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Phillip Ford lives a full life as a BCM director
May21

Phillip Ford lives a full life as a BCM director

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is an expanded article based on the 2020 Cooperative Program Prayer Guide for Oklahoma Baptists. For more information, please visit www.oklahomabaptists.org/cp. Phillip Ford married his best friend Kamie in August 2015. That same month he started attending Southwestern Seminary, started a Baptist Collegiate Ministries organization at the University Center of Southern Oklahoma (UCSO) in Ardmore, and started...

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Paul Lewis hangs with college students and his family
May14

Paul Lewis hangs with college students and his family

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is an expanded article based on the 2020 Cooperative Program Prayer Guide for Oklahoma Baptists. For more information, please visit www.oklahomabaptists.org/cp. Discipling college students so they can live on mission for God wherever life takes them is both the goal of and the every-day life of Paul Lewis, director of Baptist Collegiate Ministries at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO). “It’s...

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Alan Quigley ministers through resources
May08

Alan Quigley ministers through resources

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is an expanded article based on the 2020 Cooperative Program Prayer Guide for Oklahoma Baptists. For more information, please visit www.oklahomabaptists.org/cp. Oklahoma Baptists’ church plants average 183 in worship services after their launch year. Associate Executive Director Alan Quigley attributes that to the new church planting network of Oklahoma Baptists, which walks with them from assessment to...

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Ron Fleming rolls through southeast Oklahoma
Apr30

Ron Fleming rolls through southeast Oklahoma

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is an expanded article based on the 2020 Cooperative Program Prayer Guide for Oklahoma Baptists. For more information, please visit www.oklahomabaptists.org/cp. Triple bypass surgery in April 2019 didn’t slow Ron Fleming down for long. “I’m in better health than the last several years,” said the director of missions in Choctaw-Chickasaw Association. “I don’t think you can get out of ministry once God calls...

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Kerry Russell keeps an eye on the economy
Apr23

Kerry Russell keeps an eye on the economy

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is an expanded article based on the 2020 Cooperative Program Prayer Guide for Oklahoma Baptists. For more information, please visit www.oklahomabaptists.org/cp. Oklahoma Baptists’ Chief Financial Officer Kerry Russell gives a monthly report to Executive Director-Treasurer Hance Dilbeck and other leaders concerning giving from Oklahoma churches. “I do a lot of forecasting, estimates and projections,” said...

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Tim Kimberley plants in rural Iowa
Apr17

Tim Kimberley plants in rural Iowa

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is an expanded article based on the 2020 Cooperative Program Prayer Guide for Oklahoma Baptists. For more information, please visit www.oklahomabaptists.org/cp. About 450 people live in rural Collins, Iowa. Tim Kimberley led 17 people from Oklahoma City, Frontline to start Sacred Mission Church here in 2019. Here in his childhood hometown, Kimberley led the first church to be started in Collins in at least...

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