Jeremy Freeman, senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Newcastle, Oklahoma, delivered the chapel message Jan. 25, during the first chapel of the spring semester at Oklahoma Baptist University. His message, titled “Genuine Prayer,” came from Acts 4 and continued this year’s chapel series theme of “Prayer: Beseeching the Lord through the Prayers of the New Testament.”

Freeman earned a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from OBU in 1999 and later earned a Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2008. He has been the senior pastor of FBC Newcastle since 2009.