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Bethany, First & Shawnee, Immanuel host foster VBS
Aug03

Bethany, First & Shawnee, Immanuel host foster VBS

Our communities are filled with children in foster care who are in need of loving families to stand in the gap and become the bridge that either reunites them with their biological homes, or transitions them to a new forever home.  Thankfully, many have opened their homes and their hearts to help. More are needed. It isn’t an easy job. It goes beyond the natural heart to love these kids through the things they have and will continue...

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Mission: Oklahoma: State Missions Offering positioning Baptists to reach the state
Aug03

Mission: Oklahoma: State Missions Offering positioning Baptists to reach the state

Thousands of Oklahoma Baptists will soon take part in the 2017 Oklahoma State Missions Offering. The annual offering, promoted by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), is focused on one goal—advancing the Gospel in the state. The Oklahoma State Missions Offering theme is “Mission: Oklahoma.” BGCO Executive Director-Treasurer Anthony L. Jordan believes this theme shows how Oklahoma Baptists can accomplish the mission to...

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BGCO leaders call for prayer on August 9 at 9:38 a.m. for evangelism
Aug02

BGCO leaders call for prayer on August 9 at 9:38 a.m. for evangelism

In an open letter recently sent to Oklahoma Baptist pastors and churches across the state, leaders with the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) called on Oklahoma Baptists to stop what they are doing on Wednesday, August 9 at 9:38 a.m. and specifically pray for evangelism in the state. The letter, which was co-signed by the BGCO’s Anthony Jordan, Bob Mayfield and Mike Napier, said, “Pastor, we know that evangelism beats...

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First person: Evangelism tune-up part 2
Jul26

First person: Evangelism tune-up part 2

I am so thankful for the State Missions Offering! Through the gifts of Oklahoma Baptists, and beyond, we are able to provide more evangelism training and resources to assist the churches across our state in seeing souls saved and lives changed. When we take the time to tune things up, which is often referred to as preventive maintenance, we can make things last longer and run smoother. This is a common practice for most people with...

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The Few: Comic book series debuts at Falls Creek
Jul25

The Few: Comic book series debuts at Falls Creek

DAVIS—An exciting story has debuted at Falls Creek Baptist Conference Centers through the new comic book series ‘The Few.’ “‘The Few’ is an original comic series that is designed to be more than that. It is designed to be a resource that churches and students can use as a creative next-level way to share the Gospel and open up spiritual Gospel conversations with their friends,” said Todd Sanders, student education specialist at the...

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Faith Focus: A heart for healing
Jul24

Faith Focus: A heart for healing

“You can call it House of Healing, nana!” Kylie said after listening to her nana, Kathy Boeckman, explain what God had called her to do. It wouldn’t be long after the conversation with her granddaughter that House of Healing for the Teenage Soul would grow from Boeckman’s calling, to a reality. The facility would become a safe place where teen girls between the ages of 13 and 17 could come and begin the healing process emotionally,...

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