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Inaugural Oklahoma Governor’s Prayer Breakfast inspires
Feb19

Inaugural Oklahoma Governor’s Prayer Breakfast inspires

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt and his wife Sarah, the First Lady of Oklahoma, shared that the idea for an Oklahoma Governor’s prayer breakfast came to them while they attended the National Prayer Breakfast when Stitt was campaigning for governor. Stitt and others prayed about the idea from that time through Tuesday, Feb. 18, when more than 1,000 Oklahomans gathered at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum for the inaugural...

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ERLC agenda: Working on multiple tracks in 2020
Feb11

ERLC agenda: Working on multiple tracks in 2020

WASHINGTON (BP)—The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) plans in 2020 to continue its work with not only Congress but the Trump administration and the states on priority issues such as abortion and religious freedom. The ERLC released its annual Legislative Agenda in early February in the face of another year of a divided legislative branch. Democrats control the House of Representatives and Republicans...

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‘The Repair Shop’ tops this month’s ‘5 Family-Friendly Things’
Jan23

‘The Repair Shop’ tops this month’s ‘5 Family-Friendly Things’

Editor’s note: This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVDs, streaming or television.   Long ago, our grandparents and great-grandparents didn’t toss things when they broke. They repaired them. From clothing to furniture to gadgets, our ancestors knew what to do when something got damaged or stopped working. Times certainly have changed. The repair culture has...

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29th Annual Rose Day set for Feb. 5 at State Capitol: Former Planned Parenthood worker to share testimony of conversion
Jan13

29th Annual Rose Day set for Feb. 5 at State Capitol: Former Planned Parenthood worker to share testimony of conversion

Each year, pro-life Oklahomans gather inside the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City for the annual Rose Day Pro-Life Indoor Rally. The 2020 Rose Day Pro-Life Rally is set for Wed., Feb. 5 and is expected to draw more than 1,000 supporters from across the state. Rose Day, now in its 29th year, is organized by Oklahoma Baptists and other pro-life organizations, who are asking pastors and church members from across the state to...

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‘Hope’ on wheels: OBHC announces launch of mobile ultrasound unit for 2020
Jan09

‘Hope’ on wheels: OBHC announces launch of mobile ultrasound unit for 2020

With five pregnancy resource centers located across Oklahoma, Hope Pregnancy Center continues its vital mission of helping women and men have hope and choose life in the midst of an unplanned pregnancy. For more than 30 years, Hope has brought life and hope to many Oklahomans at its various locations. In 2020, that Hope will now be on wheels. Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children (OBHC) President Greg McNeece recently announced, “After...

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The 10 best family-friendly films of 2019
Dec19

The 10 best family-friendly films of 2019

It’s not easy finding a film the whole family can watch, but 2019 gave us several movies that fit in that unique category. Some—like The Pilgrim’s Progress—should be viewed by every Christian kid on the planet. Others—like A Hidden Life—are more appropriate for tweens, teens and above. Here are my 10 favorite family-friendly films of 2019: (An asterisk notes a film may not be appropriate for young children.) Toy Story 4 Sheriff Woody...

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