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CrossTimbers keeps connecting kids with Christ
Jun14

CrossTimbers keeps connecting kids with Christ

DAVIS—Glenn Barber is excited about children’s camp. The program director at CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp is experiencing the fifth year of the camp for 3-6 graders at the campground location near Davis. Barber, who also is the childhood ministry specialist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), said even though CrossTimbers is five years established at the current encampment, they are still working...

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ACC illuminates: Associational Children’s Camp tells campers to shine the Gospel light
Jun08

ACC illuminates: Associational Children’s Camp tells campers to shine the Gospel light

“Camp has gone extremely well,” said Tim Green, director of missions in South Canadian Association, who serves as ACC business manager. “I have gone around and spoken to most churches from my association that are here. Everyone has said they wouldn’t change a thing.” Green has been involved in 19 ACCs, and he is encouraged with the turnout, especially since ACC has gone to two sessions. Session one went May 28-31 and registered 3,472...

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Falls Creek Line-Up Summer 2017
Jun01

Falls Creek Line-Up Summer 2017

Messenger previews speakers, worship bands for the summer youth weeks The summer youth weeks at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center begin this month with Week 1 starting June 5. The Baptist Messenger previews each speaker and worship band that will be at Falls Creek this summer with Andy Harrison, Falls Creek program director, offering his comments on each speaker and band. Speakers Speaker: Anthony Jordan Week: Week 1, June 5-9...

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Oklahoma Bible Conference studies 1 Peter, offers refreshment time for pastors
May17

Oklahoma Bible Conference studies 1 Peter, offers refreshment time for pastors

DAVIS—“When it comes to preaching and teaching 1 Peter, knowing those resources, the ‘well’ in which Peter drew, is going to really help you as work through it. 1 Peter is a dynamite book,” Heath Thomas said during his opening lecture at the Oklahoma Bible Conference, May 8-10, at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center. Approximately 50 pastors and church leaders met in Falls Creek’s Mathena Family Event Center for the annual...

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Rewired challenges men to ‘Advance Truth’
May11

Rewired challenges men to ‘Advance Truth’

DAVIS—Keith Burkhart led his 10th Rewired Men’s Conference, April 28-29, which drew approximately 2,500 men (323 churches represented) to Falls Creek Baptist Conference Centers. Many came for the first time, while others were longtime veterans of the weekend retreat. But under Burkhart’s leadership as the family and men’s ministry specialist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, they all were able to experience a time of...

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