Celebrating Lottie and Her Life

Lottie Moon is a name I’ve heard since I was a little girl. Growing up in a Southern Baptist church, December was not only a time to celebrate the birth of Christ, but to celebrate the life of a woman who encouraged churches to pray and give to mission efforts....

Disaster Relief Brings Relief

Tornadoes are no laughing matter in Oklahoma. While we may sometimes joke about running outside to watch for twisters instead of taking shelter, the truth is most Oklahomans know the devastation that can be caused in a few short minutes. We often marvel at the calm...

Reach Your Community By Being In the Community

 SMO 2011 Church Planting-Vimeo HD from BGCO on Vimeo. Each year our office has the  privilege of educating Oklahoma Baptists about the wonderful work accomplished through their gifts to the Oklahoma State Missions Offering. While most people tend to perceive our...

Proud to Be an Okie

I’m proud to say I’m an Okie. I can’t say I’ve always felt that way. I remember in college asking God to let me live anywhere but my home state. And, just like God’s sense of humor, the job He provided was less than a few miles from where...

Helping Alabama

Oklahoma knows the wrath of tornadoes. But, last week, the southeast experienced the fury of wind and destruction that took more than 300 lives. I’m always shocked by the post-tornado photos and video showing damaged communities and disaster-stricken...

Sowing Seeds: Seeing God

I just returned from spending a week in East Asia. As with any overseas encounter, my heart is still full from the ways our team was able to sow the seed of the Gospel and witness how God’s glory is being revealed to the nations. There are many ways I cannot...