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ACC has Gospel impact on campers
Jun01

ACC has Gospel impact on campers

DAVIS—The two camp experiences of Associational Children’s Camp (ACC) at Falls Creek Conference Center endured the weather threats that have challenged all of Oklahoma during the month of May. Session One covered May 24-27, and Session Two met during May 27-30, and both experiences saw children, who complete 3rd-6th grades, make decisions for Jesus Christ. As of time of publication for this week’s Baptist Messenger, only Session One...

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Impromptu prayer meeting uplifts BGCO board meeting
May26

Impromptu prayer meeting uplifts BGCO board meeting

Most board of directors meetings for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) usually go as planned. There are the different committee meetings that convene in the morning to hash out reports and any action that should be brought to the attention of all board members when they meet in a plenary session.  Not much is caught by surprise once the afternoon plenary session begins. On May 19, the BGCO board members found...

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Outdoor ministry impacts students for Christ
May12

Outdoor ministry impacts students for Christ

CHICKASHA—The name of the ministry is “Cupped and Committed Outdoors.” Established in Nov. 2013 by Johnny Gorman and Josh Tycer, their ambition is “to reach out to students who may not have the godly influence of a father in the home.” Now with eight men making up the ministry’s board of directors, this newly-founded wildlife ministry takes young people on hunting, fishing and target shooting adventures to share the love of Christ and...

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Rewired 2015: MASK
May06

Rewired 2015: MASK

Rain does not dampen spiritual emphasis of 2015 men’s conference DAVIS—Rainy and muddy conditions did not deter or dampen the spirits of the 2,600 men who attended the seventh annual Men’s Rewired Conference at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center, April 24-25. Keith Burkhart, family and men’s ministry specialist, even believes that through the weekend, Men’s Rewired “turned the corner spiritually.” “I believe we experienced a...

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Two pastors win Men’s Rewired CrossFit title
May05

Two pastors win Men’s Rewired CrossFit title

DAVIS—With the weather conditions the Men’s Rewired Conference experienced this year, many of the regular outdoor activities were cancelled or had limited opportunities. However, a new activity offered at Rewired was not hindered by the weather. The CrossFit competition had its debut this year with six two-man teams kicking off Rewired’s version of the competitive fitness sport that is vastly growing throughout the country. With three...

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