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Evangelism Conference offers opportunities for women
Dec19

Evangelism Conference offers opportunities for women

Sharing Christ begins with God’s story and your own story of life change. Teaching Christ personally involves commitment and intentional discipleship. Those themes will be intertwined throughout this year’s State Evangelism Conference and the opportunities geared especially for women. The statewide conference will be held Jan. 30-31 at Oklahoma City, Southern Hills and features several women, including Sonja Burpo, the mother of...

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State Evangelism Conference to continue ‘MY316’ theme
Dec13

State Evangelism Conference to continue ‘MY316’ theme

Oklahoma City, Southern Hills will be the site of the 2012 State Evangelism Conference Jan. 30-31. Continuing the “MY316” theme of the past two years, this year’s theme is “Teach Him Personally,” with the major emphasis on evangelism in the disciplemaking process. Key verse is Colossians 1:28, “Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Jesus Christ.” Out-of-state...

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SBC Call to Prayer – Jan. 29, 2012
Dec13

SBC Call to Prayer – Jan. 29, 2012

In a day of great spiritual battle, a most encouraging sign is the growing chorus of calls to prayer and repentance. In 2010, the SBC Annual Convention committed to five years of solemn assemblies. Just this month, the North American Mission Board (NAMB) is urging special prayer for spiritual awakening throughout 2012. It is exciting to see increasing numbers of God’s people burdened for prayer and repentance. We are also seeing an...

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And two became one
Dec05

And two became one

While a strong biblical concept in a marriage ceremony, the phrase, “And the two became one,” has taken on a different spin as two church starts have now become one. In October, Radiant Life and Journey Fellowship Churches, both located in the Yukon area, began a merger, which will result in a “bigger, better” church with a launch due in January. “So many churches today are closing their doors or splitting or having some type of...

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Pastors celebrate unity, diversity
Nov28

Pastors celebrate unity, diversity

MOORE—The president of LifeWay Christian resources and three Oklahoma pastors shared insights on how Oklahoma Baptists can celebrate the unity and the diversity they enjoy at the annual Pastors’ Conference Nov. 14 at Moore, First. The meeting, held as a preamble to the 105th Annual Meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, featured two sermons by LifeWay President Thom S. Rainer during the morning session, and messages by...

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Forum provides cutting-edge resources for student ministers
Nov28

Forum provides cutting-edge resources for student ministers

SHAWNEE—The purpose of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma’s annual Oklahoma Youth Ministry Forum (OYMF) is “to provide training, encouragement and challenge for Oklahoma Youth Ministers and Leaders.” More than 150 student ministry leaders took part in the 2011 OYMF Nov. 18-19 at Shawnee, Immanuel. The conference was designed to address specific key topics in Youth Ministry in the areas of family relationships, personal...

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