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									                                            more reprehensible because it is used by      to provide us with amusement, rather
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                                            over any person, by any person, or by
                                            any government, or by any organization,
                                                                                          than a specimen of our shame. If Satan
                                                                                          himself can make people laugh and cry,
                                                                                          he is both wanted and welcomed.
                                            whether economic, political or ecclesias-       The screen is where heroes and hero-
 Stages of a Pastorless Church              tical, is an affront to the sacredness of     ines of drama or comedy receive the
         Word and Way, Missouri             the individual and is an assault against     worship of the people. No matter how
                                            the freedom of the spirit of man.—Cole*      void of virtue or modesty, yea even
   The popular ana irrepressible Minnie     man Craig
Belle, writing in a recent issue of the                                                   decency, the individual may be, if he
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Baptist Program, declares that a pastor-                                                  or she will perform for our amusement
less churfcfe->usually goes through four        Society in Moral Decline                 we will adore them and in our generosity
stages before it gets settled down under                Watchman-Examiner                toward them make it possible for them
the leadership of a new pastor.                There is an apostasy of life as well to receive fabulous awards.
   The first is the Mourning Period,        as of the mind. The guardians of the            We live in a fool's paradise. We think
when the church mourns for the depart-      Christian faith seem more absorbed in God is indifferent to our moral obtuse-
ing pastor. This may last but a short       matters of religious opinions than in ness; to our easy acceptance of low
time, but at least until he gets moved.     morals. A clash in opinions may turn out character, to our indifference to the
  >Then the church finds itself in the      to be but an evasion of moral issues, it debauchery of childhood innocency; to
Truett Stage, when they believe they can    is easier to talk around a question than our enjoyment of vulgarity and amuse-
pick out any preacher they want. They       to perform an ethical duty, or to correct ment that defies all ethical standards.
look among the larger churches. They        conduct.                                     We seem to forget the divine sentence
read the newspaper accounts of the great                                                 that "whoremongers and adulterers God
meetings and then choose one to whom                                                     will judge." This is our folly.
to make overtures.                                  Greatest Hoist Of His Life              In the service of God there is to be
   Learning to their surprise that these                                                 a dignity to character, a preference to
men are not available, the church is then                                                virtue, a duty to believe in righteousness,
pushed into the Bedlam Stage. Recom-
mendations come in from all directions,
                                                                                         a compulsion to uphold the divine law
                                                                                         so that this earth may be filled with the
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and the pulpit committee becomes con-                                   BRIN6 THEM UP IN knowledge of the Lord as the waters                                                                                                                                            M«| L
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fused. In this condition nothing definite                                                cover the seas.                                                                                                                                                                m$?l%%!
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will be done..                                                             —&H.&4           Apostasy from morals depersonalizes
   Finally, the church emerges into the                                                  man and his society. We may be sure,
Desperate Period, after they have been                                                   therefore, that our sins will find us out.
humbled by refusals in the Truett Stage                                                  When we fail the highest, we descend
and confused by the multiplicity of                                                      to the lowest. Thus society invites its
names in the Bedlam Stage. .                                                             own doom.—John W. Bradbury
   Happy is that church which then sin-
cerely and humbly begins to seek the                                                             Strange Law Suit                                                                                                                                                                        ii
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leadership of the Lord. This is the
                                                                                         '                Now
Hopeful Stage.—H. H. McGinty
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         Tyranny Is Tyranny                                                           under the impression that he had been
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                                                                                      assured by that institution that he would
                                                                                      be taught wisdom.
    Two stories appeared recently in the.                                                Feeling that the University had failed
 same issue of a daily newspaper that are                                             in the matter, he filed suit against it for
 so much alike in their philosophy as to                                              $8,000.
 be absolutely startling. One relates that                                               The Superior Court dismissed the
 the Russian government has refused to         We have turned our sinning into sub- case; and the Appelate Division of Su-                                                   ^"-     "   C "y "   -' "iVj*

 permit the showing in the Soviet Union jects. We call our bent to evil a "com- perior Court ruled that the suit had been                                    *^^;£:&*                                                                                                 ^>Xl^72
 of the moving picture, the 'Ten Com- plex," a "maladjustment," a hangover properly dismissed.



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ing of the moving picture show, "Martin sinners. An explanation of conduct which clared: "These charges were set in a
Luther," in some South American lands. produces no solution becomes a substi- frame of intemperate, if not scurrilous,
   Totalitarianism, whether political Or tute for judgment. We almost deny that accusations.
ecclesiastical, can exist only by the abso- God condemns sin. It seems better to         "We agree with trial judge that wis-
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ing is its implement and the end product think it will somehow work itself out. and that no rational person would accept
is the enslavement of the human spirit. It does, in corruption and destruction!       such a claim made by any man or insti-
The Russian government will not permit         For instance, both the Anglican- and tution,"                                           .< ? ? * ^fc *4"
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its citizens to read certain books or see the Scottish churches have been debating      It could be that the judges had in
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certain movies. The Roman Catholic the right and wrong of homosexuality. mind the Scripture: "If any of you lack
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Church will not permit its adherents to        The common fault of the church of wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth
read certain books or see certain movies. our time is its artificial treatment of im- to all men liberally, and upbraideth not,
   Tyranny is not sanctified because it is morality. We are content to accept the and it shall be given him" (James 1:5).—
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used by a church; neither is tyranny paramour and adulteress as a person fit TomOIsen
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                                                                                whose sermons and statements appear are Robert G. Lee,                                                         oeholcl His Glory                                                                                                                                                                                                         3
Our Greatest Need                                                               Billy Graham, J. D. Grey, C. Roy Angell, Theodore F.
                                                                                Adams, Carl E. Bates, Milliard J. Berquist, G. Earl Guinn,
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                                                                                                                                                                          Annual Sermon Preached at the Southern Baptist Convention, Louisville, Ky., May 19 by R. Paul Caudill
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        greatest need of Southern Baptists today is doctrinal
                                                                                C. Oscar Johnson, Duke K. McCall, Carlyle Marney, H.
     preaching and teaching. Thousands of individuals have                                                                                                        TEXT: John 1:11-14
                                                                                Guy Moore, Robert E. Naylor, H. Franklin Paschall, Ralph                                                                                                                                  African no less than to the American,
accepted Christ as Savior under the influence of Baptist                                                                                                          My beloved friends, as we gather for
                                                                                A. Phelps Jr., Paul M. Stevens, Charles A. Trentham, Perry                                                                                                                                and to the Asian no less than to the
evangelistic preaching and have been baptized into Baptist                                                                                                    the 102nd session of the Southern Bap-                                                                      European. : \ .; ' . •''• ':• :. 4 ^ S- ^ f
                                                                                F. Webb, J. Howard Williams and C. C. Warren. Unfor-
churches but have never developed an understanding of Bap-                                                                                                    tist Convention, we are keenly aware of
                                                                                tunately some of Southern Baptists' most effective preachers                                                                                                                                 The newj life, says Jesus, is made pos-
tist beliefs. This is another way of saying they do not know                    are not included. But the preaching talent here arrayed is                    the historic character of the occasion.                                                                     sible by the new birth.
much about the great truths of life and death found in the                                                                                                    This year some 75,000 churches, repre-
                                                                                highly impressive.                                                                                                                                                                           The children of Go& are "begotten"
Bible.                                                                                                                                                        senting seven major Baptist bodies on
                                                                                    The breadth and forcefulness of the Southern Baptist                                                                                                                                  of God through the communication of
     Strangely enough there is a vast hunger on the part of                                                                                                   this continent, are engaged in the first                                                                    the very life of God.                      i;
most of our people for such biblical, doctrinal preaching and                   pulpit ministry are well demonstrated.
                                                                                    The average church member will find in the messages                       year of Baptist Jubilee Advance. 1 . .                                                                         Only the new * birth can resolve the
teaching. In some cases this need is being met. But for                                                                                                       But this occasion is significant for an-
                                                                                strong inspiration for Christian living at its highest in our                                                                                                                             tragic and fearful issues] of our day. If
many there is a deep, unsatisfied longing to go deeper in                                                                                                     other reason, for we join happily in the
                                                                                contemporary world.       .                                                                                                                                                               we would change the face of the world,
their understanding of the fundamental doctrines of our                                                                                                       observance of the 100th anniversary of                                                                      we must '.first;- •change - ; ;the. ; • :hearts of men.
 faith. They wait for someone to point the way. They rejoice                                                                                                  the Southern Baptist Theological Semi-
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             This glorious transformation is pos-
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 in what truth they do possess and long for more.
     Our distinctive Baptist principles need to be proclaimed
                                                                                Send the Pastor to Rio                                                        nary.                                                                                                       sible only to men of faith —"even to
                                                                                    A good many of our churches will wish to send the pastor                      It is fitting, therefore, that we pause                                                                 them that believe on his name."
repeatedly and emphatically. This does not mean that every                                                                                                    tonight and think on the glory of our
 sermon must center on a controversial theme and include a                      to the Baptist World Congress meeting in Rio de Janeiro,
                                                                                Brazil next year (June 26-July 3, 1960). Some will be able                    Lord, to the end that we may better ap-                                                                          The earliest references !to the glory of
 tirade against some other religious group. Far from it. But                                                                                                  praise the world we face, and the respon-
 it does mean that it is the responsibility of each one who                     to include his wife in the trip. For all churches which can                                                                                                                                God in the Old Testament have to do
                                                                                send one or both it is not too early to begin making plans.                   sibilities that rest upon us as ambassadors                                                                 with physical manifestations of the Di-
 stands before a congregation or a class to proclaim the truth                                                                                                of Christ in this our day.                           Pastor R. Paul Caudill of First
 as he understands it without compromise. The plain state-                          From a practical point of view, this is the time of year                                                                                                                              vine Presence. There the form of God's
                                                                                when budget planning committees begin to meet. In the                             The days in which we live are wonder-          Church, Memphis, Tenn. preaching the                     presence found expression in the cloudy
 ments of the Scriptures are not to be ignored or passed over                                                                                                 ful days. Man stands at the zenith of              annual sermon at the Southern Baptist
 lightly because someone in the audience or the community                       next few weeks and months budgets will be planned by most                                                                                                                                 pillar.:"•-There the glory consisted of the
                                                                                of the churches and in the fall of the year will be adopted                   scientific discovery and applied technol-          Convention.                                              fire and the thick darkness which envel-
 might be offended by the truth. Only through hearing truth                                                                                                   ogy. Nuclear science has shrunk the
plainly presented can such people come to a much needed                         for 1960.                                                                                                                                                                                  oped the mountain out of which the
                                                                                                                                                              world until it is now one neighborhood.            ior is the most divine, the most blessed                 Lord spoke to his people.
.knowledge concerning it. In fact, the salvation of some such                       Finance or budget committees will want to plan for this                   But the days of scientific triumph in
 individuals may depend upon the faithfulness of the preacher                   trip and to include it in the budget wherever possible!, The                                                                     event of all our human history.                               Even so, from time to time in the his-
                                                                                                                                                              which we live are also days of peril and               In becoming flesh our Lord became                     tory of Israel, the Lord manifested his
 or the teacher in this matter.                                                 trip will probably take about four weeks and cost in the                      disaster. Still we are told two-thirds of
     But it is the genuinely saved person who waits to grow                     neighborhood of $1,500 for each individual,, although there                                                                      not a new being, but rather entered into                 divine presence by things {visible, always
                                                                                                                                                              the peoples of the world are underpriv-            a new mode of existence,k retaining all
 in Christian grace and knowledge with whom we are con-                         will be considerable variation depending on the number of                                                                                                                                  imparting to the people of his name
                                                                                                                                                              ileged.                                            the essential properties of ..the Word and                something of his majesty and beauty and
 cerned in particular here. Each Sunday school lesson he                        mission fields visited and the type of transportation and                         How can the church lead in these dif-
 hears taught, each sermon he hears preached, each Training                     accommodations. Provision will also need.to be made for                                                                          laying not aside the divine nature. In                   power, and ever ascribing to him honor
                                                                                                                                                              ficult days?                                       becoming flesh he identified .himself                     and praise. He manifested it throughout
 Union program he'hears presented should be another step                        pulpit supplies.                                                                  One thing is certain. Mere enrolment
 on the long journey to Christian maturity.                                                                                                                                                                      with the race of man, "becoming in the                   the wanderings in the wilderness (Ex.
                                                                                    This will be an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experi-                 and nominal enlistment in our churches
     The great old themes—incarnation, atonement, sancti-                                                                                                                                                        likeness of men." and "being found in                     16:10), and in the Temple of Solomon
                                                                                ence for your pastor. Plan for him to have it!                                is not enough. The membership of Amer-             fashion as a man."
 fication, election, judgment, etc.—all need to be restated                                                                                                                                                                                                               -(I Kings:r8:ll),-\and^to'^th^
                                                                                                                                                              ican churches now stands at more than                  Jesus is always represented in the
 clearly and powerfully for today's Christian believers that                                                                                                                                                                                                               (Isaiah 6:3).;.. , ; : , .-avivl^-?-''^
 each may come into that understanding of his eternal truth                     Just a Minute                                                                 104,000,000 for all'faiths; and yet, in
                                                                                                                                                              spite of this mounting membership, mor-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Scriptures as a Person and not as a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 principle; as an individual and not as a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            .; But now,-.'John .dedares,ViM'Chrfc^
 which God intended for all. .                                                      Probably a good many Vacation Bible School workers                        al losses were at an all-time high in our                                                                    own Person appeared ther true
                                                                                had an experience this summer similar to this one. Tom                                                                           form of energy.                                           Glory of God;l^»lf,;..&^
                                                                                                                                                              land last year. There was a staggering                 Only when "God was manifest in the
How Sermons Are Prepared                                                        Brannon, a student summer missionary, tells about a school
                                                                                in Topeka, Kans.                                    „'    •
                                                                                                                                                              increase in crime and juvenile delin-
                                                                                                                                                              quency. Growing dishonesty and corrup-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 flesh'1 a Tim. 3:3-16), yea, in the his-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and is—even';the--Loebif.w^^
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           fore with God.                                                      a ^ o " || || |
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           w s n t |i|l(!
    Preachers in particular and a great many other interested                       He talked with a boy and a girl in the school one morn-                                                                      torical person of our Lord, did man                       a reflected glory
church members will enjoy one of the most important South-                                                                                                    tion appeared in public affairs. Racke-            experience the crowning revelation of
                                                                                ing in private conversation. He asked them if they had                        teering in unions flourished. The prob-                                                                                                      dory.':
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           prophet, - but •the,: ^j - • J' - " of, ' " God's;.
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ern Baptist books of the year which has just come from                          been saved.                                             -                                                                        God's self-disclosures. Only in the in-                   born Son full ~o
the press. The book is Southern Baptist Preaching edited                                                  <6                                                  lem of alcoholism was rampant. Mental              carnation could we have the complete
                                                                                    The boy answered, Ye&, we've been saved from our                          illnesses soared to an alarming rate.                                                                            And .. in . the intervening; years
by H. C. Brown Jr., professor of preaching at Southwestern                      house once when it caught fire." The girl added, "And we                                                                         arid perfect declaration of our God.                                                                                                                      '               ' '           ---        --           --      ' ^^         -:
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                                                                                                                                                              Commercialized obscenity increased even                This incarnation has become therefore                 men have ^-'experienced, I'.the"- -"glory :
Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas, and was published by our                           were saved from a tornado."
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own Sunday School Board.                                                                                                                                      in the face of new laws.                           the central fact of Christianity.
                                                                                    Tom realized the truth. These children were hearing                           The answer is simple, as simple as it                                                                    again, - for they, have 'bMtf-:;trantfo^
    To this volume 22 outstanding Southern Baptist preachers                    the story of Jesus for the first time. There was no Bible                                                                            Created in the image of God, man is
                                                                                                                                                              was in the days of our Lord.                       placed in position to become a child of                       If there is to be .reifl::advmc&
have each contributed a sermon. But that is not all. Each                       in their home. That week they were learning the true mean-                        We all need to experience afresh                                                                         evangelization; if man is to find satisfac-
has also contributed a statement concerning his methods of                      ing of salvation.                                                                                                                God by faith. In this way both the hu-                                                         *^           ,                   "             '            i                   "        ^           '        ' .          '• I I , ."> ,             - • -.    -. .    '   ,-   ' - -*• _ _ ; * . .   ,   ',   • ^- .   •J




