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Nov24

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DAVIS—The year 2017 will mark the 100th anniversary of Falls Creek. Known throughout the world, Falls Creek holds a prime place among Oklahoma Baptists. The vision that God gave to J.B. Rounds and W.D. Moorer in 1917 has blossomed into a reality that can be attributed only to God. Their vision was for a place where young people could come to learn about Baptist distinctives, about missionary service, and to understand who they were in...

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FAQs about the Centennial Campaign
Nov24

FAQs about the Centennial Campaign

/// What projects and new construction are included in the Centennial Campaign? The BGCO Board of Directors voted to construct the Mathena Family Event Center, Thompson Family Lodge and Jordan Welcome Center at a cost not to exceed $12.96 million as part of Phase One of the Centennial Campaign. Phase One also includes the elimination of all previous debt from the For the Sake of the Call Campaign of approximately $1.9 million. /// Why...

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Youth leaders connect at Forum
Nov24

Youth leaders connect at Forum

Oklahoma Youth Ministry Forum drew more than 150 student ministry leaders who met Nov. 14-15 at Oklahoma City, Eagle Heights. The event’s theme was “Connect,” emphasizing similar focus to the Oklahoma Sunday School initiative of ReConnect. “We didn’t want it to be just driving the idea of ReConnect, but we wanted the same emphases to be important to youth leaders in their own spiritual lives, which is connecting to...

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‘Together Again’
Nov18

‘Together Again’

The theme “Together” was appropriate for the 2014 Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Annual Meeting as 674 messengers met at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs Nov. 10-11. Through the many reports presented, sermons preached and business matters considered through the voting process, Oklahoma Baptists partnered together in demonstrating the importance of sharing the Gospel to the world today. Among the many highlights...

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Pastors experience ‘A Day of Encouragement’
Nov18

Pastors experience ‘A Day of Encouragement’

Gathering Nov. 10 prior to the 108th Annual Meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs, state pastors were called on to encourage one another at the State Pastors Conference. Focusing on the conference theme verse of Heb. 3:13a, “But encourage each other daily, while it is still called today,” speakers included Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) President Ronnie Floyd, senior...

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Secrets to Surrender: 2014 Missions Celebration
Nov18

Secrets to Surrender: 2014 Missions Celebration

The 2014 Missions Celebration, “Secrets to Surrender,” was held prior to the 2014 BGCO Annual Meeting, Nov. 10 at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs. The event included a testimony from an IMB missionary in a high-risk country, Oklahoma Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) business, including the election of a new president and recording secretary and special guest National WMU President Debby Akerman. The IMB missionary shared...

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