News & Events

2018 Oklahoma State Meeting

Keynote Speakers:

Ed Stetzer

Ed Stetzer, Ph.D., holds the Billy Graham Chair of Church, Mission, and Evangelism at Wheaton College and serves as Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center. He has planted, revitalized, and pastored churches, trained pastors and church planters on six continents, holds two masters degrees and two doctorates, and has written dozens of articles and books.

Stetzer is a contributing editor for Christianity Today, a columnist for Outreach Magazine, and is frequently cited or interviewed in news outlets such as USAToday and CNN. He is the Executive Editor of The Gospel Project, a curriculum used by more than one million individuals each week. Stetzer is also Executive Editor of Facts & Trends Magazine, a Christian leadership magazine with a circulation of more than 70,000 readers.

In 2015, he began serving as the co-host of the BreakPoint This Week radio program with John Stonestreet. He also serves as Visiting Professor of Research and Missiology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Visiting Research Professor at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and has taught at many other colleges and seminaries.

Bob Thomas

Bob Thomas was born in 1954 in Twin Falls, Idaho. He grew up in Idaho, Southern California, and Colorado. He loves the great outdoors. Bob was raised in the church. He was saved and baptized when he was seven.

In 1972 he entered California Christian College (CCC). Bob married Rhonda Jo Jernigan June 21, 1973. He was ordained in 1974 and graduated from CCC in 1976 with a BS in Theology. He earned a Master’s degree from Moody Bible Institute in 2004. Bob has served as pastor, staff member, evangelist, conference speaker, soloist, and worship leader.

Bob and Rhonda have two sons, two beautiful daughters-in-law and six grandchildren.

Bill Adcock

Bill Adcock and his wife, Frieda, are 1981 graduates of Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Following graduation they moved to Nashville, TN where they served at Victory Fellowship Church for 15 years as children’s, student, and associate ministers.

In 1996, the Holy Spirit led Pastor Bill Adcock to resign his position at the church and begin ministering both nationally and internationally as Bill Adcock Ministries, carrying a bold message of spiritual hunger and revival fire. In 1998, the Adcocks pioneered Impact Church, formerly known as Word & Spirit Church in Murfreesboro, TN.  The church moved to her current location in 2009.

Tommy Swindol

Tommy Swindol is the lead pastor at The Donelson Fellowship in Nashville, Tennessee. He is married to his wonderful wife of twelve years, Jessica, and they have two beautiful daughters, Anna Claire and Emily. Tommy is a graduate of Welch College (Youth Ministry/Music) and Liberty University (MAR in Discipleship Ministries and M-Div. in Professional Ministries). Tommy gets the opportunity to speak all over the country and is passionate about discipleship and sharing the truth of God’s Word in a relevant and challenging way.

May 3-5, 2018 – Schedule of Events

Thursday, May 3, 2018

9:30am General Board Meeting Randall University
12:00-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-3:30pm Minister’s Conference

Keynote Speaker: Ed Stetzer

Randall University
4:00-6:00pm Senior Adult Dinner

Keynote Speaker: Bob Thomas

Admission is free and anyone who would like to attend is welcome. Dinner will be catered by Catfish Cove

Heartland FWB Church*
4:45-6:15pm Dinner with Ed Stetzer

Admission is free (meal included), but seating is limited; registration required.

Register here! 

Hosted by We Start Churches as an initiative of the Oklahoma FWB Missions Dept.

Calvary FWB Church**
7:00pm Evening Service

Keynote Speaker: Ed Stetzer

Randall University


* Heartland Free Will Baptist Church is located at 17601 S. Santa Fe, Oklahoma City, OK, 73102.

** Calvary Free Will Baptist Church is located at 3730 N. Porter, Norman, OK, 7307. (Note that registration is required for this dinner event.)          


Friday, May 4, 2018   

9:00-11:00am Business Session

Clerk calls State Meeting into Session

Morning Worship led by Bill Adcock

Randall University
12:00-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-4:00pm Business Session Randall University
7:30pm Evening Session

Keynote Speaker: Tommy Swindoll

Randall University


Saturday, May 5, 2018

9:00am Close of Business Randall University
9:00am CTS Competition  Randall University

For More Information

For more information about the Oklahoma State Meetings, or to register for any of these events, please visit their website.