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Pastors’ Conference to exemplify endurance
Oct10

Pastors’ Conference to exemplify endurance

Paul addresses Timothy in his second epistle to his young disciple to “endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry” (2 Tim 4:5). This is the theme verse for the 2017 Pastors’ Conference of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), Nov. 13 at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs, as the theme of the conference is simply “Endure.” Brett Selby, BGCO pastoral leadership specialist, said this year’s Pastor’s...

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Bacone College football player encourages others to find the Lord
Sep30

Bacone College football player encourages others to find the Lord

MUSKOGEE—How does a young man from Reidsville, N.C. end up at Bacone College in Muskogee? John Jackson had never heard of Bacone when he talked to a coach who was on the East Coast recruiting. “I was working at the time,” Jackson recalled. “I’ve always wanted to play football and go to school at the same time. I was living in my friend’s basement at the time, and a coach called trying to recruit him, so I asked the coach if he was...

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Other Board News: Reports given, resolutions passed
Sep18

Other Board News: Reports given, resolutions passed

The announcement of Anthony Jordan’s retirement next spring headlined the news from the Sept. 12 Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) board meeting, but board members heard reports from the many BGCO ministries and approved four recommendations and a resolution. The resolution declared the board’s appreciation for the Falls Creek Centennial Celebration. Members of the Falls Creek Centennial Committee were recognized as well...

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Pitman brings ministry challenge at The Call
Sep05

Pitman brings ministry challenge at The Call

SHAWNEE—Hundreds of young people attended The Call Conference at Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU), Aug. 26, to gain a greater understanding of what a call to ministry means in their lives. Now in its seventh year, The Call Conference has been established as a follow-up event to many who answered a call to ministry this summer, with 1,098 such decisions made during the eight weeks of youth camp at Falls Creek Baptist Conference...

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Finale of Falls Creek Centennial Celebration cherished by thousands
Sep04

Finale of Falls Creek Centennial Celebration cherished by thousands

DAVIS – “We pass along this timeless truth, our legacy of faith” These lyrics are taken from the song “Legacy of Faith,” which was dedicated for the Centennial Celebration of Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center, Sept. 2-3, and the words could be an accurate summation of the entire weekend’s purpose. Oklahoma Baptists took time to commemorate the timeless treasure of Falls Creek and its impact on countless campers over the last 100...

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