Pastors

There are nearly 1,800 churches in our Oklahoma Baptist family, and our churches have been given pastors to feed, to protect and to lead.

Events

Priority of Preaching Conference

Text-driven preaching is the interpretation and communication of a text of Scripture driven by the substance, structure, and spirit of the text. Join us for the 2021 Priority of Preaching Conference, March 1.

Upcoming Events

Mar 01

Priority of Preaching Conference

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Apr 05

New Pastor & Staff Orientation

April 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Relations

Walter Wilson

Walter Wilson

aaaffinity@oklahomabaptists.org

Emerson Falls

Emerson Falls

efalls@oklahomabaptists.org

Ever Borunda

Ever Borunda

eborunda@oklahomabaptists.org

Philip Jones

Philip Jones

mvp@oklahomabaptists.org

Mark Dance

Mark Dance

mdance@oklahomabaptists.org

Amy Petersen

Amy Petersen

ministrywives@oklahomabaptists.org

Brett Selby

Brett Selby

bselby@oklahomabaptists.org

Griff Henderson

Griff Henderson

ghenderson@oklahomabaptists.org

Buddy Hunt

Buddy Hunt

bhunt@oklahomabaptists.org

Pastor Resources

Multivocational Pastors & Small Attendance Churches

Our mission is to strengthen multi-vocational pastors and the churches they lead.

Native American Relations

Our Native American Ministries focus on developing indigenous leadership, creating contagious communities of faith, and affecting revitalization in plateaued and declining churches.

Hispanic Relations

Oklahoma Baptists Hispanic Ministries exists to support the local church in fulfilling the Great Commission. Our goal is to serve as a means of cooperation between the churches of Oklahoma, the nation, and the world.

In Between Now and Then: A Preacher’s Life

In every sermon I write and preach, I feel the tension between the "now" and "then." One way to describe it is to talk about the tension between exposition and application, between "text" and "today," as I heard David Helm describe it once. It is the difference...

God’s Word Written by Men (Part 2)

God chose to use human authors to deliver His Word to us. Scripture is God's Word written by men. We can say that Galatians is the Word of God and in the same breath refer to it as a letter written by Paul to the churches of Galatia. (Sometimes even Paul used...

Preaching as Persuasion

Preaching seeks to move the hearts of hearers toward faith in Christ and in Holy Scripture. We call this "persuasion" and it appears frequently in the teaching and preaching ministry of Paul. (Acts 13:43; 18:4; 19:8,26; 28:23). Perhaps the most famous occurrence of...

Learning to Preach: Putting the Pieces Together – CONTEXT

Preaching is letting texts talk, according to an expositional luminary such as J.I. Packer. Of course, he's spot on: if the preacher is talking rather than the text, that's not biblical preaching. However, every text has a context. Without it, goes the old saying, all...

The Privilege of Preaching

Preaching isn't easy. That last sentence would qualify me for the title of Captain Obvious with some. While it may be lacking in sophistication and nuance, it is nevertheless an extremely true statement. If for no other reason, we know preaching is difficult because...