LINKS

IS YOUR CHURCH A SAFE PLACE?

The Introductory Guide to Caring Well

A resource to help churches care well for survivors of sexual abuse and implement policies and procedures to prevent abuse.

Ministry safe

Protecting children and those who serve them. If you are a SBC Church in Oklahoma you can receive reimbursement through Oklahoma Baptists.

ministry safe reimbursement

Oklahoma Baptists will reimburse your Southern Baptist Church the $250 dollar annual subscription so your church can join. Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the reimbursement form.

The National sex offender registry

The United States Department of Justice Public Website

Darkness to light

Darkness to Light is a non-profit committed to empowering adults to prevent child sexual abuse.

Protect my ministry

Oklahoma Baptist Preferred Service Provider for background checks.

Shield checks

Oklahoma Baptist Preferred Service Provider for background checks.

praesidium checks

Oklahoma Baptist Preferred Service Provider for background checks.

People Facts

Oklahoma Baptist Preferred Service Provider for background checks.

Brotherhood mutual

Library of checklists, sample forms and policies especially for churches and related ministries. These safety and risk management tools can help you protect your ministry and your people.

guide one insurance

Webinar on best practices in screening and selection of employees and volunteers on preventing sexual abuse.

take the caring well challenge

The American church is facing an abuse crisis. Is your church doing all it can to be safe for survivors and safe from abuse?

On Demand Court records

Search public court records from participating courts in Oklahoma

Caring Well Sunday Sermon

Message on John 9:35-10:18

CHILD WELFARE INFORMATION GATEWAY

Protecting children and strengthening families.

Becoming a church that cares well for the abused

It is our hope that this curriculum and 12 part video series would help every participant know how to respond well to the initial report of abuse at their church, school, or ministry and would make the leader's role clearer.

Policy and Procedure document

Customizable MS Word document with policies and procedures for volunteers and paid staff working with minors.

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SBC LIFE

Oklahoma Baptists

Our Mission is to encourage one another to advance the Gospel.

Southern Baptist convention

The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) has grown to be a network of more than fifty thousand cooperating churches and church-type missions banded together to make an impact for God’s Kingdom.

SBC WORKSPACE

Secured website to access the Annual Church Profile information of the Southern Baptist Convention. Call the Frisco Association office if you need your individual church login.

THE Baptist messenger

The official paper of Oklahoma Baptists.

The baptist faith and message

The statement of faith that sets forth certain teachings which we believe as Southern Baptists.

EXTRA! Sunday school helps

Free weekly online supplements to LifeWay's ongoing Bible study resources teaching plans for adults, students, and children.

SBCLIFE

SBC LIFE is published by the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention.

Oklahoma baptist university

Oklahoma Baptist University is a small Christian liberal arts university in Shawnee, 30 minutes east of Oklahoma City which is owned and operated by Oklahoma Baptists.

Oklahoma disaster relief

Ministry to help those in need across the United States and beyond.

North american mission board

Mission agency of the SBC that focuses on North America.

INTERNATIONAL MISSION BOARD

Mission agency of the SBC that help churches take the gospel to unreached people around the world.

Oklahoma baptist homes for children

The mission of Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children is to demonstrate God’s love by providing hope through empowering children and their families to follow Christ.

The ethics & religious liberty commission

The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission is an entity of the Southern Baptist Convention. The ERLC is dedicated to engaging the culture with the gospel of Jesus Christ and speaking to issues in the public square for the protection of religious liberty and human flourishing. Our vision can be summed up in three words: kingdom, culture and mission.

LIFEWAY

An online Christian bookstore and more.

vacation bible school resources

Resources that you will need for your Concrete and Cranes VBS 2020.

LIFEWAY KIDEVENT PRO

Manage your Kids Ministry Event online! LifeWay's KidEvent Pro™ makes managing your VBS, summer camp, retreat, or special event easier than ever! 

2020 Oklahoma Baptists evangelism conference

Video messages and testimonies from the Advance Conference which was held at First Southern-Del City, Oklahoma.

