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One Great Summer
Aug12

One Great Summer

DAVIS—What happens during the summer weeks at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center and CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp is unlike what may happen anywhere else in the world. As exciting as it was at a Billy Graham Crusade in past years to experience many coming to Christ during those services, similar results occur at Falls Creek and CrossTimbers—and not just during the camps’ worship services. Falls Creek Falls Creek...

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Families blessing families: Foster care VBS event draws unique blend of volunteers
Aug09

Families blessing families: Foster care VBS event draws unique blend of volunteers

JENKS—When Teri Blanton began making plans for a new Vacation Bible School (VBS) event specifically designed for foster care families, she was unsure what all and who all she would need to make it work. Blanton, who serves as Foster Care Coordinator for Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children (OBHC), wanted to serve foster care families by helping them get their required annual training and offering their kids a great VBS experience....

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Talking about politics, God focus of new study
Aug08

Talking about politics, God focus of new study

>> by  Bob Smietana  Facts & Trends Magazine NASHVILLE (BP)—Politics trumps God for most Americans when it comes to conversations with their friends, a new study shows. Six in 10 Americans are more comfortable talking about politics than their spiritual beliefs. And most say they aren’t interested in having more spiritual conversations. By contrast, evangelical Christians prefer talking about God over politics by a 2-to-1...

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Felony charges dropped over videos exposing Planned Parenthood
Aug02

Felony charges dropped over videos exposing Planned Parenthood

HOUSTON (BP)—All criminal charges have been dismissed against two investigators who posed as procurers of aborted baby body parts in undercover videos of interactions with Planned Parenthood executives. The Harris County District Attorney’s office in Houston dropped charges July 26 against Center for Medical Progress (CMP) founder David Daleiden and his CMP coworker Sandra Merritt, who had sought to show in secretly recorded videos...

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Meely answers call to Africa
Aug01

Meely answers call to Africa

Tommy Meely’s profession was a bouncer at a night club at the time he made a profession of faith and surrendered his life to Christ. Two years later, he committed his life to serve in ministry. As he was praying for God to give him direction on what to do, Meely believed God was calling him to go to Africa. On three separate occasions during his prayer time, Africa would be heavy on his mind. Two and half years ago, Meely embraced his...

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A New Vision of Ministry Training: Haskins School of Christian Ministry
Jul26

A New Vision of Ministry Training: Haskins School of Christian Ministry

The Robert Haskins School of Christian Ministry (RHSCM) offers its first courses in September. Courses are offered online in a 14-week semester format with small group mentoring for every student. The RHSCM is a unique, non-degree, multi-contextual school of practical ministry training. It is particularly designed to provide bi-vocational pastors and church ministry leaders with excellent training that fits their busy schedules and...

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