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Graham, Cymbala to speak at SEC
Dec01

Graham, Cymbala to speak at SEC

DEL CITY—The 2015 State Evangelism Conference (SEC), hosted by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), will be held Jan. 26-27 at Del City, First Southern. Featured speakers include Franklin Graham, President and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse; Jim Cymbala, pastor of the Brooklyn Tabernacle in New York and author of several books including Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire; and John Avant,...

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SEC: A statewide night of prayer set for Jan. 25, 2015
Dec01

SEC: A statewide night of prayer set for Jan. 25, 2015

World renowned spiritual awakening historian J. Edwin Orr makes the following crucial observation about the ways of God. “When God is about to send a mighty revival, He sets His people to praying.” Words cannot express my personal joy at seeing this growing reality in Oklahoma! For many years, Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Executive Director-Treasurer Anthony Jordan and Oklahoma Baptists have had the burden...

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BRT resident grateful for support
Dec01

BRT resident grateful for support

EDITOR’S NOTE: Shane Sellers, a resident of Boys Ranch Town, one of the ministries of Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children (OBHC), gave his testimony as part of the OBHC report to messengers attending the 108th Annual Meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma Nov. 10-11 at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs. Shane attends Quail Springs, will graduate from Edmond Memorial High School in May and will attend Oklahoma State...

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Under Construction
Nov24

Under Construction

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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