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Dale Griffin

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Dale Griffin

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Dale and Donna Griffin have been serving churches across the state of Oklahoma for the past twenty-four years. During that time, Dale also served for seventeen years at Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) as campus minister, assistant vice-president for spiritual life, dean of the chapel and interim dean of students.


Bro. Dale was licensed to preach at First Baptist Church in Altus, Oklahoma in 1987. He was ordained to the gospel ministry at Taylor Ranch Baptist Church in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1993. He is a 1984 Bachelor of Music in theory and composition in music graduate from OBU and a 1989 Master of Divinity with languages graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS). Dale is also a 2020 graduate of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a Doctor of Ministry degree, discipleship and spiritual formation emphasis.


Bro. Dale loves to serve churches and has completed thirteen interim ministry assignments in Oklahoma and New Mexico. Before moving Back to Oklahoma in 1997, Dale was the Baptist Collegiate Minister at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque for eight years. While in New Mexico, he hosted a morning drive radio program on KLYT called “Think About It.” Dale currently serves as a trustee for Gateway Seminary and as chair of the board of trustees academic committee.


Donna continues to serve as a speech language pathologist as she has throughout their marriage and ministry. Dale and Donna have three grown children. Graeson is a PhD student in Baylor University’s Astro Physics program. Graham is a Master of Divinity Student at SWBTS, and Evelyn is a senior studio art major at OBU.