                                                                                                                                                              divine encounter with the Incarnate                man and the divine side of sonship find                   tory answers to the fundamental ques-
sermon preparation and the principles which guide him in                            On Sunday morning the boy and girl both came forward                      Christ, and to behold his glory. We need                                                                     tions concerning his own
this important task.                                                            at the invitation each trusting Christ as Savior. Once again                                                                     harmonious union. For while God alone
                                                                                                                                                              ttf turn aside and look upon him—-our              can give man the right to become his                      place cp earth, and the end :
    Oklahoma is well represented in the new volume by                           the light of the gospel had shined in the darkness.                           only source of hope.                                                                                         life should be <fi^tedj;^
H. H. Hobbs, pastor of,First Church, Oklahoma City, and                                                                                                                                                          child, man alone by his own initiative
                                                                                                                                                                  Only as we behold him, and experi-             can appropriate the gift that faith makes                 come only in proportion^
T. T, Crabtree, pastor of Immanuel Church, Tulsa. Others                                                                           *J6e                       ence anew the transforming power of                possible.
                                                                                                                                                              his redeeming love, can we face the con-               And this right, this capacity, belongs                                    Let us, then, behold his glory
    The Baptist Messenger. Published weekly (except the first issue in August and the last issue in December) by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma
1141 N. Robinson,-Oklahoma City 3, Okla. Jack L. Glitz, Editor. Entered as second class matter at the post office at Oklahoma City, Okla. Accepted at the      flicts of our day victoriously.                    to every man—by faith. There i s n o
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June 18, 1959. VoL 48, No. 25. COVER: Sunday is Father's Day. Photo by Ewing Galloway. CONTENTS: Editorials, 2. Sermon, "Behold His Glory," 3*                                His Incarnation                    race or clime in which it does not flour-                                       For; when^^we^fiaye
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                                                                                                                                                              JUNE 18, 1959
                                             Church, Austin, Texas, told more than
    NEWS                                     1,200 American Baptist Convention min-        BAPTIST NEWS IN BRIEF                     adopted for establishing a Baptist col-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       From the Churches
                                                                                                                                     lege, predicted by leaders to come in
                                             isters that the Southern Baptist invasion    In Other States:                           three to five years. (BP)
Knight to Succeed Caylor                     "threatened the unity of Baptists on this
                                             continent more seriously than the Civil
                                                                                           Hays' Father Dies: Steele Hays, 87,
                                                                                        father of Brooks Hays, immediate past
                                                                                                                                        Associate: Louis Cobbs, BSU director
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ......
As yHome Missions7 Editor                    War."                                      president of the Southern Baptist Con-
                                                                                                                                     and professor of the Bible chair at Texas
                                                                                                                                     Technological College at Lubbock, has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ; Adding Space:
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   Walker L. Knight, associate editor of        Forum members cited the Baptist Ju-     vention, died June 7 in Russellville,        been named associate secretary of the                                                                                                                                                                                •i; UJLCOt'-'XXlll^-.;-;;;-,,,^-.;;!-*^*,^:



the Texas Baptist Standard since 1950,       bilee Advance as a good step toward fu-    Ark. He had been in ill health for some                                                                                                    Church,                                                  I^nmes                     _
                                                                                                                                     Texas Baptist student department begin-
has been elected secretary of the Home       ture relations. Smith said that the South- time. Mrs. Hays had died in 1955, and        ning July 15. (BP)                                                                            beU is pastor. The additionl
Mission Board editorial service depart-      ern Baptist Home Mission Board had         Brooks was their only child. Just a year                                                                                                   a new 36-seat
                                                                                                                                        Layman Dies: One of North Caroli-                                                          ing- to^tite^aucKtoriim^
ment, beginning Jan. 1, 1960. He will        stated a policy of not supporting any      ago, Brooks Hays wrote an article about      na's most prominent Baptist laymen, Roy
                    succeed John Caylor,     church located in competition with an-     his dad for Father's Day, which appeared                                                                                                   Sunday> 'school • -^rooms^aiid^^^
                                                                                                                                     B. Culler Sr., 58, died suddenly of a                                                         rri , • V  '•-Vj.V.-. ; ' ; • < • - . . * • - . : '• -.V :,. :•:.-•.-•" ^v'.^•v^ci'4^V^?ii:^ ^:-,M^^i^S^^
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Taking part in ;recent grour                                                                         (
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                    who will retire at the   other Baptist church of any kind. (BP)     in the Baptist Messenger and many other      heart attack at High Point June 10. He                                                        SPrVfPPQ U7f*1*f* fll*a •naot/%1'*'VVivV
                    end of the year after                                               Baptist state papers. (BP)                   was elected to the Southern Baptist                                                           oci viwca. VYCIC me JJdaiUl, A^aTl: jicuucxoyjij^yv^^^iif$$&$

                    14 7ears in that posi-    Debate Delays Hospital Gift New Paper: Southern Baptists in In-                                                                                                                      chairman ;' 'of; ;-V.: tras^sj-^^Giebrgei^S Bo^flllllllS
                                                                                                                                     Home Mission Board in May (BP)                   Bryce Twitty and Charles Barrett             treasurer; Lee Mendell,v Chari^?5^es
                    tion.                        Topping last year's budget by $1,350,- diana will have their own state paper be-    Conventionwide:                                                                               and Ralph Henderson,
                       A graduate of Bay-     000, a ^ecord $12,880,000 Cooperative ginning in July. The new, four-page                  Committees: Chairmen and members         Laymen Bound for Alaska                          McGavock, Sunday 'rthabltm^
                    lor University's jour-    Program budget for 1960 was approved monthly Indiana Baptist will be edited            of five standing committees of the South-
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                    nalism school, Knight     by the executive board of the Baptist by E. Harmon Moore, state convention             ern Baptist Convention Executive Com-
                                                                                                                                                                                      Oklahoma Baptist men will be repre-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New Parsonage:
                    is a former editor ,of    General Convention of Texas in its re- executive secretary. The convention, or-        mittee have been named. They include
                                                                                                                                                                                  sented by Charles Barrett of Martha and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and family '.at;::First: 'Church,;^:'OkmuIeee*''^^^ag^^
                    an Air Force publica-     cent meeting in Dallas.                   ganized last fall, has called Louise Berge                                                Bryce L. Twitty of Tulsa in a laymen's                                     f   '                 ' ,. , -                P,              •   :                     . - * • ' ^^                     '- ,       n     ^ ^3           ^r^-dl      "i^_- r ;"^iV- - li'''J'fl^iv +-.'f-feffi*$£



