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King advocates for unborn: Alveda King inspires thousands at 27th Annual Rose Day rally
Feb15

King advocates for unborn: Alveda King inspires thousands at 27th Annual Rose Day rally

Alveda King, a woman who has fought for human and civil rights for most of her life, headlined the day that gave a voice to the voiceless—the unborn. Prior to the Rose Day Rally, pro-life advocates of all ages arrived with bushels of roses as soon as the Capitol doors opened. Rose Day attendees were encouraged to pass out roses to their state legislators to symbolize their stance in the pro-life movement. State Bill 1267 and House...

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Women at SEC challenged to urgently fulfill God’s calling
Feb07

Women at SEC challenged to urgently fulfill God’s calling

The State Evangelism Conference (SEC) welcomed women with many educational opportunities in evangelism on Jan. 29-30 at Oklahoma City, Southern Hills. On the first day of SEC, there was a Young Pastors’ Wives Lunch in conjunction with the Oklahoma Young Pastors Partnership Lunch. Women were able to fellowship with one another as Amy Cordova, Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Women and Missions specialist, shared about the...

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Crimson & Dream: OU BCM grounding breaking positions ministry for impact
Feb05

Crimson & Dream: OU BCM grounding breaking positions ministry for impact

NORMAN—With expressions of joy heard that included  phrases like “Praise God!” and “Boomer Sooner,” leaders, supporters and alumni of the University of Oklahoma Baptist Collegiate Ministry (OU-BCM) gathered on Jan. 25 for a special ground-breaking ceremony. The event took place on the OU BCM property on campus in Norman, where the building will be constructed. “The new OU BCM building is an answer to prayer,” said Baptist General...

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ReConnect: Does your small group have a connection issue?
Feb04

ReConnect: Does your small group have a connection issue?

As we have developed the ReConnect Sunday School strategy, one of the primary connection points has been for the church’s small groups to connect guests or new members into a group. This connection is a primary emphasis in an ongoing small group strategy in the local church. Unfortunately, it is also one of the weakest connections in most small groups. In fact, many churches are letting potential new church members slip through their...

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Planted to grow: Edmond, Grove Community looks to the future in rapidly expanding Deer Creek
Feb01

Planted to grow: Edmond, Grove Community looks to the future in rapidly expanding Deer Creek

EDMOND—It’s almost 10:30 on Sunday morning, Jan. 14. Already a gathering of early arrivers has assembled in the worship area. Many already have taken their seats. A line of cars file into the parking lot, unloading families, couples and singles of all ages who also make their way inside. In the lobby area, small clusters of people are standing around chatting as they enjoy coffee and donuts. Parents check their children into their...

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‘A bigger plan’: Oklahoma youth pastor clings to God and Scripture after tragic loss
Jan29

‘A bigger plan’: Oklahoma youth pastor clings to God and Scripture after tragic loss

JENKS—After a morning that seemed normal or like any other, on Dec. 29, 2017, Jenks, First Youth Pastor Drew Wright’s life changed forever. His wife, Shannon, was eight months pregnant with their son, Asa. She went to spend time with her mom and unexpectedly became unconscious. The day took a turn for the worse. Shannon was rushed to the hospital where doctors delivered Asa by an emergency caesarean section procedure. As Drew was...

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