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The Suffering Servant

Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on

As the Easter season approaches I am drawn to the Book of Isaiah and in particular the 4 Servant Songs that begin in Isaiah 42 and end in Isaiah 52/53 with the powerful portrayal of the “Suffering Servant.”            ...

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OBCC to perform at First Baptist

Posted by Shana Adkisson on

On February 24 at 5:00 p.m. the First Baptist Church sanctuary will be filled with the sounds of the Oklahoma Baptist Children’s Chorus. "We are excited about coming! Thank you for hosting us, we are so grateful. These are amazing young singers," said Wynn Anne Hook, OBCC director. This...

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Kid's Fest to highlight FBC Summer

Posted by Shana Adkisson on

Summer is only a few months away and, as always, First Baptist Norman has many fun camps, Vacation Bible School, SMAK Camp, and Summerscope planned for your children. All summer programs offered at First Baptist Church will be outlined during Kid's Fest from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday...

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The Gift of Hospitality

Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on

  Acts 10 tells the story of salvation for Cornelius and his household. It takes place in a cultural context of social barriers and notions of “clean and unclean.”  The story begins with Cornelius having a vision during a time of prayer. Cornelius, a Roman centurion, was...

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Hands for Harvey volunteer deadline nears

Posted by Shana Adkisson on

Hands for Harvey volunteer deadline nears The Next Hands for Harvey Mission Trip will be February 24 – March 2. Members of First Baptist Norman will return to Refugio, Texas, and continue the effort to get families back in their homes following Hurricane Harvey that hit the area August...

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DNOW Youth Weekend Planned

Posted by Shana Adkisson on

We are looking forward to another incredible DNOW weekend January 25-27! We have a great team of university students to lead our small groups and amazing host families. Our theme this year is NEXT: Growing A Faith That Lasts. It all starts with a relationship with Christ but what’s next?...

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Behold!

Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on

Behold! To see, observe or witness something remarkable or impressive.  When was the last time you had a Behold! moment? Christmas is filled with Behold! moments. When the angel appeared to Zacharias announcing Elizabeth, his barren and aged wife, would become pregnant, Behold! When the...

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Jingle Bell Jam planned for Dec. 19

Posted by Shana Adkisson on

• Wear your jammies for a fun night at FBC On the evening of December 19, children ages 1 to grade 5 are welcome to wear their jammies and attend the Jingle Bell Jam at First Baptist Norman. "It's the last day of school, so let's celebrate. Wear your jammies and we will eat pizza, ice...

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Thankful for Hair

Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on

On this day after Thanksgiving, I still find myself filled with gratitude for the gift of life, family, friends and the blessings we enjoy and often take for granted. I am reminded of God’s love for each of us, a love that allowed His Son, Jesus, to be crucified on a cross for our...

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Veritas to headline Sounds of Christmas

Posted by Shana Adkisson on

    “I am very excited to announce that Veritas will headline this year’s Sounds of Christmas concert. This year’s concert will be at 6:00 p.m. December 2 and will feature First Baptist Church’s choir, children’s choir, and orchestra,” Chad Smith...

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