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Welcome to Capitol Commission Oklahoma!

I am honored to serve as the State Minister striving to impact the capitol community of the Sooner State with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Elected members of the Oklahoma legislature and the staff members supporting them in their legislative task face unique challenges and extraordinary pressures. Regardless of political party, the most needed and meaningful help available is the power of God through the presence of the Holy Spirit and being exposed to the eternal truth of Holy Scripture. For this reason, the ministry of Capitol Commission in Oklahoma exists to provide a pastoral presence within the state capitol for elected leaders and their staff through weekly in-depth Bible studies and Spirit-filled encouragement through Biblical counsel and cultivating discipleship relationships.

My prayer is for God to cultivate a community of faith within the state capitol where spiritual needs are met, disciples are made, and lives are transformed through the renewing power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Join us in this vital ministry

It is my privilege to invite you and your church to join in this vital ministry by praying with and for the men and women working here. The Bible teaches that we should intercede and give thanks for our leaders and those in authority (1 Timothy 2:1-4).

Additionally, partner with Capitol Commission by providing financial resources (Donate at http://www.capitolcom.org/donate/oklahoma) to see our state capitol transformed by the Gospel. When the people of God serve as Christ’s ambassadors by bearing truth and grace to those in elected office as well as those who work within the political arena, regardless of party affiliation, the redeeming power of God is manifested among people working to help communities across the state of Oklahoma (2 Cor. 5:11-21).

Finally, it would be my pleasure to speak at your church, sharing more about how God is working in the state capitol and together we can consider specific ministry opportunities where your church can get involved.

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Joel Harder
State Minister

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