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Oklahoma Baptists’ Board approves abbreviated annual meeting, conducts other business
Sep16

Oklahoma Baptists’ Board approves abbreviated annual meeting, conducts other business

Members of Oklahoma Baptists’ state convention board of directors gathered on Sept. 15 at the Baptist Building in Oklahoma City, to meet, pray, hear ministry and financial reports, as well as finalize plans for the upcoming annual meeting in November. 2020 Annual Meeting set for Nov. 10 in Broken Arrow In a unanimous decision, board members approved a plan to change the 114th annual meeting from a two-day meeting to an abbreviated,...

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Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief helping Laura victims, monitoring Sally
Sep14

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief helping Laura victims, monitoring Sally

LAKE CHARLES, La.—Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) remains active in supporting areas that are recovering from Hurricane Laura, while being aware of Hurricane Sally expecting to make landfall on the gulf coast. Don Williams, state DR director, is overseeing the work DR volunteers are doing through Lake Charles, La., Moss Bluff, providing meals, taking work requests and dispatching recovery teams. Williams also is aware of current...

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Church-based dairy distribution produces Gospel results
Sep10

Church-based dairy distribution produces Gospel results

A United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) funded food distribution program, which was established during the Coronavirus pandemic, is helping Oklahoma Baptist churches meet needs and advance the Gospel. The USDA program Farmers to Families has committed to purchase $3 billion in fresh produce, dairy and meat products from American producers of all sizes. The products are packaged into family-sized boxes, then transported to...

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Church-school connection: Oklahoma Baptists provide homework space, school supplies and more for students
Sep10

Church-school connection: Oklahoma Baptists provide homework space, school supplies and more for students

With the 2020-2021 school year beginning while the Coronavirus is still looming, some Oklahoma schools have not been able to fully open their doors to students. The State Board of Education protocols requires pupils to attend classes virtually or through a combination of in-person and virtual meetings. The quarantine rules have left some families scrambling for how to provide for the educational needs of their children. Parents who...

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Baptist roots run deep for musician and Baptist Village resident Richard Huggins
Sep09

Baptist roots run deep for musician and Baptist Village resident Richard Huggins

From Oklahoma Baptist University to Falls Creek, and Billy Graham ministries to Baptist Village, the talented Richard Huggins is a well-traveled Southern Baptist. Huggins, 72, is a music arranger, producer and music editor. He grew up in Oklahoma City, the son of the late James Huggins and Lois Hopper. He was the middle child of five siblings. Though his father was a physician, he never pressured his children to follow in his...

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Americans hold complex, conflicting religious beliefs, according to latest State of Theology study
Sep08

Americans hold complex, conflicting religious beliefs, according to latest State of Theology study

NASHVILLE (BP)—More than half of Americans say religious beliefs are a matter of personal opinion, not objective facts. And that’s made clear by examining the varying, and sometimes contradictory, theological doctrines they hold. The biennial State of Theology study from Nashville-based LifeWay Research explores the religious and cultural beliefs of U.S. adults. For 54 percent of Americans, theological beliefs are not a matter of...

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