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Going for the (Green and) Gold: Mary Lou Retton to deliver inspirational message during OBU Gala
Olympic moments such as the unforgettable one when Mary Lou Retton catapulted to international fame by winning the All-Around Gold Medal in women’s gymnastics at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, becoming the first American woman ever to win a gold medal in gymnastics. The iconic athlete will be the featured... Read More
Heart of the family: A newly remodeled kitchen at Skyline Urban Ministry helps usher in a new wellness program
Skyline Urban Ministry recently hosted a Blessing of the Kitchen ceremony for its newly renovated kitchen, plus tours of its food choice pantry and food warehouse which helps provide food for individuals and families in need. Read More
How this American figure skater's faith helped her return to the ice after a frightening illness
Alexa Scimeca-Knierim and Chris Knierim snagged bronze medals as members of the U.S. figure skating team, and the husband-wife duo then took on the world in the Olympic pairs competition. But for Scimeca-Knierim, it was a higher mission than winning gold: Shining the light of her Christian faith. Read More
Seminary will offer program in Oklahoma City
Phillips Theological Seminary is offering its InterReligious Understanding program in Oklahoma City on Tuesday evenings beginning March 6. Read More
Oklahoma senator will serve as co-chair of 2019 National Prayer Breakfast
U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma City, was recently named co-chairman of the 2019 National Prayer Breakfast. Lankford will serve as chairman, along with U.S. Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del. The announcement about the 2019 co-chairmen was made at the 66th annual prayer event held recently in Washington, D.C.... Read More
Bible lesson for Feb. 17
Bible lesson for Feb. 17 Read More
Oklahoma native explores how Scripture helped shape Frederick Douglass' convictions
An Oklahoma native explores how Christian faith shaped the life of one of America's most famous and revered abolitionists. D.H. Dilbeck's new book "Frederick Douglass: America's prophet" was released on Wednesday — a fitting date because it was Douglass' birthday, and it fell right in the middle of Black History... Read More
Applications are being accepted for second interfaith trip to Israel
Applications are being accepted for second interfaith trip to Israel Read More
In Plains, Georgia, former President Jimmy Carter's Sunday school program still draws crowds
While driving through Southwest Georgia last fall, I drove past a cotton field, a crop so loaded with historical significance that I couldn't help but stop the car and gape at the scraggly plants. Evocative as they were, they weren't the day's main agricultural attraction. That honor went to the peanut, a crop that... Read More
Religion briefs for Feb. 17
Religion briefs for Feb. 17 Read More
Sign, sealed, and delivered: OKC youths make special Valentine's Day deliveries to fast food employees
Four youths, along with their two adult mentors, delivered Valentine candy and gifts to women working the night shift at several metro convenience stories and fast food eateries as part of an initiative called Fast Food Valentines. Read More
Edmond City Council stops new church
After weeks of back-and-forth discussion and demands, the Edmond City Council voted not to allow a church to be built at Rankin and Third Streets. Read More
Ken Ham will speak on UCO campus after all
University of Central Oklahoma President Don Betz said he has invited Answers in Genesis founder Ken Ham to speak at the university on March 5. Betz said Ham's presentation will be part of a two-day series of events that will also include sessions on the First Amendment and free speech. Read More
Ken Ham will speak on UCO campus after all
Answers in Genesis founder Ken Ham will speak at a local university after all, The Oklahoman has learned. Read More
Teacher fired from Catholic school after same-sex wedding
Jocelyn Morfii was fired from the elementary school where she was employed a day after getting married. Read More
Shine the night away
Guests at the 2018 Night to Shine at Putnam City Baptist Church were treated to dancing, limousine rides and other activities, plus a surprise appearance by Tim Tebow. The event is a prom-night experience for people with special needs created by the Tim Tebow Foundation and held in partnership with churches around... Read More
Server not tipped by Florida mega church, posts on Facebook, gets fired
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - A recently fired Outback Steakhouse server posted on social media after a local mega church didn’t tip her on a $735 takeout bill. Wednesday night, Christ fellowship Church called in the delivery order. A church member said Outback was running late, so they sent a volunteer to pick it... Read More
Organist to perform concert, lead workshop
The Kemp Concert Series will present a concert featuring organist Wilma Jensen at 4 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church of Oklahoma City, 1001 NW 25. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. Admission is free. Read More
OKC Passion Awards to highlight ministries of healing, hope
A leader with Hobby Lobby is excited about an upcoming opportunity to showcase and recognize metro-area ministries. Mart Green, chief strategy officer for the Oklahoma City-based arts and crafts retailer, said the OKC Passion Awards will honor local ministries while raising awareness about all the good they do... Read More
To feast or fast? That is the question: Ash Wednesday coinciding with St. Valentine's Day means meat and merriment are out for some
Oklahoma City metro-area clergy discuss the confluence of Ash Wednesday and Valentine's Day. Read More