Advance Conference

Welcome to the Oklahoma Baptists Advance Conference! Prepare to be inspired and encouraged to carry the Gospel to friends and neighbors as you engage and listen to pastors and evangelists from Oklahoma and across the nation.

April, 3-4, 2023

Quail Springs Baptist Church, OKC

Free Event, No registration necessary


Monday Morning


Welcome and Prayer – Alan Quigley

Worship – Geron Davis


Message – Mike Murray

Worship – Geron Davis


Message – Vern Charette

Theme Interpretation – Todd Sanders


Closing Prayer – Doug Matlock

Monday Afternoon


Welcome and Prayer – Doug Matlock

Worship – Geron Davis


Message – Emmitt McKenzie

Worship – Geron Davis


Message – Andy Taylor

Worship – Geron Davis


Monday Afternoon Cont.


Message – Bob Haskins

Disaster Relief Testimony – Jason Yarbrough

Worship – Geron Davis


Message – Danny Gandara


Closing Prayer – James Swain

Monday Evening


Pre-Session Worship – QSBC Worship Team and Randy Lind


Welcome and Prayer – Alan Quigley

Worship – Advance Student Worship


Message – Stephen Rummage

Worship – Geron Davis


Message – Kevin Williams


Closing Prayer – Prophet Bailey

Tuesday Morning

9:30am – 11:30am

Focus Groups (listed below)

Tuesday Afternoon


Welcome and Prayer – Brian Baldwin

Worship – Geron Davis


Message – Mark Custalow

Worship – Geron Davis


Message – Robert Kellogg

Worship – Geron Davis


Message – Todd Fisher


Giveaway Winner Drawings and Closing Prayer – Alan Quigley and Doug Matlock


Todd Fisher

Executive Director of Oklahoma Baptists

Joe Ligon

Senior Associate Director of Oklahoma Baptists

Alan Quigley

Associate Executive Director of Oklahoma Baptist

Prophet Bailey

Young Adult - Oklahoma Baptists

Brian Baldwin

Student Evangelism - Oklahoma Baptists

James Bradford

Worship Leader - OKC, Quail Springs

Vern Charette

Pastor - Coweta, First

Joe Crider

Professor - SWBTS

Mark Custalow

Pastor - OKC, Glorieta

Geron Davis

Singer, Song Writer - Nashville, TN

Marilyn Fine

Conference Speaker, Writer - OKC

Rick Frie

Pastor - Jenks, First

Danny Gandara

Pastor - Del City, Sunnylane

Charlie Gatton

Childrens/Crosstimbers - Oklahoma Baptists

Bob Haskins

Retired Senior Associate - Oklahoma Baptists

Phillip Jones

MVP - Oklahoma Baptists

Randy Lind

Worship - Oklahoma Baptists

Doug Matlock

Discipleship - Oklahoma Baptists

Emmitt McKenzie

Vocational Evangelist - Watonga, OK

Mike Murray

Pastor - Tahlequah, First

Alfaro Orozco

Pastor - First, Hispanic

Robert Kellogg

Chief Executive Officer, WatersEdge

Stephen Rummage

Pastor - OKC, Quail Springs

James Swain

Associate Executive Director - Oklahoma Baptists

Andy Taylor

Regional Partner - Oklahoma Baptists

Mike Wall

Global Missions - Oklahoma Baptists

Kevin Williams

Pastor - First Baptist Villa Rica, GA

Jason Yarbrough

Disaster Relief - Oklahoma Baptists

Focus Groups

Sending Church Training (8:30 -11:30)
Rusty Gunn – Room 1307

Scripture Guided Worship
Dr. Joe Crider – Parlor

Reaching and Discipling Women
Marilyn Fine – Commons

Starting From Scratch: Building a Discipleship Ministry
Doug Matlock/Prophet Bailey – Room 1309

OKYM: Evangelistic Teaching/Preaching with Effective Invitations
Middle School Room

Charlie Gatton – High School Room

Going Global with Your Church
Mike Wall – Room 1330

Great Commission Vision for the Multi-vocational Pastor
Philip Jones – Room 1343

Evangelism Tools for Every Occasion
Alan Quigley – Room 1305

Great Commission Strategies for the Hispanic Church
Alfaro Orozco – Pastor, First, Hispanic –  Room 1345

Nearby Lodging

Best Western Plus Memorial Inn & Suites
1301 W Memorial Rd, 73114
(800) 780-7234

Comfort Inn & Suites
13501 Highland Park Blvd, 73120
(405) 286-2700

13511 Highland Park Blvd, 73120
(405) 418-4000

Country Inn & Suites by Carlson
13501 W Memorial Rd, 73120
(405) 830-5222

Fairfield Inn & Suites
13520 Plaza Terrace, 73120
(405) 755-8686

Four Points by Sheraton
3117 NW 137th St, 73134
(405) 418-8448

Hampton Inn
13500 Plaza Terrace, 73120
(405) 752-7070

Hilton Garden Inn
3201 NW 137th St, 73134
(405) 752-5200

Holiday Inn
13800 Quail Springs Pkwy, 73134
(405) 286-9393

Holiday Inn Express
3520 NW 135th St, 73120
(405) 751-8900

La Quinta Inn & Suites
3003 W Memorial Rd, 73134
(405) 755-7000

Staybridge Suites
2740 NW 138th St, 73134
(405) 286-3800

SpringHill Suites
3201 W Memorial Rd, 73134
(405) 749-1595


Childcare will be provided for children birth thru kindergarten for the main sessions and breakouts.  Childcare is not provided during the lunch or dinner times.  To register for childcare please use the link below.  For questions about childcare, please contact Stacie Sherry at  Childcare is free, but pre-registration is required by Thursday, March 30th.

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