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In with the new: El Reno, First dedicates new property, celebrates milestone
Sep15

In with the new: El Reno, First dedicates new property, celebrates milestone

EL RENO—The weekend of Sept. 7 was a celebration time for El Reno, First, as members gathered Saturday evening for a time of fellowship worship and rejoicing at its new location. After months of construction of the new facilities, the new doors were finally opened for worship, culminating a long journey. “Our church has been abundantly blessed,” said Charlie Blount, who has served as pastor for more than six years....

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More than 700 collegians convene for BCM’s ‘Momentum’
Sep15

More than 700 collegians convene for BCM’s ‘Momentum’

Oklahoma Collegiate Ministries welcomed students back to school with hundreds of friends, new and old, at Momentum. More than 700 students from Baptist Collegiate Ministries (BCM) and churches around the state met up at OKC, Eagle Heights on September 5. Friendly faces welcomed students to one of the largest BCM gatherings. Cris Lowery, BCM Specialist at the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), loves the excitement students...

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Day to pray, Oct. 20
Sep15

Day to pray, Oct. 20

More than 100 years have passed since there was a sweeping nationwide spiritual awakening. “Greg Frizzell, Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) prayer and spiritual awakening specialist, suggests that if we experienced an awakening of the magnitude of the past, we would see as many as 30 million new believers flood our churches,” said BGCO Executive Director-Treasurer Anthony L. Jordan. “That number seems...

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Ponca City Airline Drive-In shows ‘God’s Not Dead’
Sep08

Ponca City Airline Drive-In shows ‘God’s Not Dead’

Ponca City—The House FM and My Praise FM, local Christian radio stations, sponsored the last movie shown at the Airline Drive-In in Ponca City. After being vacant for about seven years, the Airline was sold to make way for a new housing addition. After reading the news of the sale, Doyle Brewer, CEO, founder and manager of The House FM, set out to rent the Airline for one more showing. “I just contacted the owner and asked if we...

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Taylor takes a hike, leads 15 men on discipleship journey
Sep08

Taylor takes a hike, leads 15 men on discipleship journey

PONCA CITY—Pastor Andy Taylor was having dinner at the home of some members of Ponca City, First. As he was leaving the house, a picture caught his eye. It was a picture of his dinner host, Dwayne Tackett, and Tackett’s son-in-law backpacking. Viewing this picture started a nine-month journey, and perhaps what Taylor claims “the greatest men’s ministry I have experienced in 25 years.” Tackett and Taylor led a team of 15...

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Crimson & Dream
Sep08

Crimson & Dream

NORMAN—Leaders with the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) have accepted a contract with the University of Oklahoma (OU) Board of Regents for the purchase of the BGCO’s present OU Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM) property, which is located at 435 West Boyd St. The BCM property is adjacent to the Boyd House, the university president’s home in Norman, and was purchased at the sale price of $1.6 million. The BGCO...

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