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OKC, Quail Springs members send Christmas encouragement to vets in hospital
Nov11

OKC, Quail Springs members send Christmas encouragement to vets in hospital

For nearly 5,000 military veterans who must spend the holiday season in a hospital, they now can look forward to receiving some Christmas cheer. Over the past two months, members of Oklahoma City, Quail Springs have been signing personalized Christmas cards. What started as a Sunday School service project turned into a church-wide effort that involved adults and children alike. “In addition to our various outings together, our Young...

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CrossTimbers retreat ‘Catapults’ campers toward following Christ
Nov03

CrossTimbers retreat ‘Catapults’ campers toward following Christ

DAVIS—Fall break is a time when many families take trips, catch up on yard work and just enjoy beautiful weather. For nearly 250 preteens at CrossTimbers Missions Adventure Camp near Davis, the weekend became a time of spiritual enrichment, fun and fellowship. The inaugural Catapult Oklahoma Preteen Retreat took place Oct. 21-22 for fifth and sixth grade students and adult sponsors. Catapult Weekend is a newly-introduced event by the...

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Fall Back gives students spiritual replenishing
Nov03

Fall Back gives students spiritual replenishing

DAVIS—Falls Creek Baptist Conference Centers hosted the annual Fall Back Weekend Oct. 21-22. The weekend provided an opportunity for students to relax during their time off of school. The speaker for the two-day event was Zane Black, and worship through music was led by the Cody Dunbar band. Aaron Myers, associate pastor of students at Lawton, First, is on the committee that helps form the weekend for students. “I have been involved...

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Religious Freedom for all Oklahomans —Vote ‘Yes’ on State Question 790
Oct27

Religious Freedom for all Oklahomans —Vote ‘Yes’ on State Question 790

On November 8, by voting “Yes” on State Question 790, Oklahomans will have the chance to directly increase their religious freedom, a rare opportunity in this age when liberal courts and governments are actively seeking to narrow religious liberties. We support State Question 790 because it would remove from Oklahoma’s Constitution the “Blaine Amendment,” a provision added in the 19th century during a time of anti-Catholic prejudice...

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SQ 792: Does Oklahoma need alcohol to be more convenient?
Oct27

SQ 792: Does Oklahoma need alcohol to be more convenient?

Oklahoma voters are faced with a question regarding alcohol consumption in this year’s election. State Question 792 relates to the sale of alcoholic beverages and, if passed, will change current alcohol sale laws to allow retail locations like grocery stores to sell wine and strong beer while allowing liquor stores to sell chilled wine and strong beer. The proponents advertise things like, “Improves consumer choice and convenience”...

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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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