Watonga church of Christ
                "where everyone is wanted, needed and loved"

Welcome to the Watonga church of Christ

It is our prayer that God will bless us with the opportunity to worship and share God's Word with more and more people.  At the Watonga church of Christ, you will find loving, happy Christians who are working to follow our Savior, Jesus Christ.

              912 N. Leach, Watonga, Oklahoma, 580-623-4704

"Who is God?"
 is the topic of our workshop scheduled for
Saturday, Sunday, October 27th and 28th.
We will be listening to Harold Shank
speak on topics from his book,
Listening to His Heartbeat:
What the Bible says about the Heart of God.

Sally Shank will also be speaking to the ladies in a break-out session.  Her topic title is From the Pits to the Peak.

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Dr. Harold Shank

Harold Shank has served as a missionary, local evangelist, professor of Old Testament, authored of several books, and served as President of Ohio Valley University in Vienna, West Virginia. He is currently a consultant for various organizations and is writing a commentary on Judges and introduction to the Old Testament.  His blog covers 15 spiritual topics., but he has a special interest in God’s love for children.

Harold is a 1972 graduate of Oklahoma Christian with a B.A. in Bible. He received his M.A. and M.A.R. from Harding University Graduate School of Religion. His Ph.D. in Theology is from Marquette University.

His book include:

-GodWorks—Joining Jesus on the Journey (Nashville: 21st Century Christian, 2016) reflects on the next generation. 

- Listening to His Heartbeat–What the Bible Says about the Heart of God (Joplin, MO: College Press, 2009).  The climatic chapter looks at how God has vulnerable and unwanted children at the core of His heart.

- Loosening Your Grip (1st ed. Fort Worth: Sweet, 1994. 2nd ed. Nashville: Welverst, 2000); 

- Up Close and Personal: Embracing the Poor, with Ron Bergeron and Anthony Wood (Joplin, MO: College Press, 2000); 

- Children Mean the World to God (Nashville: 21st Century Christian, 2001);  

- The Minor Prophets, Vol. 1, The College Press NIV Commentary (Joplin, MO: College Press, 2001);

- It’s All About God with David Ralston (Nashville: 21st Century Christian, 2004).  

- He provided several chapters in Unfinished Reconciliation: Justice, Racism, and Churches of Christ, edited by Gary Holloway and John York (Revised Edition, Abilene: ACU Press, 2013)

- Commentary on Deuteronomy (in Press)


He and his wife, Sally, have two married children and four grandchildren.


For more information, see www.haroldshank.com



“We may be small, but we are mighty”

                            ------- Flora Jean Flynn