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Marlow, First holds Christmas dinner theatre for community
Dec21

Marlow, First holds Christmas dinner theatre for community

MARLOW—As churches across Oklahoma undertake efforts around Christmastime to  reach people for Christ, one church put on dinner events for the community. In December, Marlow, First, hosted an event four times called “An FBC Marlow Christmas,” which featured special music, food and entertainment. The dinner-theatre style event was open to the  community, and hundreds attended. A variety of music from bluegrass,  to Christmas carols and...

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Messenger Insight 266 – Falls Creek Book
Dec15

Messenger Insight 266 – Falls Creek Book

100 Years of Falls Creek Hear about the new coffee table book about Falls Creek’s 100th anniversary. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/www.baptistmessenger.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Messenger-Insight-266-Falls-Creek-Book.mp3Podcast: Subscribe in iTunes | Play in new window | Download...

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Falls Creek dedicates landmark, facility in memory of Wright, Matlock
Dec12

Falls Creek dedicates landmark, facility in memory of Wright, Matlock

DAVIS—On Sat., Dec. 3, Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center held a special dedication ceremony in honor and in memory of Jonathan Wright and Charles Matlock, two men who died in a tragic workplace accident at Falls Creek on April 22. Gathering for the special dedication service at Falls Creek were leaders with the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), the families of Wright and Matlock, as well as friends. The Falls Creek...

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Annual Meeting Moments: 110th BGCO meeting highlights, reports
Nov17

Annual Meeting Moments: 110th BGCO meeting highlights, reports

Oklahoma Baptists gathered for the 110th Annual Meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs on Nov. 14-15. Attending the meeting were 645 registered Messengers from BGCO churches across the state, as well as hundreds more guests and attendees. From officer elections to worship through song, from ministry reports to key business, the 2016 BGCO Annual Meeting was memorable and uniting....

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New Book: 100 years of  Falls Creek
Nov16

New Book: 100 years of Falls Creek

It has been called the “crown jewel of Oklahoma Baptists,” “the enchanted land of America,” “a giver of dreams,” “a mountaintop experience” and “one of Oklahoma’s most enduring traditions.” Falls Creek, undisputed as the largest Christian camp of its kind in the world, is a phenomenon that is hard to explain. Since the camp was founded in 1917, in the summer months alone, more than 2 million people have walked the 305-acre grounds in...

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