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Sharing Jesus: Join us at SEC, Jan. 29-30
Jan08

Sharing Jesus: Join us at SEC, Jan. 29-30

The State Evangelism Conference (SEC), Jan. 29-30, is a perfect time for us as a family of Oklahoma Baptist to refocus and re-energize our hearts and attention to the heart of God—the urgent need for souls to be saved. The theme for the 2018 SEC is “Urgency.” The focal scripture passage is, “We must quickly carry out the tasks assigned us by the one who sent us. The night is coming and then no one can work” (John 9:4 NLT). I pray that...

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First person: Evangelism tune-up part 3
Jul30

First person: Evangelism tune-up part 3

Through the Oklahoma State Mission Offering, Oklahoma Baptists, and beyond, provide more evangelism training and evangelism resources to assist the churches across our state in seeing souls saved and lives changed. One of these areas of training and resourcing is the Evangelism Tune-ups. Beginning this fall Evangelism Tune-ups, which I discusssed in previous columns, will happen in different parts of the state. When we take the time...

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First person: Evangelism tune-up part 2
Jul26

First person: Evangelism tune-up part 2

I am so thankful for the State Missions Offering! Through the gifts of Oklahoma Baptists, and beyond, we are able to provide more evangelism training and resources to assist the churches across our state in seeing souls saved and lives changed. When we take the time to tune things up, which is often referred to as preventive maintenance, we can make things last longer and run smoother. This is a common practice for most people with...

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First person: Evangelism Tune-up
Jul05

First person: Evangelism Tune-up

Nearly everything we own needs a tune-up from time to time: computers, cars, equipment, children, youth and, yes, even adults. It is not that we are doing anything “wrong,” but it is preventive maintenance. It should not surprise us that in church and in our personal walk with Christ we would need a tune-up, as well. “Evangelism Tune-Up” is a program that is an emphasis spearheaded by the Evangelism Office of the Baptist General...

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