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Lady Bison GO to Europe, West Asia
Sep02

Lady Bison GO to Europe, West Asia

SHAWNEE—While the Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) women’s soccer team experienced new competition the past two weeks in West Asia and England, they also took the opportunity to partner with OBU’s Global Outreach Center in order to bring the Word to the world. Global Outreach trips, or GO Trips, are an integral part of OBU’s mission to “integrate faith with all areas of knowledge” and “live worthy of the high calling of God in...

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OBU football plans to exceed expectations
Aug26

OBU football plans to exceed expectations

SHAWNEE—While the Bison are still in camp, salivating for their first game, one practice is in the long-term plans for Oklahoma Baptist University’s (OBU) football coaches and players. “We have a goal to practice on Nov. 13,” said Bison head coach Chris Jensen. “We have a goal to be practicing after Week 11. To be able to do that means our season is continuing. It means we’re in a bowl game or in the playoffs.” OBU is coming off...

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Faith defining characteristic of Warner’s HOF career
Aug19

Faith defining characteristic of Warner’s HOF career

NASHVILLE (BP)—Kurt Warner’s faith in Jesus Christ is more than a personal, off-the-field commitment that had little impact on his success as an NFL quarterback. That’s the conclusion reached by Dan Bickley, a sports columnist for azcentral.com, as he wrote about the former Arizona Cardinal who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Aug. 5 in Canton, Ohio. Warner played 12 seasons in the NFL for the St. Louis Rams, New York...

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Churches host summer outreach sports camps
Aug12

Churches host summer outreach sports camps

For families involved in sports, Oklahoma summertime can often be associated with one sports camp after another, late nights at the ball fields and loads upon loads of laundry, washing the dirt off children’s sports uniforms. Churches across the state have taken notice to the importance of sports and now offer summer sports camps to children of all ages. At Ardmore, First; Marlow, First; Midwest City, First and Oklahoma City, Trinity,...

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Duncan rides to ‘Finish Well’ on cross-country trek
Aug05

Duncan rides to ‘Finish Well’ on cross-country trek

When some find a cause that they feel passionate about, they might buy a t-shirt or post about it on a social media site, both worthy courses of action. However, not many people can say they were so passionate about at-risk senior adults they are willing to bike across the country. But Alisa Duncan can. Previously, Duncan has ridden her bicycle from the seminary where she serves as a Baptist missionary in Guerrero, Mexico to Oklahoma...

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OBU approved for full NCAA membership
Jul29

OBU approved for full NCAA membership

SHAWNEE— Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) cleared the final hurdle in its three-year transitional journey to the NCAA Friday with a recommendation of full membership from the NCAA Membership Committee. As full members, the Bison will be able to participate in conference and NCAA postseason events. OBU’s NCAA membership becomes effective Sept. 1. “Getting the news that OBU has made it through the NCAA Division II membership process...

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