Annual Meeting

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.

Acts 28:31


Is your church planning on sending elected Messengers to the Oklahoma Baptists Annual Meeting?

The Oklahoma Baptists Annual Meeting consists of church members who are elected as messengers to represent their local church body in business decisions during the Annual Meeting.

Only elected messengers have voting privileges at the Annual Meeting. Church members interested in serving as a messenger should contact their church office for information on becoming an elected messenger. Every elected messenger will receive a messenger booklet and voting ballots upon checking in at the Annual Meeting. Messenger pre-registration is open for churches to register their elected messengers prior to the Annual Meeting, allowing for a quick and easy on-site check-in process.

Online Pre-Registration

Online pre-registration is open and available on the SBC Workspace website. To access pre-registration visit and login with your church username and password.

For questions regarding access to SBC Workspace please contact Kdie Nix at 405.942.3800 ext. 4552.



Blake Gideon, President
Jeremy Freeman, Vice President
David Hooks, Second Vice President

Items to be detailed after September board meeting:

Tuesday Afternoon

1:00-6:00pm Annual Meeting

Tuesday Morning

10:30-1:00pm – Registration and Check-in

Program Personnel


D. Hance Dilbeck, Jr.

Executive Director-Treasurer, Oklahoma Baptists

Dr. D. Hance Dilbeck, Jr. is the executive director-treasurer of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma. He served as the senior pastor of Oklahoma City, Quail Springs Baptist Church from 2003 until 2018. While Dr. Dilbeck was at Quail Springs Baptist Church, the Lord blessed in many ways. The church tripled its size, led the entire Southern Baptist Convention in Cooperative Program giving, and played an active part in 32 church planting efforts and one church revitalization effort.

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.

Blake Gideon

Senior Pastor, Edmond, First Baptist Church

Blake is the Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Edmond, OK. He is Founder and President of the non-profit Engaging the Mind. He also serves as President of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma.

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.

Andy Taylor

Senior Pastor – Broken Arrow, Arrow Heights

Dr. Andy Taylor serves as the Senior Pastor of Arrow Heights Baptist Church in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. He has served in Oklahoma Baptist churches for more than 20 years. Andy also served in the United States Army for 21 years, retiring in 2015. In addition to three combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Andy completed assignments with 82nd Airborne Division, 12th Special Forces Group, the Oklahoma National Guard, and Arlington National Cemetery. His education includes degrees from Oklahoma Baptist University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDIV) and The Master’s Seminary (DMin). Andy has completed the Apologetics Certificate program from BIOLA and the CrossExamined Instructors Academy. He is also a graduate of the US Army Command and General Staff College (ILE) and US Army Ranger School. Andy has been married to Laurie for 28 years and have three children: Seth (21), Cole (16), and Lexie (13).



Broken Arrow, First Baptist Church

100 W Albany Street
Broken Arrow, OK 74012


A list of hotels located close to the venue is printed below. This is simply for your convenience in arranging lodging and should not be considered an endorsement.

View Hotels

Courtyard by Marriott Tulsa Central
3340 S 79th E Ave, Tulsa, OK 74145
(918) 660-0646

Embassy Suites
3332 S 79th E Ave, Tulsa, OK 74145
(918) 622-4000

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
3214 S 79th E Ave, Tulsa, OK 74145
(918) 663-0000

Hampton Inn
2300 W Albany St, Broken Arrow, OK 74012
(918) 251-6060

Holiday Inn Express
2201 N Stone Wood Cir, Broken Arrow, OK 74012
(918) 355-3200

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham
451 W Albany St, Broken Arrow, OK 74012
(918) 615-3400

Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center
6808 S 107th E Ave, Tulsa, OK 74133
(918) 307-2600

TownePlace Suites by Marriott
2251 N Stone Wood Cir, Broken Arrow, OK 74012
(918) 355-9600

Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center
200 W Albany St, Broken Arrow, OK 74012
(918) 416-8100


For more information, or if you have any questions, please contact the Oklahoma Baptists Leadership Office at (405) 942-3000 x 4507 or email