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‘MVP’ Retreat provides refreshment, support
Mar18

‘MVP’ Retreat provides refreshment, support

DAVIS—The Multi-Vocational Pastors (MVP) and Wives Retreat met for the second consecutive year March 1-3 at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center, and the three-day event almost doubled in attendance from last year. Philip Jones serves as the MVP strategist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) and led 178 attendees at the second annual retreat. Last year, 98 were in attendance. “It was a high watermark for most of...

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Ethical sports issues that ‘destroy’ male-female distinctions, Mohler shares
Mar04

Ethical sports issues that ‘destroy’ male-female distinctions, Mohler shares

The challenges of conforming sports to include transgender persons, as well as the sport of wrestling pairing men against women, were addressed by R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of Southern Seminary, in his March 4 edition of The Briefing. Mohler opened his Briefing explaining how transgender ideology has now affected parental rights in Canada. He wrote a follow-up article titled, “The End of Parental Rights? A Chilling Case From...

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‘Preaching Christ’ emphasized at Priority of Preaching
Mar04

‘Preaching Christ’ emphasized at Priority of Preaching

EDMOND—The Priority of Preaching Conference registered 176 pastors and church leaders from all across Oklahoma. The annual event met Feb. 25-26 at Edmond, First with the theme of the conference being “Preaching Christ in all of Scripture.” Three renowned scholars spoke during the two-day event, which included Paul House, professor of divinity at Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School; Jim Shaddix, professor of preaching at...

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Baptist Village of Owasso to host open house for Thompson Family Neighborhood March 7
Feb19

Baptist Village of Owasso to host open house for Thompson Family Neighborhood March 7

OWASSO—Baptist Village of Owasso is ready to feature its newest addition. An open house is scheduled for Thursday, March 7 for the Thompson Family Neighborhood, which is equipped to help residents needing memory support. Tours of the neighborhood will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.-Noon. A dedication ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. “We are going to minister to people who have dementia and to the families of people who have...

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Training model a success for YEC
Feb14

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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