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Oklahoma Baptists embark to Texas beginning long-term relief efforts
Aug29

Oklahoma Baptists embark to Texas beginning long-term relief efforts

TEXAS—Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) groups are prepared to offer help to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey in coming weeks and months as initial rescue efforts turn to relief efforts. Oklahoma Baptists are working closely with Texas Baptists and other non-profit organizations in their relief efforts. Yesterday, Aug. 28, First Baptist Church Nicoma Park dispatched a DR shower and laundry trailer, which has private shower...

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Okla. Baptist Relief Sending Help after Hurricane Harvey
Aug28

Okla. Baptist Relief Sending Help after Hurricane Harvey

EDMOND, OK—Don Williams, Disaster Relief director for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), has been in close contact for days with officials connected to Hurricane Harvey and the devastating floods in Texas. Williams said the BGCO’s DR will be deploying its shower trailer, which has private shower stalls that can be used by relief workers, to Texas today. He anticipates Oklahoma volunteers will be called on to serve, as...

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Messenger Insight 284 – God and the Transgender Teen
Aug21

Messenger Insight 284 – God and the Transgender Teen

God and the Transgender Teen Pastor Caleb Moore talks about how Christians can best engage with transgender people. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2017/08/17095421/Messenger-Insight-284-Caleb-Moore.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (13.8MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn |...

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Q&A Focus: Falls Creek 100th Celebration Committee answers questions on Celebration Weekend, Sept. 2-3
Aug17

Q&A Focus: Falls Creek 100th Celebration Committee answers questions on Celebration Weekend, Sept. 2-3

The Centennial Celebration Weekend at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center is two weeks away. Both Sat., Sept. 2 and Sun., Sept. 3 will have major events planned for everyone to enjoy. Danny Ringer, chairman of the Falls Creek 100th Celebration Committee, said this will be a celebration Oklahoma Baptists will want to experience. “Falls Creek’s great legacy will be the centerpiece of everything that happens during this memorable...

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Williams announced as new leader of BGCO Disaster Relief
Aug16

Williams announced as new leader of BGCO Disaster Relief

On August 16, the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) announced Don Williams as its new director of Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR). Williams’ new position comes after Sam Porter’s recent retirement and move to work with the North American Mission Board. Alan Quigley, BGCO Mobilization Team Leader, made the formal announcement.   “Don came to the BGCO in December, 2009 as the Criminal Justice Ministries...

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