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First person: Evangelism Tune-up
Jul05

First person: Evangelism Tune-up

Nearly everything we own needs a tune-up from time to time: computers, cars, equipment, children, youth and, yes, even adults. It is not that we are doing anything “wrong,” but it is preventive maintenance. It should not surprise us that in church and in our personal walk with Christ we would need a tune-up, as well. “Evangelism Tune-Up” is a program that is an emphasis spearheaded by the Evangelism Office of the Baptist General...

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From OKC to Canada on two wheels: Baptist missionary to ride bicycle 2,500-plus miles for a cause
Jul01

From OKC to Canada on two wheels: Baptist missionary to ride bicycle 2,500-plus miles for a cause

This summer, Alisa Duncan, a Baptist missionary serving in Mexico, will ride her bicycle all the way from Oklahoma City to Alberta, Canada. The forthcoming journey, which will last more than 50 days and extend more than 2,500 miles, is to raise awareness and funds for a special ministry in Mexico. Duncan is a familiar face to many Oklahoma Baptists. She has lived and served for more than 15 years in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, as a...

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Big blessings in Little City: Rural church experiences ongoing revival, including 32 recent baptisms
Jun29

Big blessings in Little City: Rural church experiences ongoing revival, including 32 recent baptisms

MADILL—Located nine miles east of Madill’s town square is Madill, Little City. The rural church sits on Highway 199, surrounded by a few blocks of houses and  a whole lot of farmland. Cecil Mackey has been Little City’s pastor for 16 months, and during this time, God has brought revival to this community. Since Mackey arrived, Little City has observed 32 baptisms. According to Gary Dempsey, director of missions in Johnston-Marshall...

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Crossover & Harvest America share timeless Gospel message
Jun17

Crossover & Harvest America share timeless Gospel message

PHOENIX, Ariz. (BP)—The North American Mission Board’s (NAMB) Crossover Arizona and Greg Laurie’s Harvest America joined forces to host a three-day evangelistic outreach across Phoenix involving training, street evangelism and service projects before culminating in Harvest America’s Sunday night crusade. By the end of that evening, Harvest reported 2,904 salvation decisions at the event with another 494 indicating decisions online....

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A summer-long century celebration commences at Falls Creek
Jun15

A summer-long century celebration commences at Falls Creek

DAVIS—The 100th summer began for the youth weeks at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Centers, June 5-9. The sun was shining and providing warm weather for Falls Creek’s first week, which was a welcoming condition. Jason Langley, director of conference centers for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), was pleased with the kickoff at Falls Creek, as the legendary campground provides new attractions while offering the same...

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CrossTimbers keeps connecting kids with Christ
Jun14

CrossTimbers keeps connecting kids with Christ

DAVIS—Glenn Barber is excited about children’s camp. The program director at CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp is experiencing the fifth year of the camp for 3-6 graders at the campground location near Davis. Barber, who also is the childhood ministry specialist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), said even though CrossTimbers is five years established at the current encampment, they are still working...

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