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Greenway nominated to lead Southwestern Seminary
Feb18

Greenway nominated to lead Southwestern Seminary

FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)—Southwestern Seminary alumnus Adam W. Greenway, dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Ministry at Southern Seminary, has been unanimously selected by Southwestern Seminary’s presidential search committee as their nominee to fill the presidential vacancy. Greenway, 41, has served in many denominational leadership roles, including vice chairman of the Evangelism Task Force (2018),...

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Pro-life advocates fill capitol in fight for unborn at 28th Annual Rose Day Rally
Feb18

Pro-life advocates fill capitol in fight for unborn at 28th Annual Rose Day Rally

On a foggy and cold Wednesday morning, despite the dreary and frigid weather conditions, more than 1,000 pro-life faithful flocked to the Oklahoma State capitol building for the 29th Annual Rose Day Pro-life Rally. The fourth floor rotunda of the capitol was full of rose colored masses proclaiming that each life, no matter how young, old, able bodied, or handicapped, is precious in the eyes of Jesus. The event began at 9:30 a.m., Feb....

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Educate, be proactive to deter sex abuse, pastors say
Feb18

Educate, be proactive to deter sex abuse, pastors say

NASHVILLE (BP) — Educating congregations, staff and volunteers about sexual abuse, prohibiting one-on-one interactions and employing security are crucial steps in preventing sex abuse in churches, pastors of churches where predators have been arrested told Baptist Press. “The issue of child molestation, I think it’s not a matter of if this happens in your organization, but when it happens,” John Hull, pastor of...

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Together we stand
Feb17

Together we stand

A few weeks ago, we celebrated the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.. Everyone is aware he was a leader for civil rights, not just for people of color, but he championed the rights and privileges of all God’s people, no matter their race, creed or color. In all that people say about this drum major for justice, I think a lot of people have forgotten that Dr. King was first and foremost a Baptist Pastor and a minister of the Gospel...

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Power of prayer for historic Oklahoma legislative session
Feb17

Power of prayer for historic Oklahoma legislative session

The first regular session of the 57th Oklahoma State Legislature is underway. The largest freshman class of legislators in Oklahoma’s history join business-outsider-turned-governor, Kevin Stitt, for a historic legislative session. There is new energy and optimism in the capitol. Beginning in 2017, God planted a ministry of prayer, pastoral care, and teaching the Bible among Oklahoma’s elected leaders. The ministry is founded upon 1...

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‘Run the Race’ leads February family-friendly lineup
Feb16

‘Run the Race’ leads February family-friendly lineup

Editor’s note: This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVD, streaming or television. Sports movies are never just about sports. In fact, the best ones present so many lessons about life and eternity that even non-sports fans will enjoy them. Such is the case with the faith-based Run the Race, which releases in theaters Feb. 22 and tells the story of a high school...

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