Church Stories

Overcoming Odds Through the Grace of God.

The Story of Sunnylane Baptist Church.

When Pastor Jones arrived at Sunnylane Baptist Church in May of 1999, it was just three weeks after a deadly tornado had torn through the local community. Beyond the devastation, the church faced numerous hurdles to growth and success. It was residentially locked and miles from any major street. Despite its location the congregation steadily grew...

Opening Doors for God and the Community.

The Story of the Activities Center at Northwest Baptist Church.

Northwest Baptist Ministries is opening doors for God by opening its doors to the community. The Ministry’s Activities Center is a hub for community activity, serving members and non-members alike. As pastor Rob Hunt puts it, “It helps the community know they are welcome. It just shouts you are welcome here.” The center hosts...

Becoming the Church Jesus Wants Us to Be.

The Story of North Pointe Baptist Church.

When it comes to growing his church and building his congregation, Pastor Mark Sinor has a simple philosophy: “When your dreams become separate from God’s dreams, there is no success.” So Pastor Sinor and North Pointe Baptist Church decided to put their fate in God’s hands, moving from their established location to a new...

An Amazing Achievement Made Possible by Faith.

The Story of Evergreen Church.

In 1999, pastor Michael Gabbert founded Evergreen Baptist Church in South Tulsa. The initial congregation consisted of 28 people that met in a Holiday Inn Select. After 10 months of steady expansion, the church found a 40-acre plot that was destined to be the future site of the church. After securing an owner-financed loan for the future church...