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Okla. Baptist Leader Encourages Prayer for Tulsa, Nation
Sep23

Okla. Baptist Leader Encourages Prayer for Tulsa, Nation

In response to recent events in Tulsa, Okla., Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma Executive Director-Treasurer Dr. Anthony L. Jordan said the following: “My heart is heavy as I think about the recent events in Tulsa and our nation. As we grieve the death of Terence Crutcher and wait for all of the facts to be learned, let us pray for the peace that only our Lord Jesus can bring to the families of everyone affected by this...

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Connect>1 takes it to the road: Evangelism campaign seen around the state and beyond
Sep23

Connect>1 takes it to the road: Evangelism campaign seen around the state and beyond

All year long, Oklahoma Baptists have been exposed to the Connect>1 Evangelism Campaign. This summer, Bob Mayfield, Sunday School and adult discipleship specialist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), led 16 Connect>1 clinics across the state, al read...

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BGCO board approves 2017 Financial Plan
Sep19

BGCO board approves 2017 Financial Plan

The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Board of Directors approved  the  adoption of the Convention’s 2017 Financial Plan Sept. 13 during its final regularly scheduled meeting for 2016 at the Baptist Building in Oklahoma City. The plan, recommended by the Boa read more

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9/11 called catalyst for missions to Muslims
Sep19

9/11 called catalyst for missions to Muslims

>> by David Roach, Chief National correspondent for Baptist Press NEW YORK (BP)—When radical Islamic terrorists brought down the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers 15 years ago, they didn’t realize their actions would also help bring down walls to reaching Muslims with the Gospel. But that’s exactly what happened. In the years since Sept. 11, 2001, the number of Unengaged, Muslim Unreached People Groups (UMUPGs) in the world has...

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Lankford seeks ban on dismemberment abortions
Sep18

Lankford seeks ban on dismemberment abortions

WASHINGTON—Legislation to ban an abortion procedure in which an unborn child’s body is torn apart piece by piece or crushed is before the United States Senate. Sen. James Lankford, R.-Okla., a member of Oklahoma City, Quail Springs, introduced the Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act Thursday (Sept. 8). Like a companion bill in the House of Representatives, Lankford’s proposal would prohibit a doctor performing an abortion from using...

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Meetin’ Time: 2016 BGCO Annual Meeting to feature current SBC president, others
Sep16

Meetin’ Time: 2016 BGCO Annual Meeting to feature current SBC president, others

The 110th Annual Meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), Nov. 14-15, at Oklahoma City, Quail Springs (14613 N. May Ave), will feature important business, officer elections, powerful preaching and great music, fellowship, meetings and more. Messengers to the 2016 Annual Meeting will elect a new BGCO president, vice president and second vice president. Various reports will be heard from Falls Creek Baptist...

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