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OU track captain changes life goals, leads Bible study
Jan26

OU track captain changes life goals, leads Bible study

NORMAN—Andrew Doherty is his formal name, but those who know him best call him “Adoh.” He transferred to the University of Oklahoma (OU) in 2017 after running track at Providence College, where he earned three all-conference honors as a distance runner. Adoh came to OU, thinking it would help him pursue a career in running. Growing up in Boston, Adoh had no previous knowledge of what it meant to be a Christian. He found out later that...

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Training model a success for YEC
Jan22

Training model a success for YEC

DAVIS—The Youth Evangelism Conference (YEC) for Oklahoma Baptists completed its fourth year of meeting at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center, Jan. 20-21. Not only has YEC changed its location, from meeting at a church or large arena, but its format also has changed, and Brian Baldwin said it has been a successful transition. “We are really picking up traction of how people see the new model of YEC,” said Baldwin who is the student...

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Gillette commercial sparks ‘manhood controversy’
Jan21

Gillette commercial sparks ‘manhood controversy’

Shaving supply company Gillette has stirred up conversations across the country with its new commercial titled “We believe: The best men can be.” The ad addresses cultural concerns about men, especially involving a new term called “toxic masculinity.” Bubba Burcham, men’s ministry consultant for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), said he initially was encouraged when he watched the Gillette commercial. “I was excited...

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Oklahoma slips in pro-life ranking
Jan14

Oklahoma slips in pro-life ranking

The state of Oklahoma used to lead the country as being the “most protective” state for pro-life causes. However, American United for Life (AUL) recently released its annual pro-life poll and has Oklahoma ranked fourth in the country. AUL, known as “America’s first and largest pro-life legal organization,” reported 2018 was a strong year for pro-life engagement and progress. “At no point in the last four decades have we been closer to...

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Mohler says government shutdown is a ‘giant game of chicken’
Jan07

Mohler says government shutdown is a ‘giant game of chicken’

LOUISVILLE, Ky.– Southern Seminary President Albert Mohler addressed issues relating to the political landscape in America in his Mon., Jan. 7 edition of The Briefing, Mohler’s daily podcast which features his commentary on current events. The two main topics Mohler addressed involve the new look of the 116th Congress, as newly-elected officials were recently sworn in, and the status of the current government shutdown, which is...

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