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Hinton, First dedicates worship center
Apr07

Hinton, First dedicates worship center

HINTON—It was a journey that took almost 15 years to complete, but members of Hinton, First praised God and finally dedicated a new 19,000-square-foot, $2.5 million worship center on Sun., March 30. And they did so without facing the task of paying off a mortgage. In other words, they completed the project debt free! With former pastors Steve Murray and Scott Hamilton among those describing the process that led the congregation from...

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Spring Break volunteers spruce up  Falls Creek, CrossTimbers office/residence
Mar31

Spring Break volunteers spruce up Falls Creek, CrossTimbers office/residence

DAVIS—CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp Manager Ryan Bauer had plenty to smile about March 20. • It was the first day of Spring. • The weather was nearly perfect as warm sunshine poured down from above. • The camp was abuzz with the sounds of approximately 100 volunteers giving of themselves to help make either CrossTimbers or Falls Creek look nicer and more functional. Much of the work focused on the new...

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Rewired: ‘Being A Man Of Influence’
Mar17

Rewired: ‘Being A Man Of Influence’

DAVIS—This year’s Rewired Men’s Retreat—April 25-26 at the Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center—will challenge participants to be a “Man of Influence.” Sponsored by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), the annual event, which is expected to draw more than 3,500 men and boys from as far away as Arizona and Georgia, will provide inspiration crossing generational lines and even spanning centuries, featuring a special...

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Passing on the Good News
Feb24

Passing on the Good News

MOSCOW/SOCHI, Russia—Trusting God to lead them to divine appointments, 73 members of the Singing Men of Oklahoma and 16 companions traveled to these two Russian cities Feb. 4-14. As a result, at least two people experienced an eternity-changing encounter with Jesus Christ, and the seeds of His saving grace were scattered literally around the world. Participating in the Engage Sochi initiative, the group ministered first through three...

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Tulsa, South Tulsa airs services to seniors
Feb10

Tulsa, South Tulsa airs services to seniors

TULSA—Dave Bender likens the aging population of this second-largest metropolis in Oklahoma once known as “The Oil Capital of the World” to “an oil reserve that is untapped.” Bender, minister of administration and media at Tulsa, South Tulsa, oversees the church’s Worship Service Online ministry that is celebrating its first birthday in an effort to share the love of Jesus Christ with those in their golden years. What began a year ago...

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