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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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Messenger Insight 276 – Mustard Seed App
May12

Messenger Insight 276 – Mustard Seed App

MustardSeed App Learn about the Baptist Foundation of Oklahoma’s new mobile app that is revolutionizing charitable giving for Christians.   https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2017/05/09075544/Messenger-Insight-276-Mustard-Seed-App.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.9MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn |...

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Okla. Baptist Leader: HB2347 undercuts ‘The Oklahoma Standard,’ jeopardizes Oklahoma ministries
May09

Okla. Baptist Leader: HB2347 undercuts ‘The Oklahoma Standard,’ jeopardizes Oklahoma ministries

OKLAHOMA CITY—Dr. Anthony L. Jordan, executive director-treasurer of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), today called Oklahoma House Bill 2347 “an affront to The Oklahoma Standard.” HB 2347 would cap the itemized deduction for Oklahoma state income tax filers at $17,000 annually, and Jordan believes the measure would undermine charitable giving in the state and impede the ability of nonprofits and ministries to serve...

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Messenger Insight 275 – An interview with Pastor Brad Graves
May09

Messenger Insight 275 – An interview with Pastor Brad Graves

An interview with Pastor Brad Graves Pastor Brad Graves of Ada’s First Baptist Church talks about continued revival in Ada and of his nomination to be president of the SBC Pastors’ Conference.   https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2017/05/09075302/Messenger-Insight-275-Brad-Graves.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn |...

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