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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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Perspective: Kingdom partners
Apr12

Perspective: Kingdom partners

Over the last 20 years, the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) and its churches have been involved in national and international mission partnerships—Malawi, Phoenix, Armenia, Utah-Idaho and Mexico to name a few. The BGCO has sought to join together as Oklahoma Baptists come alongside our Baptist partners to make Kingdom impact in those locations. God has done some remarkable things for His glory in each place. The...

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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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REMNANT: Falls Creek 2017
Apr05

REMNANT: Falls Creek 2017

For the summer of 2017, the Falls Creek theme is REMNANT. God has always maintained for Himself a people who are His own. Jesus said in Matthew 7:14, “For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who find it. Those who follow Him may be few, but they are His, and He will preserve them.” Our theme verse for camp is Psalm 33:12 (emphasis added), “Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the...

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