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Faithful to serve: Oklahoma Baptist military vet posthumously inducted into Military Hall of Fame
Nov11

Faithful to serve: Oklahoma Baptist military vet posthumously inducted into Military Hall of Fame

ROFF—“He was faithful to Jesus. He was faithful to his country. He was faithful to our church family.” These are the words Mike Finley, retired pastor of Roff, First, said about Milton Wayne Johnson, who was recently inducted posthumously into the Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame. The mission of the Hall of Fame is “Honoring the men and women of Oklahoma who served in the Uniformed Services of the United States, demonstrating...

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Messenger Insight 351 – Oklahoma Baptists Announce Petersen for Ministry Wives Role
Nov07

Messenger Insight 351 – Oklahoma Baptists Announce Petersen for Ministry Wives Role

Hear Amy Petersen and Amy Cordova talk about the powerful impact of ministry wives in the church. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2019/11/07073009/Messenger-Insight-351-Amy-Petersen.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (39.0MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify |...

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Oklahoma Baptists hire Mark Dance for Church Relations Group role
Oct21

Oklahoma Baptists hire Mark Dance for Church Relations Group role

In October, leaders with the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) announced the hiring of Mark Dance as director of pastor development/regional ministry partner for east-central Oklahoma. Dance most recently served at LifeWay Christian Resources as director of pastors and is a noted writer and conference speaker. He has pastored numerous churches in Arkansas, Texas and Tennessee, and he holds a Doctorate of Ministry from the...

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Encourage: ‘WE’ are Oklahoma Baptists
Oct08

Encourage: ‘WE’ are Oklahoma Baptists

On November 11-12, Oklahoma Baptists will gather at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs for our Annual Meeting. I hope you will come and participate, even if you have not in the past. This is an important year for us. As we move toward the Annual Meeting, I want to reflect on the reason why we exist. Our mission is simple: We encourage one another to advance the Gospel. Consider the three primary building blocks of our mission: 1) We, 2)...

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Cheering on Rachel’s Courage: Little Axe church, community rally around 15 yr.-old Leukemia patient
Oct03

Cheering on Rachel’s Courage: Little Axe church, community rally around 15 yr.-old Leukemia patient

LITTLE AXE— Under the Friday night lights in Little Axe, members of the school and community gathered rallied to cheer on a star. The star of this homecoming game, which took place on Sept. 20, was not a football player, but a young lady who has been battling cancer. One local TV reporter said, “A game ball meant more than just being passed off to the referees in a small Oklahoma town Friday night. After traveling by (medical)...

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Oklahoma Baptists Podcast – Church Relations
Oct02

Oklahoma Baptists Podcast – Church Relations

Hear Dr. Hance Dilbeck and Dr. James Swain discuss Oklahoma Baptists’ new regional ministry strategy to advance the Gospel. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/podcast-video/Oklahoma-Baptists-Podcast-Church-Relations.mp4Podcast (podcast-video): Play in new window | Download (774.7MB) Subscribe: Android | Google...

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