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Tommie Harris Q&A at Men’s Rewired
May18

Tommie Harris Q&A at Men’s Rewired

DAVIS—Many in Oklahoma remember Tommie Harris as a dominating defensive lineman for the University of Oklahoma (OU). He played during a successful stint with the Sooners, 2001-03, reaching a major bowl every year. Harris was one of the few players in OU history to play every game his freshman year. He also was a key performer for the 2003 squad that was considered one of the most talented Sooner teams ever to take the field. He...

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Oklahoma Bible Conference featured ‘pastors teaching pastors’
May14

Oklahoma Bible Conference featured ‘pastors teaching pastors’

DAVIS—A longtime Oklahoma Baptist event remains a time of connection, renewal and preparation for pastors. Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center hosted the Oklahoma Bible Conference (OBC), May 6-8, which has existed for approximately 50 years. “The event dates back to the ‘70s,” said Brett Selby, pastoral leadership specialist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), about OBC. “It used to be held in B.B. McKinney Chapel...

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Men’s Rewired focuses on ‘The One’
May13

Men’s Rewired focuses on ‘The One’

DAVIS—Beautiful weather, multiple fellowship opportunities, quality studies during breakout sessions, powerful worship sessions and many activities that men enjoy were on the schedule of the 2019 Men’s Rewired, April 26-27, at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center in Davis. An attendance of 2,001 men gathered for the annual state men’s conference that had as its theme “The One.” Bubba Burcham, men’s ministry consultant for the Baptist...

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BGCO hosts African American Pastors Fellowship May 3-4
May06

BGCO hosts African American Pastors Fellowship May 3-4

The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) reported 37 churches were represented at the African American Pastors Fellowship workshop at the Baptist Building, May 3-4. Alvin Deal, pastor in Greenville, S.C., was the event’s speaker. His message emphasized the important of cooperation. He said church leader and members are not to be “players, parasites or just participants,” but rather they should be “partners,” sharing all...

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Tulsa Metro BCM serves with DR in N.C.
May03

Tulsa Metro BCM serves with DR in N.C.

BURGAW, N.C.—Students with the Tulsa Metro Baptist Collegiate Ministries (BCM) spent Spring Break in North Carolina, helping Disaster Relief (DR) trained and equipped volunteers who are serving victims of Hurricane Florence. The BCM group included 23 University of Tulsa (TU) students, four Tulsa Community College (TCC) students, one OSU Tulsa student and three BCM leaders—TU BCM staff member Bri Mobley and TCC BCM directors Ryan Coble...

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