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Conventional Thinking: Election homework & help
Oct14

Conventional Thinking: Election homework & help

Have you ever studied so hard for a school exam that you were almost excited for the test day to come, because you knew the material so well you will ace it? If the 2016 U.S. Election were only about the presidential election, most voters would be more than prepared to cast their vote in November. I am afraid that many voters will receive a rude awakening when they come to the voting booth, having to consider many other candidate...

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2016 Election Explainer
Oct10

2016 Election Explainer

This resource is presented by the BGCO’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Committee, with research and writing assistance from the Family Policy Institute of Oklahoma. Download a printer-friendly version here. – Candidates –  U.S. President Three candidates for President of the United States will appear on the ballot in this order: Republican Party candidate Donald Trump and Vice-Presidential candidate Mike Pence;...

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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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