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Messenger Insight 379 – Responding to Racial Injustice (Part 1 of 3)
Jun02

Messenger Insight 379 – Responding to Racial Injustice (Part 1 of 3)

Hear Hance Dilbeck interview Pastors Major Jemison, Anthony Scott and Rick Thompson on how the church can respond to racial injustice. Watch Part 2 Watch Part 3 Program Guests Dr. Major Lewis Jemison is Senior Pastor is St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, providing spiritual leadership and pastoral care for a congregation of approximately 2,500 members. Dr. Jemison first came to St. John in 1984 as Assistant to the...

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April 19 marks 25th anniversary of OKC bombing
Apr09

April 19 marks 25th anniversary of OKC bombing

At 9:02 a.m., Wed., April 19, 1995, a huge explosion rocked downtown Oklahoma City, and a pillar of black smoke soared into the bright azure sky above the center of the state’s capital. Shocked and stunned residents watched in disbelief, wondering what had happened. Thanks to almost immediate television coverage, it took only a few minutes for most residents to learn that the explosion was the result of a bomb placed in a 24-foot...

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Free trial of VidAngel leads this month’s family-friendly lineup
Apr06

Free trial of VidAngel leads this month’s family-friendly lineup

4 Christian companies offering free streaming stuff in April Editor’s note: This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVDs, streaming or television   If your only definition of streaming is “Netflix,” then April is a great time to try something new. That’s because multiple family-friendly services—including four of the best ones—are offering free streaming...

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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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Like so many other organizations around the state and country, Oklahoma Baptists are closely monitoring news and information about the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).Learn More Here.
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