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SBC SEMINARIES

Southwestern baptist theological seminary

Ft. Worth, Texas

New orleans baptist theological seminary

New Orleans, Louisiana

Midwestern baptist theological seminary

Kansas City, Missouri

southeastern baptist theological seminary

Wake Forest, North Carolina

gateway seminary

Fremont, California

the southern baptist seminary

Louisville, Kentucky

STUDENTS

SKOPOS

Oklahoma Baptist Youth Ministry website dedicated to everything student related.

GOSTUDENTS

GoStudents seeks to help the church equip students with the task of sharing Jesus with unreached, unengaged people. The target is that students would become aware of the physical and spiritual needs of this world, receive training that dynamically shapes their lives, and engage their communities, nation, and world as a powerful witness of the Gospel.

Summit Camps

Summit is a ministry that will do anything, go anywhere, and try everything without compromising the Word of God, in order to see some come to salvation and others grow and mature in their relationship with Christ. Camp meets at Kiamichi Baptist Assembly near Talihina, OK.

kiamichi baptist assembly

Kiamichi Baptist Assembly is a Southern Baptist Church camp for children and teens located in the beautiful Winding Stair mountains near Talihina, OK. 

falls creek

Falls Creek is a BGCO owned and operated summer youth camp located in the beautiful Arbuckle Mountatins in Davis, OK. Each week we host over 6,000 students and sponsors on the campgrounds. There are eight total weeks of youth camp at Falls Creek and each summer we host a total of upwards of 54,000 guests! 

college ministry

CollegeMinistry.com represents a network of Baptist collegiate ministries from across North America. Campus groups, church groups, and campus churches are ministering together to connect college students to God through Jesus Christ. 

Disciple6

A six-year curriculum for making teenage disciples. FREE resource produced by the faculty of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas.

ministry safe

Protecting children and those who serve them. If you are a SBC Church in Oklahoma you can receive reimbursement through Oklahoma Baptists.

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digital tools

Bible analyzer

Bible Analyzer is completely free with no trial features or nag screens. Over 100 free high quality add-on modules are available plus 100 more Premium Titles. All available for immediate download from within Bible Analyzer. Download Bible Analyzer Today and TRY IT OUT!

logos bible software

Your personal Bible study assistant. Logos reads all your books instantly, delivering just what you need at each step in your Bible study. Premium priced product but discounts are available and payment plans that will fit your church's ministry reimbursement to build a library.

Rightnow media

We've partnered with RightNow Media, an online media library with over 20,000 Christian Bible studies, to provide the leadership of our churches in Frisco Baptist Association with FREE training and leadership videos from respected teachers and leaders.

church online platform

Free Now, Free Always. Removing the barrier of technology so any church can reach people for Christ through online ministry.

OpenLp

Experience the power of open source in your church with worship presentation software designed to fit how you want to run your service. Fast, flexible and easy to use, you will have your service up and running in a few minutes. These features and a whole lot more at a price that is FREE!

bible.com

Get a FREE Bible for your phone, tablet, and computer.

youversion events

Everything your church needs to engage with your message, and to share it with others. Free, paperless, and already installed on millions of devices. Provide your congregation with a digital sermon outline, announcements, illustration links, giving portal to your existing payment processing system.

videoblocks

Subscription based video footage and After Effects templates. Licensing rights are included.

imageblocks

Subscription based image footage. Licensing rights are included.

audioblocks

Subscription based music, sound effects, and loops. licensing rights are included.

creation swap

Free church graphics, photos, and videos. Download beautiful church media assets from artists around the world.

worship house media

WorshipHouse Media offers only the best in church and worship media. With a range of video illustrations, mini movies, worship song tracks, motion backgrounds, and Christian pictures, we have everything you need to visually bring your message to life. 

worshiphouse kids

WorshipHouse Kids offers children's worship media resources to help make learning about God fun, interactive, & meaningful. You can find the best in kids worship videos, Christian worship songs, backgrounds, and church curriculum to make a lasting imprint on the lives of tomorrow's church. 

