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...

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,...

Who’s Talking?

J.I. Packer has a classic definition of preaching as “letting texts talk.” That’s brilliant. Simple and brilliant. The goal of biblical preaching is to let God's Word speak. However, this is the classic definition because it addresses the perennial problem associated...

Learning to Preach – Putting the Pieces Together – STRUCTURE

What if I told you there is a tool available to expositors that, once mastered, will keep you from ever having to worry about sermon outlines again? Would you be interested? Here is the tool: structure. Become competent in discerning the structure of a text and your...