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.

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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.

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Relations

Walter Wilson

Walter Wilson

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Emerson Falls

Emerson Falls

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Ever Borunda

Ever Borunda

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Philip Jones

Philip Jones

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Mark Dance

Mark Dance

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Amy Petersen

Amy Petersen

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Brett Selby

Brett Selby

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Griff Henderson

Griff Henderson

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Buddy Hunt

Buddy Hunt

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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 – 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....

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...

Learning to Preach: Putting the Pieces Together – POSTURE

The principles of expositional preaching are like building blocks. We might think of them as shaped differently and made of different substances. This, of course, means that we use them differently and at different times in the process. We might want to think of this...

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...

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....