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Oilfield Workers Sharing Christ Around the World

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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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Carl A. Davis September 28, 1933 – January 1, 2022 IN THE CARE OF Geo. H. Lewis & Sons Funeral Directors Carl A. Davis, age 88, of Houston, Texas passed away on Saturday, January 1, 2022. Carl was born September…

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HOW MUCH SHOULD YOU PAY FOR ELECTRICITY

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THE LAST WORD – 1 JOHN

By Mike Chaffin Little children, keep yourselves from idols. Amen. 1 John 5:21           John’s last words are direct and to the point.  Easy to understand, right? For the readers of his day idolatry was a direct threat, a sin…

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THE LAST WORD – 2 PETER

By Mike Chaffin 17 You therefore, beloved, since you know this beforehand, beware lest you also fall from your own steadfastness, being led away with the error of the wicked; 18 but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and…

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THE LAST WORD – 1 PETER

By Mike Chaffin By Silvanus, our faithful brother as I consider him, I have written to you briefly, exhorting and testifying that this is the true grace of God in which you stand. 13 She who is in Babylon, elect together…

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SPANISH LANGUAGE DEVOTIONAL NOW AVAILABLE

The Spanish language devotional, "HACIENDO EL VIAJE CON DIOS EN LA RUTA 316"  is now available.  You an order yours today by clicking on the store tab and ordering your devotional there or going directly to the General Ministry Donation…

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THE LAST WORD SERIES

Everyone seems to want to get in the last word.  But, ultimately who gets the last word in each of our lives.  I know it is God.  God gets the last word and we can see that in His Word,…

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Ministry News

The OCF Bible Ministry Still Going Strong After 15 years

Orders for the Oil Patch Bible continue to flow out to sites around the county and around the world.  Particularly Bibles going into Mexico and Venezuela currently.  The Oil Patch Bibles are available in English, Spanish, Chinese and Portuguese.  So,…

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Featured Event
Jan
18
Tue
OCF of Ft. Worth Luncheon @ The Fort Worth Petroleum Club 40th Floor
Jan 18 @ 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
OCF of Ft. Worth Luncheon @ The Fort Worth Petroleum Club 40th Floor | Fort Worth | Texas | United States

Meetings:

When: 3rd Tuesday of each month – 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Where: The Fort Worth Petroleum Club 40th Floor; 777 Main St
Lunch: $25.00
RSVP for luncheon: E-mail Scott Royal  at scott-royal@sbcglobal.net to request an e-mail flyer with RSVP link

Contact Scott Royal by phone at 817-851-5425 (cell) or any board member for further information

Please, we MUST have your reservation or cancellation. PLEASE RSVP to the link on the flyer.

Jan
20
Thu
OCF Dallas @ Norma's Cafe
Jan 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Monthly Meetings:

When: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm / 3rd Thursday of month (except March and December, contact board for dates)

Where: Norma’s Cafe 605 w. 15th St.  Plano TX 75075

Speaker:

Lunch: Available via Cafe

RSVP: With Drew Kendrick via email at dkendrick@stokesandspiehler.com or by phone at 214-205-4668

NOTE: reservations must be made by Friday prior to the Thursday Meeting

Cost: The meeting is FREE to attend! Lunch available at the Cafe.  DONATIONS WELCOME!

OCF The Woodlands Luncheon @ The Church Project
Jan 20 @ 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.

January Speaker – Larry Davis – Owner, Petracat

 

TO RSVP AND PAY TO ATTEND THE LIVE EVENT CLICK TICKETS

 

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.

Feb
2
Wed
OCF Houston Luncheon @ Houston First Baptist Church
Feb 2 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
The OCF of Houston luncheon is held at Houston’s First Baptist Church on the first Wednesday of each month.
Use the Contact US button on the home page for more information.
RSVP ticket price is $16.00.  Walk-in pricing is $25.00  Event is free if you are not eating.
TO RSVP to attend the meeting click HERE
See the chapter page for up to date information here  Houston Chapter

 

Feb
9
Wed
NAPE SUMMIT @ George R Brown Convention Center
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Come by and visit the OCF team at our NAPE Booth Feb 9 -11.

TO REGISTER FOR NAPE CLICK HERE

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