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ONE: Falls Creek 2016
Mar15

ONE: Falls Creek 2016

DAVIS—Falls Creek 2016 marks the 99th assembly of youth camp at Falls Creek.  That’s right, we are only one short year away from celebrating 100 years of Falls Creek! What a privilege it is we have as Oklahomans, that every summer in those Arbuckle Mountains, we get to witness God meet with teenagers and adults and transform lives at our eight weeks of youth camp. Our theme for Falls Creek 2016 is “ONE.” The focus of our teaching will...

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Commitment and accountability
Feb22

Commitment and accountability

Editor’s Note: This is the final part of a three-part series on a new project initiated by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Student Ministry offices, called Excellence in Youth Ministry (EiYM). This project is designed to encourage and unite youth pastors around a set of shared Biblical values and the pursuit of personal and ministerial excellence. The Excellence in Youth Ministry (EiYM) project is designed to unite...

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On this we can agree!
Feb16

On this we can agree!

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a three part series on a new project initiated by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Student Ministry offices, called Excellence in Youth Ministry (EiYM). This project is designed to encourage and unite youth pastors around a set of shared Biblical values and the pursuit of personal and ministerial excellence. Youth ministry is not a cookie cutter effort. It varies from church to...

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Failure is not an option
Feb11

Failure is not an option

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a three-part series on a new project initiated by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Student Ministry offices, called Excellence in Youth Ministry (EiYM). This project is designed to encourage and unite youth pastors around a set of shared biblical values and the pursuit of personal and ministerial excellence. I asked her, “Have you ever been a part of a Bible study like this one.” She...

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Students reveal generosity

“Generous” may not be a term often used for teenagers, but it is certainly an accurate description of the students who attended Falls Creek and the Youth Evangelism Conference (YEC) this summer. Students and sponsors at those events contributed just under $137,000 to varied mission efforts, and this is just a partial accounting. Each week at Falls Creek, an offering is received on Thursday evening. One hundred percent of that offering...

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