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OKLAHOMA CITY (BP) – Southern Baptist leaders commended the enactment of Oklahoma’s latest ban on abortion. “Oklahoma thankfully has been a national leader in the efforts to save unborn lives and to end legalized abortion,” said Todd Fisher, executive director-treasurer of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed into law the nation’s strictest abortion ban. The ban, passed by state lawmakers last week, prohibits all abortions with few exceptions. Stitt signed the bill on Wednesday.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Abortion providers in Oklahoma say they will no longer provide the service in the state after the governor signs the latest pro-life measure heading to his desk.

PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia (BP) – Mothers and their youngsters who fled Ukraine for safety to Prague are “broken-hearted, desperate, searching for hope,” LeAnna Hall told Baptist Press. Hall’s idea for children and moms in the church to write letters of encouragement that would point the Ukrainian refugees “to the hope they could have in Jesus Christ,” is spreading across Oklahoma and the nation.

SEMINOLE, Okla. (AP) — A storm system spawned several tornadoes that whipped through areas of Texas and Oklahoma, causing damage to a school, a marijuana farm and other structures. There were no reports of serious injuries following the Wednesday night tornadoes, but the system was causing flooding in parts of Oklahoma and Arkansas and more stormy weather is expected later Thursday.

Todd Fisher speaks to Oklahoma Baptists after his election as executive director of the state convention on Tuesday.OKLAHOMA CITY (BP) – Todd Fisher was approved to serve as Oklahoma Baptists’ …

Bailey Smith was " a generous Christian gentleman with a resilient spirit, deep convictions, and a love for the Lord and the lost," says his friend Gerald Harris. SMITH FAMILY/Special Bailey Eugene …

Oklahoma Baptist Sen. James Lankford has served in Washington, DC since 2015. His current term expires in 2023. JOE WESTBURY/Index This is the second of a two-part story on Senator James Lankford …

Members of Baptist Communicators Association pray for Senator James Lankford (R-OK), second from right in a suit, during a recent meeting in the nation's capital. JOE WESTBURY/Index This is the first …

A popular meme making the rounds on social media in the days after Georgia's Rose Bowl win reminds fans of any prayers offered during the game. It could legitimately be called “The Greatest Show on …

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