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.

Thursday
Sep032015

Piney Baptist, Hot Springs, celebrates 75th

Piney Baptist Church, Hot Springs, will celebrate its 75th anniversary  Sept. 27. The worship service will begin at 10:30, followed by a potluck luncheon and special program at 12:30 p.m. There will also be special displays and a video about the church’s history through the years. For more information, call the church at 501-767-3480.

Thursday
Sep032015

Morrison Chapel Baptist, North Little Rock, celebrates 50th

Morrison Chapel Baptist Church, North Little Rock, will celebrate its 50th anniversary at 10:45 a.m. Sept. 27. Former Pastor Ray Jackson will bring the message. Following lunch, Mike Smith, pastor, will lead in a time of looking back and reflecting on the church and its mission. Everyone is invited to attend.