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

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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.

The Glorious and Dangerous Task

In his book On Preaching, H.B. Charles, Jr. writes about the origin of the Greek word "to preach." Says Rev. Charles: The word Paul used in 2 Timothy 4:2, where he charges Timothy to preach the Word, was originally a political term, not a religious one. It referred to...

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...

The Centrality of Preaching

We believe that preaching is not some peripheral item in the program of the local church, but that it lies at the very heart of what it is to be the people of God. We understand the activity of preaching as the primary way in which the congregations of God’s people...

It’s Not What You Say, But How You Say It!?!

The title of this post makes it sound like it is going to be about the speech mothers sometimes give to their children but I promise, it isn't. I was talking to a preacher a month or so ago about…you guessed it, preaching! He’s a good preacher, probably a great one....