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By the book: Oklahoma City church opens new...

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New Bethel Baptist Church in Oklahoma City recently opened Everything Christian Bookstore on NE 23 Street.

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Indiana governor wants changes to religious-objections law
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says he wants legislation clarifying that a new religious-freedom does not allow discrimination on his desk by the end of the week. Pence said Tuesday he has been meeting with lawmakers “around the clock” to address concerns that the law will allow businesses to deny... Read More
The greatest thing you'll ever learn
I’m not trying to say that Mike’s foot was suddenly physically healed by a loving and well-intentioned kiss from his 3-year-old son. But there’s no denying that that pure, authentic act of love made Mike feel better. Read More
Understand the significant days of the Easter season
Understanding what happened on three important days before that first Easter morning can help put meaning into what Easter is really all about: Palm Sunday, the Passover, and Good Friday Read More
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Girls club in Edmond, Oklahoma, does project for Lent
Edmond Challenge is affiliated with St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Read More
Christian ministry leaders to present forums in metro
Christian apologists Michael Ramsden and Stuart McAllister will present several open forums and question-and-answer sessions discussing religious intolerance, business integrity and ethics, and meaning and hope Tuesday and Wednesday in the Oklahoma City metro. Read More
The morality of playing God with your baby's DNA
The first commandment instructs believers to put no god before God, a teaching that holds lessons for contemporary debates over reproductive genetic technologies. Read More
The Most Shocking Allegations In Scientology Doc 'Going Clear'
The Church of Scientology has long been a controversial institution among both the religious community and entertainment business, says the Huffington Post. But the latest documentary from Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney, "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief," explores the secrets of the... Read More
A place where Jesus actually stood
Scholars debate the true holiness of just about every holy site in Israel. Yet there is one place where scholars, scientists and spiritual leaders all agree is a place where Jesus certainly stood — and the site is not even in Jerusalem. Read More
State bills to protect religious freedom advance, alarming some
Measures in Indiana and Georgia that would protect religious conscience are gaining ground, a move that alarms critics, who claim the bills would legalize discrimination against homosexuals. Read More
This 10-year-old plays the trumpet. And he was born without arms
It seems impossible to play a trumpet, or any other musical instrument for that matter, without arms. But, Jahmir is doing just that. Read More
'All about the kids': Whiz Kids Oklahoma turns 20
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Whiz Kids Oklahoma is nonprofit, faith-based tutoring and mentoring program for at-risk elementary schoolchildren. Read More
Oklahoma City church plans glowing egg hunt
Egg hunts and other Easter activities are planned at Oklahoma City-area churches. Read More
Oklahoma religion briefs for March 28
Religion briefs for March 28 Read More
Roma Downey, Mark Burnett prepare to share story of birth of early Church
Actress Roma Downey and producer Mark Burnett visited Oklahoma City recently to talk about their new television series “A.D. The Bible Continues,” which airs on Easter Sunday on NBC. Read More
Downtown church to celebrate Edmond satellite's anniversary with building project
St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, one of the more prominent Oklahoma City churches located downtown, is preparing for a $10 million building project for a permanent site for its Edmond satellite. Read More
By the book: Oklahoma City church opens new chapter with bookstore
New Bethel Baptist Church in Oklahoma City recently opened Everything Christian Bookstore on NE 23 Street. Read More
Why confession is good for the mind and soul
Faith leaders said the goal of religious confession is to affirm that the confessor is unconditionally loved, rather than to shame or scold. Read More
Do religions try to keep their scriptures inaccessible?
It's been alleged that religions worldwide have tended to resist translation of their sacred books into languages that ordinary people can read. This is historically misleading at best. Read More
American idols: When a nation falls in love with itself
In an ever-connected online world, when does sharing personal information cross the line between socializing and self-worshiping? Read More

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