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Falls Creek kicks off Road Show
Jul06

Falls Creek kicks off Road Show

The first two stops on the Falls Creek Road Show took place in Cushing and Woodward in late June. The events were attended by students from area Oklahoma Baptist churches with about 150 students gathering in Cushing June 26 and more than 100 in attendance June 30 in Woodward. The Road Show was developed by Oklahoma Baptists youth ministry to be offered as an alternative when it was determined that the popular summer camp would not be...

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Giving in a crisis: McLaurin’s advice to churches on declined giving due to COVID-19
Jun23

Giving in a crisis: McLaurin’s advice to churches on declined giving due to COVID-19

With the outbreak of the Coronavirus, an estimated 40 percent of churches in Oklahoma have experienced a decline in giving. The reasons for the decline are attributed to the inability for churches to gather for in-person worship services to take up offerings, church members who are not accustomed to online giving and members experiencing their own decline in income due to businesses being shut down during the pandemic. Willie...

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Our heritage of missions: The continuing legacy of Oklahoma Baptists serving as missionaries with the IMB
Jun11

Our heritage of missions: The continuing legacy of Oklahoma Baptists serving as missionaries with the IMB

Oklahoma Baptists have a long history of sending missionaries through the International Mission Board (IMB). Throughout 2020, Oklahoma Southern Baptists will join with other Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) churches in celebrating the history of 175 years of mission-sending through the IMB. On a related note, Oklahoma Baptists have an additional reason to celebrate this year—their own missions anniversary. Oklahoma Baptists can...

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Oklahomans among commissioned missionaries in IMB’s first virtual Sending Celebration, June 9
Jun04

Oklahomans among commissioned missionaries in IMB’s first virtual Sending Celebration, June 9

Since 1845, nearly 25,000 Southern Baptist missionaries have shared the Gospel, made disciples, planted churches and settled their families in 185 countries around the world. Sending Celebrations are a time to commission new missionaries who are furthering the vision of reaching all peoples with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Considering the necessary cancellation of the SBC Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, where the Sending...

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Feeding the hungry: Churches provide relief to struggling communities
May14

Feeding the hungry: Churches provide relief to struggling communities

With weeks of shelter-in-place orders issued around the state due to the Coronavirus, many families have found themselves faced with another crisis, a shortage of food in their homes. To help people with food insecurities, Oklahoma Baptist churches across the state have been using hunger funds from the Edna McMillan State Missions Offering to provide much-needed relief. Churches have accessed the funds which were disbursed through the...

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