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Churches prepare for Rose Day indoor rally at Capitol
Jan31

Churches prepare for Rose Day indoor rally at Capitol

On the heels of Sanctity of Human Life Sunday (Jan. 22), churches across Oklahoma are making plans to attend the 2017 Rose Day Pro-Life Indoor Rally at the Oklahoma State Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 8. The Rose Day event, now in its 26th year, begins at 9:30 a.m. Christians and other pro-life Oklahomans are encouraged to participate by bringing red roses for the Oklahoma Governor, Lieutenant Governor, their respective State Senate...

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Messenger Insight 268 – Paul Kersh
Jan23

Messenger Insight 268 – Paul Kersh

Fatherhood, Faith & Family Paul Kersh of Equipped By His Word ministry talks about the link between faith and family.   https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/www.baptistmessenger.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Messenger-Insight-268-Paul-Kersh.mp3Podcast: Subscribe in iTunes | Play in new window | Download...

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Q&A Focus: The Heart of Worship: 2017 SEC worship leader links worship, evangelism
Jan22

Q&A Focus: The Heart of Worship: 2017 SEC worship leader links worship, evangelism

Messenger: Thanks for joining us, and we’re excited about your upcoming time at the Evangelism Conference. You’re going to be leading worship several times, including the Night of Prayer (5 p.m., Jan. 29 at Del City, First Southern), Monday morning’s Senior Adult Session, Monday afternoon and evening, as well as Tuesday. But you also are leading a breakout session Tuesday morning about the link between worship and evangelism. Can you...

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Falls Creek book sells 1,000 copies and counting
Jan15

Falls Creek book sells 1,000 copies and counting

In November 2016, the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) unveiled a new book celebrating the 100th anniversary of Falls Creek called 100 Years of Falls Creek: A Legacy of Faith. As of Jan. 1, 2017, more than 1,000 copies of the 120-page, hardback book have been sold. Researched and written by Dana Williamson, retired associate editor of the Baptist Messenger, and designed by Oklahoma City graphic artist, Rick Boyd, who has...

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BGCO, Hope offer resources for Sanctity of Life Sunday (Jan. 22)
Dec27

BGCO, Hope offer resources for Sanctity of Life Sunday (Jan. 22)

In 1984, former President Ronald Reagan “issued a proclamation designating Sanctity of Human Life Day,” in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling and the resulting surge of abortions in America. Since that Sunday was designated, churches across America have observed the special Sunday to celebrate the sanctity of unborn human life and to emphasize the church’s role in responding to abortion. In time for 2017’s...

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