youthworker

We equip you to lead and raise up the next generation of the church with the best in videos for youth ministry, including youth group curriculum, mini movies, and worship backgrounds & countdowns. Plus, find tips and articles to help you learn how to develop your student ministry with games and activities, camp & retreat ideas, Bible studies, and leadership development. 

outreach.com

Products for purchase that include postcards, invite tools, bulletins, banners & signs, campaigns, and more.

boxcast live streaming service

BoxCast gives you and your viewers a first-class experience with Live DVR, Cloud Video Editing, Multi-Site App and AppleTV and Roku apps. Subscription based. 

vMIX

Windows based live production and streaming software. Prices range from FREE to one time software purchases of $60 on up.

obs studio

FREE open source software for video recording and live streaming. Download and start streaming quickly and easily on Windows, Mac or Linux.

planning center online

Planning Center is a set of online software products you can subscribe to individually or use together as a full church management system.

easytithe

easyTithe is the largest giving provider-we're proud to serve over 15,000 churches. We've made online giving easier than ever.

develop.me

Create a culture of development with your staff and leadership. For the Church, by the Church Develop.Me was built with you in mind, so it's specifically designed to help develop the unique people God has placed on your church staff. No matter what your size, style, denomination, or location—this tool is for you and it is FREE!

The gospel project

Christ-centered, chronological Bible studies for kids, students, and adults.

bible project

BibleProject is a nonprofit animation studio that produces short-form, fully animated Bible videos and other Bible resources to make the biblical story accessible to everyone, everywhere. We create 100% free Bible videos, podcasts, and Bible resources to help people experience the story of the Bible.

mailchimp

Mailchimp is an all-in-one Email Marketing Platform for small business. We empower millions of customers around the world to start and grow their businesses with our smart marketing technology, award-winning support, and inspiring content. FREE and paid subscriptions.

igniter media

The media library you have been waiting for. You value good design and compelling storytelling, but creating media-rich church services can get in the way of actually doing ministry. That's where Igniter comes in. FREE trial and then based on a paid subscription.

libreoffice

LibreOffice is a powerful office suite – its clean interface and feature-rich tools help you unleash your creativity and enhance your productivity.
LibreOffice includes several applications that make it the most powerful Free and Open Source office suite on the market. Microsoft Office alternative that is FREE!

Callfire

Texting and Calling solutions that help you reach more people. Over 4 billion messages delivered. Subscription pricing from .06 per text or per minute and up.

Realm by ACS technologies

Realm puts your most important ministry responsibilities all under one roof. It's one place to perform your administration, accounting, and community tasks. It's one place where everyone can sign in. And it's the one place your church can stay informed, connected, and focused on multiplying your ministry. 

Ministry insights assessments

Assorted personality and ministry assessments. Prices vary.

Biblehub

FREE Bible resources, featuring topical, Greek and Hebrew study tools, plus concordances, commentaries, dictionaries, sermons, and devotionals.

OTHER USEFUL LINKS

Oldham little church foundation

Oldham Little Church Foundation is a private foundation which funded grants in excess of $950,000 to small, evangelical Protestant churches throughout the United States this past year. Since our founding in 1949, we have provided over 16,500 Facility Completion Grants totaling over $44 million for church renovations, repairs, and new construction projects. 

Theological research exchange network

.The Theological Research Exchange Network (TREN) is a library of over 24,385 theological thesis/dissertation titles representing research from as many as 146 different institutions. Titles may be ordered online through our search and order system.

Mile iq

Accurate mileage reports. Stress-free logging. On your desktop. In the palm of your hand.

article on disappearing content on social media

It’s true! One of the newest ways users absorb information is through disappearing content on social media. In other words, top-performing content is here-today-and-gone-tomorrow. This social media phenomenon is known as Stories and they only last 24 hours.

great article about social media

How to Create a Facebook Event Frame, Instagram Event Geotag, and Snapchat Event Filter

ARticle on QR codes

How to utilize QR codes for a better marketing strategy that reaches, engages, and converts your audience.