- Progress 2013
A cup of generosity
Sarah and Jeremiah Herrian, with Forgotten Ministries, are in the midst of a starting a new project that will be different than anything they have done before. The Herrians are building a coffeehouse in downtown Enid that will be a “pay-what-you-can” establishment.
Healing and happening
“We hope it will be a symbiotic relationship, benefiting both churches.” — the Rev. Bill Stephens
Flower bed of God
After the former home of First Missionary Baptist Church was destroyed by arson in June 1996, its pastor, the Rev. Alfred Baldwin Jr., had a vision.
Rich in history
Enid Mennonite Brethren Church, with more than 110 years in its history, is involved in a number of community programs, as well as teaching its youth about the Bible.
Small church, big message
The church has been in operation since 1990 and in Meno since 1992. Although the town of Meno is small, Faith Center brings families from more than 16 different communities into Meno to worship.
Strong in the Lord
The group’s website explains, “K-Life works alongside churches and families in the community to teach and encourage kids to be strong in the Lord in spite of all the negative pressures they face as teenagers. K-Life networks kids from different churches, and those without a church affiliation, to build positive, Godly relationships that can withstand the negative peer pressure so prevalent in today’s youth culture.”
It is well with my soul
Proclaiming the promise of that living water is one of the goals of Emmanuel Baptist Church’s mission in Niger, west Africa, but so is providing sources for good, clean H2O.
My Child To Yours
The most recent consignment sale, held at Grace World Outreach Church, wrapped up last weekend, with proceeds from the sale going to help Agape Mercy Children’s Center in Kenya.
Finding Christ behind bars
The Lord called me into jail ministry — laid it on my heart when I got right with God. I kept rejecting it, but you just can’t reject the Lord when he calls you.” — R.J. Philbrick, Oklahoma Jail and Prison Ministry chaplain
Through the storm
St. Gregory the Great Church sailed through the storm of a closure announcement made two years ago and emerged on the other side intact, despite a shortage of priests to serve just that parish.
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