                                                                                                                                     Herschel H. Hobbs, pastor of Oklahoma                                                          have • '.moved into ;;the :::n€^^;;;air^ia^^^ ;(
                    tion and a Texas             Stern objections to accepting the of- to be its first WMU secretary. (BP)           City, First, as chairman of the program
                                                                                                                                                                                  week in Alaska July 12-17. Twenty-four
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    tioned parsonage,"-recently;:---^-'--^---'^r'-^ ^^^^^
    John Caylor     country weekly. He        fered $3,500,000 Wadley Memorial Hos-        Progress: "Substantial progress" to-                                                   Southern Baptist men will take part in
                                                                                                                                     committee, and Haskell McClain, Okla-                                                          by the church at a cost of
went to the Standard in 1950 as associate     pital in Texarkana were voiced by Bap- ward the goal for Grand Canyon Col-             homa City layman, as a member of the
                                                                                                                                                                                  the week, sponsored by the Southern
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Installation: Crowell
editor to David M. Gardner, now editor        tist Standard Editor E. S. James who lege was reported to the Arizona Baptist          finance committee. Other committee
                                                                                                                                                                                  Baptist Brotherhood.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tulsa is installing a central
emeritus. Knight continued in that posi-      said taking the hospital would be a vio- convention's executive board. If Arizona      chairmen are J. Ralph Grant of Texas,
                                                                                                                                                                                  , Upon the Home Mission Board's in-              ing system in its auditorium
tion when E. S. James became editor in        lation of church and state separation. Baptists raise $50,000 for the college          administrative; W. Curtis English of Vir-
                                                                                                                                                                                  vitation, this emphasis will take the place
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    with • 'the present- ' heating
 1954. During this period, Standard circu-    He based his objections on the fact that and affiliated churches win 3^583 per-        ginia, finance; Mrs. Gordon Maddrey of
                                                                                                                                                                                  of one of the two evangelistic weeks              , •             •*• ' -• - .   - • .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    incorporated;into the system. G^
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lation grew from 216,000 to its present       the hospital received one and a half mil- sons to Christ by July 1, Mr. and Mrs.       North Carolina, stewardship, and R.
                                                                                                                                                                                   sponsored annually by the board. Divid-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    stallatioir is $9,000, The church^alsq ^ei
255,000.                                      lion dollars in federal funds through the William Fleming of Fort Worth will           Archie Ellis of South Carolina, public
                                                                                                                                                                                  ing into teams, the men will visit every
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    cently purchased a: three-b^pom Ibriclc
                                              Hill-Burton Act.                          give the college $100,000 for buildings.                                                  Southern Baptist church in Alaska dur-
    Knight will begin his work at the                                                                                                relations arid promotion. (BP)                                                                 home for the '^2^Ti-\^^&^^^.^^
Home Mission Board July 15, working              In the hour-long debate, Forrest Fee- (BP)                                              Housing Named: The J. Howard Wil-
                                                                                                                                                                                  ing the week. They will meet in Seattle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and family at a cost'-of^S^CW^MS^sfe
 with Caylor until the end of the year.       zor, Texas Baptist executive secretary,      Death: William Francis Powell, 81,                                                     July 10 for a 12-hour orientation and                                     W        *'       '\     .   - .                    ,          _                .        _f          -      .      -_-"-'        . - • . - - -     j .,   ,.s, .



                                                                                                                                     liams Student Village is the new name                                                              Homecoming: First Church, Wirt will
 Knight will become editor of Home Mis-       favored accepting the hospital "since the pastor emeritus of First Church, Nash-                                                    workshop before embarking by planes               have a special all-day
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                                                                                                                                     for Southwestern Seminary's student           for Alaska July 11. Each layman will
 sions and director of the board's news       funds were received by a group of Tex- ville, died June 5 of a heart attack. He        housing program after trustees dedicated                                                       dedication program
 service, tract and book production. The     .arkana businessmen who had dot thought had retired as pastor in 1955 on his 34th                                                     speak on some phase, of his church and           dinner at n^on and
                                                                                                                                     the project to .the memory of Williams        denominational program.
editorial service department is a part of     of the denomination at the time and the anniversary at the church. He was presi-       who was president of the seminary in                                                           tion service. Berf "'                                          J :^director^g^f t;gf
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 the education and promotion division,        grant was completed long before Bap- dent of the Baptist Sunday School Board           Fort Worth from 1953 until his death             Barrett, a farmer, teaches Junior boys        at Tulsa University,                               prea(^:.rin^ib^^^^^
 headed by L. Q. Griffith.                    tists were offered the hospital." A mo- for 34 years. (BP)                             in 1958. William Fleming, trustees pres-      in Sunday school and is treasurer of First       morning. M. D. Bur                                t -
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                                              tion to accept the hospital was referred     For Montana: The first $5,000 re-                                                       Church, Martha. Twitty, administrator of             New Building Due: Members of
    Caylor, a native of Alabama, is a                                                   ceived in the October state missions of-     ident, announced that he will provide
 graduate of OBU. He also holds a mas-        for further study.                                                                     funds to build one building in the proj-      Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, has           Church, ValKant have voted to^
 ter's degree from the University of Ala-        One more barrier for a Dallas Baptist fering in Tennessee will be used to aid       ect every time the seminary builds four.      been active on Southern Baptist boards           new .building with construction^to";begin5|/S||||^^|
 bama, and attended both Southern and         college was cleared when an alternate Southern Baptist work in Montana, the            Estimated unit cost is $60,000. Already       and committees.                    *   -  - *    as soon as possible,
 Southwestern seminaries.                     plan of new college financing was ap- Tennessee convention's executive board           completed are 12 buildings of eight                                                            have - about; ;5,500'"square;;.feet^
    He served as associate pastor and         proved. Alternate requirements are for a voted. (BP)                                   apartments each.                             Testament Edition Praised                         space,' reports .Lee':Emerroh;.;-past6r!»fe^^ v -^"Sv-'^^'^j^s^'^W
                                              minimum $2,500,000 capital and equip^        Degree: Vernon Yearby, associate in                                                                                                     ' *         • ,*    "' •      •    ' • - • • - • •     - ' f - - .\; .-,.;•,-,';"•?' ^.-;-
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pastor, including 12 years as pastor at                                                                                                  To Teach: W. H. Souther, music and                                                              I^^IGGIfin k7llC« l / l l l
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       . iTAJUcuvu. SlFA* ^T-Tnirtrtl ' x^doiJLrlaLlUU. •Xiao' '''' ^^ -s.)'----"'•'• S '^is «''i®l
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                                              ment fund, $500,000 endowment and the Home Mission Board's evangelism                                                                  Distribution of the Soul Winner's New purchased three lOO-by-300-fopttots;in |                                                                                                                                   ' "; • ->:/•:;: ;r-:.^'' :-;;:<:-^.iWS^

