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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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Poised for progress
Sep29

Poised for progress

  DAVIS—Falls Creek Conference Center was the setting for the Sept. 23 board meeting for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), and there could not have been a more appropriate locale. With signs of construction happening on the grounds, board members heard reports and approved motions that reflected positive work being done by Oklahoma Baptists. The BGCO’s 2015 financial plan was adopted at the meeting, showing next...

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Refurbished van headed to Mexico seminary
Sep29

Refurbished van headed to Mexico seminary

Thanks to the cooperative efforts of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), several churches and others, a refurbished Ford van soon will be on its way to serve the Baptist Seminary of the South (Seminario Teologica Bautista Del Sur), which is the leadership center of the BGCO partnership in the Mexican state of Guerrero. Officials with the seminary transport students, pastors, and mission teams from Oklahoma all over the...

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The Cooperative Program: Learn about it, see what it does
Sep22

The Cooperative Program: Learn about it, see what it does

NASHVILLE (BP)—October is “Cooperative Program Emphasis Month” on the Southern Baptist Convention’s calendar when churches are challenged to study the Cooperative Program (CP)—to learn about it, see what it does, pray about their part—perhaps using the “1% Challenge” video (http://vimeo.com/68820362) as a catalyst. The 1% CP Challenge “is a succinct way to do something more—an understandable way to say,...

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‘Look on the Harvest’
Sep22

‘Look on the Harvest’

Members of Oklahoma Hispanic churches gathered Sept. 12-13 at Oklahoma City, Rivers of Living Water to celebrate the Hispanic State Evangelism Conference (HSEC). The emphasis for the conference was “Open your eyes and look at the fields, for they are ready for harvest,” (John 4:35b). Alan Quigley, church outreach team leader for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), said more than 700 Hispanic believers from...

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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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