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Misson: Walters
Sep30

Misson: Walters

As a result, 18 people in this southwest Oklahoma town of 2,700 have a new relationship with Jesus Christ after 134 individuals representing 17 churches blanketed the community through an outreach/service effort called Mission: Walters. Lest one think Mission: Walters was a “Let’s get together and do some stuff for some people” effort, Stillwell, pastor of Walters, First, is quick to point out that the groundwork for it was months in...

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A biblical reminder during this election cycle
Sep28

A biblical reminder during this election cycle

Imagine a situation in which a very prominent and influential person lies and deceives repeatedly to gain an advantage over a rival. Imagine also that this rival seems impulsive and very unstable, threatening retaliation for not being treated fairly. Does this sound familiar? Do you recognize this sad and discouraging story? If you were to open the Bible and read Genesis 27, you would see this very situation played out between two...

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Gaining Momentum: ‘Great experience’  for college-age students at Moore, First
Sep26

Gaining Momentum: ‘Great experience’ for college-age students at Moore, First

MOORE—On Fri., Sept. 9, young adults and college students crowded into the sanctuary of Moore, First for an evening of worship, fellowship and teaching. The conference, hosted by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Baptist Collegiate Ministries (BCM), spot read...

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Partnership missions:  Why Edmonton?
Aug06

Partnership missions: Why Edmonton?

Danny Ringer serves as the Director of Missions for Beckham-Mills Association and serves as a member of the North American Mission Board. I remember last summer when the North American Mission Board (NAMB) decided that I needed to serve on the Canada Region team for NAMB trustees at our orientation. The thought of Canada never crossed my mind. As a matter of fact, I thought of the Chaplaincy Commission for my area of service. The...

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Mosque lawsuit brings concern, clarity on religious liberty
Jun30

Mosque lawsuit brings concern, clarity on religious liberty

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, N.J. (BP) — The proposed construction of a mosque in New Jersey has prompted discussion among Southern Baptists of the proper way to protect Muslims’ religious liberty. Today (June 9) a trio of Southern Baptist professors — Jason Due read more

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Endurance, gospel-centrality spotlighted at SBC Pastors’ Conference
Jun14

Endurance, gospel-centrality spotlighted at SBC Pastors’ Conference

ST. LOUIS (BP)—Aimed at giving pastors a charge like the one the apostle Paul gave his son in the ministry, Timothy, in 2 Timothy 4:5-6, the 2016 Southern Baptist Convention Pastors’ Conference kicked off Sun., June 12 at the America’s Center Convention Complex in St. Louis. With the theme “Live this!”, the Sunday evening and Monday morning sessions focused on issues such as suffering, endurance, the Gospel, cross-cultural ministry...

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