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Faces of Falls Creek: Cooke, other Falls Creek staff share testimonies
Jul12

Faces of Falls Creek: Cooke, other Falls Creek staff share testimonies

  DAVIS—As campers come and go on the Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center campgrounds for eight weeks out of the summer, one group of people remains constant. That group is the Falls Creek summer staff. This group of college-age students work alongside Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma staff each summer to ensure that each camper who visits the hallowed campgrounds is presented with the Gospel and has the best camp experience...

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Disaster Relief serves Connecticut, Puerto Rico, Texas, Oklahoma
Jul09

Disaster Relief serves Connecticut, Puerto Rico, Texas, Oklahoma

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) has worked across North America in the month of June, as far north as Connecticut, as southern as Texas and Puerto Rico and nearby in eastern Oklahoma. When late May tornadoes and microbursts wreaked havoc on communities in the northeastern United States, Oklahoma Baptists were there. For weeks, DR volunteers cleared large, downed trees from homes and roadways in a part of Connecticut that is...

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Caleb Freeman continues road to recovery
Jun29

Caleb Freeman continues road to recovery

OMAHA—Caleb Freeman is no stranger to overcoming circumstances that might quickly discourage the average person. Since his life changed due to injuries he sustained in a car wreck on Dec. 19, 2017, Caleb has overcome obstacle aft er obstacle, citing God’s healing hand for all victories along the way. The Baptist Messenger first printed a story about Caleb and his miraculous healing in the Jan. 25 print edition. On Jan. 15, Caleb was...

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Salvation stories from the Creek: Camp pastors of Falls Creek share encouraging reports
Jun27

Salvation stories from the Creek: Camp pastors of Falls Creek share encouraging reports

With three weeks completed and another five to go, the Lord has already moved in mighty ways in campers’ lives. Each year, as speakers and bands prepare themselves for camp, Andy Harrison, program director at Falls Creek and student ministries specialist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, challenges each pastor and worship group to get out among the campers and invest in their lives. “When they take that to heart and go...

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Missions & ministry: Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief serves Connecticut after late-May tornadoes
Jun21

Missions & ministry: Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief serves Connecticut after late-May tornadoes

CONNECTICUT—Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) teams travelled to Connecticut recently after late-May tornadoes and a microburst hit an area of six or seven communities near New Haven. Don Williams, state director of Oklahoma Baptist DR, said, “It is a heavily-wooded area. Trees there are 100 feet tall with a diameter of about 40 feet, but their roots are only about three feet deep so they are uprooted easily.” Meteorologists...

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