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IMB to host virtual MedAdvance conference Aug. 7-8
Jul07

IMB to host virtual MedAdvance conference Aug. 7-8

For the past 13 years, the International Mission Board (IMB) has hosted the MedAdvance conference as a forum for healthcare professionals, students, church leaders and state and associational leaders to learn how they can partner with IMB healthcare workers. In 2019, MedAdvance met in Oklahoma and was well-attended by those interested in medical missions. This year’s MedAdvance conference will be held virtually on Aug. 7-8. Rebekah...

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IMB urges caution while encouraging sustained commitment to missions
Jul06

IMB urges caution while encouraging sustained commitment to missions

RICHMOND, VA.—International Mission Board (IMB) senior leaders are urging Southern Baptists to use extreme caution if they are considering overseas missions travel for the remainder of 2020. As many countries continue to require quarantines or have not yet opened their borders, travelers could face unexpected circumstances, including quarantines upon re-entering the U.S. The future threat and spread of COVID-19 also remains an unknown...

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Falls Creek kicks off Road Show
Jul06

Falls Creek kicks off Road Show

The first two stops on the Falls Creek Road Show took place in Cushing and Woodward in late June. The events were attended by students from area Oklahoma Baptist churches with about 150 students gathering in Cushing June 26 and more than 100 in attendance June 30 in Woodward. The Road Show was developed by Oklahoma Baptists youth ministry to be offered as an alternative when it was determined that the popular summer camp would not be...

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2021 VBS archaeology theme leads kids to unearth truth about Jesus
Jul02

2021 VBS archaeology theme leads kids to unearth truth about Jesus

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)—Next summer, kids will roll up their sleeves and grab excavation gear as they head to archaeological sites of present-day Israel with “Destination Dig,” the 2021 Vacation Bible School theme from LifeWay Christian Resources. In “Destination Dig,” kids will take the role of junior archaeologists as they embark on an adventure to study pieces of the past to learn the truth about who Jesus is...

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Pressing forward: Oklahoma Baptists’ board revises budget, introduces new church planting strategy
Jun29

Pressing forward: Oklahoma Baptists’ board revises budget, introduces new church planting strategy

The first Oklahoma Baptists’ Board of Directors meeting in 2020 took place March 10, just before COVID-19 was announced to be a global pandemic. On June 25, board members met for the second time this year at the Baptist Building. The Board reviewed what had occurred since the previous meeting, shared time in prayer and fellowship and pressed forward with ministry plans, a revised budget and a new church planting strategy. Dilbeck...

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Messenger Insight 384 – Coronavirus and the Cooperative Program
Jun25

Messenger Insight 384 – Coronavirus and the Cooperative Program

Willie McLaurin, VP for Great Commission Relations and Mobilization at the SBC Executive Committee talks about the impact of COVID-19 on the Cooperative Program. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2020/06/25134417/Messenger-Insight-384-Willie-McLaurin.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (19.6MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify |...

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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.
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