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Adoh on the go: OU track athlete still serving God, has Olympic goals
Oct18

Adoh on the go: OU track athlete still serving God, has Olympic goals

NORMAN—Baptist Messenger readers were introduced to Andrew Doherty earlier this year. Known by his nickname “Adoh,” he first appeared in the Jan. 24 edition, which shared his life-changing experience of surrendering his life to Christ while a member of the track team at the University of Oklahoma (OU). The Boston native had no previous knowledge of what it meant to be a Christian, but Adoh’s exposure to Christianity grew extensively...

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A celebration of ‘goers and senders’: Oklahoma Baptists to host IMB Sending Celebration Nov. 12
Oct17

A celebration of ‘goers and senders’: Oklahoma Baptists to host IMB Sending Celebration Nov. 12

“As they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, ‘Set apart for Me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.’ Then after they had fasted, prayed and laid hands on them, they sent them off” (Acts 13:2-3). Next month, Oklahoma Baptists will observe a similar event that happened with the church at Antioch, involving the sending of appointed international missionaries. In conjunction with the Annual...

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Look who’s speaking at 2019 Pastors’ Conference Nov. 11
Sep30

Look who’s speaking at 2019 Pastors’ Conference Nov. 11

Six speakers have been chosen for the 2019 Oklahoma Baptist Pastors’ Conference, which will meet in conjunction with this year’s Annual Meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO). The Pastors’ Conference will be at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs on Monday, Nov. 11, featuring a morning session that begins at 9 a.m. and an afternoon session that begins at 1:30 p.m. All six speakers will bring messages that align with the...

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Oklahoma Baptists support See You At The Pole
Sep26

Oklahoma Baptists support See You At The Pole

Every year, across the world, students gather around their school’s flagpole to pray, observing See You At The Pole (SYATP). Oklahoma Baptists make a strong effort to keep this annual occurrence across the state. On Sept. 25, countless communities had students meet early at their schools to pray at the flagpole. Brian Baldwin, student missions and evangelism specialist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, was excited to...

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‘Follow Jesus’ call,’ SBC President Greear says at Falls Creek during Collegiate Week
Aug21

‘Follow Jesus’ call,’ SBC President Greear says at Falls Creek during Collegiate Week

DAVIS—J.D. Greear has experience preaching to college students. The church he pastors in Durham, N.C. has a reputation of drawing many collegians from the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area. Therefore, the current president of the Southern Baptist Convention is a natural fit to speak at Collegiate Week, which Greear did Tuesday evening, Aug. 6. This was the second consecutive year, Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center hosted Collegiate...

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