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Oklahoma Baptist churches find ways to be neighborly amid COVID-19 crisis
Mar26

Oklahoma Baptist churches find ways to be neighborly amid COVID-19 crisis

Oklahoma Baptist churches know this is a time to show care and support for their respective communities. The challenge is, how can church members connect while observing social distancing? Three churches in particular have found a way to resolve this. Minco, First; Oklahoma City, Trinity and Purcell, First have made neighborhood cards that let people know their churches are willing to help during the COVID-19 crisis. “Basically, it is...

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Regional reach, global impact: Oklahoma Baptists’ Board sees fruit from regional ministry strategy
Mar26

Regional reach, global impact: Oklahoma Baptists’ Board sees fruit from regional ministry strategy

The mission of Oklahoma Baptists is, “We encourage one another to advance the Gospel.” One way leaders of the Board of Directors for Oklahoma Baptists have seen this take shape is in the new regional ministry strategy, which was a major focal point at the March 10 board meeting at the Baptist Building in Oklahoma City. Regional Ministry Group connects with board, vision In November 2019, Oklahoma Baptists’ regional ministry partners...

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Almost closing its doors last year, Henryetta, Wilson continues to grow
Mar26

Almost closing its doors last year, Henryetta, Wilson continues to grow

HENRYETTA—Oklahoma Baptists have made goals of increasing attendance, baptisms, sending international missionaries and Cooperative Program giving each by 20 percent by the year 2025. These goals will involve churches across the state. Henryetta, Wilson has made great strides in helping meet the attendance goal. The church was having less than 10 people on average for worship services in the last few years. They were facing the...

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Small Madrid church stays vibrant during pandemic lockdown
Mar23

Small Madrid church stays vibrant during pandemic lockdown

MADRID, Spain— The streets are eerily silent. It’s as if the life has been sucked out of this vibrant capital of Spain, this city of Madrid that nearly 4 million people call home. The Coronavirus quarantine has been in effect for several days now as everyone shelters in place. But behind all the closed doors and windows in the myriad of towering apartment buildings, God is at work. Less than one-half of 1 percent of the population...

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Quarantined Oklahoma couple finds hope amid Grand Princess Cruise experience
Mar23

Quarantined Oklahoma couple finds hope amid Grand Princess Cruise experience

Celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary, Darrell and Teresa Roberts, members of Oklahoma City, Quail Springs, boarded the Grand Princess Cruise ship on Feb. 21, in San Francisco to set sail for a Hawaiian cruise. At the time, very few cases of the Coronavirus had been reported in the United States. Yet, the couple took extra precaution, packing sanitizing wipes and disinfecting spray. The night before the captain’s alarming...

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Owasso church plant, a refuge for the broken
Mar23

Owasso church plant, a refuge for the broken

OWASSO—A group of 120 people assembled in the Owasso Community Events Center March 1 for the official launch day of The Refuge, a new church plant supported in part by Oklahoma Baptists. The first public service included worship and preaching, as well as a video introduction for guests and seekers to the new church’s vision. The church, which seeks to be a “refuge for the broken” also baptized seven new believers in the inaugural...

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Like so many other organizations around the state and country, Oklahoma Baptists are closely monitoring news and information about the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).Learn More Here.