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September 13th, 2018
For 9-year-old Hunter Parsons, the death of his church wasn’t an option. His father, Brent Parsons, was the new pastor of Franklin Baptist in Norman, Oklahoma, and the church was in trouble. On his first Sunday, Parsons remembers scanning the...
July 18th, 2018
Certified Public Accountant isn’t a title typically associated with ministry, but don’t tell that to Brad Johnson. The 35-year-old CPA recently stepped into the role of chief financial officer at The Baptist Foundation of Oklahoma. He oversees the...
July 10th, 2018
A new gift matching opportunity from The Baptist Foundation of Oklahoma promises to help churches multiply ministry funds and maximize Kingdom impact.  Thanks to a generous gift from a donor’s estate, the Foundation has created a $100,000 gift...
May 11th, 2018
East St. Louis was Kempton Turner’s boyhood home until gang violence forced his family out. Now a NAMB church planter, he’s determined to take the city back with the power of the Gospel. But what can one church do in a place plagued by crime,...
May 11th, 2018
A donor-advised fund, or DAF for short, is a popular tool for charitable giving because it multiplies gifts, maximizes tax benefits and simplifies the giving process. At the Foundation, we call DAFs “Giving Funds.” But what are they?  Think of a DAF...
May 11th, 2018
It’s a choice no one should have to make: pay the rent or fill a prescription for badly needed medicine. This scenario is alarmingly common for seniors with limited incomes, which is why Baptist Village Communities created the Adams Assistance Fund...
May 10th, 2018
A partnership between Oklahoma Baptist University and Ministries of Jesus is teaching the next generation of nurses to put their faith into practice. Find out how your giving provides physical and spiritual healing to thousands of Oklahomans without...
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 children...
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 quoting Psalm 22:1...
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...

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