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Night of Praise at Falls Creek 100th honors God through powerful worship experience
Sep03

Night of Praise at Falls Creek 100th honors God through powerful worship experience

DAVIS – The R.A. Young Tabernacle filled up for the Night of Praise, Sept. 2, which served as the opening experience of Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center’s Centennial Celebration Weekend. Night of Praise featured a cast of familiar faces who have led worship in singing over the past 20 years at Falls Creek. Worship artists including Charlie Hall, Jami Smith, Jeff Berry, Brad and Julie Riggins, Logan Walter, Nick Thurmond and Cody...

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Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief feeding unit, volunteers on way to Houston
Aug30

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief feeding unit, volunteers on way to Houston

SAPULPA—Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) sent more than 30 volunteers from northeast Oklahoma to Houston on Wednesday morning, Aug. 30. Oklahoma Baptists DR leaders received the call for help from Texas Baptists on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 29, and launched from First Baptist Church of Sapulpa the next morning. The DR large feeding unit, through which volunteers can prepare as many as 20,000 meals a day, is schedule to serve near...

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Oklahoma Baptists embark to Texas beginning long-term relief efforts
Aug29

Oklahoma Baptists embark to Texas beginning long-term relief efforts

TEXAS—Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) groups are prepared to offer help to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey in coming weeks and months as initial rescue efforts turn to relief efforts. Oklahoma Baptists are working closely with Texas Baptists and other non-profit organizations in their relief efforts. Yesterday, Aug. 28, First Baptist Church Nicoma Park dispatched a DR shower and laundry trailer, which has private shower...

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Okla. Baptist Relief Sending Help after Hurricane Harvey
Aug28

Okla. Baptist Relief Sending Help after Hurricane Harvey

EDMOND, OK—Don Williams, Disaster Relief director for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO), has been in close contact for days with officials connected to Hurricane Harvey and the devastating floods in Texas. Williams said the BGCO’s DR will be deploying its shower trailer, which has private shower stalls that can be used by relief workers, to Texas today. He anticipates Oklahoma volunteers will be called on to serve, as...

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Eclipse displays ‘God’s glory,’ astronomers say
Aug21

Eclipse displays ‘God’s glory,’ astronomers say

NASHVILLE (BP) — When millions gather Aug. 21 to view the first total solar eclipse the continental U.S. has seen in 38 years, they won’t just get an astronomy lesson. If they’re observant, they’ll also get a theology lesson. That’s the conclusion of three Christian university professors who told Baptist Press a total eclipse points to God’s existence, sovereignty, love, immutability and...

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Williams announced as new leader of BGCO Disaster Relief
Aug16

Williams announced as new leader of BGCO Disaster Relief

On August 16, the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) announced Don Williams as its new director of Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR). Williams’ new position comes after Sam Porter’s recent retirement and move to work with the North American Mission Board. Alan Quigley, BGCO Mobilization Team Leader, made the formal announcement.   “Don came to the BGCO in December, 2009 as the Criminal Justice Ministries...

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