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Katherine Wolf Inspires Students with Message of ‘Healing Hope’
Mar14

Katherine Wolf Inspires Students with Message of ‘Healing Hope’

On Wednesday, March 13, students and faculty gathered in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium for the Woman’s Mission and Ministry Day with guest speaker Katherine Wolf. She shared her remarkable story of suffering from a brain stem stroke at age 26 shortly after having her first child and how God has used that experience to bring hope and healing to her life. “We all have brokenness,” she said. “So, we’re all kind of on an equal playing...

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Pastor Johnny Hunt Shares Testimony and Challenges Students to Follow Christ
Feb28

Pastor Johnny Hunt Shares Testimony and Challenges Students to Follow Christ

Johnny Hunt, vice president of evangelism and leadership at the North American Mission Board, delivered the chapel message Wednesday, Feb. 27, in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. Hunt is an author; former senior pastor of First Baptist, Woodstock, Georgia; and former president of the Southern Baptist Convention. His message focused on Luke 9:23. “Then Jesus said to them, if anyone desires to come after me, let him deny himself, take...

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OBU to host Black History Month lecture and film screening Feb. 27
Feb26

OBU to host Black History Month lecture and film screening Feb. 27

OBU will host two Black History Month events Wednesday, Feb. 27. Judge Ashleigh Parker Dunston will present a lecture in Stavros Hall 214 at 4 p.m. A screening of the documentary film, “13th,” will follow that evening at 8 p.m. in Raley Chapel’s Yarborough Auditorium. A discussion will take place following the film, including Dunston along with panelist Steve Noble. They will be joined by guests from OBU. Dunston serves as a district...

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NASCAR’s Kyle Petty to speak at OBU’s Green & Gold Gala March 5
Feb23

NASCAR’s Kyle Petty to speak at OBU’s Green & Gold Gala March 5

SHAWNEE—NASCAR driver and humanitarian Kyle Petty, son of Richard “The King” Petty and grandson to NASCAR forefather Lee Petty, will be the keynote speaker at Oklahoma Baptist University’s (OBU) annual Green and Gold Gala. The event will take place March 5, at the Chevy Bricktown Events Center in Oklahoma City. The annual event raises funds for student scholarships at OBU. Tickets are now on sale at www.okbu.edu/gala. Those interested...

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OBU trustees name interim president, approve presidential search committee
Feb08

OBU trustees name interim president, approve presidential search committee

SHAWNEE—During their spring semester meeting Friday, Feb. 8, Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) trustees approved a recommendation to employ former Southwest Baptist University President C. Pat Taylor as OBU’s interim president. Trustees also approved members of a presidential search committee who will begin search activities to replace David Whitlock who retired as OBU president Jan. 8 and currently serves as OBU chancellor through...

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