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OKC, Northwest’s Spring Break sports camp serves city
Mar25

OKC, Northwest’s Spring Break sports camp serves city

Spring Break is a popular time for mission trips and service projects among church youth groups. For the past 19 years, Oklahoma City, Northwest, has taken the time off from school and served the children of the Oklahoma City area. Champs Camp is a popular destination for those not on the beach or in the mountains for Spring Break. One would quickly know why many chose to spend their Spring Break at Oklahoma City, Northwest after...

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Manning gives inspiring message at OBU’s Green & Gold Gala
Mar18

Manning gives inspiring message at OBU’s Green & Gold Gala

Oklahoma Baptist University believes strongly in the quality and value of an OBU education. As such, the University continually strives to provide more funds in scholarships for students, with the hope that no student who desires to attend OBU will be unable to do so for financial reasons. With that goal in mind, the University hosts the Green and Gold Gala, an annual event with the sole purpose of raising funds for student...

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The wages of ‘March Madness’
Mar11

The wages of ‘March Madness’

March was once defined by a lion and a lamb, not from a Christian perspective, but based on the weather.  That’s all changed. The word now most often associated with the third month is, “Madness,” as in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. March Madness runs for three weeks, ushering fans through the Sweet 16, the Elite Eight and finally to one our nation’s most iconic events, The Final Four.  It is a tournament best characterized...

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OBU women’s & men’s track claim national indoor titles
Mar04

OBU women’s & men’s track claim national indoor titles

Lady Bison Crowned National Champions HOUGHTON, N.Y.—Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) was crowned champion Saturday at the NCCAA Women’s Indoor Track and Field National Championship for the second straight year. The Lady Bison dominated the field at the Kerr-Pegula Field House with 227 points, more than doubling the score of runner-up Dallas Baptist at 113. Bethel (Ind.) finished with 71 points in third place. With the win, OBU kept...

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Football prayer complaint leads to employee training
Feb25

Football prayer complaint leads to employee training

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (BP)—A public school system has agreed to update employees on applicable constitutional law after a special interest group complained of a Southern Baptist pastor’s impromptu prayer over an injured player at a high school football game. The Hamilton County Department of Education (HCDE) will “provide additional training to its employees on the application of the Establishment and Free Exercise Clauses in public...

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‘Grace-filled’ Warner selected to Hall of Fame
Feb18

‘Grace-filled’ Warner selected to Hall of Fame

HOUSTON (BP)—After coming up short in his first two years of eligibility, Kurt Warner is finally a Pro Football Hall of Famer. The former NFL quarterback, often known for being outspoken about his Christian faith, was picked for the honor Feb. 4 by the 48-member selection committee. He was selected along with LaDainian Tomlinson, Terrell Davis, Morten Andersen, Jason Taylor, Jerry Jones and Kenny Easley. Warner won two MVP awards...

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