Highland Church, Shreveport, La., be-                                                                                                education director of First Church, Dal-
 fore going to the Home Mission Board         an assured $75,000 annual sustenation division, was awarded a doctor of divin-         las for 12 years, will begin teaching as a   Testament through Southern Baptist the southwest area of Norman for $15^-
in 1946. He is author of two books of         fund. The college will be organized as ity degree from Hardin Simmons Uni-             member of the School of Religious Edu-       Book Stores .and organizations reached 000, reports ;P. E. Tapp,
                                              a four-year institution. (BP)             versity at Abilene, Texas June 1.            cation faculty at New Orleans Seminary       200,000 copies during the first nine of missions. The lots will
 sermons and six books on home mis-                                                        First Award: First recipient of the                                                    weeks following publication.
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sions, and served six years as a lesson                                                                                              in January of 1960. He is a native of                                                  mission site in the fttoire.:;^^'-^N^^S;^^
                                                                                        Texas Baptist Elder Statesman Award                                                          Southern Baptist leaders have been       Break Ground: :\;F6noywgii'^'ipicmc?
writer for the Sunday School Board. In        Workers Take New Posts                    presented June 14 was Joseph M. Daw-
                                                                                                                                     Oklahoma and a graduate of OBU.
                                                                                                                                         Conference: Warren M. Angell, dean       strong in their praise of the New Testa- lunch May 31^ members of y 'primtyl
his tenure at the board he has edited            Roe R. Beard has begun new home son, 80, a Baptist minister, editor and
 114 books.                                                                                                                          of the School of Fine Arts at OBU, will      ment edition. H. H. Hobbs, pastor of Church, Watonga broke gpirndfor^ their
                                              mission duties ministering to Indians in denominational worker for more than                                                        First Church, Oklahoma City, stated, new buildine. J. A. Pehhineton, states
                                              government Indian hospitals of eastern 50 years. (BP)                                  take part in the 19th annual' Southern                                                                                                                                         . -'           .•       •        .-    .   . O      -•,.   •        *•' :""-' :: .- •               •        •.
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                                                                                                                                     Baptist music leadership conference at       "Most Christian people would like to secretary of Brotherhood and
Invasion' Worries Forum                       Oklahoma, after transfer from his post       Plans for Growth: Executive board of      Ridgecrest Assembly June 25-July 1.          be soul winners. . . . The Soul Winner's lism, preached in the morning.;
     A Southern Baptist pastor from Texas,    as general missionary to the Cherokees. the Colorado Baptist convention, which                                                      New Testament is so arranged that any- Helmich of Yukon; First; nioderatbr of
                                             He has been in mission work with In- includes a six-state area, has suggested               Accident: Barbara Butter, BSU presi-
Appearing on a three-man forum discuss-                                                                                              dent at Coker College in South Caro-         one who can read the English language Central' Association, gave the ;dedicatibn
 ing "The Southern Baptist Invasion,"         dians in Oklahoma for 27 years.           a $290,000 budget for 1960 with 21 per                                                    can skillfully use it as the Sword of the sermon with Penningtoh and^JohnS^
                                                                                                                                     lina, was killed, and Sue Morrow of
, stated before the American Baptist Con-        He is succeeded in his work with the cent going to Southern Baptist Conven-         Inman, S. C. was critically injured in       Spirit in breaking down the walls of Daniel, father of the:pastor; ^ealdng
-ventionr"mihisters council that the prac-    Cherokees by Marvin Sorrels, whose last tion causes as compared with 20 per            an accident near Ridgecrest Assembly         resistance about the hearts of men."      briefly. With bonds sold tofinancecon-                                                                                               , , - . . . - - ..,• ' : -
 tice of establishing Southern Baptist        Oklahoma pastorate was at First Church, cent this year. A committee was named           June 6. The girls, who were attending a
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                                                                                                                                                                                     Evangelist Clift Brannon, author of struction, work is under --way
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 churches in competition with other Bap-      Vian. He has been serving as home mis- to plan for a state office building at          retreat at Ridgecrest, were on an tin-       the notes and helps in the edition, has pletion expected in the fallv Walter;F.
-tist .work in the North has "gotten out      sionary with the Papago Indians of Ari- Denver. Plans were approved for a bond          guided hike to Catawba Falls when they      given exclusive right of distribution of Daniel is »pastor.• - ' - -*. ' ' • ' - ' i .
 of hand."                                    zona for the past 11 years. He will be issue up to $10 million to aid in new            slipped into a mountain stream which        this pocket size New Testament to Bap-
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Sound System: A public address
     Blake Smith, pastor of University        stationed at Tahlequah.                   church construction, and conditions were      swept them over the 50-foot falls.          tist Book Stores.                         tern, including speakers for NursOTes£
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PAGE FOUR                                                                                              THE BAPTIST MESSENGER         JUNE 18, 1959
                                                                                       tral Association, moved into its own
                                                                                       building, a converted farmhouse with a        Church Staff Changes:
                                                                                       small new addition, on June 14. The                          PASTORAL
                                                                                       mission, established March 8, had been            Donald Brent has left Hennepin
                                                                                       meeting in the Cashion IOOF hall. The         Church to become pastor of Bunavista
                                                                                       mission building, erected with volunteer      Church, Borger, Texas.
                                                                                       labor, includes an auditorium and Sun-           Burton L. Brewer has left Wainwright
                                                                                       day school room for all age groups. M.        Church in Muskogee Association.
                                                                                       H. Childers, Hopewell pastor, estimated           E. R. Cagle is the new pastor of Fair-
                                                                                       value of the building with lots at $3,000.    view Church, Durarit, moving from
                                                                                       Laurence L. Hammond is mission pastor.        Stoneburger, Texas.
                                                                                          Improvement: Sunday school Improve-            Dale Chambers is now pastor of Love-
                                                                                       ment Week, conducted recently at North-       land Church in Tillman Association.
                                                                                       side Church, Lawton, was dedicated to            Roy Lee Dittmar is now pastor of
                                                                                       enlargement and improvement of the            Orion Church in Sal{ Fork Association.
                                                                                       Sunday school and its teaching faculty,           David Forester, ^a May graduate of
                                                                                        reports J. Harold Bryan, pastor. James       Southwestern Seminary, began June 14
                                                                                        Robersoh, educational director at Del        as pastor of First Church, Allen. He has
                                                                                        City, First Southern, directed activities.   been assistant pastor of Forney Avenue
                                                                                          Recognition: Presentation service for      Church, Dallas for the past five years.
                                                                                        members of Girls1 Auxiliary at First            Marvin Hall has moved from Shaw-
 TO BE DEDICATED . . .Western Hills Church, Oklahoma City will dedicate                                                              nee, Trinity to Bartlesville, Trinity.
 tius new building, costing about $230,000, on June 21, the 28th anniversary of Church, Duncan was held recently,                       Alvin McConnell Jr. has moved from
 die church. There will be a picnic at noon as part of homecoming activities. Speakers recognizing work done on forward steps.       Ninnekah, First to Tahlequah, Grace.
 for the day include two former pastors, Loren Belt, head of Negro work in Missouri, Mrs. Hugh Swift is GA director, and                Orvffle Miller has left Utopia Church
 to speak in the morning, and Lawrence Cobb, pastor of Berea Church, to speak at age counselors are Mrs. David Steele,               in Craig-Mayes Association due to a
 the 2:15 dedication service. Pastor Warren H. Terry will lead. Albert Lowther, Mrs. Dave Ridley, Mrs. James Hunt,                   throat ailment. Dee Watkins is the new
 Oklahoma City, wfll speak in the evening. The air-conditioned building includes an Mrs. Richard Sudberry, Mrs. John Doug-           pastor.
 auditorium seating about 1,200, three offices, library and three Adult departments. las, Mrs. Kenneth Cook and Mrs. Carter             Troy Noland has left Arrow Heights
Hie old auditorium will be converted into educational and recreational space.          Young. Johnie Barnhart, state YWA and
                                                                                        GA director, and Betty Pittman, youth        Church, Broken Arrow. He is spending
                                                                                                                                     the summer as a Navy Chaplain with
 kitchen and overflow Sunday school Baptized were Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Tis- supervisor, assisted with the -.service.                   the US Marines in the reserve training
 rooms and four speakers for the audito- rlow and Phillip; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Thirty-five girls took part.                         program. After Aug. 28 he will be avail-
 rium, was given recently to First Indian Brown and Gary; and Mr. and Mrs.                Ordained: W. D. Rickner and Jack
                                                                                       Loyal were ordained deacons by Trinity        able for a pastorate or related work.
 Church, Oklahoma City, where Merle Eugene Deens and Caryland.                                                                          Allen Norris has moved from Im-
 Shade is pastor. A hot water heater for        Girls Honored: A presentation service, Church, El Reno on May 3. C. T.               manuel Church, Norman to Parkview
 the kitchen also was given.                 "The Light of the World," honored Perkins, superintendent of missions, Cen-             Mission of Immanuel Church, Duncan.
    Advance: Recognized as passing the Junior and Intermediate Girls' Auxiliary tral Association, preached. Also taking                 M. L. Redwine has resigned at First                     This is the new $298,000 building of first Church, Midwest City. The audi-
 Royal Ambassador requirement for Page members at Westside Mission of First part were Garland Anderson, former                       Church, Custer City to move to Wayland                torium (lower photo) will seat 1,100. Educational space is also included.
 in a recent service at Chilocco Indian Church, Sayre on May 17. Taking part pastor; Charles Prewitt, pastor; W. K.                  College at Plainview, Texas.
 School were Milton Tsosie, Roger Nel- were Phillis Dunlap, Vida Newberry, Brooks, A. R. Fowler, Dewey Carroll,                         Ralph White has moved from Mead,
 son, Curtis Harvey, Herman Yellowhair, 'Kay Dunlap, Sandra Titsworth, Alice A. L. Barnes, Berle Swagerty and Ernest                 First to Bennington Church.                           Midwest City Dedicates
John Lee Wilson, Roy Yellowhair, Bea- Thomas and Fredina Lewis, maidens; Nance.                                                                                                               The new auditorium of First Church,
                                                                                          Howe Breaks Ground: Members of                       EDUCATION, MUSIC
nie Begay, Emanuel Kee John and Mary Worley, lady-in-waiting and Shar-                                                                                                                     Midwest City, costing $298,000, was
                                                                                                                                        Mrs. Bill Jackson is new financial
Thomas Mose.                                 on Howell, princess. Marie Hill, Interme- First Church, Howe broke ground on                                                                  dedicated in special services June 5, 6
                                                                                                                                     secretary at Tulsa, First.
    Ordained: First Church, Yukon or- diate counselor and GA director, was in May 24 for a new $20,000 building to                      Clay Kifflon is the new minister of                and 7. Milton Ferguson, philosophy of
dained Bob LeMaster, LaVerne Maxey, charge. Mrs. Delmore Howell, Junior include an auditorium an4 10 classrooms.                     music and education at Miami, First.
                                                                                                                                                                                           religion professor at Southwestern Semi-
Arlie Bowlware and Tommy Allison dea- counselor and WMU president, pre- Clyde W. Blaylock, former pastor spoke                                                                             nary, was dedication speaker. An over-
cons in a recent service. R. C. Helmich, sented the awards. Mrs. Clifford Mad- at the special service. Raymond Thom-                    Howard Lee of First Church, Jeffer-                flow crowd attended the morning service
pastor, J. W. Hodges and C. T. Perkins dox, assistant Junior counselor, ques- ason is pastor.                                        son, Texas has been called as music and               June 7 for the dedication. T. B. Lackey,
led in the service.                          tioned the girls.                            New Deacons: Thurman G a v i n ,           education director for First Church,                  state convention executive secretary,
                                                                                                                                     Pryor. He is completing his work at                   spoke in the evening. C. Murray Fuquay
    Surprise: Members of Fair Church,           RA Camp: Junior and Intermediate Charles Gassaway and Duane McElvany
                                                                                                                                     East Texas Baptist College and will not               has been pastor since March, 1946.
Duncan recently honored their new pas- Royal. Ambassadors of North Canadian were ordained deacons by First Church,                   move to Pryor until sometime in August.
tor and family, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Dow- Association held an overnight camp at Chickasha recently. David G. Hause is                                                                           Thirty or more charter members and
dell and their two children, Jay and the associational assembly grounds near pastor.                                                    Joe Williams has left Wallace Avenue               their families gathered for dinner fol-
Brenda, with a surprise food shower.         Henryetta recently, with 42 boys and                                                    Church, Shawnee, where he was music                   lowing the dedication. The church began
                                                                                          Month's Record: With a Sunday school       director, to go to Fort Worth where he
    Banquet: A mother and daughter ban-      15 adults present. Among adult leaders enrolment of 126 and a resident mem-                                                                   in 1943 in a tent as a mission of Okla-
quet held in May at First Church, Nash were Harlan Durbin, associational Broth- bership less than 120, Union Valley                  will attend Southwestern Seminary. Mrs.               homa City, First. The church was con-
attracted 80 mothers and daughters. erhood president, who led recreation and Church averaged 125 in Sunday school                    Williams also resigned as church secre-               stituted in December, 1944.
Corsages were given to the oldest and handicraft periods; Stanley F. Taylor, during April. Average attendance for                    tary.                                                                                               Mflton Fa^uson, :"d^cati^
                                                                                                                                                                                              Besides the auditorium, which seats      confers with C.
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youngest mothers. The pastor's mother, associational RA leader, and Jack Case, the same month a year ago was 75. Only                                                                      1,100, the new building^ includes an edu-                        • •--'•_,. A . V*                                                               /Jr.'". --.^-. *<r^.-;->,'>I-:.Hs.yi;*&%£zW

Mrs. J. M. McCullough of Arnett, was associate leader. Guest speakers were one baptism was reported by the church                    Available:                                            cation wing which houses church offices,    ^3 hostesses at opei l^^;on
a special guest Pastor is Paul McCul- Sam Isaacs, home missionary, and Bob during the last associational year, but 12                  Organ: A Lowery Organo (electronic organ)
                                                                                                                                     which installs in any type of piano and includes a    a conference room, a supply and work        noon of the dedication
lough.                                       Hickling, pastor of Okemah, Calvary. were baptized by May of this year.                 12-note foot pedal is for sale for $250. Original     room and a Primary department on the        church x^
    Families Baptized: Three complete There were eight decisions.                                                                    cost,was about $900. The organo is described as
                                                                                       Arbuary Ritter is pastor, and W. L.           ideal for a small church that wants an electronic     first floor. There are .three.Junior          -A- T- '
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Wingate > ' -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       with - Jim' 'TIT- • ' - at- -the-
families were baptized by Bill Cannon,          Mission Building: Cashion Mission, Taylor Jr., undersheriff of Cotton Coun-          organ but does not wish to pay a large price. Ad-
                                                                                                                                     dress Glen Smith Jr., 3009 S. Detroit, Tulsa 14.      partments on the second flooit g            sented special music during^ ttefvirimi
pastor, at Davenport Church on May 31. . sponsored by Hopewell Church in Cen- ty, is Sunday school superintendent.                     Supply: J. E. Kirk, 3201 N. Kentucky, Oklahoma
                                                                                                                                                                                             Deacons and their wives were
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       dedication services.
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                                                                                                                                     City, is available for supply; telephone JA 5-1178.
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Personalities in the News:                                                                                                            Departments and Institutions
   Deaths: A pioneer preacher and pastor
in Oklahoma for more than 40 years,
1. S. Head died early in June at the
 home of his daughter, Mrs. Floyd Nor-
 man of Temple. Funeral services were
                                                                                                                                               As I See It
                                                                                                                                                    By T. Bert Lackty
conducted by Roy M. Clayton, pastor                                                                                                            Ex«cutiv« Secretory - Trtoturtr
at Temple, and John J. Evans, superin-
tendent of missions in Comanche-Cotton                                                                                                  Anniversary: Timothy Church, Musko-
Association. Burial was at Walters.                                                                                                  gee, observed its fourth anniversary Sun.,
   C. E. Halstead, 82, of Mission, Texas,                                                                                            June 7. It was also the fourth anniverr
a brother of Gracia Halstead, a member                                                                                               sary of Pastor G. A. James. I had the
of First Church, Oklahoma City, died                                                                                                 privilege of participating in the morning
                                                                                                                                                                                   FIRST COTTAGE . . . This is the architect's drawing for the first residence to
June 3 at his home at Mission. Funeral                                                                                               service and certainly enjoyed fellowship      be built at the Oklahoma City Golden Age Home. It win be the home of Mr. and
services were held at Mission.                                                                                                       with pastor and people. This good             Mrs. J.'B. Rounds and Mrs. Berta Fisher, Mrs* Rounds* sister who wffl live with
   Minister Ordained: Robert Gray, pas-                                                                                              church is located in a new housing area       them. Architects are Noftsger and Lawrence. Work is to begin this summer. Sites
tor of Carter Church, was ordained to                                                                                                and has great potential. One new building     for two other residences have also been selected and plans are being completed.
the gospel mjuiistiy at Carter recently.                                                                                             has been erected and the church is plan-
On the ordaining council were Paul                                                                                                   ning to build educational facilities in the   Oklahoma Baptist University:
                                                                                                                                     near future.                                                                                Sunday school, James G.^li|di:^^i|^
Richmond, clerk; George Boston, mod-                                                                                                                                                                                             nounced. Lackey, who pr^nt^;|tbe
                                                                                                                                        Midwest City: We rejoice with Pastor
erator; Bob Catlett, examiner; Harold
Neal, who presented the candidate; Ver-                                                                                              C. M. Fuquay and the membership at            48 Science Teachers Enrol                     award, is superintendent of yoT^Spe^r                                                                        js*ii*i
                                                                                                                                                                                      Forty-eight high school science teach-     pie's work in the Baptist Sunday School                                                                      V^f^'P?



non Turner, presenting the Bible; Jack                                                                                               First Church, Midwest City in the erec-
                                                                                                                                                                                   ers from nine states have enrolled in the     Board's Sunday schcwrf d^ai^ent SSgiJ                                                                     ;.f^l'^&



