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YEC increases attendance, prepares students to share the Gospel
Jan27

YEC increases attendance, prepares students to share the Gospel

DAVIS—The Youth Evangelism Conference (YEC) drew more than 3,000 people from 160 churches this year, as students across Oklahoma met at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center Jan. 19-20 to be taught how to share the Gospel in their communities. “Kids were excited and engaged,” said Brian Baldwin, student evangelism and missions ministry partner for Oklahoma Baptists. “You could tell they wanted to learn more about sharing the Good News...

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WORDSLINGERS BLOG: DHD: Trump at MFL; Prayer on race and Roe; Benedictions; Tips for Bible reading; ‘Come and See;’ Fight loneliness
Jan24

WORDSLINGERS BLOG: DHD: Trump at MFL; Prayer on race and Roe; Benedictions; Tips for Bible reading; ‘Come and See;’ Fight loneliness

Greetings! I hope you had a good week. I continue to be amazed at how God can make Himself known through people, creation, random messages or an article I read. That leads me to this week’s DHD. My topics do involve a current event, as well as different things I have read and even a reminder I got in a daily quiet time. Thank you for reading! Trump at March for Life If you read last week’s DHD, you know I gave a commendable nod to...

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New name, new schedule, same purpose: Advance Conference offers new elements while pursuing evangelism
Jan23

New name, new schedule, same purpose: Advance Conference offers new elements while pursuing evangelism

Oklahoma Baptists will experience a new name this year to a traditional event that maintains its consistent purpose. What has been known for many years as the State Evangelism Conference will now be called the Advance Conference, which will convene Jan. 27-28 at Del City, First Southern. Alan Quigley, associate executive director of Oklahoma Baptists’ church resources group, explained the purpose behind the Advance Conference and gave...

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WORDSLINGERS BLOG: DHD: Pro-life history; MLK Day; Religious liberty; Godly people disagreeing; Mohler on women leaders; Congrats George Schroeder
Jan17

WORDSLINGERS BLOG: DHD: Pro-life history; MLK Day; Religious liberty; Godly people disagreeing; Mohler on women leaders; Congrats George Schroeder

Greetings! I found some solid reading material this week I wanted to share. Also, there is some news from this week of which I wanted to emphasize. Thanks for reading! Zylstra’s Pro-life history article A favorite writer of Doyle’s Half Dozen wrote a great piece this week, “Why There Are Way More Pro-Life Protesters Than You Think.” Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra gives much more information than what the headline may imply. In fact, as...

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George Schroeder named EC’s associate VP for convention news
Jan15

George Schroeder named EC’s associate VP for convention news

NASHVILLE (BP)—The Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee has hired award-winning journalist George Schroeder as its new associate vice president for convention news. In this new role, Schroeder’s nearly 30 years of experience in the news industry will help him lead the editorial direction and team of journalists and editors at Baptist Press, the Convention’s news service. In 2012, Schroeder joined USA Today as a...

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