Fields Challenges Students to Find Their Identity in Christ

March 1, 2017

Darryl K. Fields, pastor of Union Missionary Baptist Church in Shawnee, Oklahoma, delivered the chapel message at OBU Wednesday, March 1. His message came from Ephesians 3:1 and 3:14-21 and was about “finding your identity.”

“There is only one identity that will land you in God’s eternal presence,” he said. “That identity is in Christ Jesus.”

Fields was called to his current pastorate in July 2010, after serving as youth minister at the Mount Pleasant Church in Arcadia, Oklahoma. He has served Union over the last seven years while overseeing a remodel of the interior of the church and leading the least, the lost and the last to Christ.

He is a graduate of Luther High School and did his undergraduate work at the University of Central Oklahoma. He has worked with children extensively throughout his adult life. He also served for five years as the administrator of a group home that served delinquent boys.

He has also served as a juvenile probation and parole officer for four years. He is currently employed with the Office of Juvenile Affairs and the Office of Public Integrity as a compliance auditor/investigator. He brings to the table a wealth of experience in which it is his prayer the youth and families of the community will be edified.

Fields is a father and has been married to his wife, Danielle Threatt-Fields, for twenty-four years.