Randle, ordination prayer, and Ray ADDITION AT MOORE . . . This new $35,000, 25-by-77-foot, two-story, buff                          tion of their lovely new auditorium. On                                                        Lackey said that the; Duncan; church
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            "" "i^^l



                                                                                                                                     the opening day, June 7, the church had       National Science Foundation summer                                                                                                                      w&m\
Clanton, preacher, .                    *   brick educational building was dedicated by First Church, Moore, Sun., May 31.                                                         institute at Oklahoma Baptist University.     was the inspiration for the^ whole Wea;                                                                   ',^Mf'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •:j-\a»"K'Asi

   Award: Elnita Blodgett was awarded It provides for Juniors, Intermediates and Primaries, with additional kitchen and              almost 1,100 in Sunday school. The pas-                                                     of the young people ^away dq>ajtodit
                                                                                                                                     tor is ably assisted by Max Godfrey,             Designed to strengthen and enlarge the
a three-year perfect attendance pin re- dining space. Dedication speaker was Jack L. Glitz, BAPTIST MESSENGER                                                                      teachers* subject matter knowledge, the       'They have continuous unusual actmtjr
cently by First Church, Countyline.                                                                                                  minister of education, and Jim Brown,
                                            editor. Above, Pastor M. H. Koonce (right) points out to Mrs. Koonce and Jerry                                                         institute is built around two daily dis-      with young people," he said.                   ? ^
   Births: Pastor and Mrs. Beacham Lamon, church minister of music, bow new building joins main church structure.                    minister of music. The new building is                                                                                                                                                                   's$D^~^

                                                                                                                                                                                   cussion groups in each field led by the         Carr M. Suter Jr.; educational director!                                                                   "S^|


Miles of Aydelotte Church, Shawnee,                                                                                                  one of the most beautiful and adequate                                                      of the church, suggested the id^
                                                                                                                                     church plants I have seen anywhere. It        OBU science faculty. Each student's
announce the birth of their first child, minister. The family moved to Oklaho- Texas during the summer, on furlough                                                                program is arranged individually. Up to       Lackey. ;"_ '-i''.•_..'.•''."'•?• ^.'•^:.^j\^M^j^l
a daughter, Leta Ann.                                                                                                                was my joy to speak to members and
                                            ma Territory before statehood. Miller from the Home Mission Board except
                                               • — ••      -           • -                                                                                                         eight hours of college credit may be            Hie plan, which is an effort to; help
   Mr. and Mrs. R. Boyd Robertson, was converted in 1910 and licenced to for speaking engagements.                                   friends in the evening service, June 7.                                                     churches keep in touch with their yoimg
                                                                                                                                        Mangum: June 6 marked the 10th             earned in the institute, lasting from June
Southern Baptist missionaries to Argen- preach one year later. Among his pas-            Anniversary: Members of First Church,                                                     8 to July 31.             • <•                people away | from tiieir homie>v<^^
tina, announce the birth of a son, John torates have been Hominy, Wynona, Guymon honored their pastor, M. J.                         anniversary of operation of the Baptist          Field trips to an operating oil field      was announced by the Simday Sclibol
Stephen. They have four other children. Wildhorse and Naval Reserve churches, Lee, and family on his seventh anniver-                hospital at Mangum. During the 10-year                                                      Board early this year. ';;::;,;:;;/'^^^:Ml:"S
                                                                                                                                    period more than 1,500patients have            and refinery and a geological expedition
Robertson is a native of Harmon Coun- as well as pastorates in Texas. A basket sary at the church May 31. During his                                                               to the Arbuckle mountains are planned.
ty. Their address is Casilla 26, Mendoza, dinner honoring Mr. and Mrs.Miller pastorate, the church has constructed a                 been treated. Those who have served                                                         Foreign Missions:                         J' y i 4
Argentina.                                                                                                                           as administrators have done excellent            "OBU was selected to hold the insti-
                                            was held at Oak Hill Church May 31. new auditorium, new parsonage and a
   Retires: After 48 years in the ministry,   Furlough: Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Leake, building at Gibson Assembly grounds.              work. Ralph Hill is now serving in this        tute because of its fine facilities and the
                                                                                                                                                                                   number of science faculty members hold-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Observes IDA
R. H. Miller, pastor of Oak Hill Church formerly of Oklahoma, have purchased Trinity Mission, sponsored by the church,              capacity. Special anniversary activities                                                     A representative? J from eac^&ofivijfliev
                                                                                                                                    were planned for Friday night, June 12.        ing doctor's degrees," Jack Purdue, di-
east of Hominy for the past 14 years, a home in Anna, Ark., while they con- became a church. There were 301 bap-                                                                   rector of the institute, commented.         graduating classes took part on th^pro-;
has resigned the pastorate and retired tinue to work as missionaries to the tisms and 510 additions by letter and                       Cooperative Program: Cooperative                                                       gram when the South Brazil fiaptist                                                                                   ''
from the active ministry. Born in Mis- mountain people of Arkansas and Mis- statement. Gifts totaled $427,907, with                 Program receipts for the first five                                                        Training School celebrated its lOttr an^
souri, Miller was the son of a Baptist souri. They are living in McKinney, $115,269 going to missions.                              months of 1959 totaled $961,873.47.
                                                                                                                                    Receipts for the month of May were
                                                                                                                                                                                   Chu Receives D.R.L Degree mversary April 23.          ^3   .       • - ' _ _ "   .    •-.•-.   ••   , ,   •.'•'.'   : -• . > - , i , . • .• •   •'< '




                                                                                         Missionary Notes: Mr. and Mrs. The-                                                          Finley M. Chu, OBU assistant profes-          Among these women were a foreign
                                                                                      odore H. Dowell, Southern Baptist mis-         $227,462.75. At the end of the five            sor of economics, has recently been          missionary who has served in Bolivia
                                                                                      sionaries to Korea, now in the States for     months we were $31,873.47 above the            awarded his second doctor's degree mak-       for nine years; two pastors* wives; the
                                                                                      furlough, have moved to Guthrie where         goal for this period. We are indeed            ing him the first faculty member to hold      Sunbeam secretary for ^ Brazilian
                                                                                      their address is 711 S. Locust. He is a       grateful to churches, pastors and church       two earned doctorates.                        Woman's Missionary Union, who also
                                  ^5Sffiift%sr^KSx«ffltw^t'•* ^
                                                                                      native of McAlester and she of Hallett.       treasurers for their loyal support,               The second degree was granted in re-       teaches elementary education at the
                                    ^^^^S^^^f^^&^^^^^^^y^f^^^^^-
                                                                                                                                        Forward Program: Many churches are         ligious education from Southwestern           Training School; a teacher ia a church                                                                           im
                                  ^^^^^^K^^^^^^^P^^^^^^feK^^g^^^^
                                                                                         Having sailed for their mission field of   planning to use the Forward Program of
                                                                                      service, Mr. and Mrs. R. Kenneth Even-                                                       Seminary during recent commencement           day school in !the interior of Mato Gros-
                                                                                                                                    Church Finance this fall. Those who            exercises. In 1955 Chu received a Ph.D.       so, Brazil; a home missionary in the
                                                                                      son may be addressed at Carlos Maria          have used it in the past have had such
                                                                                      de Pena 4309, Montevideo, Uruguay.                                                           in economics from the University of           interior of Baia, Brazil; another teacher                                                                 i^ffJ^Bj

                                                                                                                                    good results that they will continue to        Wisconsin.                                    at the Training School;: and a foreign
                                                                                     Evenson is a native of Tulsa.
                                                                                                                                    use it each year. Others will be using it         "Jesus9 emphasis on bread and the          student who is returning to her home
                                                                                         Now in the States for furlough is          for the first time. The new materials are      spirit led me to study in both fields, eco-   country to teach in a church day school.
                                                                                     Bonnie Moore, missionary to Nigeria.           now available and should be ordered di-        nomics and religious education," Chu          And these represent onty a few of the
                                                                                      She is a native of Oklahoma. Her ad-          rect from the Southern Baptist Conven-         commented.                                    places of Chimtian seivi(^ be^ filled
                                                                                     dress is Box 409, Route 3, College Park,       tion Stewardship Services, 127 Ninth                                                         by graduates of; the school.
                                                                                                                                    Avenue North, Nashville 3, Tenn. Sam-          Sunday School Board:                           oBegiui. in IUo de:cJMeiro March 4,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               s^Sfel


                                                                                  Josephine Scaggs, missionary to Ni-               ple packets may be obtained for $2. It                                                               with {3Cf stude^
                                                                                geria, recently moved from Joinkrama
HOME FOR PASTOR . . . M. A. McCasland, pastor of First Church, Newcastle, to Port Harcourt where her address is
                                                                                                                                    is very important that all orders for ma-      Duncan First
has moved into this new three-bedroom parsonage. The pastor and other volunteer Box 197, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, West
                                                                                                                                    terials be placed immediately so churches         First Church, Duncan, has rec^                                       Dorine Haw!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 dents: and 18 teachers.• »^
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  '
workers constructed the borne. It is valued at $7,500. ;                                                                            using the program may have all the sup-        recognition chart for organizing^
                                                                                Africa. She is a native of Stigler.                 plies they need.                               youngf people • /awayJ; draarffi$Mffi
                                                                                                                                                                                   J-   O     JT.    ... V:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  :- >-;-—J^-^^«f^&jt^rl^~W*"Cr-*'y'ty.¥:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  since itheischool^wasloi
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PAGE EIGHT
                                                                                                      THE BAPTIST MESSENGER         JUNE 18, 1959           f
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Religious Education:                                                                       Foundation:                                     Woman's Missionary Union:


