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Falls Creek book sells 1,000 copies and counting
Jan15

Falls Creek book sells 1,000 copies and counting

In November 2016, the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) unveiled a new book celebrating the 100th anniversary of Falls Creek called 100 Years of Falls Creek: A Legacy of Faith. As of Jan. 1, 2017, more than 1,000 copies of the 120-page, hardback book have been sold. Researched and written by Dana Williamson, retired associate editor of the Baptist Messenger, and designed by Oklahoma City graphic artist, Rick Boyd, who has...

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BGCO, Hope offer resources for Sanctity of Life Sunday (Jan. 22)
Dec27

BGCO, Hope offer resources for Sanctity of Life Sunday (Jan. 22)

In 1984, former President Ronald Reagan “issued a proclamation designating Sanctity of Human Life Day,” in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling and the resulting surge of abortions in America. Since that Sunday was designated, churches across America have observed the special Sunday to celebrate the sanctity of unborn human life and to emphasize the church’s role in responding to abortion. In time for 2017’s...

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Messenger Insight 267 – GREATER
Dec21

Messenger Insight 267 – GREATER

Hear about the inspiring movie GREATER, which tells about the life and faith of Brandon Burlsworth, perhaps the greatest walk-on player in the history of college football. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/www.baptistmessenger.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Messenger-Insight-267-Marty-Burlsworth.mp3Podcast: Subscribe in iTunes | Play in new window | Download...

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Marlow, First holds Christmas dinner theatre for community
Dec21

Marlow, First holds Christmas dinner theatre for community

MARLOW—As churches across Oklahoma undertake efforts around Christmastime to  reach people for Christ, one church put on dinner events for the community. In December, Marlow, First, hosted an event four times called “An FBC Marlow Christmas,” which featured special music, food and entertainment. The dinner-theatre style event was open to the  community, and hundreds attended. A variety of music from bluegrass,  to Christmas carols and...

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Messenger Insight 266 – Falls Creek Book
Dec15

Messenger Insight 266 – Falls Creek Book

100 Years of Falls Creek Hear about the new coffee table book about Falls Creek’s 100th anniversary. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/www.baptistmessenger.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Messenger-Insight-266-Falls-Creek-Book.mp3Podcast: Subscribe in iTunes | Play in new window | Download...

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