Dr. Bobby Kelly, who is preaching on Sunday mornings through 2018, will be spending time with family during the month of June. During his absence, the pulpit will be filled with an exciting line-up of guest speakers and preachers. We pray you will continue to engage with us each Sunday in June as we hear from these godly and influential men.
Dr. Scott Pace | June 3
Pace received his Master of Divinity and Ph.D. from Southeaster Baptist Theoloigal Seminary (SEBTS), and has recently been named associate professor of preaching and pastoral ministry and associate director for the Center for Preaching and Pastoral Leadership at SEBTS. Pace has taught at a number of institutions, including Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) in Shawnee, Oklahoma, where he currently serves as the associate professor of applied ministry and the Hughes Chair of Christian ministry. Pace has served in pastoral ministry since 2000 and academic administration since 2005. He and his wife, Dana, have four children: Gracelyn, Tyler, Tessa and Cassie.
DR. RANDY ADAMS | June 10
Born in Idaho and raised in Montana, Randy Adams has been Executive Director-Treasurer of the Northwest Baptist Convention since May 2013. Prior to that, he served for 28 years as a pastor in Texas and Oklahoma then as a key denominational leader for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma. Randy has a degree in petroleum engineering from Montana Tech and Master of Divinity and Ph.D. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Randy and his wife, Paula, have two sons and daughters-in-law: Rett and Jessica, and Luke and Hannah.
U.S. SENATOR JAMES LANKFORD | June 17
Lankford was elected to the U.S. Senate on November 4, 2014 to complete an unexpired term and re-elected to a full six-year senate term on November 8, 2016. Before his time in Congress, from 1995 to 2009, James served as Director of Student Ministry at the Baptist Convention of Oklahoma and Director of the Falls Creek Youth Camp, the largest youth camp in the United States. James lives in Edmond with his wife, Cindy. They have been married for 25 years and have two daughters: Hannah and Jordan.
DR. ANTHONY JORDAN | June 24
Anthony Jordan earned the Master of Divinity and the Doctor of Ministry degrees from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. After serving as pastor for 28½ years, in 1996 Dr. Jordan was elected Executive Director-Treasurer of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) and recently retired from that position in April of this year. He and his wife, Polla, have a son, daughter-in-law, and granddaughter, Adrian, Janae, and Lydia, and a daughter, Alisha.