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Messenger Insight 331 – The Transgender Moment & the Church
Apr19

Messenger Insight 331 – The Transgender Moment & the Church

Hear Ryan Smith talk about ways the Church can better engage our transgender neighbors with the Gospel. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2019/04/18141048/Messenger-Insight-331-Ryan-Smith.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (33.1MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn |...

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Notre Dame Cathedral fire spurs ‘rightful mourning’
Apr16

Notre Dame Cathedral fire spurs ‘rightful mourning’

PARIS (BP) — A fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris — lamented in media reports as the marring of a historic French symbol — has deep theological significance some observers may have missed, say evangelical scholars of culture and art. “Notre Dame is the handiwork of those who self-identified as Christian, and it testifies to the essential Judeo-Christian heritage of Europe,” said Mark Coppenger, a...

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Historical Commission to digitalize Gaskin reel tapes
Apr02

Historical Commission to digitalize Gaskin reel tapes

Members of the Oklahoma Baptist Historical Commission voted during their Spring meeting on March 5, at the Baptist Building in Oklahoma City to begin the process of helping to digitalize hundreds of reel-to-reel tapes in the holdings of the Gaskin Baptist Archives in the Mabee Learning Center at Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) in Shawnee. According to OBU’s special collections librarian Rachel Hawkins, there are nearly 800...

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College fueled civil rights, now in theology battle
Mar12

College fueled civil rights, now in theology battle

NASHVILLE (BP) — At Nashville’s Woolworth on 5th lunch counter, much has changed since the sit-ins of 1960 that helped desegregate public accommodations in the Jim Crow South. In 1960, Woolworth was among a handful of Nashville department stores where African American students were beaten and arrested, drawing national media coverage when they challenged a ban on black diners at the store’s lunch counter. All...

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Encourage: With one shoulder
Jan09

Encourage: With one shoulder

E. F. Hallock served as the pastor of Norman, First for 46 years, from November 1923 to September 1969. He was a great preacher. He was a visionary leader, pioneering Baptist Student Union work (now Baptist Collegiate Ministries) across the Southern Baptist Convention by beginning the work on the University of Oklahoma Campus. I suppose Preacher Hallock is best remembered as a man committed to praying the promises of God. He read the...

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CHRISTMAS: The reality of God’s favor
Dec24

CHRISTMAS: The reality of God’s favor

DURHAM, N.C. (BP) — What do we mean when we talk about the “favor of God”? The house you’ve always wanted goes into foreclosure and you buy it for a steal. Your kids bring their report cards home and it’s straight A’s. You find out that a long lost relative left you a tidy sum of money. Many people may think that God’s favor is something like that. When life seems to break your way, it’s...

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