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Proclaim! features ‘family reunion’ retreat
Aug23

Proclaim! features ‘family reunion’ retreat

EDMOND—Randy Lind had much praise about this year’s Proclaim! The worship and music ministries specialist of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma said those who attended the statewide worship choir and orchestra retreat enjoyed the fellowship and the opportunity to learn new music. “It was a great time with the instrumentalists and the choir members,” said Lind. “One of the great things about it is it’s like a big family...

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DR volunteers respond to La. flooding
Aug23

DR volunteers respond to La. flooding

>>  from Staff and Wire Reports Oklahoma Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) volunteers headed to Baton Rouge, La. early Wednesday morning, Aug. 17 in response to heavy flooding which hit southern Louisiana after slow-moving storms began dumping rain on the area almost a week earlier. Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma DR Director Sam Porter dispatched the convention’s “Strike Force,” to set up its large feeding unit...

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Q&A Focus: Joni discusses ‘Me Before You,’ marriage, new book
Aug19

Q&A Focus: Joni discusses ‘Me Before You,’ marriage, new book

The Baptist Messenger recently interviewed Joni Eareckson Tada, renowned author, artist and founder and Chief Executive of Joni and Friends. Messenger: Joni, you have many friends and fans here in Oklahoma, and many are familiar with your works and story, how God has worked in your life, how a diving accident in 1967, when you were only 17 years of age, left you in a quadriplegic state without the use of your hands and placed you in a...

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Falls Creek and CrossTimbers continue to see many campers make decisions for Christ
Aug02

Falls Creek and CrossTimbers continue to see many campers make decisions for Christ

DAVIS—Collecting numbers of spiritual decisions is not the goal for Falls Creek Youth Camp or CrossTimbers Children’s Mission Adventure Camp. What the numbers represent, though, is what makes Oklahoma Baptists praise God, as many children and young people are making life changing decisions every week at both camps. In the eighth week of summer camp, Falls Creek was approaching 5,500 total decisions made this summer at the invitation...

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Messenger Insight 259 – Joni Eareckson Tada
Jul28

Messenger Insight 259 – Joni Eareckson Tada

An Interview with Joni Eareckson Tada Admired author, artist and Christian leader Joni Eareckson Tada speaks about faith, the value of life and about a forthcoming devotional book. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/www.baptistmessenger.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Messenger-Insight-259-Joni-Eareckson-Tada.mp3Podcast: Subscribe in iTunes | Play in new window | Download...

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