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Oklahoma Baptist chaplains help after tragic oil rig explosion in OK
Jan23

Oklahoma Baptist chaplains help after tragic oil rig explosion in OK

QUINTON—Oklahoma Baptist chaplains are in Quinton after an oil rig explosion Mon., Jan. 22 that injured 17 and left five men missing. The explosion happened just before 9 a.m. on Monday, according to reports. First responders included the Pittsburg County Sheriff Department, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, nine different area fire departments, the Red Cross, three medical helicopters and four ground EMS vehicles among others that responded....

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Evangelicals for Life addresses ‘pro-life ethic’
Jan23

Evangelicals for Life addresses ‘pro-life ethic’

WASHINGTON (BP) — Evangelical Christians defend not only unborn children in the pro-life cause but all other human beings in need as well, speakers said on the second day of the Evangelicals for Life conference in the country’s capital. Christian advocacy for and ministry to refugees, orphans, immigrants and the poor gained attention Jan. 19 at the third annual event co-hosted by the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious...

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Pro-life centers continue to meet challenges despite opposition
Jan22

Pro-life centers continue to meet challenges despite opposition

WASHINGTON (BP) — Pregnancy resource centers continue to carry on the vital, pro-life work of serving vulnerable women and unborn children in the face of ongoing, adversarial campaigns by abortion rights advocates and the growing effort to regulate their work by state and local governments. Sanctity of Human Life Sunday will arrive Jan. 21 at a time when the U.S. Supreme Court will be preparing to consider a case that might...

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Faithful ‘Pray for Caleb’: Freeman family inspired by prayers for son’s recovery after car wreck
Jan16

Faithful ‘Pray for Caleb’: Freeman family inspired by prayers for son’s recovery after car wreck

NEWCASTLE—On Dec. 19, 2017, Caleb Freeman and his younger brother Clayton were driving to a basketball game, when they were involved in a serious automobile wreck. Caleb, 16, who suffered major brain trauma, is the son of Newcastle, First pastor Jeremy Freeman and his wife Emily. Clayton was released from the hospital shortly after the accident. However, Caleb has been treated at the University of Oklahoma Hospital for brain injuries,...

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BGCO, CrossTimbers adds Gatton to staff
Jan15

BGCO, CrossTimbers adds Gatton to staff

The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), which owns and operates CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp near Davis, recently announced Charlie Gatton has been hired as CrossTimbers program director and BGCO children’s ministry specialist. Gatton, who has been serving as Children’s Minister at Oklahoma City, Southern Hills, since 2013, will begin work at the BGCO on Jan. 25. “We are thrilled to welcome someone of...

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King to speak at Rose Day Feb. 7: Baptists, Catholics unite for pro-life event
Jan11

King to speak at Rose Day Feb. 7: Baptists, Catholics unite for pro-life event

The annual Rose Day Pro-Life Rally, which takes place inside the Oklahoma State Capitol each February, is less than a month away. The 2018 Rose Day, set for Feb. 7, will feature Alveda C. King, author, pro-life activist and niece of Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. King will offer the keynote address in place of Kay Coles James, who was previously scheduled to speak at Rose Day. A sought-after speaker, King “serves as a...

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