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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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24th Annual ‘Rose Day’ Pro-Life Rally Unites Faith Community
Feb04

24th Annual ‘Rose Day’ Pro-Life Rally Unites Faith Community

Abortion survivor shares story to capacity event, which is attended by Democrats and Republicans in the legislature OKLAHOMA CITY–The 24th annual Rose Day Pro-Life Rally at the Oklahoma State Capitol on Feb. 4 was well attended, as hundreds of Sanctity of Life supporters participated by distributing roses to state representatives, senators, the Lt. Governor and the Governor. Following the morning’s dedicated time for citizens to...

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ERLC’s Russell Moore Responds to Supreme Court Taking Up Same-Sex Marriage Cases
Jan16

ERLC’s Russell Moore Responds to Supreme Court Taking Up Same-Sex Marriage Cases

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 16, 2015—Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, commented on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to take up four same-sex marriage cases involving state constitutional amendments that define marriage as the union of a man and woman. “This case could potentially transform the cultural landscape of America. We should pray for the Court, that they will...

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Senator Lankford Named Co-Chairman of Congressional Prayer Caucus
Jan15

Senator Lankford Named Co-Chairman of Congressional Prayer Caucus

WASHINGTON, DC— Rep. J. Randy Forbes (R-VA), Founder and Chairman of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, today named Senator James Lankford (R-OK) Co-Chairman of the Prayer Caucus. The Caucus works to protect the fundamental human right of religious freedom and guards the right of individuals to pray and practice their faith freely. This announcement comes the day before Religious Freedom Day, a time to recognize the important role of...

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