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Summer staff makes CrossTimbers special
Aug17

Summer staff makes CrossTimbers special

DAVIS—Over the course of three months, 10 four-day sessions and one five-day pre-teen camp, CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp served 4,491 registered campers who represented 125 churches this summer. CrossTimbers experienced 511 spiritual decisions made by campers, including 295 professions of faith in Christ. James Swain, Equipping Team leader for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), was pleased with all...

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Falls Creek’s faithful: Record-high professions of faith observed at 100th year of camp
Aug10

Falls Creek’s faithful: Record-high professions of faith observed at 100th year of camp

Andy Harrison, student ministries specialist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) and Falls Creek summer program director, credited God for working through many people serving at Falls Creek, as well as many Oklahoma Baptists across the state. “God just really used this summer to speak to a lot of people,” Harrison said. “There’s not anything that we manufacture. There’s a lot of prayer that goes into the 100th year...

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Jernigan releases new book, ‘Renewing Your Mind’
Aug09

Jernigan releases new book, ‘Renewing Your Mind’

Christian singer/songwriter Dennis Jernigan (or as he calls himself “song receiver”) has written a new book titled “Renewing Your Mind: Identity and the Matter of Choice,” which became available on Amazon Aug. 1. “Walking out of an identity of homosexuality some 36 years ago, the most asked question of my life has been, ‘Was your healing instant or has it been a process?’” Jernigan said. “Of course the answer is ‘Yes!’ In an instant I...

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Hall speaks at CrossTimbers, by God’s grace
Jul31

Hall speaks at CrossTimbers, by God’s grace

DAVIS—Campers at CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp were singing these words during the first evening worship service of Session 10, July 25-28: “I lean not on my own understanding. My life is in the hands of the Maker of Heaven.” After this praise song, Shane Hall came to the stage to speak as the camp pastor for the session. This was only his third speaking engagement away from his church this year, as the pastor of Del...

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Newcastle, First student choir shares the Gospel in KC & Indy
Jul23

Newcastle, First student choir shares the Gospel in KC & Indy

NEWCASTLE—A choir of 52 junior high and high school students travelled on a week-long trip in May this year to spread the Gospel through music. Dave Watson, music and worship minister at Newcastle, First, led the musical mission team on the trip to Kansas City, Mo. and Indianapolis, Ind. and said the students exceeded his expectations by their talents and desire to serve others for God’s glory. “I could share story after story about...

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