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The time is now
Jul17

The time is now

Having attended the recent annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in Alabama, I wanted to share several thoughts about some of the panel discussions which dealt with several key topics. The panel about Sexual Abuse Awareness & Prevention was an important conversation. If we would simply abide by the words we preach in our pulpits and exhibit a Christian lifestyle in our churches, we would not be in the situation we find...

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Technology innovations that enhance lives, courtesy of Baptist Village
Jul15

Technology innovations that enhance lives, courtesy of Baptist Village

Baptist Village Communities (BVC) is shaping the future of aging services. It is a contributing factor to BVC’s six decades of providing excellent services. The Bill and Susan Pierce Shaping the Future of Aging Services Fund gives Baptist Village Communities a considerable asset. This fund allows BVC to continue to purchase technology that enhances the lives of the residents BVC serves. The fund is named for Bill and Susan Pierce....

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Children respond to the Gospel at CrossTimbers Grand Lake
Jul13

Children respond to the Gospel at CrossTimbers Grand Lake

GROVE—When Heath Tucker, pastor of Skiatook, First, proclaimed the Gospel during session four of CrossTimbers Children’s Missions Adventure Camp at Grand Lake Baptist Assembly, he used the illustration of Jesus as the Living Water. “The Bible speaks of our spiritual thirst for God. ‘Jesus said, “Anyone who is thirsty may come to Me. Anyone who believes in me may come and drink! For the Scriptures declare, ‘Rivers of living water will...

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Messenger Insight 337 – Faith & Family Night with the OKC Dodgers
Jul08

Messenger Insight 337 – Faith & Family Night with the OKC Dodgers

On July 20, at the OKC Bricktown Ballpark, hear evangelist Scott Dawson, Sen. James Lankford, musician Jeremy Camp, among others. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2019/07/02090914/Messenger-Insight-337-Scott-Dawson.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (23.0MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn |...

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‘America’s Got Talent’ leads July family-friendly lineup
Jul06

‘America’s Got Talent’ leads July family-friendly lineup

Editor’s note: This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVDs, streaming or television. I’m always looking for something to watch with my children that doesn’t involve animation, superheroes, princesses or sports stars. Those four categories are great, but they’ve slowly become my kids’ go-to for entertainment. My goal is to broaden their horizons beyond the typical...

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A Grand Opening: CrossTimbers adds four summer sessions at Grand Lake Baptist Assembly
Jul05

A Grand Opening: CrossTimbers adds four summer sessions at Grand Lake Baptist Assembly

GROVE—A sign of a successful operation can be expansion. That is what CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp is experiencing this summer. Since CrossTimbers has been located in Davis, more and more churches have been bringing 3rd-6th graders to participate in a four-day session of fun experiences that involve mission lessons, Bible study and Gospel presentations. The encampment near Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center has...

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