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Why Oklahoma needs a Mainstream Faith Network at Democrats’ Sept 09 meeting in Mustang

posted Aug 17, 2013, 11:59 PM by Jody Harlan   [ updated May 31, 2016, 10:12 PM ]

YUKON, Okla. –  A presentation by Bruce Prescott, Ph.D., at 7 pm. on Monday, September 9, will focus on "Why Oklahoma Needs a Mainstream Faith Network."

Dr. Prescott will be the speaker at the Canadian County Democrats’ meeting, which is relocating for September 9 only to the City of Mustang Town Center, meeting room D, 1201 N. Mustang Road.

He is executive director of Mainstream Oklahoma Baptists, an organization that promotes progressive Christianity, interfaith dialogue and separation of religion and government.

“We expect to have a good turnout for the Mustang meeting,” Canadian County Democrats Secretary Shirley Burton said. “Dr. Prescott is always a popular speaker who presentations are well attended, and we think many people will be interested in his topic.”

Seating will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Dr. Prescott launched the Mainstream Baptist weblog in 2004 and the Oklahoma Faith Network weblog in 2013. He is a frequent contributor to the popular “Ethics Daily” website.

Dr. Prescott serves on the national steering committee for the New Baptist Covenant movement, on the executive boards of the Oklahoma Conference of Churches, he Oklahoma Institute for Biblical Literacy and the T.B. Maston Foundation in Texas.

He has been an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma's College of Liberal Studies, taught as an adjunct professor at Phillips Seminary in Tulsa, at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth and in Houston, and at Tarrant County Junior College in Fort Worth. 

Prescott hosted the "Religious Talk" radio program for twelve years, served on the national Executive Board of Americans United for Separation of Church and State for nine years, and served on the executive board of the Baptist General Convention of Texas for six years.
The Canadian County Democrats regularly meet each month at 7 p.m. on the second Monday, at the Yukon Police Department at 100 E. Ranchwood Boulevard. The December meeting will be a holiday party at a location to be announced. For more information,  phone 405-354-3189.