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New faces, new places: First Baptist-OKC names new pastor
First Baptist Church of Oklahoma City has named a new senior pastor. The Rev. Kent Berghuis (pictured) will be the new pastor of the historic church at 1201 N Robinson, Baptist New Global reported this week. Baptist News Global reported that Berghuis currently serves as senior pastor of First Baptist Church of... Read More
Faith Notes: Weekend, April 18-19, 2015
Here are several metro area faith-themed events and activities planned for the weekend: Saturday, April 18 OKC Christian Fiction Writers will host author Darlene Shortridge at the group’s next meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. at Mardel, 3300 S Boulevard in Edmond. Topic will be “The Road to Self-Publishing.” For more... Read More
Senate kills bill to make Bible official Tennessee book
The Bible will not become the official book of Tennessee this year, The Tennessean reports. Bolstered by opposition from Republican leadership, the Senate voted 22-9 to kill the Bible bill a day after it was adopted by the House. "This isn't the time or place now in the full Senate floor to delve into that, we... Read More
Islamic mosque in Stillwater also the target of vandals, Muslim leaders say
An Islamic mosque in Edmond wasn’t the only Muslim house of worship targeted by vandals on Sunday, April 12. Several windows were shot out Sunday at a mosque near the campus of Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, an Oklahoma City Muslim leader said Thursday. Adam Soltani, executive director of the Oklahoma... Read More
She died giving birth to her daughter, but an amazing miracle happened
At 39 weeks, the contractions began . What appeared to be the beginning of a normal delivery became a matter of life and death. Read More
Memory's rocky road
By choosing to carry the full weight of every steppingstone and stumbling block we encounter on our journey through life, we give inordinate power to the past and dissipate the energy we should be focusing on the present and the future. Read More
What if the 'fat talk' voice in your head was the actual label on your clothes?
Are you guilty of "fat talk?" Most of us probably are. What would happen if the labels we placed on ourselves showed up in our clothing store — on the labels? Read More
Faith Notes: Thursday, April 16, 2015
Here are several  faith-themed events happening today in the Oklahoma City metro area and beyond: — The Alzheimer’s Association, in partnership with the Ambassadors Concert Choir will present “My Story, My Song: Caregiver Stories and Inspiring Songs that Provide Hope, Encouragement, Faith and Peace” at 6:30... Read More
Kevin Durant's mother to speak at Oklahoma City fundraiser
The event will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at The Paramount in Oklahoma City. Read More
Faith groups urge Supreme Court to uphold traditional marriage
Nearly 20 religious organizations set aside theological differences in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rule against same-sex marriage. Read More
Money and power can't fulfill need for Christ, businessman says at Oklahoma City prayer breakfast
Bob Williamson, of Florida, a successful businessman and entrepreneur, was keynote speaker at the 32nd annual CBMC Metro Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday in downtown Oklahoma City. Read More
Theater review: 'Noir' is a light frolic through old film traditions staged in Oklahoma City
Theater review: Poteet Theatre’s “Noir” is a light frolic through old film traditions. Read More
Faith Notes: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Here are several faith-themed events happening today in the Oklahoma City metro area: —  Terry Campbell of Falls City, Neb., will perform in concert at 7 p.m. at Del City First Church of the Nazarene, 4701 SE 26. The event is free. A love offering will be received. For more information, call 677-2330.   — […] Read More
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt defends Bible distribution in schools, says 'religious freedoms are under attack'
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has sent a letter to public school superintendents across the state vowing to defend religious freedom amid "veiled legal threats" over the distribution of Bibles on campus. "Few things are as sacred and as fundamental to Oklahomans as the constitutional rights of free... Read More
Oklahoma official vows to protect Bible distribution at schools
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt says religious freedoms are under attack in Oklahoma and he’s telling public school districts across the state he’s ready to protect them for allowing citizens to distribute Bibles in schools. In a letter to state superintendents on Tuesday, Pruitt says... Read More
CBMC Metro Prayer Breakfast: Gov. Fallin looks back 20 years
Gov. Mary Fallin said she could recall with clarity how good she felt after leaving the CBMC Metro Prayer Breakfast 20 years ago. The popular downtown Oklahoma City event had drawn numerous people from throughout the city and metro area to pray together and to hear the faith testimony of a Christian keynote speaker.... Read More
Elks Lodge in Midwest City installs new officers
Officers for the coming year were installed at the lodge in Midwest City. Read More
Faith Notes: Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Here are several faith-themed events and presentations happening in the Oklahoma City metro area today:   Mark Christian (pictured) will speak at 7 p.m. in the Scholar’s Room at Oklahoma Memorial Union, 900 Asp on the University of Oklahoma campus in Norman. Christian’s topic will be “Islam & Christianity:... Read More
Tips offered for coping with emergencies
Food and water storage and a cash cushion offer peace of mind, Edmond writer says Read More
Baptist mission board president to speak in Edmond
The Rev. David Platt, a prominent Southern Baptist Convention leader, will speak at First Baptist Church of Edmond on Tuesday as part of the SBC North American Mission Board’s “Send North America” gathering designed to encourage Baptist congregations to plant churches and become missionaries in their own... Read More

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