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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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Latvian partners come to Oklahoma
Apr04

Latvian partners come to Oklahoma

The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) committed to partner with Peteris Sprogis and the Latvian Baptist Union in Nov. 2015. As the mission partnership is nearing its second year, Oklahoma Baptists have made more than a handful of trips to Latvia, connecting with churches and with communities. At the end of March, members of the Latvian Baptist Union spent a week in Oklahoma, getting more acclimated with the BGCO and...

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BCMs serve Karen people in CO over Spring Break
Apr03

BCMs serve Karen people in CO over Spring Break

AURORA, Colo.—Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM) students from Rogers State University (RSU), Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC), Bacone College and Connors State College spent their spring break in Aurora, Colo., serving the Karen people. The group of 27 consisted of six BCM leaders and 21 students. RSU has been making trips to Colorado for four years. When they were there the first year they met a Karen girl by the name of Nau...

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Central Oklahoma BCM serves ‘Windy City’
Mar31

Central Oklahoma BCM serves ‘Windy City’

CHICAGO—Members of the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM) recently spent their spring break in the “Windy City” with people from 13 different nations. The trip to Chicago consisted of 19  UCO students spending time at a Solex, a school that provides the opportunity for international students to excel in their career field or improve their English language skills with established successful programs....

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100 years of Falls Creek: Anticipation grows for Falls Creek’s 100th anniversary weekend, Sept. 2-3
Mar30

100 years of Falls Creek: Anticipation grows for Falls Creek’s 100th anniversary weekend, Sept. 2-3

DAVIS—In the midst of the 100th Anniversary year of Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center, anticipation is growing for a major celebration weekend, Sept. 2-3. The weekend, which is being planned by the Falls Creek 100th Celebration Committee, centers around two events, a Saturday evening youth concert and a Sunday evening  classic worship service. Saturday evening, Sept. 2 is the Falls Creek Night of Praise youth concert, 6:30-9:30...

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Sheldon honored as outgoing BGCO historical secretary; Nigh to succeed Sheldon
Mar26

Sheldon honored as outgoing BGCO historical secretary; Nigh to succeed Sheldon

Eli and Freida Sheldon were honored at a reception March 14 at the Baptist Building. Freida recently completed 14 years of service with the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) with her final position being Eli’s ministry assistant. Eli announced his retirement as BGCO historical secretary this year. For eight years, Eli served as BGCO historical secretary, working closely with the Oklahoma Baptist Historical Commission. Many...

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