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Falls Creek surveys: Suicide prevention
Nov13

Falls Creek surveys: Suicide prevention

Because of the large number of students on grounds at Falls Creek each summer, the student ministry office of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) takes the opportunity to survey several of them on various biblical and life issues. This is the final report of a series of articles that share some of the information gathered from surveys conducted in the summer of 2017. The intention of the articles is to challenge churches...

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Falls Creek surveys: Cultural influence
Nov05

Falls Creek surveys: Cultural influence

Because of the large number of students on grounds at Falls Creek each summer, the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma student ministry office takes the opportunity to survey several of them on various biblical and life issues. In the summer of 2017, just under 2,800 students participated in the surveys. This series of articles seeks to share some of the information gathered in those surveys and challenge churches and leaders to...

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Falls Creek surveys: 18 percent read Bible daily
Oct29

Falls Creek surveys: 18 percent read Bible daily

Because of the large number of students on grounds at Falls Creek each summer, the student ministry office of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma takes the opportunity to survey several of them on various biblical and life issues. In the summer of 2017, approximately 2,800 students participated in the surveys. This series of articles seeks to share some of the information gathered in those surveys and challenge churches and...

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Appleby Society at Falls Creek
Apr22

Appleby Society at Falls Creek

In 1917, near the end of Falls Creek’s first camp session, a young believer by the name of Rosalee Mills surrendered her life to God in a call to ministry. With that recorded decision, Mills became the first person ever called to ministry at Falls Creek. Mills attended college at Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) and then taught in the Shawnee public schools for five years. While preparing for missionary work at the Southern Baptist...

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REMNANT: Falls Creek 2017
Apr05

REMNANT: Falls Creek 2017

For the summer of 2017, the Falls Creek theme is REMNANT. God has always maintained for Himself a people who are His own. Jesus said in Matthew 7:14, “For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who find it. Those who follow Him may be few, but they are His, and He will preserve them.” Our theme verse for camp is Psalm 33:12 (emphasis added), “Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the...

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