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GoStudents stay and serve in Oklahoma
Aug02

GoStudents stay and serve in Oklahoma

GoStudents continues to help churches equip students to share the Gospel through mission projects all over the world. Though GoStudents scheduled multiple experiences in different parts of the country and internationally, the mission strategy also was applied in-state, traveling to three areas in Oklahoma.   ///GoStudents Tulsa On July 7-11, 20 students worked in the Tulsa area with Mobile Missions Network, a ministry outreach that...

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The Baptist Foundation launches $100k gift matching fund for Oklahoma churches
Jul30

The Baptist Foundation launches $100k gift matching fund for Oklahoma churches

A new gift matching opportunity from The Baptist Foundation of Oklahoma promises to help churches multiply ministry funds and maximize Kingdom impact. Thanks to a generous gift from a donor’s estate, the Foundation has created a $100,000 gift matching fund for Oklahoma Baptist churches. For every $4 a church places into endowment, the Foundation will match $1, up to a $10,000 maximum. “This gift match is a wonderful opportunity for...

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On target: CrossTimbers campers making spiritual decisions across camp
Jul26

On target: CrossTimbers campers making spiritual decisions across camp

  DAVIS—It is true. Spiritual decisions are made by campers at different locations at CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp. According to Camp Program Director Charlie Gatton, 30-40 percent of decisions are made outside of the evening worship services, including the camp’s target sports. “(One night, Session 8) camp pastor Justin Ford (of Edmond, Oakdale) gave the analogy of missing the mark,” Gatton said. “In archery, when...

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Campamento Familiar 2018
Jul23

Campamento Familiar 2018

  Más de 400 adultos, jóvenes, y niños asistieron al campamento familiar el pasado mes de Marzo en las fabulosas instalaciones del centro de conferencias de Falls Creek en Davis, OK. El evento atrajo miembros de las iglesias bautistas de todas las regiones del estado. El tema del campamento familiar este año fue “Reforzando las Bases”, y eso fue lo que cada conferencista y maestro se esforzó para comunicar y enseñar durante el evento....

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Cookietown pastor, Ritter, serves 58 years at rural church
Jul23

Cookietown pastor, Ritter, serves 58 years at rural church

COOKIETOWN—Located 18 miles north of the Red River, between Lawton and Wichita Falls, is Cookietown, population of six. An unincorporated town, Cookietown also features Randlett, Union Valley, which can draw anywhere from 70 to 90 people on a Sunday morning, and is a bit of a modern Oklahoma marvel. Arbuary Ritter has been the pastor of Randlett, Union Valley for 58 years. Both he and the church have stood the test of time. “There is...

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After 36 years, Lynn still competing in Special Olympics
Jul21

After 36 years, Lynn still competing in Special Olympics

  U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps won a record 28 Olympic medals during his career, 10 more than his closest competitor, Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina with 18. Compare that achievement with an athlete residing in Oklahoma City who has garnered hundreds of ribbons and medals, not only in swimming, but also in weight lifting, gymnastics, track, cross country and downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as in the team sports of softball,...

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