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What Millennials really think about evangelism
Mar16

What Millennials really think about evangelism

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on www.thegospelcoalition.org. Three weeks ago, a new Barna Group report surprised almost everyone. Almost half—47 percent—of practicing Christian millennials told the research group that “it is wrong to share one’s personal beliefs with someone of a different faith in hope that they will one day share the same faith.” (Barna defines as “practicing Christian” those who identify as...

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Falls Creek First Aid seeks volunteer help
Mar08

Falls Creek First Aid seeks volunteer help

DAVIS—As soon as youth leaders hit the campus of Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center each Monday in June and July, they gather their registration information and head to the north lobby of the tabernacle to register their group. They want to hurry and submit their group’s release forms because they know that even before they get back to their cabin, some rambunctious young person may have already injured themselves and have need to...

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Prayer service to be held for Shawnee baby with rare condition
Mar05

Prayer service to be held for Shawnee baby with rare condition

SHAWNEE—On Tues., Feb. 26 a Shawnee family took their five-month-old little girl to the hospital because she was experiencing cold and flu like symptoms. Now, however, they know that baby Opal’s condition is more serious than it had originally seemed. Josh and Gretchen Trimble, members of Bethel Acres, New Hope, were told their baby has a virus called Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM). It is a rare condition which affects the nervous...

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‘Preaching Christ’ emphasized at Priority of Preaching
Mar04

‘Preaching Christ’ emphasized at Priority of Preaching

EDMOND—The Priority of Preaching Conference registered 176 pastors and church leaders from all across Oklahoma. The annual event met Feb. 25-26 at Edmond, First with the theme of the conference being “Preaching Christ in all of Scripture.” Three renowned scholars spoke during the two-day event, which included Paul House, professor of divinity at Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School; Jim Shaddix, professor of preaching at...

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Pastor Johnny Hunt Shares Testimony and Challenges Students to Follow Christ
Feb28

Pastor Johnny Hunt Shares Testimony and Challenges Students to Follow Christ

Johnny Hunt, vice president of evangelism and leadership at the North American Mission Board, delivered the chapel message Wednesday, Feb. 27, in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. Hunt is an author; former senior pastor of First Baptist, Woodstock, Georgia; and former president of the Southern Baptist Convention. His message focused on Luke 9:23. “Then Jesus said to them, if anyone desires to come after me, let him deny himself, take...

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‘Kingdom Men Rising’ film promotes biblical manhood
Feb26

‘Kingdom Men Rising’ film promotes biblical manhood

NASHVILLE (BP) — Society may be confused about the true definition of manhood, but pastor and author Tony Evans said God’s Word is clear. The Bible, he says, reveals what God expects from men, even if the cultural tide is swimming in the opposite direction. “The biblical definition of man is under attack,” said Evans, the pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas. “[But] God is looking for...

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