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.

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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

ministrywives@oklahomabaptists.org

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...