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Harvey victim ministered to by Oklahoma DR Chaplain in Houston
Sep18

Harvey victim ministered to by Oklahoma DR Chaplain in Houston

HOUSTON—Postal carriers are famous for their tenacity when it comes to delivering mail and packages every day, clinging to the mantra of “Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” Yet, an unnamed carrier in Houston took that creed to a higher level recently when he helped deliver help and hope to an elderly widow whose rented home had been inundated...

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Jordan announces plans to retire as BGCO executive director-treasurer in April 2018:
Sep12

Jordan announces plans to retire as BGCO executive director-treasurer in April 2018:

BGCO board elects search committee Anthony L. Jordan, who has served as executive director-treasurer of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) since April 1996, announced his plans to retire from the role next year, during his remarks at the meeting of the BGCO Board of Directors on September 12. During the same meeting, Joe Ligon, pastor of Marlow, First, who serves as the BGCO President, led the BGCO board to elect an...

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Okla. Baptist Disaster Relief continues Harvey relief efforts, prepares to aid those in path of Irma
Sep11

Okla. Baptist Disaster Relief continues Harvey relief efforts, prepares to aid those in path of Irma

HOUSTON—Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) continues to take an active role in the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, preparing 10,000 meals a day that are served to evacuees at the Houston Convention Center. In addition Oklahoma Baptist DR is on standby to serve in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. The DR command center currently stationed in Texas is located in Portland, and Okla. Baptist DR has provided relief...

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Jordan Receives OBU’s Hobbs Award During Falls Creek Centennial Celebration
Sep11

Jordan Receives OBU’s Hobbs Award During Falls Creek Centennial Celebration

Oklahoma Baptist University presented the Herschel H. Hobbs Award for Distinguished Denominational Service to Dr. Anthony Jordan, Executive Director-Treasurer of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, Sunday, Sept. 3, during the Falls Creek 100th anniversary celebration in Davis, Oklahoma. OBU President Dr. David W. Whitlock presented the award.   The award is named in honor of the noteworthy Southern Baptist denominational...

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Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief helping Houston
Sep07

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief helping Houston

As Hurricane Harvey struck the Gulf Coast of Texas on Aug. 25, with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph, Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) prepared to serve their neighbors in need. “We had to be cautious and respectful of the boundaries that the National Guard set in the interest of public safety,” Oklahoma Baptist DR Director Don Williams said. “Once we were allowed in, we set up incident command centers and got to work right...

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Finale of Falls Creek Centennial Celebration cherished by thousands
Sep04

Finale of Falls Creek Centennial Celebration cherished by thousands

DAVIS – “We pass along this timeless truth, our legacy of faith” These lyrics are taken from the song “Legacy of Faith,” which was dedicated for the Centennial Celebration of Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center, Sept. 2-3, and the words could be an accurate summation of the entire weekend’s purpose. Oklahoma Baptists took time to commemorate the timeless treasure of Falls Creek and its impact on countless campers over the last 100...

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