November 2008 News Articles

BGCO President Challenges Students to Trust God

November 19, 2008 | Permalink

"Sometimes when we struggle, we wonder, 'Where is God in all of this?'" said Dr. Emerson Falls, newly appointed president of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma.Falls, the first Native American to lead Oklahoma's Baptist convention,…

Oklahoma Baptists Express Appreciation to Parrish

November 19, 2008 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptists officially thanked John W. Parrish for his effective leadership as interim president of Oklahoma Baptist University through a resolution presented at the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma Nov. 10-11. Parrish led the…

Traditional Hanging of the Green Celebrated Dec. 6

November 19, 2008 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University's Hanging of the Green, a long-standing tradition which celebrates the Christmas season and honors 20 outstanding seniors, will be a service of lessons and carols and will feature a still-life crèche scene. …

OBU Music Theater Scenes Presented Nov. 21-22

November 18, 2008 | Permalink

Thirteen OBU students will perform various comedic scenes from operas and musicals that revolve around the interesting and often humorous dynamics found in families during OBU's annual Music Theater Scenes Program Friday, Nov. 21, and Saturday,…

OBU Student Experiences Crime and Culture

November 14, 2008 | Permalink

Jon King spent 15 months going above and beyond the traditional classroom learning experiences. Pursuing a psychology major and Asian studies minor, the Oklahoma Baptist University junior from Dallas spent his sophomore year studying in Japan.…

Whitlock Speaks on Wisdom of God in Chapel

November 13, 2008 | Permalink

"I once was lost, but now I'm found," newly appointed Oklahoma Baptist University President David Whitlock told students and faculty at OBU's weekly chapel service Wednesday, Nov. 12. Whitlock explained how the infinite wisdom of God bridges…

Whitlock Brings Message of Grace at OBU Chapel

November 12, 2008 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University's new president, Dr. David Whitlock, addressed OBU alumni, students, faculty and friends during a special homecoming chapel service Saturday, Nov. 8, in Raley Chapel, bringing a message of grace and purpose to those…

Alumni Honored at Harvest Dinner

November 8, 2008 | Permalink

Five outstanding Oklahoma Baptist University alumni were honored during the university's annual Homecoming Harvest Dinner Friday, Nov. 7, in OBU's Geiger Center. (From left) Dr. Branson Craig Stephens, '00, was honored with The Graduate of the…

Hobby Lobby Exec Shares Story of Legacy, Ministry

November 7, 2008 | Permalink

Steve Green's father, David, started his retail career in high school through the DECA program. Never the model student, but with an affinity for math, David Green embraced the opportunity for the work program, starting the art-supplies store…

OBU Theatre Presents ‘The Real Inspector Hound’

November 6, 2008 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University's College Players presents "The Real Inspector Hound," a comedic "whodunit" production depicting a murder mystery and the unique characters left to figure it out. The play will be presented Nov. 14, 15, 21, and 22,…

OBU Homecoming Chapel Features Whitlock, Award Recipients

November 5, 2008 | Permalink

Dr. David Whitlock will address Oklahoma Baptist University alumni and friends at the OBU Homecoming Chapel, Saturday, Nov. 8, at 10 a.m., in Raley Chapel. Whitlock is OBU's 15th president, officially beginning his campus duties on Monday, Nov.…

Justice Mission Brings Insight to OBU Students

November 3, 2008 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University's organization Justice Mission is taking a student-led stand to spur the OBU community to develop an understanding of various issues - and to take action. OBU's Justice Mission was created by combining Amnesty…

President Whitlock Welcomed to Bison Hill

November 3, 2008 | Permalink

View Scenes from Whitlock's First Day Oklahoma Baptist University welcomed Dr. David W. Whitlock to Bison Hill for his first day in office as the university's 15th president Monday, Nov. 3. A group of students, faculty and staff gathered to…

Harvest Court Honors Outstanding Seniors

February 4, 2008 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University will honor outstanding seniors at the annual Harvest Court ceremony Nov. 7 at 8:30 p.m. in Raley Chapel as part of OBU's Homecoming celebration. The public is invited to attend this free event and the reception…