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Meet Oklahoma Baptists’ Church Relations Group
Dec05

Meet Oklahoma Baptists’ Church Relations Group

Oklahoma Baptists will see a new way convention leaders are helping churches through direct relations. During the Annual Meeting at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs on Nov. 12, James Swain introduced the Church Relations Group, which consists of Affinity Group Ministry partners and Regional Ministry partners. “A lot of the work of our group is going to be working to encourage and support pastors and their wives and their children,” said...

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2019 Pastors’ Conference speakers give the charge to ‘see the people’
Nov13

2019 Pastors’ Conference speakers give the charge to ‘see the people’

“See the people” was the theme of Oklahoma Baptists’ 2019 Pastors’ Conference, as the six speakers focused their messages on meeting needs and embracing brokenness. The Nov. 11 conference kicked off the Annual Meeting of Oklahoma Baptists, which met in the morning and the afternoon, at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs. A familiar face opened the Pastors’ Conference. Anthony Jordan served 22 years as the executive director-treasurer for...

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Forts among 30 missionaries attending Oklahoma Baptists’ IMB Sending Celebration Nov. 12
Nov06

Forts among 30 missionaries attending Oklahoma Baptists’ IMB Sending Celebration Nov. 12

Gregg and Donna Fort are two of 30 missionary candidates who will participate in an International Mission Board (IMB) Sending Celebration at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs, 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 12. The Forts also are among six of these appointees who have Oklahoma connections. Gregg recently served as pastor of Bartlesville, Southern. “We are excited,” Greggs said about the upcoming IMB Sending Celebration. “We are encouraging people to...

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Oklahoma Baptists to celebrate Disaster Relief Appreciation Day Nov. 3
Oct23

Oklahoma Baptists to celebrate Disaster Relief Appreciation Day Nov. 3

The stories are abundant. Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) teams share about helping those impacted by flood and tornadoes, as well as how they have seen people come to Christ and commit to church membership—and that’s just in the past year. On Sunday, Nov. 3, many across the country will celebrate Southern Baptist DR Appreciation Day. Don Williams, state director of Oklahoma Baptist DR, has a request to Oklahoma Baptists on how...

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Adoh on the go: OU track athlete still serving God, has Olympic goals
Oct18

Adoh on the go: OU track athlete still serving God, has Olympic goals

NORMAN—Baptist Messenger readers were introduced to Andrew Doherty earlier this year. Known by his nickname “Adoh,” he first appeared in the Jan. 24 edition, which shared his life-changing experience of surrendering his life to Christ while a member of the track team at the University of Oklahoma (OU). The Boston native had no previous knowledge of what it meant to be a Christian, but Adoh’s exposure to Christianity grew extensively...

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