Leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention saw progress made at the denomination's annual meeting this week in Birmingham, Ala., but said ongo…
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Barnabas, who is easily overlooked among names like Mark, Paul and Peter, was a humble and yet invaluable servant of God and the glue that held a motley crew together.
ENID, Okla. — How the church responds to sexual abuse is expected to be a major topic of this year's meeting of the Southern Baptist Conventio…
Volunteers from across the country are busy building a new home on West Randolph this week for a couple returning to Enid after 13 years of missionary work in the Philippines.
The church will host a spaghetti fellowship dinner and fundraiser 6 p.m. May 25, with proceeds going to help pay down the purchase of the church building. The dinner includes spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, dessert and drink for $5 per plate. Following the spaghetti dinner, River Life is offering a three-day revival, at 7 each night, May 31 through June 2.
Walk for Jesus Ministries will host its second annual Walk for Jesus, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday at Crosslin Park. The event features a 2.1 mile walk or run, gospel music, live Christian entertainment, ministry and open mic time for testimonies and gospel music. A bouncy house, obstacle course and other games with prizes will be offered for children. A free lunch of pulled pork BBQ sandwiches, chips and water will be provided complimentary by Walk for Jesus Ministries.
The Rev. Garland Hall, pastor at St. Stephen, said the church will remain an African Methodist Episcopal (AME) church but is aiming to expand beyond its traditional identity to become a "community church for all people and to reach more people and different people."
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the Easter attacks, which killed more than 250 people, and investigators are looking into the extent of the extremist group's involvement with the local radicalized Muslims who carried out the suicide bombings.
First Baptist Church, 401 W. Maine, will conclude eight months of celebrations of the church's 125th anniversary with a special service Sunday.