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Messengers approve resolution condemning white supremacy, alt-right
Nov16

Messengers approve resolution condemning white supremacy, alt-right

On Nov. 14, messengers to the 111th Annual Meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) unanimously approved a resolution that condemned white supremacy, the alt-right movement and racism. Resolution number four stated in part, “We denounce and decry every form of racism, including alt-right and any organization that advocates white supremacy, as antithetical to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We acknowledge that we still...

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Q & A with ‘Dr. J’ : Oklahoma Baptist leader reflects on God’s provisions over his 22-years as state exec
Nov16

Q & A with ‘Dr. J’ : Oklahoma Baptist leader reflects on God’s provisions over his 22-years as state exec

The Baptist Messenger recently sat down with Anthony L. Jordan, who has served as executive director-treasurer since 1996. Jordan, who announced that he is retiring from that role effective April 15, 2018, shared reflections on his time of service and talked about issues he sees as the most critical facing the church and the denomination. Baptist Messenger: You are perhaps best known for your commitment to the unborn. What victories...

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Messenger Insight 291 – An interview with the Museum of the Bible founders
Nov13

Messenger Insight 291 – An interview with the Museum of the Bible founders

An interview with the Museum of the Bible founders Steve and Jackie Green talk about the amazing story behind their newest book release, “This Dangerous Book” and the Museum of the Bible. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2017/11/08091434/Messenger-Insight-291-Bible-Museum.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.2MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn |...

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Oklahoma Baptists DR Chaplains dispatched to serve in Sutherland Springs, Texas
Nov06

Oklahoma Baptists DR Chaplains dispatched to serve in Sutherland Springs, Texas

In the wake of a deadly church shooting that left 26 dead and some 20 others wounded at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) has dispatched volunteer chaplains to serve the hurting community. In an email letter to Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) pastors, BGCO Executive Director-Treasurer Anthony Jordan said, “In light of the tragic events in Sutherland Springs, Texas on...

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Messenger Insight 290 – Laura Perry
Nov02

Messenger Insight 290 – Laura Perry

From Transgender to Transformed Hear how God transformed the life of Laura Perry, who spent nearly 10 years living as a transgender male. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2017/11/02115035/Messenger-Insight-290-Laura-Perry.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (48.4MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | More...

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