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Grandma's Bible

Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on

One of the treasures I possess is The Living Bible that belonged to my Grandma Bessie. Grandma lived to be 99 and was a godly influence in my life and faith. She loved the Lord Jesus and she loved her church. As a boy, I loved to sit by her in church because her gentle hand would caress my arms...

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Trophies that Matter

Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on

Pittsburgh Steeler defensive lineman, James Harrison, made news last week by decrying the participation trophies his sons, ages 6 and 8, recently brought home. So offended was Harrison that he took the trophies from his sons and returned them to the league decrying they had not been earned...

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Wednesday Night Options for the Whole Family!

Posted by FBC Norman on

With the start of the new school year, we also have the (re)start of Wednesday night activities for the whole family!   We have a meal, complete with a salad bar, that will begin serving at 5:15 in Hallock Hall. Prices are: $5/person, $20 max/family.   For CHILDREN: 5:45-6:45...

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Dinner for 8

Posted by Kirk Hatcher on

Meals shared across a table are some of the most treasured times our family has. Sometimes we spend our time preparing the meal, setting the table, eating the meal, and cleaning up afterward TOGETHER. I love these moments. Dinner for 8 is a chance for our church family to...

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The Cry for Freedom

Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on

The news of two prison breaks has captured our attention over the past weeks. The first from Clinton Correctional Facility in New York involved two men convicted of murder. The subsequent 22-day manhunt ended in the death of one escapee and serious injury to the other. The second escape took...

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I Don't Know, Cheer Anyways

Posted by Rich Lubbers on

Last Saturday, almost 50 of our members got up early, pulled on a navy blue t-shirt, and spread out all throughout Norman, Moore, and South OKC. Between helping with check-ins, manning intersections, or handing out water, our people served the Oklahoma Baptist Children's Home in their annual...

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Upside Down: The Wisdom of James

Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on

In just a few weeks, the record setting May rains will give way to the brutal heat of an Oklahoma summer.  And so, images of icebergs as part of our summer worship theme, Upside Down, hope to offer respite from the coming 100 degree days.  Have you ever taken the time to...

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Tags: james, sermon series

Mother's Day is HERE!

Posted by FBC Norman on

  Sunday, May 10, is Mother’s Day! Have you made your plans yet?  As you arrive at FBC Norman this Sunday, plan to spend a little extra time on your way to your LifeGroup. From 8:45 - 9:30 a.m. in Hallock Hall, we will have a Mother’s Day Reception for the whole church. We...

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Tags: mother's day

Render...

Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on

In a letter to French scientist Jean-Baptiste Leroy in November 1789, Benjamin Franklin wrote, “Nothing is certain but death and taxes.” With the passing of April 15 just a couple days ago, we can affirm this certainty. When asked about paying taxes to Rome, Jesus replied...

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Tags: render to caesar, render to god, tax day

CenturyMen

Posted by Shana Adkisson on

     The CenturyMen, a men’s chorus of professional Christian musicians who are ministers of music, concert artists, college faculty members and state music leaders from across America, will perform in Norman for the first time in several years. The CenturyMen...

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