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Prepared to share: 2017 SEC ‘shouts’ the Good News
Feb09

Prepared to share: 2017 SEC ‘shouts’ the Good News

DEL CITY—“Shout” was the theme of the 2017 Oklahoma State Evangelism Conference (SEC), which could describe the volume level at Del City, First Southern, Jan. 30-31. The Word of God was boldly spoken; those in attendance proclaimed God’s praises in worship led by Charles Billingsley from Lynchburg, Va., Thomas Road. And the importance of evangelism in today’s society was emphatically stressed by the many speakers during the two-day...

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SEC extra look at activities and sessions
Feb09

SEC extra look at activities and sessions

Night of Prayer sets stage for SEC On Sun., Jan. 29, more than 200 Oklahoma Baptist pastors and other leaders gathered for a Night of Prayer event at Del City, First Southern. The annual prayer event preceded the Oklahoma State Evangelism Conference (SEC) and was led by Mark Becton, Pastor of Richmond, Va., Grove Avenue. Becton prompted attendees to seek the Lord in prayer, using the famed A-C-T-S...

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Churches prepare for Rose Day indoor rally at Capitol
Jan31

Churches prepare for Rose Day indoor rally at Capitol

On the heels of Sanctity of Human Life Sunday (Jan. 22), churches across Oklahoma are making plans to attend the 2017 Rose Day Pro-Life Indoor Rally at the Oklahoma State Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 8. The Rose Day event, now in its 26th year, begins at 9:30 a.m. Christians and other pro-life Oklahomans are encouraged to participate by bringing red roses for the Oklahoma Governor, Lieutenant Governor, their respective State Senate...

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Messenger Insight 268 – Paul Kersh
Jan23

Messenger Insight 268 – Paul Kersh

Fatherhood, Faith & Family Paul Kersh of Equipped By His Word ministry talks about the link between faith and family.   https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/www.baptistmessenger.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Messenger-Insight-268-Paul-Kersh.mp3Podcast: Subscribe in iTunes | Play in new window | Download...

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Q&A Focus: The Heart of Worship: 2017 SEC worship leader links worship, evangelism
Jan22

Q&A Focus: The Heart of Worship: 2017 SEC worship leader links worship, evangelism

Messenger: Thanks for joining us, and we’re excited about your upcoming time at the Evangelism Conference. You’re going to be leading worship several times, including the Night of Prayer (5 p.m., Jan. 29 at Del City, First Southern), Monday morning’s Senior Adult Session, Monday afternoon and evening, as well as Tuesday. But you also are leading a breakout session Tuesday morning about the link between worship and evangelism. Can you...

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