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Chuck Norris: The power of a praying mother!
Aug29

Chuck Norris: The power of a praying mother!

>> by Ron F. Hale Guest writer Growing up with an alcoholic father is a “Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” existence. Your heart-cry is to be normal (like other families), but every dashed hope marks your heart like the rings of an oak tree.     Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, John Wayne and Hopalong Cassidy were the motion picture shoot-‘em-up cowboy heroes who shaped Carlos Ray Norris, Jr.’s, image of a man and the notion of what his father...

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Proclaim! features ‘family reunion’ retreat
Aug23

Proclaim! features ‘family reunion’ retreat

EDMOND—Randy Lind had much praise about this year’s Proclaim! The worship and music ministries specialist of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma said those who attended the statewide worship choir and orchestra retreat enjoyed the fellowship and the opportunity to learn new music. “It was a great time with the instrumentalists and the choir members,” said Lind. “One of the great things about it is it’s like a big family...

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DR volunteers respond to La. flooding
Aug23

DR volunteers respond to La. flooding

>>  from Staff and Wire Reports Oklahoma Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) volunteers headed to Baton Rouge, La. early Wednesday morning, Aug. 17 in response to heavy flooding which hit southern Louisiana after slow-moving storms began dumping rain on the area almost a week earlier. Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma DR Director Sam Porter dispatched the convention’s “Strike Force,” to set up its large feeding unit...

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SMO supports Haskins School students
Aug22

SMO supports Haskins School students

Djogan Huang is one of the church leaders of Norman, Southern Oklahoma Chinese. He shares in one of the videos promoting the 2016 Oklahoma State Missions Offering (SMO) that, because of the busy schedules of the church leadership, it is hard for them to find the education and mentorship that is needed to effectively shepherd their flock. SMO supports the Robert Haskins School of Christian Ministry, which provides the proper education...

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Widow’s trust in the Lord shown in Mission:Dignity
Aug22

Widow’s trust in the Lord shown in Mission:Dignity

>> by John Ambra Director of development for GuideStone Financial Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention DALLAS (BP)—Sandra McGill never dreamed she’d be a pastor’s wife. When she and Joe married in 1954, he hadn’t told her about his call to preach while operating a plow on his family’s farm. His revelation several years later would be the beginning of more than three decades cultivating fields of a different kind. Sandra...

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DR volunteers respond to La. flooding
Aug18

DR volunteers respond to La. flooding

Oklahoma Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) volunteers headed to Baton Rouge, La. early Wednesday morning, Aug. 17 in response to heavy flooding which hit southern Louisiana after slow-moving storms began dumping rain on the area almost a week earlier. Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma DR Director Sam Porter dispatched the convention’s “Strike Force,” to set up its large feeding unit capable of producing 30,000...

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