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Book Review: Jennie Allen’s ‘Get Out of Your Head – Stopping the Spiral of Toxic Thoughts’
Mar16

Book Review: Jennie Allen’s ‘Get Out of Your Head – Stopping the Spiral of Toxic Thoughts’

“The greatest spiritual battle of our generation is being fought between our ears,” contends Jennie Allen in her latest, popular book Get Out of Your Head – Stopping the Spiral of Toxic Thoughts. Noting “we are what we think,” it’s Allen’s passion to help people capture false, destructive thoughts with the interruption, “we have a choice” and deliberately build healthy thought patterns and sound minds based on the truth of God’s...

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Book Review: ‘The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry: How to Stay Emotionally Healthy and Spiritually Alive in the Chaos of the Modern World’ by John Mark Comer
Feb10

Book Review: ‘The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry: How to Stay Emotionally Healthy and Spiritually Alive in the Chaos of the Modern World’ by John Mark Comer

Tired of feeling hurried, overwhelmed or depleted? Tired of too much stuff, a jammed schedule or a multitude of distractions? Tired of too little time, short and infrequent vacations or limited attention span? In The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry, John Mark Comer (JMC) confronts the epidemic of hurry and asks the question, “What is this doing to our souls?” John Mark Comer is the pastor for teaching and vision at Bridgetown Church in...

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Book Review: ‘Sacred Rest’ by Saundra Dalton-Smith
Jan06

Book Review: ‘Sacred Rest’ by Saundra Dalton-Smith

Are you weak, weary or worn out? Are you maxed out and stressed out? When is the last time you were simply still? These are some questions author Saundra Dalton-Smith asks in her book Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity.  Published by Faith Words in 2017, Sacred Rest addresses the epidemic of exhaustion in our culture. It challenges readers to understand the practical aspects of rest, evaluate...

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Prodigal prayer ministry: The fruit of a mother’s and daughter’s transformed lives
Oct04

Prodigal prayer ministry: The fruit of a mother’s and daughter’s transformed lives

BARTLESVILLE—The enemy meant to destroy them, but today they are destroying the enemy. In 2013, Francine Perry, a member of Bartlesville, First, started the Come Grow with Me Bible study with 25 women who met in a home for several years. Today, that study has grown to nearly 140 women from area churches who meet weekly in the Bartlesville, First worship center. It was during the growth of this Bible study that Francine and Paul Perry,...

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Enid, Open Door launches with support from community, church planting coaching system
Oct01

Enid, Open Door launches with support from community, church planting coaching system

  ENID—A new church was added to the family of Oklahoma Baptists on Sep. 16 with the launch of Enid, Open Door. An excited group of 237 people filled the auditorium of the Oklahoma Bible Academy, and one person made a profession of faith in Christ. With a desire to reach the nearly 28,000 unchurched in Enid, church planters Kevin and Meagan Hisey started by simply getting to know their neighbors in the community. God put a burden...

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