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Oklahoma Baptists faithfully house missionaries during pandemic
May05

Oklahoma Baptists faithfully house missionaries during pandemic

Oklahoma Baptists have a long legacy of sending and supporting missionaries serving overseas. For the local church, it is a joyous occasion when missionaries return home for a stateside visit. Dozens of churches across Oklahoma provide housing to missionaries while they are on stateside. With travel suspended to many countries due to COVID-19, missionary housing among Oklahoma Baptists has reached full capacity. Thankfully, churches...

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Caring for Children: A new ministry opportunity for Oklahoma Baptist churches amid COVID-19
Mar31

Caring for Children: A new ministry opportunity for Oklahoma Baptist churches amid COVID-19

Oklahoma Baptist churches have a new opportunity to serve amid the COVID-19 pandemic. With the announcement of schools moving to distance learning and an increased number of daycares closing, the Oklahoma Human Services Director Justin Brown is asking the faith community to open their doors to care for children of first responders and health care workers. “The child care industry is a vital element in a community’s ability to respond...

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Quarantined Oklahoma couple finds hope amid Grand Princess Cruise experience
Mar23

Quarantined Oklahoma couple finds hope amid Grand Princess Cruise experience

Celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary, Darrell and Teresa Roberts, members of Oklahoma City, Quail Springs, boarded the Grand Princess Cruise ship on Feb. 21, in San Francisco to set sail for a Hawaiian cruise. At the time, very few cases of the Coronavirus had been reported in the United States. Yet, the couple took extra precaution, packing sanitizing wipes and disinfecting spray. The night before the captain’s alarming...

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First person: True worship
Mar13

First person: True worship

“Therefore, brothers and sisters, in view of the mercies of God, I urge you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God; this is your true worship” (Rom. 12:1). Recently, I was preparing to speak at a worship pastors’ wives conference. I was excited for this opportunity since corporate worship through music has always been my favorite element of a worship gathering. I wanted to encourage these ladies in a...

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Ministry wives event highlights the Gospel & ‘biblical hospitality’
Oct15

Ministry wives event highlights the Gospel & ‘biblical hospitality’

“Just as each one has received a gift, use it to serve others, as good stewards of the varied grace of God” (1 Peter 4:10 CSB). TULSA—Ministry wives gathered from around the state at Tulsa, First on Sept. 20-21 for a retreat designed to honor and encourage ministry wives as they serve in their local churches. These women play a valuable and unique role in the life of the church, utilizing their gifts to serve others. The keynote...

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Like so many other organizations around the state and country, Oklahoma Baptists are closely monitoring news and information about the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).Learn More Here.