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2016 Missions Celebration focuses on orphans and international missionaries
Nov22

2016 Missions Celebration focuses on orphans and international missionaries

Women’s and Missions Celebrations took place prior to the opening session of the 2016 Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Annual Meeting at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs. Baptists welcomed home those who have spent a great deal of their earthly lives on international mission fields at the Missionary Appreciation Dinner while the Women’s Ministry focused on orphans in our country and communities needing the Lord’s love in...

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Speakers focused on Jesus at Pastors’ Conference
Nov21

Speakers focused on Jesus at Pastors’ Conference

With the theme “Get Him Up,” the 2016 Pastors’ Conference elevated Jesus, as the seven speakers made an emphasis on Jesus being the focal point of their messages. Many attended the two sessions on Mon., Nov. 14, at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs. Rusty McMullen, pastor of Sayre, First, led off the Pastors’ Conference, speaking from 2 Cor. 4:1-7 and sharing how he experienced a time of discouragement in his preaching ministry. He met...

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Falls Creek to Celebrate 100 Years in 2017: Centennial Celebration Committee announces Labor Day events
Nov17

Falls Creek to Celebrate 100 Years in 2017: Centennial Celebration Committee announces Labor Day events

DAVIS—In 2017, Falls Creek will celebrate its 100th anniversary. Plans to celebrate this milestone are in the works, including major events at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center on Sept. 2-3, 2017. The Falls Creek 100th Anniversary Celebration Committee, led by chairman Danny Ringer, Director of Missions for Beckham-Mills Association, has been meeting for months to plan various ways to recognize and celebrate Falls Creek’s...

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New Book: 100 years of  Falls Creek
Nov16

New Book: 100 years of Falls Creek

It has been called the “crown jewel of Oklahoma Baptists,” “the enchanted land of America,” “a giver of dreams,” “a mountaintop experience” and “one of Oklahoma’s most enduring traditions.” Falls Creek, undisputed as the largest Christian camp of its kind in the world, is a phenomenon that is hard to explain. Since the camp was founded in 1917, in the summer months alone, more than 2 million people have walked the 305-acre grounds in...

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‘Shout’ the Good News:2017 State Evangelism Conference set for Jan. 30-31
Nov14

‘Shout’ the Good News:2017 State Evangelism Conference set for Jan. 30-31

The Oklahoma State Evangelism Conference (SEC) is just two months away, as preparations and organizers reach the final stages of planning. Del City, First Southern is hosting the event, Jan. 30-31. “Shout” will be the SEC theme with Rev. 12:10 as the scripture of reference. “The reason God led us to that is exactly what the scripture says, ‘The salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God have now come.’” explained Mike Napier,...

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Annual Meeting Anticipation: 10 things to expect at the 110th BGCO Annual Meeting
Nov09

Annual Meeting Anticipation: 10 things to expect at the 110th BGCO Annual Meeting

10. Dippin’ Dots Delight. One of the most heavily anticipated aspects of the Annual Meeting is the interactive exhibit hall. Here, various Baptist ministries promote what they do to further the Lord’s kingdom. The 2016 exhibit hall will include booths promoting various BGCO and Cooperative Program-supported ministries. Out of the 54 exhibits present at the Annual Meeting, one booth remains a fan favorite, year after year, the Dippin’...

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