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OBHC resident succeeds  in state high school track
Jun20

OBHC resident succeeds in state high school track

EDMOND—Ask anybody at Boys Ranch Town about Dashawn Collins, and they will say, “He is fast!” An accomplished high school varsity sprinter, Collins recently completed his freshman year at Edmond Memorial High School. He has been competing in track since seventh grade and has collected an abundance of medals from track meets. He also claims the state freshman record for the fastest time in the 400 meter relay. “I was always fast,”...

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Camp Close-up: Falls Creek & CrossTimbers provide fun, spiritual growth for students
Jun17

Camp Close-up: Falls Creek & CrossTimbers provide fun, spiritual growth for students

This week’s Baptist Messenger gives a report on CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp and the youth camp at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center, as both venues are providing a fun summer experience while encouraging campers to share their faith and grow spiritually. CrossTimbers DAVIS—CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp continues to see growth, now in its third year at the current location outside Davis. Glenn...

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Popular Falls Creek speaker takes on new ministry role as pastor
Jun14

Popular Falls Creek speaker takes on new ministry role as pastor

DAVIS—Ed Newton remembers the call he received from James Lankford more than eight years ago. He thought it was a friend pulling a joke on him. “With this booming voice, he goes, ‘Ed Newton?’ I said, ‘Yeah?’ ‘James Lankford, director of Falls Creek. I’d love for you to come speak at the largest Christian camp in the world.’ I just laughed and said, ‘Who is this?’” Newton said, recalling the first time he spoke to the now-Oklahoma U.S....

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Rescued: ACC campers hear how the Gospel rescues
Jun10

Rescued: ACC campers hear how the Gospel rescues

DAVIS – The theme for Associational Children’s Camp (ACC) this year was “Rescued,” based on Matt. 14:30-31 and referring to Jesus rescuing Peter from sinking. Just as Peter was saved from the sea, many campers, grades 3-6, made salvation decisions that were projected to be a record high in ACC’s 37-year history. Joe Ligon, pastor of Marlow, First, was camp pastor for the opening camp, May 26-June 1 at Falls Creek Baptist Conference...

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Elk City’s Fields of Faith features OU & OSU football players
May30

Elk City’s Fields of Faith features OU & OSU football players

ELK CITY—University of Oklahoma (OU) football players Samaje Perine and Nila Kasitati and Oklahoma State University (OSU) football player Keegan Metcalf highlighted Fields of Faith on May 4, as the event experienced six students making professions of faith and 12 rededicating their lives to Christ. Leaders from Elk City churches and churches from surrounding communities teamed up with Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) to put on...

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