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

Thu 25

Worship Leadership Summit

March 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 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.

Learning to Preach: The Nuts and Bolts

For years, fledgling pastors learned to preach a particular way, employing an ancient education method called the Trivium. It is still the best way. You begin by learning the basics, the fundamentals, the nuts and bolts, if you will. David Helm calls them the building...

Making The Argument

Recently at the Priority of Preaching conference (I hope you were able to make it), Dr. Jim Shaddix from Southeastern Seminary added an element to the typical three elements of preaching in which most of us were trained. I am referring to the elements of the sermon,...

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 — PRESUPPOSITIONS

If we lived in a perfect world, and each reader of the Bible were perfect, then without any real impediment we could read the Scripture, understand it perfectly, and teach it to others. If only. In a perfect world, there would be no need for exposition, because every...

Learning to Preach – Putting the Pieces Together – CONTEXT part 2

One of the most crucial ways in which we acknowledge the importance of CONTEXT in exposition is by dealing with the biblical storyline. Specifically, when dealing with any New Testament text, we simply must consider how the writer is utilizing the Old Testament....