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May 9th, 2016
According to U.S. government data, in 2014 there were over 4 million births and adoptions that took place in the U.S.  Many of these families have taken the time to make sure they have adequate life insurance coverage to provide for their...
February 18th, 2016
Article originally written for the Council Road Baptist Church Newsletter.  “My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?” Most will recognize this as a quote from Jesus while enduring the pain of crucifixion on the cross. Jesus is...
January 4th, 2016
We met our goal because of you! In 2013, we began a journey to distribute a cumulative amount of $25 million annually to charitable causes by the year 2025. In 2014, we not only surpassed our target amount for the year, we reached a $25 million...
December 29th, 2015
Special Tax-Free IRA Gifts │For those aged 70½ or older, it is once again possible to make tax-favored charitable gifts from traditional and Roth IRA accounts. On December 18, Congress passed legislation retroactively extending the...
December 3rd, 2015
  What You Should Know About Capital Gains and Losses When you sell a capital asset, the sale results in a capital gain or loss. A capital asset includes most property you own for personal use (such as your home or car) or own as an investment...
November 17th, 2015
In our Spring 2015 issue of Generosity, we introduced to you an Oklahoma ministry that changes lives every day. That organization is Ministries of Jesus (MOJ), and now we want to introduce you to a few of those changed lives. Ministry...
November 12th, 2015
At The Baptist Foundation of Oklahoma, we help Oklahomans serve a broad array of ministries.  From Baptist missions to disaster relief to charitable causes for children, we empower you to fund the Southern Baptist ministries that are closest...
November 5th, 2015
In October, we talked about how our non-profit financial services support ministries in Oklahoma, throughout America, and around the world through church lending, investment services and sound management of charitable contributions. This month, let...
October 27th, 2015
It was the summer of 1941, and a small town girl from Ada named Carmen was introduced to a college hopeful named Arvel Henderson. Arvel had traveled to Ada to attend the university there but was also part of a popular singing group, the Gospel...
October 23rd, 2015
First Southern has a legacy in the Del City community. The church is home to around 8,000 members and is seeing new growth with Pastor Shane Hall, who believes in the church’s core ministries. First Southern is the Foundation’s newest...

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