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Students challenged at Fall Back Retreat
Oct27

Students challenged at Fall Back Retreat

DAVIS—More than 2,200 people gathered at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center Oct. 17-18 for the 2014 Fall Back Retreat. Many students used their fall break to attend this event and grow in their understanding of how God is equipping them for their future. “The goal of the retreat is very simple. We are striving to provide a quality retreat experience for churches at a reasonable cost that is low stress for leadership,”...

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Annual Meeting Program is Set
Oct20

Annual Meeting Program is Set

The 2014 Annual Meeting Program has been set for Nov. 10-11 at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs. The theme for the meeting is “Together” focusing on Phil. 1:3-5 as the key verses. The meeting will begin Monday night with pre-session music by James Bradford. Monday will feature the 1% Challenge to churches to increase in CP giving, appointment of committees, financial plan presentation and reports on several teams including the...

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Behind the Mask: Pistol Pete alum
Oct13

Behind the Mask: Pistol Pete alum

STILLWATER—”I think I’m going to be Pistol Pete,” he said as a random goal. “When people think of OSU they think of three people. They think of Boone Pickens, Pistol Pete and Barry Sanders. Well, I don’t have a million dollars, I’m not athletic, so that only leaves one option.” That became Austin Bowles’ goal starting his freshman year at Oklahoma State University (OSU). As a sophomore, Bowles tried out and was...

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Annual meeting website goes up
Sep29

Annual meeting website goes up

The 108th annual meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) will be held Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 10–11, at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs. The Annual Meeting website, www.bgco.org/annualmeeting, includes several informational videos, schedule information, church messenger registration and more. Executive Director-Treasurer Anthony Jordan is prayerfully looking forward to Annual Meeting. “The Annual Meeting for...

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Pastor, need Encouragement?
Sep22

Pastor, need Encouragement?

The 2014 Pastors’ Conference is set for Mon., Nov. 10 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs. This year, the officers selected the theme “Pastor to Pastor: A Day of Encouragement.” Brett Selby, pastoral leadership specialist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), helps officers organize the event. “This longstanding conference is a time for pastors to come together and be...

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