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What Doesn’t Comfort Me About Jesus
Apr20

What Doesn’t Comfort Me About Jesus

What comforts you about Jesus? My immediate thoughts run to His grace, mercy and love. In fact, when considering many of the songs we sing and literature we read about Jesus, much of it focuses on the comfort of these divine attributes. Yet when I consider what all of these things have in common, in some ways they can all be used as means of self-justification. We often want to use God’s grace as a license to sin. We want to use His...

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Strategic Grading for Strange Schooling
Apr02

Strategic Grading for Strange Schooling

Many families have wrestled with the question of whether or not to homeschool their children. For a variety of reasons, some families choose to utilize the home as the primary education environment, and that’s OK. The struggle to direct time, resources and energy in this direction is worth the cost for these families. For others, their path may be investing the same time, resources and energy in other ways for the strategic education...

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Loving small in big times
Mar17

Loving small in big times

You could tell he had been sent on a quest and was about to return home a hero. The trucker cap tipped a bit too high revealed the beaming face of the hunter bringing home the prized game. In his arms, he awkwardly lugged four large packages of Angel Soft toilet paper and was emerging from the Wal Mart aisle against the current of others rushing for whatever scraps were left. Like many others wondering why they were rushing to buy...

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BLOG: Talking With Your Kids About Sex: A Book Review of ‘Not If, But When’ by John Perritt
Feb27

BLOG: Talking With Your Kids About Sex: A Book Review of ‘Not If, But When’ by John Perritt

“It’s not a matter of if my child will be exposed to pornography, but when will they be exposed.”  The introduction to John Perritt’s new book for children and parents, Not If, But When: Preparing Our Children for Worldly Images is a sobering reminder that we live in a broken and fallen world. Let’s be honest. No parent wants to have “the talk” with their kids. It’s uncomfortable for them as children and for us as parents. Like most...

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How to take advantage of your church (in a good way)
Feb06

How to take advantage of your church (in a good way)

What do people do without a church family? I often ask myself this question as I see the church surround those going through life transitions. As new babies arrive, physical needs arise, or seasons of loss weave in and out of church members’ lives, it astonishes me to see how the local body of believers moves to support, assist and surround those members in their time of need. The church does not exist solely to meet our own needs,...

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Like so many other organizations around the state and country, Oklahoma Baptists are closely monitoring news and information about the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).Learn More Here.
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