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Pastors School coming to OBU July 15-17, still time to register
Jul07

Pastors School coming to OBU July 15-17, still time to register

SHAWNEE—It’s not too late to register for the 2019 OBU Pastors’ School, coming to Bison Hill July 15-17. The theme for this year’s school is “Shepherding the Flock: Insights into 1 Peter.” The pastor’s school is designed for pastors to gain practical strategies for equipping the church. The event will be filled with keynote speakers, free resources and many breakout sessions. Registration is $99. The 2019 Pastors’...

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OBU presents Hobbs Award to Williams at SBC Annual Meeting
Jun11

OBU presents Hobbs Award to Williams at SBC Annual Meeting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Oklahoma Baptist University presented the Herschel H. Hobbs Award for Distinguished Denominational Service to Pastor K. Marshall Williams Sr., senior pastor of Nazarene Baptist Church of Philadelphia, June 10, during the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. C. Pat Taylor, OBU’s interim president; Dr. Heath Thomas, dean of the Hobbs College of Theology and Ministry; and Dr. Will...

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OBU releases President Search Profile
Jun05

OBU releases President Search Profile

Carter Baldwin, a national executive search firm, in collaboration with the Oklahoma Baptist University’s (OBU) Presidential Search Committee, has released the OBU President Search profile. The document is available on the Carter Baldwin website, and the search committee is now inviting inquiries, nominations and applications for OBU’s 16th president. During their Feb. 8 meeting, the OBU Board of Trustees approved the 12-member...

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OBU pastors school coming July 15-17, early bird discount through May 31
May22

OBU pastors school coming July 15-17, early bird discount through May 31

The 2019 OBU Pastors’ School is coming July 15-17. An early bird registration discount price of $75 is available through May 31, with the regular price of $99 for registrations June 1 and beyond. Designed to provide pastors with practical strategies for equipping the church, the event will offer breakout sessions, keynote speakers and numerous free resources. This year’s event is themed, “Shepherding the Flock: Insights into 1 Peter.”...

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OBU confers degrees upon 293 graduates during 2019 spring commencement
May21

OBU confers degrees upon 293 graduates during 2019 spring commencement

SHAWNEE—Oklahoma Baptist University conferred degrees upon 293 graduates during its 105th Spring Commencement Friday, May 17. The event took place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium on OBU’s campus in Shawnee. OBU Interim President Dr. Pat Taylor presided over the ceremonies. Graduating students took a symbolic final walk across campus as OBU students before filing into Raley Chapel for the ceremony. The walk mirrored one many of the...

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