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Falls Creek hosts young adults for spring retreat
Apr20

Falls Creek hosts young adults for spring retreat

DAVIS—The first weekend in April, 18-25-year-olds flocked to Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center for Falls Creek Spring retreat. In 2017, the event’s third year, more than 800 students and young adults came with their friends, church groups and Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM) groups for a weekend getaway to encounter the Lord. Spring Retreat is a weekend-long event, focused on college-age young adults and their walks with the...

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Shining light on Lawton’s Asian ‘Hidden Harvest’
Apr18

Shining light on Lawton’s Asian ‘Hidden Harvest’

LAWTON—It’s 6:30 a.m., Monday. Chunhai Li is loading up his car with Bibles, Christian literature, song sheets and heading out with a few faithful members of Oklahoma City-area Chinese churches toward Lawton. Chunhai is a worker in Oklahoma’s Chinese Hidden Harvest, one among several of Oklahoma’s under-served, overlooked people groups or population segments. Li is pastor of the Oklahoma City, Northwest Mandarin, but every other week...

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Centennial Reunion Choir leaving legacy through praise
Apr17

Centennial Reunion Choir leaving legacy through praise

Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center will celebrate its 100th year serving Oklahoma Baptists in 2017. As a part of the celebration experience, a choir of what is expected to be 500 members strong, will sing joyful songs unto the Lord this Sept. 3 at the Homecoming Service. Randy Lind, Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) worship and music specialist said of the event and its significance, “For most people, depending on your...

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The day that changed everything
Apr13

The day that changed everything

As the sun descended toward the horizon that Friday afternoon, events of historical, theological and cosmic significance unfolded in unexpected ways—Jesus, the Son of God, died upon the cross. Upon the death of Jesus, Joseph of Arimathea, a prominent member of the Sanhedrin and a secret disciple of Christ, openly approached Pilate to ask for the body of Jesus to ensure a proper burial. Joseph, along with Nicodemus, received the corpse...

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Church planters talk ‘Family-to-Family’ at Falls Creek retreat
Apr11

Church planters talk ‘Family-to-Family’ at Falls Creek retreat

DAVIS—Approximately 90 church planters were offered a special weekend retreat at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center, March 30-April 1. The theme of the retreat was “Family-to-Family,” which provided an atmosphere of encouragement and to be refreshed while spending time with other church planters. The retreat’s theme verse was “The humble will see their God at work and be glad. Let all who seek God’s help be encouraged” (Ps. 69:32...

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Prayers rise in Phoenix: 2017 SBC Annual Meeting in Phoenix (June 13-14) to focus on prayer
Apr06

Prayers rise in Phoenix: 2017 SBC Annual Meeting in Phoenix (June 13-14) to focus on prayer

PHOENIX, Ariz.—The 2017 Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Annual Meeting is set for June 13-14 in Phoenix, Ariz. Messengers and visitors from across the country can look forward to time of worship, an extensive exhibit hall, fellowship and more. “Pray! For such a time as this” is the focus of the 2017 Annual Meeting. In Phoenix, visitors to the Annual Meeting can spend time at a number of events meant to equip those in attendance....

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