Navigation Menu
The house two churches built
Nov12

The house two churches built

  Two Oklahoma City churches, Emmaus and Exchange Avenue, teamed up to help a family in need of a more secure living condition. The family of two adults and five children was living in a rundown house of about 700 square feet, according to Jim Lehew, associate pastor of Oklahoma City, Emmaus. Lehew said they learned about the family through a ministry of which members of Emmaus and Exchange Avenue participate, helping school-aged...

Read More
Multiply: A better way to win the culture war
Nov11

Multiply: A better way to win the culture war

It’s probably going to get worse before it gets better. But that’s not a problem for the missional church. Christianity was born into a society that was crueler, more heartless and more decadent than our minds may imagine. Paganism ruled the day. The sick, the weak and the helpless were fodder for the cruel and powerful. Abortion, infanticide and child sacrifice were very common in the ancient world. In fact, children born with any...

Read More
Oklahoma Baptists encouraged to attend Nov. 13 Foster Care rally at Edmond, First
Nov08

Oklahoma Baptists encouraged to attend Nov. 13 Foster Care rally at Edmond, First

  EDMOND—Leaders with the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) will focus on solutions to Oklahoma’s foster care crisis during a special, free event at 6:30 p.m. Tues., Nov. 13 at Edmond, First, 1300 E 33rd St. The event, “The Gospel, the Church & Foster Care,” will feature resources and representatives from faith-based agencies focused on meeting the needs of the more than 8,500 Oklahoma children currently in DHS...

Read More
Oklahoma Baptists will gather to bring Him glory
Nov08

Oklahoma Baptists will gather to bring Him glory

EDMOND – The 112th Annual Meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) will take place at Edmond, First, Nov. 12-13. The meeting will feature various times of business, fellowship and worship, under the theme “To Him Be the GLORY in the Church,” based on Eph. 3:20-21. The Oklahoma Pastors’ Conference and Missions Celebration will commence prior to the BGCO Annual Meeting. Both events begin at 9 a.m. on Mon., Nov. 12....

Read More
Encourage: Share your time, Nov. 12-13
Nov07

Encourage: Share your time, Nov. 12-13

“Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us, to Him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations forever and ever. Amen” (Eph. 3:20-21). Amen. The apostle Paul wrote his letters in Greek, including the powerful prayer that closes the third chapter of Ephesians. Every word of the letter is in Greek except for one word, “Amen.” He...

Read More
Annual Meeting exhibit hall to highlight Oklahoma & National ministries, organizations
Nov01

Annual Meeting exhibit hall to highlight Oklahoma & National ministries, organizations

EDMOND—Each November, as the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma Annual Meeting approaches, messengers to the meeting anticipate an interactive exhibit hall. The 112th Annual Meeting is no exception, with 58 booths from Oklahoma and national Southern Baptist ministries. Annual Meeting will convene at Edmond, First, in a change of pace from previous years when the meeting was hosted by Oklahoma City, Quail Springs. The meeting will...

Read More