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Christ-following football standouts prepare for NFL Draft
Apr22

Christ-following football standouts prepare for NFL Draft

The 2019 National Football League (NFL) Draft happens April 25-27, as many former college football players, as well as football fans, will be watching with great interest as draft selections are announced. Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) reported seven college football standouts with NFL Draft potential shared their Christian faith with the 65-year-old international sports ministry. Rodney Anderson, a running back who played at...

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New film ‘Breakthrough’ leads April’s family-friendly spotlight
Apr06

New film ‘Breakthrough’ leads April’s family-friendly spotlight

Editor’s note: This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVDs, streaming or television. Labeling a film “the best faith-based movie” you’ve seen doesn’t always help. On one hand, some skeptics of faith films might pay attention and watch it. On the other hand, skeptics also might consider it a backhanded compliment—sort of like calling a restaurant “the best fast...

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BCM director shares Christ with OPSU athletic teams
Mar23

BCM director shares Christ with OPSU athletic teams

GOODWELL—Oklahoma Panhandle State University (OPSU) has an enrollment of more than 1,700 students. Its athletic program competes at the NAIA level and features 11 sports, adding both men’s and women’s soccer this fall. The Aggies also have a great relationship with the Baptist College Ministries (BCM) director David Coffey who leads regular devotions with many of the teams. Coffey, though, said much of the credit for building this...

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‘Animals with Cameras’ leads March’s family friendly spotlight
Mar09

‘Animals with Cameras’ leads March’s family friendly spotlight

Editor’s note: This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVDs, streaming or television. Nature documentaries always rank among my family’s favorite programs—whether it’s the BBC’s splendid Planet Earth and Frozen Planet series or PBS’ marvelous and time-tested Nature programs. But those documentaries have their limits. The camera operators cannot, for example, go...

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‘Kingdom Men Rising’ film promotes biblical manhood
Feb26

‘Kingdom Men Rising’ film promotes biblical manhood

NASHVILLE (BP) — Society may be confused about the true definition of manhood, but pastor and author Tony Evans said God’s Word is clear. The Bible, he says, reveals what God expects from men, even if the cultural tide is swimming in the opposite direction. “The biblical definition of man is under attack,” said Evans, the pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas. “[But] God is looking for...

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NASCAR’s Kyle Petty to speak at OBU’s Green & Gold Gala March 5
Feb23

NASCAR’s Kyle Petty to speak at OBU’s Green & Gold Gala March 5

SHAWNEE—NASCAR driver and humanitarian Kyle Petty, son of Richard “The King” Petty and grandson to NASCAR forefather Lee Petty, will be the keynote speaker at Oklahoma Baptist University’s (OBU) annual Green and Gold Gala. The event will take place March 5, at the Chevy Bricktown Events Center in Oklahoma City. The annual event raises funds for student scholarships at OBU. Tickets are now on sale at www.okbu.edu/gala. Those interested...

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