“A mind that inquires is a life that inspires.

–Wade Burleson, Podcaster, Writer, Minister & Avocational Historian

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Meet Wade Burleson

Wade Burleson is the President of Istoria Ministries, a 501-C3 non-profit that serves as an educational and religious charity with the purpose of making Christ known to the nations so that His Story can become central to all our stories. Istoria specifically concentrates on promoting a Kingdom view of the world. From 1992 to 2022, Wade served as Lead Pastor of the Emmanuel Enid, Oklahoma,  He previously served as Senior Pastor of Sheridan Road Baptist Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma (1987-1992). While in Tulsa, he was appointed chaplain for the Tulsa Police Department, From 1982 to 1987, Wade served as  pastor of  First Baptist Church, Holdenville, Oklahoma (1985-1987). In 2002, Wade was elected as the President of the Oklahoma Baptist General Convention in 2002. Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating appointed Wade to the Board of Higher Education for Northwestern Oklahoma in 1996. Wade served as a trustee of the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention from 2005 to 2008.  Wade’s hobbies include chronology, genealogy, and historiography. Wade’s wife, Dr. Rachelle Burleson, is the Chief Nursing Officer of St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Enid, Oklahoma. Wade and Rachelle have four married children and four grand children, and a host of friends from around he world. 

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Will Carless of USA Today and “Careless” Reporting

In this day of media bias and agenda, every single American should question what we hear or read in mainstream newspapers. Such blatant bias is unwelcome. We pay for NEWS-papers, not propaganda papers.

He Gets Us? No. Jesus Saves Us!

Contrary to a nationwide media campaign, the message of the Gospel is not “Jesus gets us.” The Good News is Jesus saves us. The question becomes, “Saves us from what?”

Captivity in Babylon As a Type of the Cross of Christ: Punishment Given; Forgiveness Granted

My hope is when things begin to collapse in our nation, the people of the United States will place their hope in trust in the One who endured captivity on the cross that we might live

Thoughts for a Christian Voter

As Americans, it is our privilege and right to vote. As Christians, it is our duty to vote and to vote in a way that honors our righteous Lord, Jesus Christ.

The Paul Pelosi Provocation: 5 Ways David DePape Had Help

Paul Pelosi did not invite this break-in and physical attack. No 82-year-old man desires to be beaten with a hammer. On the other hand, don’t be duped by the media or politicians about the attacker. David DePape is a socialist. He is a Marxist activist. His attack is a false flag operation. It is a provocation intended to rile up liberals against conservatives before an election. 

LATEST PODCASTS

Is This the End of the World?

Is This the End of the World?

In 2022, the actions of Putin and Russia and Xi and China are nothing but “The Sword of the LORD” in the Hand of the LORD to humble proud Americans and a proud nation called the United States. It’s not the end of the world, but it could be the end of the U.S. as we know it.

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