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Shaddix, Dilbeck speak during OBU’s 2019 Fall Challenge chapel series
Aug21

Shaddix, Dilbeck speak during OBU’s 2019 Fall Challenge chapel series

SHAWNEE—Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) kicked off its annual Fall Challenge chapel series Tuesday, Aug. 20. The first event took place immediately following The Walk. Fall Challenge is a part of Welcome Week, where new students are welcomed and orientated to life on campus. Additional services will be in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 10 a.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 6 p.m.; and Friday, Aug. 23, at 10 a.m....

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OBU welcomes more than 520 new students to Bison Hill
Aug19

OBU welcomes more than 520 new students to Bison Hill

SHAWNEE—Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) welcomed more than 520 students to campus Saturday, Aug. 17, for the University’s annual Move-In Day. Current students, faculty and staff greeted a class of 451 first-time freshmen and 70 transfer students to campus. Move-in day is a beloved tradition on Bison Hill, a time where the OBU family shows the highest levels of hospitality to new students and their families. Cars pull up in front of...

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OBU Hosts Annual Pastors School, Equips Leaders with Insights on 1 Peter
Jul19

OBU Hosts Annual Pastors School, Equips Leaders with Insights on 1 Peter

SHAWNEE—Eighty-five pastors attended OBU’s 2019 Pastors’ School July 15-17, receiving encouragement, biblically sound teaching and tools to equip them to lead their churches more effectively. The pastors’ school exists to provide pastors with practical strategies for equipping the church. The event featured several keynote speakers and attendees were granted access to numerous breakout sessions along with free resources. The theme for...

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Pastors School coming to OBU July 15-17, still time to register
Jul07

Pastors School coming to OBU July 15-17, still time to register

SHAWNEE—It’s not too late to register for the 2019 OBU Pastors’ School, coming to Bison Hill July 15-17. The theme for this year’s school is “Shepherding the Flock: Insights into 1 Peter.” The pastor’s school is designed for pastors to gain practical strategies for equipping the church. The event will be filled with keynote speakers, free resources and many breakout sessions. Registration is $99. The 2019 Pastors’...

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OBU presents Hobbs Award to Williams at SBC Annual Meeting
Jun11

OBU presents Hobbs Award to Williams at SBC Annual Meeting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Oklahoma Baptist University presented the Herschel H. Hobbs Award for Distinguished Denominational Service to Pastor K. Marshall Williams Sr., senior pastor of Nazarene Baptist Church of Philadelphia, June 10, during the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. C. Pat Taylor, OBU’s interim president; Dr. Heath Thomas, dean of the Hobbs College of Theology and Ministry; and Dr. Will...

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