Plan Now for Religious Census in September Hospital chapel Dedicated
                                  w                                  r                                 Bv Auauie Henrv
                                                                                                       By Auguie Henry
                                                                                                                                           Nominating Committees Should Be Working
                                                                                                                                                              By Miss Margaret Hutchison, Executive Secretary
        September 13, 1959is the suggested date for taking your religious census                  Executive Secretary-Treasurer
in preparation for enlistment and enlargement in the new Sunday school year, which             We attended the dedication of the R.              Woman's Missionary Union nominating committees should be busy these days.
begins on Oct. 1. The census is one of the most important things we can do in              C. Howard Memorial Chapel at Baptist            Many have akeady completed their work and elections have been* held. This is
our churches toward bringing men and women, boys and girls into a right relation-          Memorial Hospital, Oklahoma City, on            fine. Others will be ready to present their complete list of officers for election
 ship with God. When Jesus "saw the multitudes, he had compassion on them," and            May 31. This chapelwas made possible            the first meeting in July or the last meeting of June. If some are just now thinking
he made provision for ministering to them as individuals. There are multitudes of          by the gifts of Mrs. R. C. Howard Sr.           about their task, please heed these suggestions: (1) Review the duties of the com-
people all around our churches, but they                                                   and R. C. Howard Jr. The chapel, the            mittee as found on page 21 of the WMU year book. To know what officers the
remain multitudes until we see them as           6. Visit each Beginner pupil at least     very "heart" of this great hospital, is a       committee is to nominate, see page 10,                 •             —     —       —
 individuals. The religious census is the once each quarter and each Beginner              befitting memorial to a great Baptist           article VI, section two. Refer also to ness be done with decorum. Dignity is
lens through which we focus our atten- prospect at least once a month.                     leader in Oklahoma and one who had              article IV, section one.                     then given the office and officer and the
 tion on each individual and bring him           7. Have Beginners meet in their own       dreamed of the day when Oklahoma                   (2) Pray much for the Lord's leader- work of WMU.
 out from the multitudes.                      room for the entire Sunday school ses-      Baptists would have a great hospital in         ship in the choice of the officers. It is       Officers-elect do not take office until
    There are many ways of finding pros- sion.                                             Oklahoma City.                                  his work, you know.                          Oct. 1 but these weeks should be spent
 pects—studying public school records,            8. Pray for and witness to the unsaved       We are pleased over the number of              (3) Consider all possible names for in observing and studying the work.
 following up visitors in the church serv- parents of four and five-year-olds,             people who are setting up living and            each office. Review their qualifications, Many opportunities are coming for of-
 ices, securing birth records, examining         9. Provide enough departments in Va-      testamentary trusts with the Foundation         hindering circumstances, devotion to the ficers-elect to learn what their duties are
 lists' from public utilities^ visiting in the cation Bible School so the enrolment        as endowment for this hospital. Also,           Lord, willingness to serve. Pray again, and how best to perform them. Some of
 homes, checking church rolls for mem- will not exceed 25 in any Beginner de-
                                                 —             -            -              we are pleased over the interest mani-          then select the one best suited to the task. these are:
                                                                                                                                              (4) Contact each nominee and secure                                                    Child Care:
 bers not enrolled in Sunday school, and partment.                                         fested by donors in providing for funds                                                         (1) The associational WMU rally with
 the like—but the most effective way is                                                    to be paid to the Foundation as endow-          her affirmative answer.
                                                                                                                                              (5) If unsuccessful in any office, meet its simultantous conferences.                  Societies Furnish Clothing
 through a religious census.                Tulakes Dedicates Building                     ment for other Oklahoma Baptist hos-
                                                                                           pitals. Some of the donors are interested       again to choose another.                        (2) Glorieta WMU conference, July
     A good census serves many important                                                                                                                                                                                             By. H. Troman;--Maxey,.;Ex«uHye-Dire^
 purposes:
                                                 It was no wonder that Pastor Tom
                                                                                           in providing endowment funds in which              (6) Present the list at the business 16-22, with its conferences for all offi-
                                               Boone wore a happy smile on Sunday                                                          meeting of the society. Simply read the cers. Registrations are coming in right              "My society" is the favorite name of
     (1) To locate prospects for the Sunday afternoon, June 7 at the dedication of         they authorize the Foundation to pay                                                                                                      each clothing sponsor and always in the
                                                                                           the income to a particular hospital. Such       list as the report of the nominating com- along. Get yours in before the two buses
 school;                                       the third unit of the church building at                                                    mittee. Hand the list to the presiding are full. YWA conference at Glorieta,              possessive case forthe"child.•;;';:^;i.--^':/:<K
     (2) To discover evangelistic prospects; Tulakes Church, Bethany.                      funds can be used according . to the
     (3) To find unaffiliated Baptists;                                                    judgment and discretion of those respon-        officer and be seated. The presiding July 23-29, will help YWA officers.                     About 40 years ago Ae^^VMUsgof
                                                 The Tulakes Church was a mission of                                                       officer then rereads the list, asks if there Register to go on the chartered bus.         Oklahoma accepted the re^onsibility ;of
     (4) To ascertain the expanded organ- Putnam City Church, Max Stanfield,               sible for the administration of the desig-                                                      (3) The district WMU conferences in       clothing the children in the home^Each
 ization needed to enlist the prospects, and pastor. It was started as a mission in        nated hospital. Others are designating          are any nominations from the floor. If
                                                                                                                                           there are none for. any office, the pre- September to be held in 15 districts, in         spring and faU< they send dothiu^
     (5) To locate places for missions.                                                    endowment for the chaplaincy of a par-
                                               1951 and was organized into a church
                                                                                           ticular hospital. Some are designating          siding officer takes the vote. She then each a day meeting and a night meeting               During the war when clothes were
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               O              . . " • - • .        ''•         •        ; • ' , "."-               • ' - - . , ; ' " : < -      --•   •

     Read your July Sunday School Buflder in April of 1954. Since that time they
                                                                                           endowment for the schools of nursing,           presents the elected officers. The nomi- to provide for night officers.                   hard to find, many sent money?iristej^
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    - • • ' « / .          .       ••        • . -• :        J - ' •-      •     „(•,--.- • - • ''"*;" '';-t«-;>*5:"r~'!»-^wEl
  following the suggestions given there in have made three additions to the build-                                                         nating committee chairman does not              (4) The third week at Falls Creek         Soon all were'practicing-v.thisipl^
                                                                                           while others are interested in taking care
  making preparation for your church ing. Their present buildings house four
                                                                                           of charity cases in a Baptist hospital.         take the chair, nor does she move the Assembly WMU methods will be taught.                WMU sends $12per.month-iftheychildHrlrS^I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    !
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  - - . ' • • - ' - : ; - - ' • ' - > • ' • -^:-'Vi'i!£"0i$P
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     is under 10 years ofaeeand$14if^ : ^!M#$^$
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        _ -             .     *.     •   *» . . - • • < - . - . • - '••-,'.•
.census and write the Department of Re- Nurseries, two Beginner Departments,                                                               adoption of the elected officers."Let busi-
                                                                                               Some of the donors prefer to set up                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •-,;'t--.'-;/?';',.;>;.'3 ;,*;;," i ":W;ji^|

                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mission Offering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                -   •         • *              -         . • :          O        , - ' . :• -..   , ' * ' - ~ - '-'
 ligious Education for the leaflet, "Taking three Primary, two Junior, two Inter-                                                                                                                                                    older. And, of course, :;:they^;;lr^OTbw/SfL^;;S"SM^w
 and Using a Religious Census.                 mediate, one single Young People, and       endowment funds with the Foundation,
                                                                                           designating that the income be paid from                                                       A phone call recently brought this          them on their birthday and at Christ-
     Remember, Harvest Day is Sept 20, one married Young People's departments                                                                                                          good news. Mrs. Tom Earp, stewardship         mastime and also take them-for a
 and Sunday school Preparation Week is and two Adult departments. Their total              time to time to the convention for the
                                                                                           whole Baptist hospital program in Okla-                                                     chairman of First Church, Oklahoma            tion period or to Falls Creek: LThe
 Sept. 20-27, and information from the Sunday school enrolment at the present                                                                                                                                                        erhoods provide for the boys at the
                                                                                            homa. This means that all hospitals                                                        City, felt compelled during the Week of
 census is vital to the success of both, time is 687. And all this has been ac-                                                                                                                                                      on a similar plan, but each give
                                                                                           owned and operated by the convention                                                        Prayer for Home Missions to appeal to
 particularly for planning-for Preparation complished in a period of eight years.
                                                                                           would benefit from such endowment                                                           the women to greatly increase their of-       •per,month.;" • ";-/;.' • •/, •>^'i-^;:-i^ v
 Week.                                            Congratulations and best wishes to                                                                                                   fering over last year, not just the 11 per       Total amount given per year is
                                               pastor and members of this church.           funds. In such cases the Board of Direc-
                                                                                            tors of the convention, upon the recom-                                                    cent suggested as a Jubilee Advance            $30,000 and is 10 per cent of our
Give Emphasis to Beginners                                                                  mendation of the director of hospitals                                                     goal. So earnest was her plea and prayer,     budget. . ; , : , ;'• -•- • ; - ' • . . : _ •:^/ ; ^ ;i ;;--i;> :
    L Provide at least one worker for        Prepare for Fellowships                        and the executive secretary of the con-                                                    women responded.                              Church Music:
every five to seven Beginner possibilities;          By Miss Sophia Duerksen               vention, would allocate the income dis-                                                        The offering has reached $3,068.92
two workers even when there are only           There will be an after-church fellow-        bursed by the Foundation to the conven-                                                    which is $1,002.34 above last yeaf s of-      Kirk Will pii^ct priAe^trq
four "or five such possibilities.           ship each night during Falls Creek As-          tion according to the needs of the several                                                 fering.                                                By Gene Bartlett, Secretary ?j^
    2. Have a department, even if there sembly for about 30 minutes with differ-            hospitals.                                                                                    Let stewardship chairmen even now
are only four -or five children. Form a ent youth leaders presiding. July 17 and               In addition to endowment funds, the                                                                                                  Experienced ;i orchestra; f players pt
                                                                                                                                                                                       be planning for the Edna McMillan Of-     needed to play'm\Ae:-Fa^:!<^ek'
new department when the enrolment 27 and Aug. 4 will be talent night giving                 Foundation receives building funds for                                                     fering for State Missions.
reaches 25;                                 the young people an opportunity to dis-         the hospitals, as well as all other institu-                                                                                         tra during the assembly. Judd
    3. Seek to provide 25 square feet of play advanced training and preparation             tions owned by Oklahoma and Southern                                                                                                 structor in instrumental music( at OklaS
floor space "for each person in the Be- in their particular fields. Registration            Baptists.                                                                                   Mrs. McMillan                            homa Baptist University, wfll ber the
ginner room,                                will be made in advance of each talent             We continue to receive cash contribu-                                                      A letter from a former state board rector for all t&jree weeks.
    4. Provide child-size equipment and night. Any church may enter. Presenta-              tions for the Baptist Memorial Hospital,                                                    member reported that Mrs. Edna Mc-          Ctoral-'diiecto^
teaching materials which invite the chil- tions may include one or more partici-            designated for the building recently dedi-                                                  Millan is much better and sends her love be: Richard IJ$^b£^^
dren to engage in creative activities.      pants for any one event whether voice           cated. The Foundation has also received        CAMP MISSIONARY .., Mrs. Mdvina              to the board members who signed a first week; William J. Reynolds^
    5. Lead all workers to use the Begin- or instruments. Prepare now to repre-             scholarship endowment and loan funds           Roberts, missionary to Navajos in New        greeting card to her during the recent editor of the 5 Baptist; !^dayj|
 ner Teacher, Beginner Bible Story (leaf- sent your church at talent night. Also,           to be used in assisting young women who        Mexico, is the home missionary for all       WMU board meeting. She enjoyed see- Board, second
 let), Home Life magazine, Stoiytime, any church may put on a stunt on July                  are training in the Oklahoma Baptist          GA camps, the YWA camp and two               ing each name, some well-known, others professor of
 and the Beginner teaching pictures.         16, 24, or Aug. 3.                             schools of nursing.                            weeks of Falls Creek Assembly.               new.            -          -•.>-"        inary, third week;

PAGE TEN                                                                                                     THE BAPTIST MESSENGER         JUNE 18, 1959                                                                                                                                                          J^EIELEVE^
Evangelism:
                                                                                                IF YOU DONT DRINK

Canadian Baptists Have Evangelistic Crusade                                                    Save on Auto Insurance
                                                                                          Fill in for details—no obligation
                           By J. A. Pennington, Secretary                                                                             Thls column will feature a question from a
                                                                                         Name                      Age             teen-ager answered by an ex-teen-ager each week.
      Under the direction of C. Y. Dossey, associate secretary of evangelism of the      Address                                   What's yours? Send it to TEENS EDITOR, Bap-
Home Mission Board, a simultaneous evangelistic crusade was conducted in the                                                       tist Messenger, 1141 N. Robinson, Oklahoma City.
                                                                                         Town                 State
South Saskatchewan Association in Canada, May 3-17. Assisting in this crusade                                                         QUESTION: Dear Ed: People are al-
                                                                                         Make of car              Year—__
were 10 state secretaries of evangelism of our Southern Baptist Convention and                                                     ways talking about what is right or
                                                                                         Body type          — No. Cyl._.—
W, Bertram King, liaison worker among the Baptists in Canada. In 1957 this asso-                                                   wrong for teen-agers to do. But they-do
                                                                                         Purchased when
ciation requested help in conducting such a crusade. The visible results of the                                                    not all agree. I am mixed up. What shall
                                                                                         Business        , Pleasure
crusade were 158 received for baptism                          ;                                                                   I do?—Muddled Mary.
                                                                                         or to & from work             miles
and 17 by letter. It was my privilege to cent of his salary to the work of the Re-            each way                                ANSWER: Dear Mary: The fact that
preach at Shaunavon, a town of about lief and Annuity Board. (Maximum sal-                                                         you want to do the right thing is in your                   federal DtpotH Imuranco Corporation
                                                                                         Occupation
2,500 people, located in the extreme ary is $4,000 a year.)                              Age of unmarried male driver (s)
                                                                                                                                   favor and you are to be commended for
southwest corner of the province. Elmer       2. Most employers in business and in-      Claims paid by you or your Ins. Co.
                                                                                                                                   it. Most people today—including far too
Shaw is the pastor.                        dustry provide a similar program for                                                    many professing Christians — want to
                                                                                         past two years
   This church was organized in 1913. their employees. The church should cer-                                                      please themselves and their friends only
At the present time they have a member- tainly do as much for its pastor. God's
ship of 46 with 63 enrolled in Sunday man is as important as an assembly line
                                                                                           PREFERRED RISK MUTUAL INS.
                                                                                                     Hill Hodges
                                                                                                                                   so far as questionable amusements and
                                                                                                                                   activities are concerned. Of course, you
                                                                                                                                                                                                Summer fun for                                                                        ! *

