September 2000 News Articles

Tulsa Pastor Shares Guide for Faithful Living

September 28, 2000—Dr. Thomas David Willets, pastor of Parkview Baptist Church in Tulsa, gave Oklahoma Baptist University students four biblical principles to aid in living a faithful Christian life during his Sept. 27 chapel address. Willets conducted a silent survey asking the students if they faced any…

Preparing For Success Requires Tests, Says Tulsa Pastor

September 25, 2000—Dr. William "Hess" Hester, pastor of Southern Hills Baptist Church in Tulsa, discussed preparing for success with students in OBU's chapel service, Wednesday, Sept. 27.Hester said that throughout the Bible, there are examples of those who were unable to handle success and those who had lousy…

Regional Christianity and Literature

September 25, 2000—An opportunity to investigate relationships between Christianity and literature will attract about 150 scholars to the campus of Oklahoma Baptist University Sept. 28-30.The Southwest Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature will convene on the OBU campus, featuring a variety of…

OBU College Fair Attracts More Than 100 Schools

September 19, 2000—More than 100 college, university and career representatives and 25 high schools will convene at the eleventh annual Shawnee Area-Wide College and Career Fair Monday night, Sept. 25 and Tuesday morning, Sept.26 at Oklahoma Baptist University's Noble Complex. The fair is open to all high school…

Cole Urges Students to Discover Life-saving Art

September 18, 2000—Donning a pin and coffee mug with the slogan "Art Saves Lives," Dr. Carolyn Cole, Oklahoma Baptist University professor of English and 2000 Distinguished Teacher award recipient, encouraged students to discover this kind of art during the university's chapel service Wednesday, Sept. 13."I wear…

Cook Encourages Journey Fulfilled by Truths

September 8, 2000—Presenting students with two questions and truths about the journey their lives will take them on, Dr. Gary Cook, pastor of First Baptist Church in Lawton, described his own life journey during Oklahoma Baptist University's first September chapel service Wednesday.Reading from Genesis 12:1-5,…

OBU Students Encouraged to Develop Worldview

September 8, 2000—Oklahoma Baptist University's president Dr. Mark Brister officially welcomed students, faculty and staff to the beginning of the 2000-2001 school year during the university's Fall Convocation service, Wednesday, Aug. 30. "You must ask yourself, 'What are some of the things that God wants me to…

OBU Variety Show Makes Noble Complex Debut

September 8, 2000—Oklahoma Baptist University's students will be "Under the Biggie Top" during the circus theme talent and variety show Saturday, Sept. 9.Since 1963, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) has begun the fall semester with the production of Biggie. "The purpose of Biggie is to provide entertainment…

Students Thankful For Scholarships

September 1, 2000—Oklahoma Baptist University new students receiving academic scholarships were invited to a congratulatory reception held in their honor Friday, Sept. 1 in the university's Geiger Center.At the conclusion of the reception the one hundred students present were asked to write notes to people who…