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Religion briefs for July 19
Oklahoman Modified: July 18, 2014 at 2:28 pm •  Published: July 19, 2014


Church group to host job fair

The Oklahoma Southeast Jurisdiction of the Church of God in Christ is hosting its first job fair as part of its Urban Initiatives program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Greater Gospel Kingdom, 3441 SW 25.

The job fair is being held in conjunction with the 67th annual Oklahoma State Church of God in Christ Holy Convocation. The public is invited to attend the job and career fair.

Those scheduled to provide information about employment or career opportunities will include: U.S. Postal Service, Volunteers of America, Buy For Less, Avon, Mid-America Christian University, Oklahoma City Community College and Arkansas Baptist University.

For more information, call Eddie Edison at (580) 695-3829 or the Oklahoma Southeast Jurisdiction office at 278-6956.

Event focus is on Christian apologetics

Reclaiming America for Christ will present the eighth annual Reclaiming America for Christ Conference Friday and July 26 at First Baptist Church of Moore, 301 NE 27.

Reclaiming America for Christ is dedicated to restoring the principles upon which America was founded. The event, set for 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 26, will focus on Christian apologetics and Biblical world-view.

Speakers include Del Tackett, host of Focus on the Family’s “The Truth Project”; Frank Turek, author of “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist”; historian Brion McClanahan; state Rep. Dan Fisher, R-Yukon, who also is Trinity Baptist Church senior pastor; the Rev. Kevin Clarkson, pastor of First Baptist Church of Moore; and the Rev. Paul Blair, Reclaiming America for Christ director and senior pastor of Fairview Baptist Church in Edmond.

A private luncheon for pastors and spouses will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, also at First Baptist of Moore. In addition to Tackett and Turek, William Lane Craig, of Reasonable Faith, and Everett Piper, president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, will address the lunchtime audience.

Conference admission is free. The pastor’s luncheon will be co-hosted by Steve Green, president of Hobby Lobby. Lunch is free, but pastors must RSVP to attend.

For more information, call 796-7729 or go to

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