries

ROCKVILLE, Va.—Healthcare missions is considered to be one of the most effective forms of mission work. According to Rebekah Naylor, it is “extremely strategic,” and those who serve in healthcare missions can go to places other missionaries cannot.   “When you consider that there are places in the world where access is restricted or impossible, a healthcare professional, very often, is able to access that area,” said Naylor, a...

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Nicoma Park, First’s ‘A-Team’ gets things done at CrossTimbers
Apr03

Nicoma Park, First’s ‘A-Team’ gets things done at CrossTimbers

DAVIS—CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp continues to see improvements at its current location, since moving six years ago. A big reason for the improvements and renovations comes from a group of church members from Nicoma Park, First visiting the campgrounds every Spring Break to help any way they can. They call themselves the “A-Team,” a group of men and women who have taken on major projects every year and accomplish so...

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Keahbone gives clarity as OKC, Cherokee Hills keeps loving community
Mar20

Keahbone gives clarity as OKC, Cherokee Hills keeps loving community

Recent news reports have said Pastor Mike Keahbone and members of Oklahoma City, Cherokee Hills were no longer welcome to practice their faith in public. According to Keahbone, “That’s not the case.” The Putnam City School District received a letter from the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) in Wisc., stating the school district could face legal action because the Putnam City High School football team had a “non-school adult”...

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‘Rewired’ to draw men beyond Okla., April 27-28
Mar12

‘Rewired’ to draw men beyond Okla., April 27-28

DAVIS—The Rewired Men’s Conference continues to grow every year. The annual event at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center takes place April 27-28, and Keith Burkhart, Family and Men’s Ministry specialist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, expects a large attendance of men coming all over the country and beyond. “Men will be converging on the Falls Creek grounds as far away as Washington, Indiana, New Mexico,...

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Retreat ‘big success’ for SAC pastors & wives
Mar11

Retreat ‘big success’ for SAC pastors & wives

DAVIS—The event was described as the “first of its kind.” The 2018 Bivocational/Smaller in Attendance Churches (SAC) Pastors and Wives Retreat, March 2-4, was considered a big success, according to Philip Jones, SAC strategist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO). “It was a time of refreshing,” Jones said. “Everybody left with their cups full. The inaugural retreat at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center drew 98...

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