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Disaster Relief serving across Oklahoma following tornadoes, floods
May30

Disaster Relief serving across Oklahoma following tornadoes, floods

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) is deployed across the state of Oklahoma following a record-breaking month for severe weather in May. DR completed mud-out and flood relief in Nebraska on May 11, in time to return to Oklahoma, which needed help of trained and equipped DR volunteers. On Thurs., May 23 a tornado caused devastation in El Reno, according to Don Williams, state director of Oklahoma Baptist DR. “We (DR) were in El Reno...

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Faith after the flooding: 13 professions of faith after DR serves in Nebraska
May15

Faith after the flooding: 13 professions of faith after DR serves in Nebraska

BELLEVUE, Neb.,–From the time Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief was called upon to help after flooding across the state of Nebraska, volunteers served for six weeks total. For the duration of the six weeks, 171 Oklahoma Baptist trained and equipped volunteers served 130 homeowners that were affected by flood waters. Of the 130 homes, 13 homeowners prayed and made professions of faith in Christ. Several homeowners later sent...

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‘Caleb’s Hope’ documentary sells out two show times at Moore Warren theater
May07

‘Caleb’s Hope’ documentary sells out two show times at Moore Warren theater

MOORE— On Mon., May 6 at the Moore Warren Theater, both show times of fundraiser screenings for ‘Caleb’s Hope’ sold out. Caleb Freeman, who was in a car accident in December 2017 that nearly took his life, has made it his mission to share God’s transformation of his life since the accident. ‘Caleb’s Hope’ is a documentary created by Veritas Mission Films, a group of media missionaries from Stillwater, Hilcrest that tells the story of...

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Women’s Retreat inspires 5,000 to shine their light
Apr25

Women’s Retreat inspires 5,000 to shine their light

DAVIS—A record number of women attended the Oklahoma Women’s Retreat at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center April 12-13. Five thousand women from 412 churches filled the Falls Creek campgrounds as they were inspired to shine their light from speakers Rosaria Butterfield and Lysa TerKeurst. “My desire is to make retreat a place for all Oklahoma women to attend. We continue to make little strides to make this happen. For the second...

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Disaster Relief in Neb. sees recovery, salvations
Apr19

Disaster Relief in Neb. sees recovery, salvations

BELLEVUE, Neb.—After 250,000 people were displaced from their homes due to flooding in the Midwest, Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) responded. Life Springs Church, a Southern Baptist church in Bellevue, Neb., hosted DR groups. Oklahoma Baptists sent incident management, assessors, chaplains, feeding, shower, laundry and mudout teams to aid in flood recovery in residential areas, as well as at Life Springs. One home where trained...

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