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God directs chaplain ministry to the hurting in Houston
Oct08

God directs chaplain ministry to the hurting in Houston

HOUSTON—Lisa slumped down into a welcomed chair after a five-mile walk to Spring, Texas, First. Her legs quivered as she sat after the long trek, and her feet throbbed in the Harley Davidson boots she was wearing. Little did she know that, in a few minutes, God would send relief for both her hurting feet and her hurting heart in the form of a slender angel of mercy wearing a bright yellow T-shirt. Larry J. Moore, Oklahoma Disaster...

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Oklahoma Baptists support Houston church
Sep18

Oklahoma Baptists support Houston church

HOUSTON, Texas—Waters are still receding in parts of Houston as individuals work through the destruction that Hurricane Harvey left in its wake. Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) has had boots on the ground since just days after Harvey hit, providing meals and starting the steps towards recovering from flood waters that have changed the lives of all they have touched. At Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center, Sept. 2-3, a love...

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Perspective: A grand Falls Creek 100th
Sep13

Perspective: A grand Falls Creek 100th

Andre Crouch is one of my favorite songwriters. Many years ago he wrote a song titled “My Tribute.” The opening line expresses my heart, “How can I say thanks for the things You have done for me.” When I reflect on our celebration of 100 years of ministry at Falls Creek, I must say, his words only need the pronouns changed to “we” and “us” to perfectly reflect our cooperate celebration. The time of celebration was a grand event! More...

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Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief helping Houston
Sep07

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief helping Houston

As Hurricane Harvey struck the Gulf Coast of Texas on Aug. 25, with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph, Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) prepared to serve their neighbors in need. “We had to be cautious and respectful of the boundaries that the National Guard set in the interest of public safety,” Oklahoma Baptist DR Director Don Williams said. “Once we were allowed in, we set up incident command centers and got to work right...

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Powerful Prayer: For students and teachers
Aug20

Powerful Prayer: For students and teachers

As we move into a new school year, it has never been more crucial to bathe students and teachers in powerful biblical prayer. Several years ago, a speaker at a Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma staff day shared something that made an indelible impression on us all.  He showed part of a movie where American troops were in the steel flat boats approaching the shores at Normandy Beach. As the ship doors dropped down, many young...

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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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