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BGCO honors Williams with gift to OJPM
Nov07

BGCO honors Williams with gift to OJPM

Oklahoma Baptist chaplaincy program founder Joe Williams has been recognized for his significant and long-lasting contributions to the ministry he helped forge with a contribution in his name to the Oklahoma Jail and Prison Ministry. On Nov. 1, Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Executive Director-Treasurer Anthony L. Jordan and BGCO Chaplaincy Specialist Don Williams (No relation) met with Williams in his home in Choctaw...

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Religious Freedom for all Oklahomans —Vote ‘Yes’ on State Question 790
Oct27

Religious Freedom for all Oklahomans —Vote ‘Yes’ on State Question 790

On November 8, by voting “Yes” on State Question 790, Oklahomans will have the chance to directly increase their religious freedom, a rare opportunity in this age when liberal courts and governments are actively seeking to narrow religious liberties. We support State Question 790 because it would remove from Oklahoma’s Constitution the “Blaine Amendment,” a provision added in the 19th century during a time of anti-Catholic prejudice...

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SQ 792: Does Oklahoma need alcohol to be more convenient?
Oct27

SQ 792: Does Oklahoma need alcohol to be more convenient?

Oklahoma voters are faced with a question regarding alcohol consumption in this year’s election. State Question 792 relates to the sale of alcoholic beverages and, if passed, will change current alcohol sale laws to allow retail locations like grocery stores to sell wine and strong beer while allowing liquor stores to sell chilled wine and strong beer. The proponents advertise things like, “Improves consumer choice and convenience”...

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6th annual Oilfield Prayer Breakfast draws 400
Oct25

6th annual Oilfield Prayer Breakfast draws 400

More than 400 people from various walks of the energy industry gathered on Oct. 13 in Oklahoma City for the sixth annual Oilfield Prayer Breakfast. The event, which was organized by the Oilfield Christian Fellowship and Southern Baptist Oil Patch Chaplains, featured times of prayer, a proclamation from Gov. Mary Fallin and a keynote speech by Harold Mathena, a retired oil and gas executive and deacon at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs....

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Happy birthday Hope!
Oct20

Happy birthday Hope!

In 1985, a young Oklahoma Baptist preacher felt the burden to provide help to young women who may be considering abortion, young women who felt no hope for their future or the future of their unborn children. The Lord used Pastor Anthony Jordan, who now serves as Executive Director of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), to share this burden with others, and in 1986, the BGCO opened Crisis Pregnancy Centers in Oklahoma...

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New OKC abortion clinic sparks outreach, prayer effort
Oct17

New OKC abortion clinic sparks outreach, prayer effort

At the beginning of summer, Oklahoma had two abortion clinics, one in Tulsa and one in Norman. By the end of summer, a third was opened; this one is in south Oklahoma City. According to a recent article published in The Oklahoman, leaders of the Southwind Women’s Clinic near SW 44th has plans to perform as many as 3,000 abortions per year, which would be in addition to the approximately 5,000 abortions performed in Oklahoma annually....

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