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Foster Care Retreat allows families summer fun and training
Aug01

Foster Care Retreat allows families summer fun and training

TALIHINA—Summer time calls for fun times in the sunshine. The Leflore Association gave foster families an opportunity to create fun summer time together at the Foster Family Retreat, a three-day annual event. The Foster Family Retreat is a partnership between the Leflore Association and the Department of Human Services (DHS), held at Kiamichi Baptist Assembly (KBA) campgrounds in Talihina. “It allows foster families an opportunity to...

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GoStudents: Oklahoma students become the hands and feet of Jesus
Aug23

GoStudents: Oklahoma students become the hands and feet of Jesus

Summer 2018 GoStudents projects were notable in several ways. This is the first year for Oklahoma projects to be included. Students were able to serve close to home by traveling to Tulsa, Oklahoma City or Lawton to participate in local missions. This was also a milestone year for GoStudents because participation doubled to 280 students across the 13 projects. “Many people may not know that GoStudents was started as an opportunity to...

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GoStudents builds up believers in Belize
Aug20

GoStudents builds up believers in Belize

  Oklahoma students from several churches joined together on a GoStudents trip July 20-27 to share the Gospel with several villages in Belize, which is in Central America. The group of students split into two teams, and each group would start the day by traveling to a village to lead children in a Vacation Bible School (VBS). In each village children were able to participate in songs, watch skits from stories in the Bible, make a...

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GoStudents reaching Oklahoma
Mar22

GoStudents reaching Oklahoma

Mission trips can play a vital role in spiritual formation in young individuals. GoStudents is just one way the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) supports churches in making missions a priority in students’ lives throughout Oklahoma. GoStudents is an organization founded on the belief that God is raising up a generation to complete the task of sharing Christ with a lost world. GoStudents is a tool used to help students...

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Oklahoma Baptists support Houston church
Sep18

Oklahoma Baptists support Houston church

HOUSTON, Texas—Waters are still receding in parts of Houston as individuals work through the destruction that Hurricane Harvey left in its wake. Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) has had boots on the ground since just days after Harvey hit, providing meals and starting the steps towards recovering from flood waters that have changed the lives of all they have touched. At Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center, Sept. 2-3, a love...

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