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.

Love for the Word – Part 3 (Meaning)

There is a Seinfeld episode where Jerry is dating a girl he describes as a sentence finisher. "It's like dating Mad Libs," he says. And she was always completely off-base when she tries to complete his sentence. We've been using the metaphor of a human relationship to...

It’s Thursday but I Haven’t Started My Sermon Yet: A Case for Expository Preaching

I think a lot of preachers can relate to the title of this post. Maybe I'm assuming too much. Maybe I'm the only one to whom it applied. But I kind of doubt it. But don't overlook the subtitle and the obvious premise that expository preaching has as one of its...

The Images of a Preacher

We live in an image-driven culture. Even the oldest among us grew up with photographs and most of us grew up on TV and movies. There is no escaping the power of the image. A picture truly is worth a thousand words because we will remember an image long after the words...

Great Reminder from Bryan Chapell

 Scripture's portrayal of its own potency challenges us to always remember that the Word preached, rather than the preaching of the Word, accomplishes heaven's purposes. (Christ-Centered Preaching, 2nd Edition, p. 27)

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...