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Take Heart for Jesus Has Overcome

Take Heart for Jesus Has Overcome

By Carol Round   GROVE, OK (ANS) — “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world”...
Pressing Heavenward to Win the Prize

Pressing Heavenward to Win the Prize

  By Carol Round GROVE, OK (ANS) — “I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus” — Philippians 3:14 (NIV).  Today, I’m...
From transgender to transformed

From transgender to transformed

  By Brian Hobbs/The Baptist Messenger BARTLESVILLE, Okla. — Francine Perry and her daughter Laura recently sat down to look at family photos. As they reflected on the good times, they also...
Windsocks of Faith MINISTRY TIP

Windsocks of Faith MINISTRY TIP

  By Rev. Doug Forbes Crafts can be great learning tools and young people love to make them.  One craft that my children enjoy making are windsocks. To make Windsocks of Faith you need various...
Proclamation Appointing a National Fast Day

Proclamation Appointing a National Fast Day

  Washington, D.C. March 30, 1863 Senator James Harlan of Iowa, whose daughter later married President Lincoln’s son Robert, introduced this Resolution in the Senate on March 2, 1863. The...
It’s All About Your Attitude

It’s All About Your Attitude

  By Carol Round GROVE, OK (ANS) — “This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it” — Psalm 118:24 When I saw the following post on a friend’s Facebook...
Selfies Scavenger Hunt MINISTRY TIP

Selfies Scavenger Hunt MINISTRY TIP

  By Rev. Doug Forbes A Selfies Scavenger Hunt is a great team building activity.  Your young people will learn new things about their community, make new friends and they will have a lot of fun....
THE MAYONNAISE JAR…AND COFFEE

THE MAYONNAISE JAR…AND COFFEE

    By Laura Bankston   When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar…and the coffee…A professor...
One Couple’s Odd Request Of Strangers That Ushered In A ‘God Moment’ And Began A Path Of Healing

One Couple’s Odd Request Of Strangers That Ushered In A ‘God Moment’ And Began A Path Of Healing

By Bri Lamm [Faithit.com] You’ve probably heard the phrase “Be kind, for everyone is fighting a battle you know nothing about.” Taylor Fisher and her husband Chris experienced this...
Bottle Cap Bible Scenes MINISTRY TIP

Bottle Cap Bible Scenes MINISTRY TIP

  By Rev. Doug Forbes Bottle cap art will help your young people tap their creativity, teach them the importance of recycling and its’s a lot of fun too! For Bottle Cap Bible Scenes you...