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What’s new for CrossTimbers 2019
Dec23

What’s new for CrossTimbers 2019

I am so excited for CrossTimbers in 2019! Are you? We will continue to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ and how He can change your life. Our theme in 2019 is “TRUTH.” In a world where truth seems relative, we will be reminded that God’s Word is true. We will explore how we can know that the Bible is true, why we can trust it and how it can change our lives. As our name says, CrossTimbers Children’s Missions Adventure Camp, we will...

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Missions & ministry: OKC, Quail Springs to host ‘MedAdvance’ medical missions training conference in 2019
Dec22

Missions & ministry: OKC, Quail Springs to host ‘MedAdvance’ medical missions training conference in 2019

  MedAdvance is coming to Oklahoma City, Quail Springs July 18-20, 2019. MedAdvance is an event that the Southern Baptist Convention’s International Mission Board (IMB) conducts yearly to equip medical professionals with evangelism strategy for mission work. Rebekah Naylor, a decorated surgeon and longtime IMB missionary, is the physician in charge of organizing the conference. Last year, Hance Dilbeck, Baptist General Convention of...

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Messenger Insight 324 – Thomas Hammond on Evangelism
Dec19

Messenger Insight 324 – Thomas Hammond on Evangelism

Hear how Christians can share the Gospel effectively. To learn more about Hammond’s session at the upcoming State Evangelism Conference, visit sec.okbaptist.com. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2018/12/18141256/Messenger-Insight-324-Thomas-Hammond-on-Evangelism.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.2MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn |...

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Christmas around the convention
Dec18

Christmas around the convention

Bethany, Council Road Bethany, Council Road covered their campus with activities ranging from hayride Christmas stories to food trucks, from campfires to petting zoos. The Christmas outreach event, held Dec. 2, also featured a large concert including Norman Behymer and Cody Dunbar. [Photo provided] Pawhuska, Calvary Children from Pawhuska, Calvary dress as Bible characters and animals to recreate the manger on the church float in the...

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YEC to help ‘program ministry priorities’
Dec17

YEC to help ‘program ministry priorities’

In addition to the work of the Lord, the greatest resources a student ministry leader has are people, time and money. Brian Baldwin, student evangelism specialist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, explained the importance of these three resources and gave a challenge to evaluate how important they are in a church’s student ministry. “Most youth leaders would say that evangelism is a major priority,” Baldwin said. “A...

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Former NFL player is now a church planter
Dec15

Former NFL player is now a church planter

Eddie Williams knew early in his spiritual journey that he wanted to plant a church. What makes this an interesting concept is he was a professional football player, playing in the National Football League (NFL). Williams wrote about his journey in an article that was recently featured on The Gospel Coalition’s website titled “Why I left the NFL to plant a church.” Currently, he is serving at Bay City Church, which started meeting in...

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