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A helping heart: ‘Nurse Jan’ honored for 35 years at Falls Creek
Aug05

A helping heart: ‘Nurse Jan’ honored for 35 years at Falls Creek

DAVIS—Thirty-five years of serving in the first aid station at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center encompasses a lot of memories. Jan Glenn said she is “just in awe that the Lord would place me up here,” but now, her name will be placed on the building where she has worked many summers. On Fri., July 22, at the final evening service of Week 7 of Falls Creek Youth Camp, Anthony Jordan, executive director-treasurer of the Baptist...

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Meely answers call to Africa
Aug01

Meely answers call to Africa

Tommy Meely’s profession was a bouncer at a night club at the time he made a profession of faith and surrendered his life to Christ. Two years later, he committed his life to serve in ministry. As he was praying for God to give him direction on what to do, Meely believed God was calling him to go to Africa. On three separate occasions during his prayer time, Africa would be heavy on his mind. Two and half years ago, Meely embraced his...

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‘More than gold’ Parents of Olympian pray for, cheer on daughter
Jul29

‘More than gold’ Parents of Olympian pray for, cheer on daughter

STILLWATER—Many parents say they are proud of their children. Bruce and Janet Barringer would not be different, as they beam when asked about their three children. Ask the Barringers about their daughter Jenny Simpson, and they would be happy to discuss how she will be making her third appearance in the Olympics, running in the 1500m next month. Their son, John, is the oldest. He is currently an associate pastor at a church in...

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Behind the scenes with Bauer at CrossTimbers
Jul14

Behind the scenes with Bauer at CrossTimbers

DAVIS—There is the expected stress of moving from one house to another. Imagine what the stress level would be like moving an entire campsite operation. That is what happened more than three years ago when CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp made the transition from its former site in McAlester to its current location outside Davis. And the person who was in charge of moving all the equipment and resources was Ryan Bauer...

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Haskins School graduates ready to serve God
Jul12

Haskins School graduates ready to serve God

The Robert Haskins School of Leadership (RHSL) recognized 20 members of the Class of 2016 during a June 25 commencement ceremony at Oklahoma City, Exchange Avenue. Surrounded by many family members, friends and leaders of RHSL, this graduating class is the last under the guidance of Golden Gate Seminary (now Gateway Seminary). RHSL also modified its name to become the Robert Haskins School of Christian Ministry, as was approved during...

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