Join us for the 2020 Oklahoma Baptists Annual Meeting.
Broken Arrow, First Baptist Church
November 10, 2020
Preaching the kingdom of God and teaching concerning the Lord Jesus Christ with all openness, UNHINDERED.
Blake Gideon, President
Jeremy Freeman, Vice President
David Hooks, Second Vice President
Items to be detailed after September board meeting:
1:00-6:00pm Annual Meeting
10:30-1:00pm – Registration and Check-in
D. Hance Dilbeck, Jr.
Executive Director-Treasurer, Oklahoma Baptists
Hance served as a pastor in Oklahoma churches for 30-plus years. Hance was born in Pawhuska, Oklahoma and graduated from Pawhuska High School. His undergraduate degree in religion is from Oklahoma Baptist University and he is a two-time graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he earned a Master of Divinity degree in 1992 and a Doctor of Ministry degree in 2002. He has served in many other areas of denominational work as well, having been the featured preacher for Falls Creek Youth Camp, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Oklahoma Baptist University, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Second Vice-President of the Southern Baptist Convention, President of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma and chairman of the Board of Trustees for the International Mission Board.
Pastor Hance and his wife Julie have been married for 34 years and have three grown sons, three wonderful daughters-in-law, and seven grandchildren.
Senior Pastor, Edmond, First Baptist Church
Blake and his wife Kelly have four children. Blake graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2005 with his Undergraduate Degree in Theology. Later, in 2008, he graduated from Southwestern Seminary with his master’s degree in Religious Education and has also completed his master’s degree in Divinity. He completed his Doctor of Ministry at New Orleans Theological Seminary in 2015.
Blake Gideon is also member of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS). Founded in 1949, the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) is a group of scholars, teachers, and pastors dedicated to the oral exchange and written expression of theological thought and research. The ETS is devoted to the inerrancy and inspiration of the Scriptures and the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Senior Pastor – Broken Arrow, Arrow Heights