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school.                                    worker.                                               2307 Classen Blvd.                have a sure guide to right conduct read-
   As a result of the crusade this associ-    3. It protects the church as well as the          Oklahoma City, Okla.               ily available. It is the Bible. All those
ation has gone on record in favor of an pastor. If the pastor should have to re-                  Phone: JA 5-5517                 who have achieved greatly in Christian                                                                                                            -r^l
annual simultaneous crusade.               tire because of age or ability, the church                                              living and' spiritual development have                                                                                                            , iX*

   It has been proved again that the would feel obligated to give him finan-                                                       learned to depend on the Bible and
Southern Baptist program of evangelism cial help. This help can be provided for                                                    prayer. You will find your answers here,
will work in any locality if properly pro- him while he is serving the church. The                                                 too. With far too many today the ques-
moted and the detailed plans followed.     same is true if the pastor dies unexpect-                                               tion is "How much can I do and still
   In the middle of the 18th century edly. The widow will receive financial                                                        call myself a Christian?". But God is
Baptist work had its beginning in Can- help that was provided ahead of time.                         FIVE DOLLAR                   looking for men and women and young
ada. In 1760 Ebenezer Moulton, a Bap-         4. It will enable Southern Baptists to                 FILMS for                     people who are asking themselves an-
tist preacher, came to Nova Scotia from do as much for their pastors as other                                                      other question: "How can I best please
Massachusetts. He spent 11 years in this denominations are doing.                                    SUMMER                        God with my life?" The truly Christian
area and in 1763 organized a Baptist          5. It relieves the minister's anxieties                PROGRAMS                       attitude concerning all worldly amuse-
church. In that same year, another Bap- and fears about the welfare of his family                                                                                                                               YOUR FAMILY GOES CAMPING
                                                                                                                                   ments and similar questions must include
tist pastor, Nathan Mason, came from and gives him the assurance that he will                                                                                                                                          by Doris T. Patterson
                                                                                                                                   a recognition of our responsibility for in-
Massachusetts to Sockville, N. B., bring- have a definite income when he is no                       The reduced rates will ap-
                                                                                                                                   fluence. Paul said it best: "It is good                       Take one family that wants new adventure, this book to guide them, and
                                                                                                                                                                                               you have summer fun never to be forgotten. This book tells you about all
ing with him some members of his con- longer able to serve a church because of                       ply only during June, July,    neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine,                   kinds of camping equipment which is available and evaluates it In the terms
gregation which was the beginning of age or failing health.                                          and August. In September                                                                  of family needs. It takes, you through the problem of packing, clothes
                                                                                                     the regular rental prices     nor any thing whereby thy brother                           needed, safety, and first aid. It even discusses taking baby on the trip and
another Baptist church in Canada.             6. The retired or disabled minister and                will be effective.            stumbleth, or is offended, or is made                       gives some hints on touring with a tent. Extra special feature is a list of
                                                                                                                                                                                               agencies from the U. S. and Canada that you can write for information on
   From this small beginning, the work the minister's widow who are financially                                                    weak" (Rom. 14:21). Think of every                          facilities and reservations, (la)                   Cloth, $2.50j paper, $1.50
                                                                                                 BIBLE ON THE TABLE
has grown until they now have some secure can continue to give valuable                          30 min. Christian Homes           question along this line as an opportun-
1,300 churches with approximately 150,- service to the denomination instead of                      DEDICATED ' MEN                ity for witnessing for Christ, your Savior.                             CAMPING TOGETHER AS CHRISTIANS
000 members. These churches have^ being discouraged, because they feel they                        28 min. Christian Life          —Teens Editor                                                                     by John and Ruth Ensign
formed 36 district associations. There are a burden to someone.                                      WITH HIS HELP
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Here Is a book that is both a guide and a resource ; book that com-
are three conventions—the. Baptist Un-                                                           30 min. Alcohol Education                                                                      bines camping principles- and practical- suggestions in effective fashion.
                                              7. It would protect the denomination                                                                                                              Thirty-seven illustrations supplement the section on campcraft and the book
ion of Western Canada, the Maratime, from an ever-increasing relief load and                   THAT THEY MAY HEAR
                                                                                                   30 min. Christian Life                                                                       gives wonderful ideas on creative activities, worship, and developing camp-
and the Ontario and Quebec. These eventually will greatly reduce or elim-                                                                                                                       sites. This book will be especially helpful for leaders and counselorsi in
                                                                                                THEIR FUTURE IS YOURS                                                                           church camping. (5k)                                        , , -       $2M     «*      ,^
would correspond to our state conven- inate it.                                                   22 min. Christian Homes
tions. In 1944, there came into being         8. If the church provides this program                                                                                                            Order from or visit your BAPTIST BOOK STORE
the Baptist Federation of Canada. This for the minister and assumes the total                  The following are regularly
                                                                                               priced FIVE DOLLAR FILMS
would correspond to our Southern Bap- cost, he will be in a position to partici-
                                                                                               FORSAKING ALL OTHERS
tist Convention. Thomas McDormand is pate in Social Security if he chooses.                     •14 min. Christian Homes
the executive secretary and treasurer.     He pays the total cost of Social Security,          CHOOSE YE THIS DAY
                                           the church pays the total cost of < his de-           14 min. Christian Homes
Relief and Annuity:                                                                            VOCATIONAL CHOICE: A
                                           nominational retirement.          '                       PARTNERSHIP
                                              9. When your church participates in
Should Provide Protection                  this program, you are making possible a
                                                                                              14 min. Vocational Guidance
                                                                                             CHOOSING YOUR LIFE'S WORK
     By R. C. Miller, Field Representative protection program for the entire min-             14 min. Vocational Guidance
   Here are 10 reasons why the church istry rather than for a minister.                        CHRISTIAN CITIZENSHIP
                                                                                                  14 min. Christian Life
should support the denominational re-          10. It 'will: strengthen the retirement
                                                                                                     THE CHOICE
tirement program.                          and protection program in your state                 14 min. Alcohol Education
    1. It is the only way every minister and throughout the Southern Baptist
can be protected in the event of disabil- Convention.                                            Order from your
ity, death, and retirement. The pastor"        For additional information and for            BAPTIST BOOK STORE
cannot become a member of the plan participation agreements write R. C.
                                                                                                                                                          CAR&OUY A& ABWtt? ADWT
until his church agrees to pay 10 per Miller, 3740 N.W. 60th, Oklahoma City,

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                                                                       Holdenville, First                   306   65   —                   Exchange Aye, —                        __L 801 251            4
                                                                             Incl. mission                  332   —    —                        Incl. mission                      „ 926 320             —     Why Not d Southern Baptist                            THE BAPTIST MESSENGER
       Attendance                                                        Perm West
                                                                      Hoilis, First
                                                                      Hughes
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                                                                                                           465
                                                                                                             92
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                                                                                                                                           Howard Memorial
                                                                                                                                           Kelham
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                                                                                                                                                                                    1 198
                                                                                                                                                                                       590
                                                                                                                                                                                               480
                                                                                                                                                                                                 76
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                                                                                                                                                                                                         2     Commission for Evangelism?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               through articles and editorials en-                                                                            *>;

