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Oilfield Workers Sharing Christ Around the World


We have the Bibles in English, Spanish, and Chinese. We are working on Portuguese and Russian and are waiting for the right time to publish these versions of the Oil Patch Bible. Want to help us do this? Contact Mike Chaffin.

There are several ways to help.

First, we need your prayers for the leadership of this ministry. We need you to pray to open doors. We need you to pray for hands and feet to distribute the Bibles, books, and tracts.

Second, we need you to volunteer to help distribute Bibles to those you work with here in the United States or those you visit overseas.

Third, we need you to donate so we can make these Bibles and Books economically available to those who distribute large volumes of Bibles who cannot pay for all they need.

Fourth, we need people who want to join the Bible Supply committee by being a point man or woman for the Bible ministry in the various chapters we have around the U.S. and Canada.

If there is no chapter near you but there is an oilfield you want to reach, we need your help. You can be an Oil Patch Bible distribution committee leader for your community. Contact Mike Chaffin to let him know how you want to be involved.

In the fall of 2003, John Bird was moved by God to print a custom-made Bible designed for the Oilfields of the World. In January of 2005, the Oil Patch Bible, Fuel for the Soul became a reality. It is a custom-made testimony NIV Bible that has been successful in reaching people for Christ. Today we have the Oil Patch Bible in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Portuguese, and have distributed over 175,000 copies of this Bible all over the world.

Contact Mike Chaffin to find out more about the ministry or to order Bibles and the devotional book. You can also place your order here on our secure website. You can also contact John Bird.

The simple answer is yes, John Bird and Mike Chaffin frequently speak to churches and organizations about the OCF and about Christ. There are other men and women in our member chapters who can also speak to local congregations if travel or timing is a problem.

The OCF Bible Ministry has been around since the end of 2000. For the first 4 years, the Ministry focused on sending Bibles in any language with men or women who were traveling overseas for their jobs or on a mission trip. The ministry was quite successful in distributing International language Bibles and tracts all over the world. In fact, by August 2014, we have distributed Bibles in 30 different languages to 60 different countries that we know about. This ministry is still going strong. Want to be a part of it or know more? Click here

Ask questions. Find answers.

The OCF Bible App contains testimonies in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Mandarin Chinese in audio and print that are part of the Oil Patch Bible. The App also contains links to OCF social media and website. The App also houses an audio Bible that has over 1200 languages available to read or listen.



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Featured Event
OCF The Woodlands Luncheon @ The Church Project
May 19 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Make your plans to attend The Woodlands OCF luncheon on the third Thursday of every month except July and December.  The meetings take place at the Church Project  at 602 Pruitt Road, The Woodlands, TX 77380

Time:  11:30 at the venue.

May Speaker – Scott Royal


No meetings in June or July

We will welcome you to walk up  if you decide to attend at the last minute.  However, without an RSVP there may not be a box lunch available.

OCF Oklahoma City luncheon @ City Rescue Mission
Jun 2 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
OCF-OKC Lunch Meetings:
When: First Thursday of each month, 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM
Cost: N.C. (Donations welcomed for Bibles & TttR; cash, check or credit card accepted)
RSVP via Eventbrite ( prior to 6 AM on the Wednesday before Thursday lunch.
For more information contact:
Max Holloway (, OCF-OKC Chapter Leader.
Randy Patterson, 405-517-0820 (cell/text),,; OCF-OKC Director of Communications

Please be sure to share this news with others and use the Eventbrite RSVP (


How: Please RSVP to or EVENTBRITE so we can get (1) a head count and (2) a meal count for your group.

Why: Why not?  Do you have something better to do than to gather with friends and former colleagues, in an outdoor setting of fresh air and fellowship?

OCF Tyler Luncheon @ Holly Tree Country Club, Tyler TX
Jun 8 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm


When: 11:30 to 1 PM / 2nd Wednesday of each month

Where: Hollytree CC
6700 Hollytree Dr, Tyler, TX 75703

COST:  Lunch: $20.00 per person

(Cash or Check, no credit cards)

To attend please RSVP  to 

For more information contact: Terry Bates at 903-343-3111 or

Duane Samford is the April guest speaker.

The Buffet will be open by 11:15 am so come early if you like

Come join us for Fellowship and Worship!!

OCF San Antonio luncheon @ Eggspection
Jun 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
OCF San Antonio luncheon @ Eggspection | San Antonio | Texas | United States

When:  Always the 2nd Wednesday of the month.


OCF Friends,

Please join the San Antonio Oilfield Christian Fellowship for lunch. This will be an informal meeting of fellowship. Any expense for lunch will be at each attendee’s discretion and we ask if you plan to attend please RSVP

As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another. – Proverbs 27:17

For Him,
The SA OCF Team

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Oilfield Christian fellowship San Antonio Luncheon

Mark Your Calendars and make plans to attend

If you have any specific request and / or questions for the OCF San Antonio chapter don’t hesitate to reply to this email or email

For additional information email: or call Joe DeGeare 281-381-7573 or Pete Bommer 210-216-6400 .

PLEASE RSVP via 48 hours prior to the event

Jun 9 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am

Fifth Annual Calgary Oilfield Christian Fellowship Breakfast

About this event

“As Iron Sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.”  – Proverbs 27:17

Come and enjoy food and fellowship and hear about Oilfield Christian Fellowship and our plans for Alberta.

6:30am – Doors Open

7:00am – Breakfast and Speakers

Keynote Address – LAUGH AGAIN – Finding Joy and Success in Tough Times.

Special Guest Speaker: Phil Callaway, Christian Humorist, Speaker, Author, Radio Host. Dad.

Join us for a hilarious but inspirational talk sharing motivational ways of turning obstacles into opportunities, learning from failure, igniting passion, and discovering a time-proven formula for true success that will lead to fulfilling work and outrageous joy!

NOTE:  Table sponsorship available for $500 and up.

NOTE:  Seating map is subject to change depending on ticket sales.

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