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Southwest’s heroic pilot known for sharing her faith
Apr19

Southwest’s heroic pilot known for sharing her faith

BOERNE, Texas (BP) — When members of First Baptist Church in Boerne, Texas, heard recordings of radio transmissions from a Southwest Airlines pilot who made a harrowing emergency landing this week in Philadelphia, they recognized the voice as one of their own. Tammie Jo Shults — the pilot who guided Flight 1380 to the ground April 17 after a midflight engine failure shot debris through a window, killing one passenger...

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Oklahoma City bombing survivor shares testimony of forgiveness, 23 years later
Apr19

Oklahoma City bombing survivor shares testimony of forgiveness, 23 years later

Arlene Blanchard woke up on a beautiful spring day on April 19, 1995, just nine days away from being out of the military and beginning her civilian life. She was making plans to attend college and begin a new career. Blanchard had recently moved to Oklahoma from Alaska, where she was previously stationed with the Army. “I knew absolutely nothing about Oklahoma, I just thought cowboys and Indians,” Blanchard joked. She got married and...

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Messenger Insight 301 – ‘I Can Only Imagine’: A Q&A Exclusive with Bart Millard
Apr16

Messenger Insight 301 – ‘I Can Only Imagine’: A Q&A Exclusive with Bart Millard

‘I Can Only Imagine’: A Q&A Exclusive with Bart Millard Hear the Baptist Messenger’s Walker Moore interview MercyMe’s Bart Millard about their shared Oklahoma connection and the hit new movie, ‘I Can Only Imagine’. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/www.baptistmessenger.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Messenger-Insight-301-Bart-Millard.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (36.0MB) Subscribe: Apple...

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The Crown of Music: God used music, prayers of departed senior saint who suffered from dementia
Apr16

The Crown of Music: God used music, prayers of departed senior saint who suffered from dementia

TULSA—When Cynthia Briscoe, member of Tulsa, South Tulsa, takes time to think of her father Stan Brassfield, who died at 92 years of age in July 2017 after battling dementia, she thinks of at least two things: his singing and his prayers. The Lord used both to bless Cynthia, her family and many other friends and acquaintances during his life and since his passing. “Dad was saved when he was 13. In school he got good grades, but he got...

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Dilbeck to speak in hometown at ‘Revival on the Prairie’ hosted by Pawhuska, Calvary May 6-9
Apr12

Dilbeck to speak in hometown at ‘Revival on the Prairie’ hosted by Pawhuska, Calvary May 6-9

The heart and soul of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) includes smaller-in-attendance churches. Of the approximately 1,800 churches, the majority have an attendance of 125 people or less. At one of those smaller-in-attendance churches in the hometown of Hance Dilbeck, BGCO executive director-treasurer, a revival is coming. Pawhuska, Calvary, where Caleb Dunn is pastor, will host Dilbeck for the “Revival on the...

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‘Passion Week Experience’ at Owasso, First set hearts to celebrate the Resurrection
Apr09

‘Passion Week Experience’ at Owasso, First set hearts to celebrate the Resurrection

OWASSO—Bringing to life the message “Jesus is alive!” was even more meaningful this year for members of Owasso, First. The church reached deep into the community with a “Passion Week Experience,” an interactive devotional journey designed to immerse people in the meaning of the cross and prepare them to celebrate the resurrection. On March 27-30, the free event connected more than 1,450 people with the most significant moment in...

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