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Immerse: Oklahoma Baptists’ Advance Conference (Jan. 27-28) to spotlight baptism
Dec05

Immerse: Oklahoma Baptists’ Advance Conference (Jan. 27-28) to spotlight baptism

DEL CITY—Oklahoma Baptists will gather on Jan. 27-28, 2020, for the Advance Conference (formerly known as the Oklahoma State Evangelism Conference) at Del City, First Southern. The two-day event, which is free to attend and does not require registration, will feature a wide array of speakers, breakout sessions and more. “This (evangelism) conference has been a major part of Oklahoma Baptist life for many years,” said Alan Quigley,...

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Sword & trowel: Resolved
Nov22

Sword & trowel: Resolved

Sometime after we feast at Thanksgiving and step toward the New Year, many people begin to think about making resolutions for 2020. Speaking of resolutions, on Tuesday, Nov. 12, messengers to the 113th meeting of Oklahoma Baptists approved eight resolutions. I will highlight a few that were of particular interest. Resolution No. 2, “On Brokenness as Opportunity for the Gospel” recognized “that Oklahoma has vast areas of social and...

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Oklahoma Baptists ‘Advance the Gospel Together’
Nov14

Oklahoma Baptists ‘Advance the Gospel Together’

Annual Meeting messengers approve plan to send $1M more to SBC, send 29 international missionaries More than 1,000 Oklahoma Baptist messengers and guests from across the state gathered Nov. 11-12, at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs, for the 113th Annual Meeting of Oklahoma Baptists. From approving an increased Cooperative Program (CP) spending plan for 2020 that allocates $1 million more to the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), to a...

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Faithful to serve: Oklahoma Baptist military vet posthumously inducted into Military Hall of Fame
Nov11

Faithful to serve: Oklahoma Baptist military vet posthumously inducted into Military Hall of Fame

ROFF—“He was faithful to Jesus. He was faithful to his country. He was faithful to our church family.” These are the words Mike Finley, retired pastor of Roff, First, said about Milton Wayne Johnson, who was recently inducted posthumously into the Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame. The mission of the Hall of Fame is “Honoring the men and women of Oklahoma who served in the Uniformed Services of the United States, demonstrating...

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Crimson & Dream: OU BCM/BSU alumni, students gather for building dedication, homecoming
Oct24

Crimson & Dream: OU BCM/BSU alumni, students gather for building dedication, homecoming

NORMAN—Homecoming weekend at the University of Oklahoma traditionally features a parade, various alumni events and exciting football. During the 2019 Homecoming weekend at OU, though, a unique celebration happened, one that highlighted the advance of the Gospel on campus over the decades and also looked toward a bright ministry future. On Friday evening, Oct. 18, leaders with Oklahoma Baptists and Baptist Collegiate Ministry at the...

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