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Happy birthday Hope!
Oct20

Happy birthday Hope!

In 1985, a young Oklahoma Baptist preacher felt the burden to provide help to young women who may be considering abortion, young women who felt no hope for their future or the future of their unborn children. The Lord used Pastor Anthony Jordan, who now serves as Executive Director of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), to share this burden with others, and in 1986, the BGCO opened Crisis Pregnancy Centers in Oklahoma...

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New OKC abortion clinic sparks outreach, prayer effort
Oct17

New OKC abortion clinic sparks outreach, prayer effort

At the beginning of summer, Oklahoma had two abortion clinics, one in Tulsa and one in Norman. By the end of summer, a third was opened; this one is in south Oklahoma City. According to a recent article published in The Oklahoman, leaders of the Southwind Women’s Clinic near SW 44th has plans to perform as many as 3,000 abortions per year, which would be in addition to the approximately 5,000 abortions performed in Oklahoma annually....

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Bob Nigh: My Story
Oct13

Bob Nigh: My Story

What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question every child is asked at least once, if not 100 times in his adolescence, if you will forgive the exaggeration. I’m sure I was no exception, although I don’t remember anyone specific posing the question to me as I grew up on the south side of Oklahoma City initially, and then later when we moved northwest. Being a typical red-blooded American boy, I harbored dreams of being a...

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Many met at the pole
Oct03

Many met at the pole

An estimated million or more students in the U.S. and 63 foreign countries publicly gathered around school flagpoles on Sept. 28 and prayed to the Lord Jesus Christ. The annual See You At the Pole (SYATP) interdenominational Christian outreach was augmented this year with the launch of the I Am Hope outreach leading up to the Oct. 21 release of the film “I Am Not Ashamed.” Private and public school students of all grade levels were...

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Heyland Scholarship helps those who serve at BVC
Sep13

Heyland Scholarship helps those who serve at BVC

Baptist Village Communities (BVC) is fully committed to providing quality services that enhance lives. One of the best ways we are able to do that is helping Friends Team members grow in their skills. The Josephine Heyland Education Assistance Fund was created to provide financial assistance to qualified BVC team members who want to further their education or training. The scholarship is named for Josephine Heyland, the aunt of Joyce...

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Praying for the Patch, Oilfield Prayer Breakfast Oct. 13
Sep12

Praying for the Patch, Oilfield Prayer Breakfast Oct. 13

The final in a series of five “Praying for the Patch” events will coincide with the 6th Annual Oilfield Prayer Breakfast at 6:30 a.m., Oct. 13 at the Tower Hotel (Formerly the Marriott Hotel), 3233 Northwest Expressway in Oklahoma City. Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) oilpatch chaplain Tom Beddow conceived the idea of Praying for the Patch, which is “a biblically-based plan to meet the spiritual needs of both the...

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