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Ouachita To Host Called 2 Ministry Retreat For High School Students On July 28-29, Ouachita News Bureau May 2017

Ouachita To Host Called 2 Ministry Retreat For High School Students On July 28-29, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Have you sensed a call to Christian ministry? Are you interested in learning more about diverse ministry opportunities?

Ouachita Baptist University is hosting a Called 2 Ministry Retreat on Friday and Saturday, July 28-29 on Ouachita’s Arkadelphia campus. The unique two-day retreat is designed for high school students who sense God has called them into some area of vocational ministry or are interested in exploring the various areas of ministry available in today’s world.

The two-day retreat is co-sponsored by Ouachita, The Prestonwood Network, Cross Church School of Ministry and the Arkansas Baptist State Convention. Keynote speakers include ...


Conference On Issues In Christian Counseling To Address "Adolescent Issues" Feb. 24 At Ouachita, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau Feb 2017

Conference On Issues In Christian Counseling To Address "Adolescent Issues" Feb. 24 At Ouachita, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University will host the seventh annual Conference on Issues in Christian Counseling Friday, Feb. 24, in Walker Conference Center. Addressing “Adolescent Issues,” the conference is sponsored by Ouachita’s Pruet School of Christian Studies, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and the Arkansas Baptist State Convention.

Dr. William Viser, the event creator and a speaker for the conference, is professor of Christian ministries at Ouachita and founded the Safe Harbour Christian Counseling Center in Arkadelphia, where he has served for 21 years. Viser said his goals when creating this conference were to offer a high quality Christian professional conference ...


Ouachita's Pruet School Professors Publish Biblical Resources, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau Dec 2016

Ouachita's Pruet School Professors Publish Biblical Resources, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau

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Faculty members of Ouachita Baptist University’s Pruet School of Christian Studies have had several books published in 2016. The professors with published books are Dr. J. Scott Duvall, Dr. Danny Hays and Dr. C. Marvin Pate.


Faith And Learning: A Case Study Of The Ouachita Baptist University Student Body, Amy Michelle Packer Jan 2005

Faith And Learning: A Case Study Of The Ouachita Baptist University Student Body, Amy Michelle Packer

Honors Theses

With each new generation of students the Christian liberal arts university faces anew the question of how its faith tradition will influence its level of academic excellence. This question becomes increasingly challenging as society becomes more secularized. When the first ' universities were established in America, religion was considered the appropriate foundation of education. The work of George Marsden has shown, however, that by their very structure these universities would guarantee the eventual exclusion of religion altogether? Many in the church related university have similarly excluded religion from the academic environment. In the shadow of increasingly secular universities, the church-related university ...


The Current Use Of Choral Church Music In Higher Education In Arkansas, Edwin Lee Rettstatt Jan 1969

The Current Use Of Choral Church Music In Higher Education In Arkansas, Edwin Lee Rettstatt

OBU Graduate Theses

The purpose of this study were: (1) to survey the current use of choral church music in the music curricula of institutions of higher learning in Arkansas; and (2) to determine its influence and extent of use by the faculties of these schools during the 1965-1966 academic yer. In recent years there has been increased production of choral church music and some has or will be used in higher education. Because there is little evidence of investigation in this area with special thought to choral church music, a need was felt to take consideration of the subject.

This study was ...


A History Of The Beginning Of The Jonesboro Association Of Missionary Baptist Churches, Elton Mccann Jan 1965

A History Of The Beginning Of The Jonesboro Association Of Missionary Baptist Churches, Elton Mccann

OBU Graduate Theses

Study of the History of the Jonesboro Association has apparently been neglected; there is no evidence that a systematic study of its history has ever been undertaken. Consequently, little, other than fragmentary bits of data, remains as relics of its past. The purpose of this study is to discover and organize material into a readable and documented account of the beginning of the Jonesboro Association.

The primary data for this study has been gathered from the minutes of the associations and churches which were involved in the beginning of the Jonesboro Association. In addition to minutes, the manuscripts of Kitchens ...