                                                                      Hugo, Clayton Ave.                   214    66 - —                        Incl. mission                          802    358     —                                                        deavors to present a Christian out-
                                                                         First                             328    80    4                  Meridian Avenue                  .          252     128       3                  By David G. Hause                  look oh Twentieth Century life. The
                                                                            IncL mission                   371  108    —                   Nichols Hills                               452       79   —
                                                                      Hulbert, First                         70  24     2                  Northwest                                   856    260        4           Pastor, First Church, Chickasha           teachings of Christ offer continual
                                                                      IdabeL First                         255    62   —                        IncL mission                          1106     394    —
                Sunday, June 7,                1959                         IncL mission         :         290   —     —                   Olivet                                      852    346        5        This year 1959, the "Year of Evange-         challenge to contemporary civiliza-
                                                                      Kansas, First                        112   56     2                       IncL mission                           918    391     —        lism," has revealed a need for an Evan-         tion. For this viewpoint read the
 CHURCH                                       ss    TU         ADD    Ketchum, First                       113   51    —                   Pioneer                                     203       73   —                                                                                                                                                            ,*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        * rJL^r- I
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 Ada, First                                     829     218      4    Keyes, First                         119   54     1                 Plainview                             :        61     26       1     gelism Commission.                              MESSENGER every week.
       IncL mission                              9ig    264           Kinta, First                           96  45 —-                     Putnam City __=                             729    206        5
    Trinity __—
 Ahloso             1
                                                255
                                             _ 104
                                                        112
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                                                                11    Konawa, First
                                                                      Laverae, First
                                                                                           •               178
                                                                                                           208
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                                                                                                                                      . Shields Blvd.
                                                                                                                                           Soldier Creek
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                                                                                                                                                                                                 69
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Such an agency within the framework                                                                     CHURCH                   PEWS
 Allen, Red Oak                          ~_ 37           26           Lawton, Calvary                      236   86     3                 Trinity                        1.          1080     362     14       of our convention could extend the                                                                                                                  . ,
 Altus, Emmanuel                                236     133              Central                           488   97     4                 Victory                                      129      41       l     Southern Baptist Program of Evangelism              Barlow's Tremtone                                        At a Price Any
    First        _                               988    374             First                             1187  434    28                 Village                _-                    323      90       2                                                                    for
       Incl. mission                           1057     407                 IncL mission                  1492  519    —               Okmulgee, .First                                505    129        1     beyond the proper borders of the Home                                                                      Church Can Afford
  . Southside                                    123     46             Highland                           115   63     1                      IncL mission                            595      —     —                                                             Dandruff and Itchy Scalp
 Anadarko, Bethel                               155      70      1       Northside                         407  122     6              Owasso, Bethel                                  167      71   —         Mission Board.                             -•
 Apache, First                               I 182       76      2      Trinity          ^                 482  167     6              Panama, First                *                  138      80       1                                                                Ask for it at
       IncL mission                             307                   Leedey, First                        177   80   —•               Paoli, First                                      69     23    —           Our program of evangelism would
 Ardmore, First                           ;__ 543       138           Leonard, First                         75  41    —               Pauls Valley, First                             426    146       2      then be placed on a par with that of the          Drug Stores and Super Markets
       IncL mission                      __„ 662        235           Lindsay, Calvary                     242  106    —                  Trinity „_                                   242      79   —
    Northeast                              _ 148         72             First                              346-91       3                      IncL mission                           286    174      —        work of other commissions . . . such as                  Mfg.   since    1917
 Arnett, First                   . - 11
                                -1 1 . 123               37           Little Chief                          39   30     7              Pawhuska, Calvary                               159      45    —
       IncL mission                             154                   Loco, First                          104   74     2              Pawnee, First                                  244       83    —        the Brotherhood, Education, Christian
 Atoka, First                            _ _ 205         43           Logan, Mt. View                       70   59    —               Perry, First                                   245       61      1      Life and Radio and Television Commis-
 Bartlesvflle, First                         __ 763     253           Luther, First                         71   46   —-                      IncL mission                            266       —     —
       IncL mission _^                          926     307           Madffl, First                        294   59     4 ,            Ponca City, Liberty                             136      50    —        sions. We could then, without embar-
    Highland Park                         ;__ 220        63      3    Mangum, First                        463  197     3                 Longwood                                       67       2   —                                                                                                                                                                  > 7
    Virginia Ave.                               452     162      3      Trinity                            119   71     1                 Pleasantview _„_                               80     41   —
                                                                                                                                                                                                               rassment or restriction, promote the pro-                                                                                                                *J-
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 Beaver, First                               I 150       51     h—v
                                                                                                                                          Ranch Drive                                    88-38       —         gram of evangelism in every phase of
 Bethany, "Makes                            _-306        79      4                                                                        Second —                                    324    105     —
 Blackwell, First _.
 Bristow, First
                                         __ 683
                                                249
                                                        117      2                                                                            IncL mission                            394       —    —         bur Southern Baptist life.                                  FUNERAL HOME                                                                                  ;***!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ,1/H
                                                         91      3                                                                        Sunset                                      217       92   —            This is surely where it ought to be!
       IncL mission                             302     121                                                                            Porter _              :                        134       49      2                                                          Our service a sacred trust                                          Write or call:
 Broken Arrow, Arrow Hts.                       242     121                                                                            Pryor, First _                                 474    117        4         Our world mission program needs the                   35 years service                                         WAGONER BROTHERS
    First                                       339      91                                                                            Ratliff City, First                              90      49      1
 Burns Flat, First                 H__ " 126             36      3                                                                     Richville                                        84      39   —         emphasis and inspiration, the vitality and            Bonded Burial Insurance                                    MANUFACTURING CO.
 Butler, First                                  107      41      2                                                                     Roosevelt, First                               116      49    —
 Caddo, First .                             1 196        88                                                                            Rush Springs, Southern                         238      90    10
                                                                                                                                                                                                               lifeblood that evangelism can give in               Simplicity, Dignity, Quality                        Phone 246                Booneville, Ark.
 Carnegie, First „!__                          268       81                                                                                   IncL mission                       :__ 321       —     —         every area of our work. From every
       IncL mission ^                           295                                                                                    Sand Springs, Trinity              :           254      91    —                                                                                                                                                                    t, 1*^
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               }
 Catoosa, first                                119       70                                                                            Sayre, First                                   298       69     3       quarter of the globe comes the call for
 Cement, First                             _I 154         64                                                                                  IncL mission                            343    117     —
 Chattanooga, First                             166      78                                                                           Seminole, Calvary                                 70     32      4
                                                                                                                                                                                                               information on techniques and proce-                                                                                                                     ' "+ I <* I
 Cherokee, First                                209       68                                                                              First                                       620    243       4       dures that have produced a successful
 Cheyenne, First                                170      92                                                                                  IncL mission                             643   255      —
 Chickasha, First                              697      160                                                                           Sentinel, First                                 184      56    —         and blessed program of soul winning and
       IncL mission                             863    220                                                                            Shawnee, Calvary                                148      70    —
    Trinity                                     243     115                                                                              First                                        802   240      10
                                                                                                                                                                                                               enlistment. From Japan, Indonesia,
 Choctaw, First _:                   ~_I ~ 165           77                                                                                  IncL mission                             868   321      —         South America, Africa, Europe . . . from
 Chouteau, First                            I 151        88                  'The kids ore stondin' the grown-ups Saturday,              Immanuel                                     511    151       7
 Claremore, First                              313       87     10             three o'clock. You're playing second base"                University                                   331    135       6       our schools and seminaries; our institu-
 Cleveland, First                              262      101      2                                                                       Wallace Ave.                                207       53      3
 Clinton, First                                494     237       4                                                                           IncL mission                            215      —      —
                                                                                                                                                                                                               tions;, and the Baptist Jubilee Committee
 Coalgate, First               : I             162       39      1  Marlow, Central                   128             76              Skiatook, Immanuel                              130     33     —         come calls for assistance in giving proper                                        Christian approach to
 Colbert                                         55      32         Maud, First                       133             51              Sperry, First —:                                183      84    —
 Comanche, First                               194       62      7 McAlester, First                   743            190              Sterling, First                                  96     45       1       emphasis and place to evangelism in all                                           athletics .•.
 Commerce, First                    I_~I_ 218            63      1    Second                           183            67
 CordelL First         :                        327    120       4   Trinity                          123             45       3      Stigler, First                                  191      85      1       our plans and work. Every agency of
Countyline, First                          I 92                      Victory Park                     179             88       5      SUllwater, First                               492    132        8
 Cushing, First
                         :
                         ^___                  450
                                                         56
                                                                    McCurtain, First                    95            39       1         HiUcrest                                  _ 190       82    —         Southern Baptist life feels the need for                                          The author, an Olympic champion,
                                                       108                                                                               Southside                                   274      77       2
      IncL mission                       ;__ 532       146          Miami, First —                    630            172       4         University Hts.                             178      90       9       a conventionwide, yea, worldwide pro-                                             draws a parallel between what it
Davis, First                                  224        33          Northwest                        326            139
Dewey, First                                   313       96     2    Second                           201             54              Sulphur, First                                 208      62       2       gram of evangelism. Let every year be                                             means to he a good athlete and
Dmmright, first                               290                   Midwest City, Country Estates 568                144      6       Sumner                                           35     23     —
J>uncan, First               „__              892
                                                       130      3
                                                                      First                          1080            245      4       Suncrest                                       119      49       4       a year of evangelism!                                                             what it means to he a complete
                                                       264      5                                                                     Tahlequah, First                           „_ 225       98       3
   Highland Park                      ;        228       90     4   Minco, First                      222             74      3          Boudinot                                      54     55     —            But these areas of work are not the                                            person. (6r)            -.-' $2.50
   Immanuel                                    695     238      6   Moore, First              :       281            127      2    v                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 >*"'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     *J>:
      IncL mission                         ~ 774       280              IncL mission                  301            145              Talihina, First
                                                                                                                                      Tanglewood
                                                                                                                                                                                      179
                                                                                                                                                                                       93
                                                                                                                                                                                              53
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   Trinity __                                  210      90          Morning Star                      114             57                                                                                       sion Board. An Evangelism Commission,
Durant, Calvary                               463                  Morris, First                      181             60             Tecumseh, First                                 229    125      —
                                                       158                                                                            Thomas, First                                  163      37      1
     IncL mission                 ,           504                  Muskogee, Bethel                   164            125              Tishomingo, First                              216    104       3        elected by and responsible to the South-
   First                                    . 531      109      4    Calvary                          228             83                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                A.
     IncL mission                             575      144           Central                      -. 328              96                     Incl. mission                           284    162     -—         ern Baptist Convention, and with an
Eldorado, First                      _ __ 200                           Incl. mission                 357            132       1      Tonkawa, First                          :      251    '83       2
Elk City, Eastside __„                        232
                                                       101      1
                                                                     Eastern Hts.                     394            174       5     Tulsa, Berean                                   411    105       1        equality of influence with other com-
                                                        97                                                                               Brookside                                   626    176      —
   First     -_                    ;           444     105      2    First                            958            259      13
                                                                                                                                             IncL mission                            692    206     —=•        missions, could give this needed empha-
Elm Grove                             "_ 153            95              Incl. mission                1035            292
H Reno, First                                 550      136      5    First Indian                    117              69                 Calvary                                     510    170       1        sis and unity to our program of evange-
                                                                     Hyde Park          L               96            66                    IncL mission                             595    220       6
     IncL mission                             686      173           Immanuel                   ;      272           141                 Eastgate                                    151     51       2        lism.                                                                                                                                                           i -i:
   Trinity                                     isi      57                                                                               Easton Hts.                               I 290    127      —
Enid, Calvary
                  :
                           ;                  336      122
                                                                       Incl. mission                  388            223                 First                              _       1646'   481      10            My question remains . . . Why not                            Christian approach to
   First                                :__ 959        307           Lawrence St.                       95            39                 Hale                                        136     71       1        an Evangelism Commission?
     IncL mission                          : 999       332           Oldham Memorial ___.             114             55                 Memorial                                    495    117        i                                                                        dating and marriage...
Fairfax, First Osage                          180                      Incl. mission                  130                                   IncL mission                             555     —       —
                                                        51           Shiloh                           182            64
     IncL mission                             188       57         Newalla                              90           58
                                                                                                                                         Nogales Ave.                         ___ 613       193       3        Walters, First                 413    81                         The author traces the development
Fairview, First                              135                                                                                            IncL mission                             666    231      —              IncL mission              430    91
Fletcher, First
                     :
                                              208
                                                        78      2  Newkirk, First _„                  177            66                  Oakridge                                    164    101      —         Washington, First              147    72   3                     of a couple from dating to mar-
                                                        68      1 Nicoma Park, First                  443           153        4         Phoenix Ave.                                247     97        l
Garber, First                                   74      24         Norman, First                      901           273       11         Ranch Acres                                 197      81               Waurika, First                 231    61   2                     riage and advises them concern-
Gotebo, First —                               180       89         * Immanuel                         294           119       2                                                                                Waynoka, First                 157    50   2                     ing the hazards and tensions of
Grove, First                                  153                                                                                        Red Fork „                           ~ 415 ' 176 i                2   Welch              .           100    51
                                                        51             Incl. mission                  338           151                     IncL mission                             599    25&      —
Guthrie, First                                504      129      1    Northwest                                                                                                                                 Weleetka, First                160    59                         marriage and the place bf Chris-
Guymon, First           -                   392                                                       177            70       10         Sheridan Rd.                                683    242       2        Wetumka, First                 171    50
                                                       172      9 Nowata, First                       276            81       4             IncL mission                             808     —                                                                                  tian humility and forgiveness.: (6r)
Haileyville, First                              96                                                                                                                                                             Wewoka, First        ^_ .       0
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              40    113
Hammon, Hrst                                  170
                                                        40
                                                       103
                                                                   Oak Grove
                                                                   Okemah, First
                                                                                                        87
                                                                                                      322
                                                                                                                     38              Valliant, First                                   94    21                 Whitesboro .                   69    27                               . ' .-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ' , ••-,,..^.••'.-.-•-, r '"T*>«t>V
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           - •   .      ,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          --/eft'.en
Hartshorne, First                             156                                                                   116       4      Velma _,                                        204     9fi      1        Wilburton, Calvary             111    42
                                                        39      2  Oklahoma City, Barnes .              59           29       1
                                                                                                                                     •m,
                                                                                                                                     Verden,
                                                                                                                                            .                  — — — — — — — _ _ _ £,\rt
                                                                                                                                                                          —                   y\j      i
Haskell, First                                165       58      2    Baptist Temple                                                  _ t, f _i. First           — ——_•_______ ^i       97    24
                                                                                                                                                                                             A,-* —— —         -Willow, First :                51    27
Headrick, First       _____                     85                                                   508            150              Vici, First                       ^              44      17     —         Wirt, First                     60    45
                                                        36           Bethel                          233            108        2     Vimta, First                                    294     85       3
Healdton, First                               275       75      1    Capitol Hill                     969           305
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Wister, First                  139    48
Henryetta, First                              375                                                                             10            IncL mission                             356    113      —         Woodward,. First               397   100
                                                        55     17    Cass Hts.                          67           58                  Trinity                   _.                170 . 66        —
Hext                                            65      36           Classen Blvd.                    330           114       1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 "* Incl. mission       __.   451   124
Highway                       ; ;               73      58           Crestwox)d                                                      Wagoner, First                               _ 179      49                Wyandotte, First                90    40
Hobart, First                         _ 520                                                          436            178       3             IncL mission                             215     —                  Wynnewood, First              230   60
                                                       130           Dickson                         276            100       3      Warm                                              51    26       ^j
  Washington St.               :                93     43            Dumas Ave.                       302                            »r             __, ""—---——•--—•————.-,_          Ui    .-.U              Yale, First -              .   270   107
                                                                                                                    146              Warner, First                                   158     36      —         Yukon, First __      ___       241   110
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