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King advocates for unborn: Alveda King inspires thousands at 27th Annual Rose Day rally
Feb15

King advocates for unborn: Alveda King inspires thousands at 27th Annual Rose Day rally

Alveda King, a woman who has fought for human and civil rights for most of her life, headlined the day that gave a voice to the voiceless—the unborn. Prior to the Rose Day Rally, pro-life advocates of all ages arrived with bushels of roses as soon as the Capitol doors opened. Rose Day attendees were encouraged to pass out roses to their state legislators to symbolize their stance in the pro-life movement. State Bill 1267 and House...

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Women at SEC challenged to urgently fulfill God’s calling
Feb07

Women at SEC challenged to urgently fulfill God’s calling

The State Evangelism Conference (SEC) welcomed women with many educational opportunities in evangelism on Jan. 29-30 at Oklahoma City, Southern Hills. On the first day of SEC, there was a Young Pastors’ Wives Lunch in conjunction with the Oklahoma Young Pastors Partnership Lunch. Women were able to fellowship with one another as Amy Cordova, Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Women and Missions specialist, shared about the...

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‘A bigger plan’: Oklahoma youth pastor clings to God and Scripture after tragic loss
Jan29

‘A bigger plan’: Oklahoma youth pastor clings to God and Scripture after tragic loss

JENKS—After a morning that seemed normal or like any other, on Dec. 29, 2017, Jenks, First Youth Pastor Drew Wright’s life changed forever. His wife, Shannon, was eight months pregnant with their son, Asa. She went to spend time with her mom and unexpectedly became unconscious. The day took a turn for the worse. Shannon was rushed to the hospital where doctors delivered Asa by an emergency caesarean section procedure. As Drew was...

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Fearless faith: Oklahoma youth challenged at YEC 2018 to share their faith
Jan25

Fearless faith: Oklahoma youth challenged at YEC 2018 to share their faith

DAVIS—Students were challenged at the 2018 Youth Evangelism Conference (YEC), Jan. 14-15 at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center to share their faith in a “Fearless” way as they go about their lives as Christ followers. Students were met with several “Fearless” elements while at YEC, including the Real Encounter Stunt Team, a ministry outreach made up of professional athletes and ministers in the area of Moto Stunting, Street Bike...

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Oklahoma Baptist chaplains help after tragic oil rig explosion in OK
Jan23

Oklahoma Baptist chaplains help after tragic oil rig explosion in OK

QUINTON—Oklahoma Baptist chaplains are in Quinton after an oil rig explosion Mon., Jan. 22 that injured 17 and left five men missing. The explosion happened just before 9 a.m. on Monday, according to reports. First responders included the Pittsburg County Sheriff Department, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, nine different area fire departments, the Red Cross, three medical helicopters and four ground EMS vehicles among others that responded....

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