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

Join us on February 5, 2024 from 10am to 5pm at OKC, Quail Springs for the annual Priority of Preaching Conference.

 

Speakers

HB Charles and Stephen Rummage

Cost: $40.00

 

Upcoming Events

Renewing the Church Summit: Replanting and Revitalization Strategies for Church Renewal

Join us at Renewing the Church Summit, hosted by Send Network Oklahoma. Whether you are seeking to restore your church or eager to learn more about church replanting, this event will be a valuable time with Mark Clifton, Bob Bickford, and JimBo Stewart from the NAMB Replant team. In our time together we will explore the urgency, hope, and strategies of church revitalization and replanting. You will leave encouraged and equipped. You can attend at one of two locations! Please register for the location of your choosing by following the appropriate link below.

Date: October 2; 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (lunch provided)

Location: Church Inside Out at Redfork

Address: 2821 W 40th St, Tulsa, OK

Date: October 3; 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (lunch provided)

Location: Trinity OKC

Address: 1329 NW 23rd St, Oklahoma City, OK

Priority of Preaching Conference Materials

Audio Files

2022 Pastor’s Conference

Relations

Ever Borunda

Ever Borunda

Emerson Falls

Emerson Falls

Griff Henderson

Griff Henderson

Buddy Hunt

Buddy Hunt

Philip Jones

Philip Jones

Amy Petersen

Amy Petersen

Brett Selby

Brett Selby

Walter Wilson

Walter Wilson

Andy Taylor

Andy Taylor

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 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...

Preaching: God’s Time & My Time

What is more precious than gold but cannot be bought, earned, or saved? Of course, the answer is time. With each passing day over the duration of our lives, it becomes more valuable to us. The old expression "time is money" is not completely accurate. Time is actually...

Can Preaching Be Improved?

I read a blog post by a seminary professor that humorously answered this question by saying, "No, of course not. I'm just doing this for the money." Can preaching be taught? Why would I suggest that preachers should intentionally strive to get better in their ministry...

In Between Now and Then: A Helpful Image

Recently at the Priority of Preaching conference here in OKC, Dr. Jim Shaddix of Southeastern Seminary was speaking about this subject of dealing with ancient texts and of the challenge of getting to the "then" so that we deliver a message for the "now." He provided...

God’s Word Written by Men

Why do I post on this blog a couple of times a week? What is the purpose? Among other things, I would like to see two things take place as a result of these posts. First, I would hope that the preachers and pastors who read it would find their confidence in God's Word...