James Swain
Email: jswain@bgco.org

James Swain is the Equipping Team Leader for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma. He has served in this position since March 2015. Prior to serving in this role he served as the Director of Conference Centers for the BGCO for 5 years. Prior to joining the BGCO he served as pastor of the First Baptist Church of Kingfisher, Oklahoma from 2004 to 2010. He has also served as pastor of the College Heights Baptist Church of Chickasha, Calvary Baptist Church of Sulphur, and First Baptist Church of Medford. Prior to entering the pastorate he served in youth ministry at the First Baptist Church of Purcell, First Baptist Church of Marlow, and the Central Baptist Church of Marlow. He is a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and holds a Doctor of Educational Ministry degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Julie have been married for 29 years and have 2 adult children: Josh and Kendra. The Swains live in Oklahoma City and are members of the Southern Hills Baptist Church.