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Messenger Insight 377 – Understanding Social Media Metrics for Online Worship
May21

Messenger Insight 377 – Understanding Social Media Metrics for Online Worship

Lifeway social media strategist Chris Martin helps pastors navigate the complexities of social media statics for online worship services. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2020/05/21091949/Messenger-Insight-377-Church-Social-Media.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (24.9MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify |...

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Falls Creek cancels summer 2020 camp season
May18

Falls Creek cancels summer 2020 camp season

Amid COVID-19 factors, Falls Creek and CrossTimbers cancel summer sessions DAVIS—Leaders with Oklahoma Baptists announced today that Falls Creek Youth Camp and CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp will not hold any camp sessions during the summer of 2020, due to factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic. In April, Oklahoma Baptists had announced tentative plans for a delayed start and revised schedule, with the provision to...

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Grand Re-opening: Churches prepare for process of regathering in wake of Coronavirus
May12

Grand Re-opening: Churches prepare for process of regathering in wake of Coronavirus

With the state of Oklahoma permitting churches to open for in-person meetings or worship in early May, Oklahoma Baptist pastors are wading into what it means to reopen the church building. Plans to re-gather for worship vary in pace and style. At Bethel Acres, New Hope, Pastor Will Wilson planned for “Lawn Church” for several Sunday mornings in May, before later gathering in the worship center. Much like a drive-in service, the lawn...

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Messenger Insight 376 – Oklahoma Baptists provide hunger relief amid Covid-19
May11

Messenger Insight 376 – Oklahoma Baptists provide hunger relief amid Covid-19

Hear how Oklahoma Baptist churches across the state are helping people with food insecurity needs brought on by the Coronavirus pandemic using hunger funds from the State Mission Offering (SMO). https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2020/05/11145748/Messenger-Insight-376-Hunger-Funds.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (26.1MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher |...

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OBU hosts May 21 webinar on pastor renewal
May11

OBU hosts May 21 webinar on pastor renewal

SHAWNEE—Oklahoma Baptist University and Oklahoma Pastor Renewal is hosting a free Zoom Webinar, 11 a.m.-noon on May 21. Ministry leaders Todd Littleton, Joe Ligon, Bryan Laramore and Matt Henslee will discuss strategies for reconnecting with older and offline church members. The strategies include how to get members who are offline to stay connected during social distancing. Participants will learn strategies on how to minister in...

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Like so many other organizations around the state and country, Oklahoma Baptists are closely monitoring news and information about the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).Learn More Here.