News

In this News section of our website you’ll find various stories, updates, and other snippets throughout the year that we want to share with you. Check out some highlights below and check back often for more!

Video Construction Updates

A few video and picture updates of the continuing construction on the OBCM campus. Thank you for your prayers and your gifts to make this possible. Learn more about the “More Than an Event’ capital campaign HERE. The finished product is going to be beautiful! I look forward to gathering and celebrating with you soon.…

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Encouragement and Greeting from Rick Porter

Rick Porter, beloved retired Executive Director, sends us a greeting and encouragement during COVID-19. Rick encourages us to honor the past and keep walking into the future during this difficult time we are currently living in. Thank you, Rick.

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Encouragement from Skye Jethani

Regular and popular Conference speaker, Skye Jethani, helps us to think on how God has used times like we are in now in his redemptive work in the past. Be encouraged with the ‘Creative Dislocations’ of God. Fear not.

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Encouragement from Jordan Newhouse

Beautiful Truths When I walk through deep waters. I know that you will be me. I am not alone. You will go before me. You will leave me.

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More Encouragement from Aaron and Nikki Petersen

Continued worshipful encouragement from Aaron and Nikki  

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Aaron and Nikki Peterson – No Longer Slaves

Aaron and Nikki Peterson give us a reminder we need……every day! Thank you to the Petersons for their greeting and reminding us who God is and who we are. Aaron and Nikki in service on the worship team have been an encouragement to many. Their voices and passion help make Conference worship so vibrant. They…

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A gift from our friend, Phil Vischer

Our friend, Phil Vischer, has a special announcement and a gift for all our Okoboji Bible Conference family. An especially great gift for the times we are in (and on a snowy day!).   Thanks Phil! Hi Okoboji Bible Conference friends! I’ve been working on something that wasn’t supposed to launch for another month or so,…

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Encouragement and Update from Okoboji

OBCM Friends, Please watch the video above for encouragement and updates from Okoboji. Due to these unprecedented times we are living in all of our spring events are cancelled. These include the 3 regional gatherings (April 3-5) as well as the preview dinner (April 24). Return to our website and social media outlets often over…

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Covid-19 and Upcoming Events

Hello Friends, I wanted to communicate with you from Okoboji about upcoming events with COVID-19 in mind. Our leadership will be careful, prayerful, and watch the developments carefully. While no changes have been made to upcoming events the information below will inform you of when to look for decisions on changes. Any changes would be…

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Construction Progress on Nursery and Chapel

Progress continues to be made on the nursery/multipurpose room and chapel remodel! The interior of the structure is getting ready for flooring finish work soon. It is a beautiful space and we cannot wait for you to see it! -Jon   The three pictures below show the interior of the nursery/multi-purpose space, the lobby area…

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