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Baptists Continue Disaster Response in Tulsa, other areas
Mar27

Baptists Continue Disaster Response in Tulsa, other areas

TULSA–Clean-up and feeding efforts by Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) disaster relief volunteers in the Oklahoma City and Tulsa metro area were expected to continue only through the weekend of March 28-29, according to BGCO disaster relief director Sam Porter, who toured the most severely impacted areas of Tulsa, Sapulpa and Sand Springs on Fri., March 27. “We have had three assessor teams at work in the...

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Okla. Baptist DR helps tornado victims
Mar27

Okla. Baptist DR helps tornado victims

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (BP) — Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers began preparing meals, clearing debris and repairing damaged homes today (March 27) after tornadoes swept across central and northeastern Oklahoma just two days earlier, killing at least one person. At least 75 homes were destroyed and several hundred were damaged in the Oklahoma City metro area, Oklahoma disaster relief director Sam Porter told Baptist...

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Oklahoma Baptists Disaster Relief Storm Assessors Spring to Action
Mar25

Oklahoma Baptists Disaster Relief Storm Assessors Spring to Action

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma’s (BGCO) Disaster Relief teams have begun assessment of storms on Wednesday evening. According to Dave Karr, an official with the BGCO Disaster Relief Operation, the Rapid Response Assessment Team immediately responded in Moore, Tulsa and other areas. In addition, DR officials from Oklahoma Baptists are in close contact with its network of relief agencies to identify...

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Shaping for the future
Mar09

Shaping for the future

BGCO board approves new organizational structure, approves other ministry plans On Tuesday, March 3, members of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma’s (BGCO) board of directors met at the Baptist Building, considering key business items. Among these items included the approval of a new BGCO organizational structure. /// BGCO organizational realignment To be specific, BGCO Executive Director-Treasurer Anthony L. Jordan spoke to...

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SBC presidents send open letter to Obama
Mar03

SBC presidents send open letter to Obama

NASHVILLE (BP) — In an open letter, Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd, along with the support and signatures of 16 former SBC presidents, called on President Obama to “take the necessary actions now” against ISIS terrorists. “Since ISIS is a continuing threat to world peace in a way unknown to us since the Nazis of World War II, we humbly call upon you to use the influence and power of your...

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Prayer focus of new Kendrick Brothers film
Feb23

Prayer focus of new Kendrick Brothers film

NASHVILLE (BP) — Kendrick Brothers Productions, the makers of the successful movies “Courageous” and “Fireproof,” have announced the Aug. 28 release of their latest film “War Room,” which will illustrate the power of prayer. The film is brothers Alex and Stephen Kendrick’s first production independent of Sherwood Pictures, the filmmaking ministry of Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Ga....

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