Pastoral Leadership

LifeWay | Pastor Date Night

Free Event for Pastors

This is a LifeWay event open to all pastors in Oklahoma.
The primary purpose of this event is to encourage ministry couples to lead healthy lives and ministries.
Participants will enjoy a free meal, child care (if requested, children 5th grade and under), and over $300 worth of LifeWay resources.
There will be a panel of three ministry couples who will answer all your questions about the challenges of life and ministry.

The cost is FREE — Online registration is required.
Registration is limited to 50 couples.

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Pastors Conference

2018 Pastors Conference – November 12, 2018
First Baptist Church, Edmond, OK

J.D. Greear – Pastor of The Summit Church in Durham, NC
Roc Collins – Director of Strategic Objectives at Tennessee Baptist Convention
LeRoy Fountain – Church Health Strategist at New Orleans Baptist Association
Johnny Montgomery – Pastor of Red Oak, First
LeRon West – Pastor of Tulsa, Gilcrease Hills

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Transitional Pastor Ministry

The period between pastors is treated by many church members as the “hold things together, keep things going” period.
Each church without a pastor is unique in its circumstances and particular needs. Transitional leadership must be uniquely qualified and willing to master the challenges.  Read more…

Transitional Pastor Training: January 21-23, 2019
The Baptist Building in Oklahoma City.
Registration cost is $75.00 which includes materials and food
Click here to register. 

Coaching Skills Training

The process of coming alongside a person or team to help them discover God’s agenda for their life and ministry, and then cooperating with the Holy Spirit to see that agenda become reality.
—- Coaching is not Counseling
—- Coaching is not Consulting
—- Coaching is not Mentoring
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Priority of Preaching Conference 2018

The Preaching Conferences offers you an opportunity to sharpen your preaching skills.
Once again, we are blessed to have three of the most gifted preachers in North America to be with us as a part of this conference.
Click here to listen to the audio recordings from the 2018 conference.

2019 Priority of Preaching Conference – February 25-26, 2019
Edmond’s First Baptist Church, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Oklahoma Bible Conference

The Oklahoma Bible Conference will prepare you to preach through the 2019 January Bible Study book.
You don’t want to miss this equipping opportunity, one that will prepare and renew you to declare the whole counsel of God (Acts 20:27) for the benefit and sanctification of your congregation.  2015, 2016 & 2017 Archives

Oklahoma Bible Conference – May 7-9, 2018
Falls Creek Conference Centers, Davis, OK

Audio Archives and Document downloads from OBC 2018

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