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Messenger Insight 335 – God, Government & Prayer
Jun24

Messenger Insight 335 – God, Government & Prayer

Joel Harder, a chaplain connected to the Oklahoma State Capitol, talks about the impact of prayer, ministry and the Word. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2019/06/24081720/Messenger-Insight-335-Joel-Harder.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (34.7MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn |...

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MedAdvance: ‘Uniquely impactful’ medical missions conference coming to Oklahoma City
Jun06

MedAdvance: ‘Uniquely impactful’ medical missions conference coming to Oklahoma City

Rebekah Naylor, a decorated surgeon and medical missionary to India, didn’t always know that she was going to be a surgeon, or even a missionary. Naylor first felt the Lord calling her to the mission field as a teenager when missionaries visited her church in Arkansas, where her dad was a pastor. Fast forward to the 1960s when Naylor first felt called to become a surgeon. Her journey was not an easy one. Naylor wanted to be a surgeon...

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Refugees ‘people that need help,’ simulation shows
May24

Refugees ‘people that need help,’ simulation shows

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (BP) — Imagine having to either flee with the one child in your arms or run amid gunfire in search of your other children perhaps already killed by terrorists attacking your community. Brian Moore was one of about 100 others who encountered such a decision May 15 at Long Hollow Baptist Church in Hendersonville, Tenn. — but that experience was only a simulated exercise of loss. “For people in...

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Church membership drop, anxiety spotlight Gospel need
May12

Church membership drop, anxiety spotlight Gospel need

NASHVILLE (BP) — As recent polls put U.S. church membership at an all-time low and anxiety at an all-time high, some Southern Baptist leaders say the numbers are a wake-up call to Christians’ deep need to take the Great Commission personally. A Gallup Poll published in mid-April found that around 50 percent of Americans self-reported as members of a church, synagogue or mosque in 2018. That’s a sharp drop from around...

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BGCO hosts African American Pastors Fellowship May 3-4
May06

BGCO hosts African American Pastors Fellowship May 3-4

The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) reported 37 churches were represented at the African American Pastors Fellowship workshop at the Baptist Building, May 3-4. Alvin Deal, pastor in Greenville, S.C., was the event’s speaker. His message emphasized the important of cooperation. He said church leader and members are not to be “players, parasites or just participants,” but rather they should be “partners,” sharing all...

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Messenger Insight 333 – OBU & You
May02

Messenger Insight 333 – OBU & You

Hear Dr. Heath Thomas discuss the powerful impact of Oklahoma Baptist University. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2019/05/02133554/Messenger-Insight-333-Dr.-Thomas.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (20.1MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn |...

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