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Christ-following football standouts prepare for NFL Draft
Apr22

Christ-following football standouts prepare for NFL Draft

The 2019 National Football League (NFL) Draft happens April 25-27, as many former college football players, as well as football fans, will be watching with great interest as draft selections are announced. Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) reported seven college football standouts with NFL Draft potential shared their Christian faith with the 65-year-old international sports ministry. Rodney Anderson, a running back who played at...

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Mohler praises justice system with arresting suspect of LA church burnings
Apr15

Mohler praises justice system with arresting suspect of LA church burnings

Albert Mohler commended the justice system in his April 15 edition of The Briefing. “We often know when the justice system fails to deliver when you have a breakdown in the system of justice,” said Mohler, president of Southern Seminary in Louisville, Ky. “We need to note on the other hand, when the system of justice works, when government, which is one of God’s gifts actually works. In this case, apparently that’s exactly...

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IMB shares Elliots’ missionary legacy
Apr01

IMB shares Elliots’ missionary legacy

Contributing editor Ivan Mesa for the International Mission Board interviewed Valerie Shepard Elliot, who recently published a book on her parents Jim and Elisabeth Elliot titled “Devotedly: The Personal Letters and Love Story of Jim and Elisabeth Elliot.” Jim is known for his attempt to evangelize an indigenous tribe in Ecuador, but he and his missionary friends were killed by the same natives of whom they were wanting to share the...

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BCM director shares Christ with OPSU athletic teams
Mar23

BCM director shares Christ with OPSU athletic teams

GOODWELL—Oklahoma Panhandle State University (OPSU) has an enrollment of more than 1,700 students. Its athletic program competes at the NAIA level and features 11 sports, adding both men’s and women’s soccer this fall. The Aggies also have a great relationship with the Baptist College Ministries (BCM) director David Coffey who leads regular devotions with many of the teams. Coffey, though, said much of the credit for building this...

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BVC dedicates Thompson Family Neighborhood to God
Mar20

BVC dedicates Thompson Family Neighborhood to God

OWASSO—Many gathered at Baptist Village of Owasso March 7 to celebrate the newest addition of this community. The Thompson Family Neighborhood, which has been in operation for a few months, drew people from across Oklahoma for a special dedication ceremony. The Thompson Family Neighborhood offers services for those facing Alzheimer’s, dementia and other memory-related challenges. The 10,000-square-foot building includes 16 single...

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