Monday
Sep142015

A18 One Day Mission Trip registration in Greene County association due Sept. 17

PARAGOULD – If you missed the Acts 1:8 One Day Mission Trip this past weekend you still have a chance to participate in 2015.

The Acts 1:8 One Day Mission Trip in Greene County Baptist Association is set for Oct. 3. If you have not already registered to serve on this day,  the deadline to register and pay the $10 fee is Thursday, Sept. 17. Register by visiting www.absc.org/communitymissions today. It's quick and easy!

More than 1,500 people served Saturday, Sept. 12, during the Acts 1:8 One Day Mission Trip held in the communities of Arkadelphia, Bismarck, Gurdon, Hope and Prescott (Red River Baptist Association), according to Breck Freeman of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention.

Freeman said in an initial report there were 80 salvations during the event, with 18 people accepting Christ in two jails and two in nursing homes. Seventeen people made rededications of their lives during the event.

For more information about the Acts 1:8 One Day Mission Trip in Greene County email Heather Huffmaster at heathergcb@grnco.net or call (870) 236-3213.

Monday
Sep142015

‘First-ever’ evangelical conference on transgender issues set for Oct. 5 in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A “first-ever” conference by evangelicals on the subject of transgenderism will be held Oct. 5 on the campus of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky.

Transgender Confusion and Transformational Christianity is a preconference to the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC) annual conference, which is focused this year on the subject of homosexuality. Speakers for the transgenderism conference, which is co-sponsored by Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (CBMW), will include:

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Thursday
Sep102015

OBU Pastors’ Conference to be held Sept. 24

ARKADELPHIA – The Ouachita Baptist University Pastors’ Conference will be held Sept. 24 at the school’s Walker Conference Center. 

Sponsored by Ouachita’s Pruet School of Christian Studies and the Arkansas Baptist State Convention, the conference’s theme is Second Corinthians: The Church’s Ministry Handbook.

George Guthrie, the Benjamin W. Perry professor of Bible at Union University in Jackson, Tenn., will serve as the conference’s speaker. Guthrie is a scholar of New Testament and Koine Greek and holds doctorate and Master of Divinity degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, and a Masters of Theology degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Ill.

The cost of the conference is $55. The registration cost includes a Baker Exegetical Commentary on 2 Corinthians written by Guthrie, session notes for preaching and teaching, a continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments, the opportunity to purchase Pruet School faculty-authored books at a discount and fellowship with fellow ministers.

Local accommodations include the Ouachita Guest House, Henderson House Bed and Breakfast, Hampton Inn Caddo Valley and Holiday Inn Express Caddo Valley.

For more information on the conference or to register click here.

Thursday
Sep032015

Lake Ouachita Baptist, Mount Ida, celebrates 40th

Lake Ouachita Baptist Church in Mount Ida, will celebrate its 40th anniversary Sept. 20. Roy Brooks will preach during the 10 a.m. worship service, which will be followed by a potluck lunch. There will be a hymn sing from the Heavenly Highways songbook at 6 p.m. Other activities are planned throughout the week. For more information, call the church office at 870-867-2554.

Thursday
Sep032015

First Baptist, Marked Tree, celebrates 106th

First Baptist Church, Marked Tree, will celebrate its 106th anniversary and homecoming at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 27, followed by lunch and a time of singing and remembrance.

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