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Cushing, New Pathways takes 9 to Falls Creek, 8 make decisions
Jul18

Cushing, New Pathways takes 9 to Falls Creek, 8 make decisions

CUSHING—A young church experienced God working among its students who attended a recent summer youth week at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center. Cushing, New Pathways is celebrating its third year this month. Pastor Doug White said the church had its third anniversary service on Sunday, July 14. They also started a student ministry this year with three students and decided to send a group to Falls Creek this summer. Nine girls...

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Thoroughly Magnanimous Millie: Store owner sells shop to DaySpring Villa
Jul07

Thoroughly Magnanimous Millie: Store owner sells shop to DaySpring Villa

SAND SPRINGS—Millie Combs has been the owner of Mother’s Helper for 18 years. She also has been a regular volunteer with the ministry of DaySpring Villa. At the end of 2018, Millie merged both her trade and her generosity together. Mother’s Helper is a resale consignment boutique, located in Sand Springs, offering furniture, clothes for children and infants, maternity wear and women’s apparel. For 18 years, Millie helped her customers...

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A Grand Opening: CrossTimbers adds four summer sessions at Grand Lake Baptist Assembly
Jul05

A Grand Opening: CrossTimbers adds four summer sessions at Grand Lake Baptist Assembly

GROVE—A sign of a successful operation can be expansion. That is what CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp is experiencing this summer. Since CrossTimbers has been located in Davis, more and more churches have been bringing 3rd-6th graders to participate in a four-day session of fun experiences that involve mission lessons, Bible study and Gospel presentations. The encampment near Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center has...

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Resonate celebrates 10 years with help from state worship leaders
Jul03

Resonate celebrates 10 years with help from state worship leaders

SHAWNEE—High school students excel in the ministry of worship arts from attending the week-long camp known as Resonate, and this has been happening for the last 10 years. In 2009, Resonate met for the first time at Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU), and the camp continues to provide opportunities for students to learn more about worship through music, as well as technical arts and song writing. Resonate observed its 10th camp June...

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A ‘kind and caring’ Oklahoma Baptist leader, Hawkins dies at 83
Jun26

A ‘kind and caring’ Oklahoma Baptist leader, Hawkins dies at 83

He once joked that he was “bookkeeper” for 1,650 Oklahoma Southern Baptist churches. William “Marlin” Hawkins, 83, died Friday, June 21. Funeral services were June 25 at Bethany, Council Road. Hawkins served Oklahoma Baptist life in many roles, but his most notable position was controller for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), while working at the Baptist Building for 25 years. The Dill City native worked for three...

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