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Oklahoma Baptist retreat attendees give $50K toward abuse prevention training, resources
Apr29

Oklahoma Baptist retreat attendees give $50K toward abuse prevention training, resources

DAVIS—An offering total of $50,578.10 was collected during the Oklahoma Baptist Women’s Spring Retreat, April 12-13, and Men’s Rewired, April 26-27. Each year the retreats feature a dedicated offering toward missions and ministry, and the 2019 offering will support MinistrySafe training, a resources that proactively helps prevent child sexual abuse in the church through training and background checks. Money collected at the women’s...

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Falls Creek Prep Meetings prepare church group leaders for summer camp
Apr29

Falls Creek Prep Meetings prepare church group leaders for summer camp

Summer youth camp is beginning soon, and churches planning to send students to Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center in Davis had the opportunity to learn about what is in store for the Falls Creek experience this summer. Last fall, the Falls Creek programming office informed all participating churches and announced in the Baptist Messenger the schedule of nine Falls Creek Regional Prep Meetings. The nine meetings happened throughout...

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Christ-following football standouts prepare for NFL Draft
Apr22

Christ-following football standouts prepare for NFL Draft

The 2019 National Football League (NFL) Draft happens April 25-27, as many former college football players, as well as football fans, will be watching with great interest as draft selections are announced. Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) reported seven college football standouts with NFL Draft potential shared their Christian faith with the 65-year-old international sports ministry. Rodney Anderson, a running back who played at...

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Mohler praises justice system with arresting suspect of LA church burnings
Apr15

Mohler praises justice system with arresting suspect of LA church burnings

Albert Mohler commended the justice system in his April 15 edition of The Briefing. “We often know when the justice system fails to deliver when you have a breakdown in the system of justice,” said Mohler, president of Southern Seminary in Louisville, Ky. “We need to note on the other hand, when the system of justice works, when government, which is one of God’s gifts actually works. In this case, apparently that’s exactly...

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IMB shares Elliots’ missionary legacy
Apr01

IMB shares Elliots’ missionary legacy

Contributing editor Ivan Mesa for the International Mission Board interviewed Valerie Shepard Elliot, who recently published a book on her parents Jim and Elisabeth Elliot titled “Devotedly: The Personal Letters and Love Story of Jim and Elisabeth Elliot.” Jim is known for his attempt to evangelize an indigenous tribe in Ecuador, but he and his missionary friends were killed by the same natives of whom they were wanting to share the...

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