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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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CrossTimbers expands, continues sharing Gospel with kids
Aug13

CrossTimbers expands, continues sharing Gospel with kids

DAVIS—Children, 3rd-6th grade, experienced multiple opportunities to hear the Gospel presented as well as multiple opportunities to learn about missions, while they were attending CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp this summer. CrossTimbers recorded a total of 5,033 in camp attendance, including 11 sessions at the camp near Davis and four sessions at Grand Lake Baptist Assembly (GLBA) near Grove. A total of 1,161 spiritual...

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Davis, Chickasaw Trail reaches kids for Christ through CrossTimbers, Team Kid
Jul30

Davis, Chickasaw Trail reaches kids for Christ through CrossTimbers, Team Kid

DAVIS—Pastor Wayne Knight said his church, Davis, Chickasaw Trail, was averaging fewer than 60 in Sunday School when he became the church’s pastor. Today, the church is seeing rapid growth driven by children’s ministry. Chickasaw Trail started a Wednesday night program last year called Team Kid. It started small, but now the church is averaging between 78 and 85 children, Pre-K to 6th grade, on Wednesday nights. This week-by-week...

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MedAdvance has record attendance, connects medical workers to missions
Jul25

MedAdvance has record attendance, connects medical workers to missions

Medical professionals and medical missionaries met together to discuss how to share the Gospel and care for health needs around the world. This happened July 18-20 at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs with the MedAdvance conference, which is part of Southern Baptists’ International Mission Board (IMB) strategy to introduce medical missions opportunities to Southern Baptist healthcare professionals. Nearly 300 doctors, nurses and other...

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Gold medalist Scott Hamilton to speak at Angels of Destiny (Aug. 29)
Jul19

Gold medalist Scott Hamilton to speak at Angels of Destiny (Aug. 29)

Olympic gold medalist and figure skating commentator Scott Hamilton will be the featured speaker at Deaconness Pregnancy and Adoption’s (DPA) event titled Angels of Destiny. On Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Angels of Destiny will promote the services DPA provides to expectant parents, adoptive families and children. Hamilton was adopted at six weeks old, and he currently has two adopted children...

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