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Southern Baptists respond immediately to devastating Puerto Rican Earthquake
Jan09

Southern Baptists respond immediately to devastating Puerto Rican Earthquake

PUERTO RICO—Southern Baptist Send volunteers responded to a Jan. 7 devastating earthquake that struck the island of Puerto Rico. Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) leader and Puerto Rican pastor Felix Cabrera has been working to get much needed aid to the people affected by the 6.4 magnitude quake. “We had been feeling tremors since November that increased in the past two weeks,” said Cabrera who currently serves as SBC second vice...

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‘Advance’ breakouts dive deep into evangelism & discipleship
Jan07

‘Advance’ breakouts dive deep into evangelism & discipleship

DEL CITY—Fresh on the heels of the launch of a new brand identity, the New Year will bring another new beginning for Oklahoma Baptists, as the annual State Evangelism Conference (SEC) will be relaunched with a new name and a new emphasis. On Jan. 27-28 at Del City, First Southern, Oklahoma Baptists will experience the SEC as the annual “Advance Conference.” The conference breakouts will feature a new format and will immerse conference...

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Cherokee Association celebrates 150th anniversary
Nov04

Cherokee Association celebrates 150th anniversary

BRIGGS—The oldest Baptist association in Oklahoma observed its annual meeting for the 150th consecutive year on Oct. 11-12. The two-day meeting of Cherokee Association (CBA) featured worship services in both Cherokee and English languages, fellowship meals, recreation, traditional crafts and, of course, a lot of treasured memories. Speakers for the sesquicentennial celebration included moderator Anthony Ross, Salina, Emmanuel; Rufus...

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Scattered to gather
Oct30

Scattered to gather

John Niyondiko and his wife Daphrose are church planters in Oklahoma City. Read about their experience with Oklahoma Baptists’ Church Multiplication Group and how they intend to minister to the “Scattered.” DAVIS – Plans for a new church plant in Oklahoma City that will focus on gathering believers and reaching unbelievers from several African nations is underway. The Church Multiplication Group of Oklahoma Baptists...

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New church ‘Ascends’ in Woodward
Oct03

New church ‘Ascends’ in Woodward

WOODWARD—Sunday, Sept. 15 marked the raising up of a brand new church in Woodward with 312 people meeting under the banner, “This is Home.” Woodward, Ascent, led by Blake and Taylor Farley and a launch team of 58 people, celebrated the inaugural worship meetings of the church with two services and a full children’s ministry in the Woodward Events Center. Nine professions of faith in Christ were reported, and the new congregation had...

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