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IMB taps Paul Chitwood as presidential candidate
Nov06

IMB taps Paul Chitwood as presidential candidate

RICHMOND, Va.—The International Mission Board trustees’ presidential search committee announced Tuesday (Nov. 6) that the committee will recommend Paul Chitwood, 48, to be elected as the 173-year-old entity’s 13th president. The vote to elect Chitwood is scheduled for the Nov. 15 plenary session during their IMB board meeting in Richmond. Hance Dilbeck, Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma Executive Director-Treasurer,...

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Annual Meeting exhibit hall to highlight Oklahoma & National ministries, organizations
Nov01

Annual Meeting exhibit hall to highlight Oklahoma & National ministries, organizations

EDMOND—Each November, as the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma Annual Meeting approaches, messengers to the meeting anticipate an interactive exhibit hall. The 112th Annual Meeting is no exception, with 58 booths from Oklahoma and national Southern Baptist ministries. Annual Meeting will convene at Edmond, First, in a change of pace from previous years when the meeting was hosted by Oklahoma City, Quail Springs. The meeting will...

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Messenger Insight 322 – Ministry to Women
Oct31

Messenger Insight 322 – Ministry to Women

Hear LifeWay’s Kelly King talk about her newest book, which is an essential guide for leading women in the local church. Get your copy of Ministry to Women here. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2018/10/29145553/Messenger-Insight-322-Kelly-King.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (17.0MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | More...

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Q&A Focus – Foster care & the Church: Ministry opportunity knocks at Baptists’ door
Oct25

Q&A Focus – Foster care & the Church: Ministry opportunity knocks at Baptists’ door

  The Baptist Messenger recently interviewed Teri Blanton, foster care coordinator for Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children (OBHC), and Amy Cordova, women’s missions and ministry specialist of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), about the Oklahoma’s foster care crisis, discussing how churches can meet the need with the Gospel. Baptist Messenger: In thinking about foster care, can you talk about the One Such Child...

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Messenger Insight 321 – Elmer Towns on Prayer
Oct24

Messenger Insight 321 – Elmer Towns on Prayer

Hear popular author and teacher Elmer Towns discuss how God blesses fasting, prayer and evangelism. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2018/10/15091628/Messenger-Insight-321-Dr.-Elmer-Towns.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (25.4MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn |...

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