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Oklahoma Baptists spring to action in Elk City
May25

Oklahoma Baptists spring to action in Elk City

ELK CITY—On May 16, mere hours after a devastating tornado near Elk City damaged some 100 houses and killed one person, Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) volunteers were responding to the crisis. National news stories interviewed Beckham-Mills Director of Missions Danny RInger, who serves as Elk City fire department chaplain. Ringer was among the first responders on the scene. Sam Porter, DR director for the Baptist General...

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BGCO board praises God for positive ministry reports
May21

BGCO board praises God for positive ministry reports

Reports of progress and positive occurrences highlighted the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Board of Directors meeting, May 16.  Board members heard updates on construction at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Centers and with Baptist Collegiate Ministries (BCM), and representatives of BGCO affiliates and ministry committees shared how God is blessing the work of Oklahoma Baptists. ///Falls Creek to introduce Centennial...

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Messenger Insight 277 – Harvest America with Greg Laurie
May19

Messenger Insight 277 – Harvest America with Greg Laurie

Harvest America with Greg Laurie Hear evangelist and pastor Greg Laurie talk about a major evangelistic event happening in Phoenix this June. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2017/05/11133454/Messenger-Insight-277-Greg-Laurie.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (13.6MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher |...

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Oklahoma Baptist leaders meet in Elk City, participate in disaster response
May17

Oklahoma Baptist leaders meet in Elk City, participate in disaster response

ELK CITY, Okla.—Leaders with the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) and its Disaster Relief organization were in Elk City on Wednesday, meeting with other emergency management leaders, to talk about the tornado relief efforts. Sam Porter, director of Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief, and Anthony Jordan, BGCO executive director-treasurer, met Gov. Mary Fallin, Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak and others in Elk City,...

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Kinnaird to lead BGCO Church Planting Group
May15

Kinnaird to lead BGCO Church Planting Group

The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) hired Jimmy Kinnaird to lead its Church Planting Group, which actively works with churches and associations to identify strategic areas of Oklahoma in need of new churches. This marks Kinnaird’s second term of service with the BGCO. In 1997, he came to the BGCO to serve as evangelism specialist and eventually became Church Outreach Team Leader. Prior to his first BGCO stint, he led a...

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