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    Blake Johnson, assistant professor at OBU, receives $75,000 grant from UAMS

    September 19, 2019

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    ARKADELPHIA — Blake Johnson, assistant professor of biology at Ouachita Baptist University, has been awarded a $75,000 grant from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Arkansas Breast Cancer Research Program (ABCRP) to support his project “Identification and functional characterization of exosome-derived GPI anchored proteins in breast cancer.” The goal of Johnson’s research is to discover new and less-invasive methods to detect breast cancer ...

    Matthew Wilson and his wife, Bethany, with their four kids. Wilson is now serving as pastor of Union Baptist Church, El Dorado.

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    Union Baptist, El Dorado, gets new pastor

    September 16, 2019

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    EL DORADO – Union Baptist Church, El Dorado, recently welcomed Matthew Wilson as their new pastor. He and his wife, Bethany Wilson, and their four children were previously living in Imboden.

    Wilson graduated from Arkansas Tech University in...

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    Church life - September 12, 2019

    September 13, 2019

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    Editor’s Note: The Arkansas Baptist News would love to share your church news with the state. Send your information to sarah@arkansasbaptist.org or call 1-800-838-2272, ext. 5153. Please submit information three weeks prior to the event.

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    Paula Williams, executive director of Hannah Pregnancy Resource Center in El Dorado, Ark., and Ernest DeSoto, associational missionary for the Liberty Baptist Association, stand with the new, portable ultrasound machine provided through the Psalm 139 Project. Submitted photo

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    Portable ultrasound goes to women in crisis

    September 12, 2019

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    EL DORADO – Hannah Pregnancy Resource Center is now able to take sonogram technology to abortion-vulnerable women in southern Arkansas because of a donation from the Psalm 139 Project.

    Hannah Pregnancy Resource Center (PRC) celebrated Aug. 17 the...

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    Pastors urged to ‘travail in prayer’

    September 12, 2019

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    LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Baptist State Convention (ABSC) hosted the sixth annual Statewide Prayer Gathering Aug. 26-27 at Immanuel Baptist Church, Little Rock. Arkansas Baptist pastors, staff members, associational missionaries and church leaders...

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    Ouachita’s Elrod Center to host Fall 2019 Tiger Serve Day on Sept. 21

    September 11, 2019

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    ARKADELPHIA – Ouachita Baptist University’s Elrod Center for Family and Community will host Tiger Serve Day on Saturday, Sept. 21. The semi-annual campus-wide service initiative is held every semester as an opportunity for students, faculty and...

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    ABCHomes dedicates the John Ross Ministry Building

    September 10, 2019

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    HARRISON – Arkansas Baptist Children's Homes and Family Ministries (ABCHomes) dedicated the John Ross Ministry Building Sept. 10 on the campus of the Baptist Ranch (formerly the Boys Ranch) in Harrison.

    The building was dedicated in the honor of John...

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    Ouachita continues to grow residential enrollment, largest campus community since 2012

    September 9, 2019

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    ARKADELPHIA — The 2019 fall semester marks the third consecutive year of growth in residential undergraduate enrollment at Ouachita Baptist University increasing from 1,492 to 1,506 since last fall. Fueled by growth in new students, Ouachita also...

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    Betty Jo Grant, wife of Ouachita President Emeritus Daniel Grant, remembered for life of service

    September 9, 2019

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    ARKADELPHIA – Betty Jo Grant, 92, of Arkadelphia, died Sept. 7.

    Grant was the wife of Daniel R. Grant, President Emeritus of Ouachita, and she served as the First Lady of Ouachita Baptist University (OBU) for 18 years. In honor of her service at...

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    Ouachita to host Young Artist Competition winner Alexander Hersh Sept. 16

    September 3, 2019

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    ARKADELPHIA — Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host cellist and Young Artist Competition winner Alexander Hersh on Monday, Sept. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. Pianist Mary Scott Goode will accompany Hersh. The Young...

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