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Piedmont family fosters more than 50 children over course of 12 years
Nov05

Piedmont family fosters more than 50 children over course of 12 years

Piedmont—When Mark and Renae Johnson, members of Piedmont, First, began dating, Mark told Renae that he was unsure about how he felt about children. Now, after 38 years of marriage and five biological children, Mark laughs at what he said years ago. Five children of their own would be enough of a reason to laugh at his younger self and how much he claimed not to like children, but there have been many more children in his life. Mark...

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Del City, Sunnylane Southern baptizes 94
Oct29

Del City, Sunnylane Southern baptizes 94

  DEL CITY—Over the course of a calendar year, a church that runs just under 300 on a Sunday morning has baptized 94 believers. Pastor Danny Gandara, who has been at Del City, Sunnylane Southern for a calendar year, said the Lord’s work has been mighty, and it’s not because of anything that he has specifically done, rather pure obedience to the Lord’s leading. “At an evangelism tune up I heard the phrase ‘in everything you do, a soul...

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Oklahoma Baptists to hold major event in November focused on foster care crisis
Oct23

Oklahoma Baptists to hold major event in November focused on foster care crisis

EDMOND, Okla. – Leaders with the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) will focus on solutions to Oklahoma’s foster care crisis during a special, free event at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Edmond’s First Baptist Church, 1300 E 33rd St. in Edmond. The event, “The Gospel, the Church & Foster Care,” will feature resources and representatives from faith-based agencies focused on meeting the needs of the more than 8,500...

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See You At The Pole: Students observe ‘Global Week of Prayer’
Oct04

See You At The Pole: Students observe ‘Global Week of Prayer’

Each September, students globally gather around flag poles at schools to observe a time of prayer. This event is known as See You At The Pole (SYATP), and it has challenged students to pray for their schools, classmates and communities for nearly 30 years. See You At The Pole began when a small group of teenagers felt the need to pray for their community, according to syatp.com. This led them to visit three different schools in their...

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School supply drive leads to baptism at Oklahoma City, Southern Hills
Sep27

School supply drive leads to baptism at Oklahoma City, Southern Hills

For the past several years, as summer winds down and the school year is on the horizon, Oklahoma City, Southern Hills has hosted a school supply drive for local schools and families. For the past three years, David Webber, an Oklahoma City resident, brought his daughter to the event. “It’s a fun event where we get to serve our community by meeting a need, and the response is always great,” said Young Adult Pastor, Daniel Snow. Webber...

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