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  • Marriage and family scholar to speak Tuesday, Feb. 9, in OKC

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    Marriage and family scholar Brad Wilcox will give several presentations on Tuesday, Feb. 9, in Oklahoma City. Wilcox is being hosted by the Family Policy Institute of Oklahoma. He will discuss his latest research findings on why marriage matters for the economic success of states and the...

  • What to Give Up for Lent 2016? Consider Twitter's Top Ideas

    Published: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    (UPDATED) Charting how Lenten abstinence has changed over time, as 2016 data comes in.

  • Grab a sweet pastry at Corn Bible Academy's German Feast

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Sat, Feb 6, 2016

    CORN -- Despite my best intentions, I did try a piece of  schnetka during my interviews Corn Bible Academy earlier this week. I watched as members of the private Christian school's junior class made the dessert in the kitchen of nearby Corn Mennonite Brethren Church. Schnetka is a...

  • America's largest cross begins construction in Corpus Christi, Texas

    Published: Fri, Feb 5, 2016

    If all goes to plan, one day Corpus Christi will be the home of the largest cross in the Western Hemisphere. The Corpus Christi Cross Project has been working for three years to make the cross a reality. On Sunday afternoon the project broke ground on a site off Interstate 37 in Northwest...

  • OC BB players are raising money for Lubbock Christian volleyball player

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    People who attend the Thursday, Feb. 4 men's basketball game at Oklahoma Christian University will have an opportunity to donate money to a special fund set up to help a volleyball player from Lubbock Christian University. The OC men's team decided their matchup against Lubbock Christian would...

  • Faith Notes-Weekend: Jan. 30-31

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Fri, Jan 29, 2016

    The weekend is finally here. There are several noteworthy events taking place at metro churches: Saturday, Jan. 30 -- A women's conference with the theme "Celebrating Girlfriends and Gratitude" will be 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church, 8005 Dorset Drive. The...

  • 7 types of evangelicals -- and how they'll affect 2016 -

    Published: Wed, Jan 27, 2016

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  • Pope Francis overturns tradition to allow women in Lenten foot-washing rite

    Published: Fri, Jan 22, 2016

    Pope Francis on Thursday overturned centuries of tradition that banned women from a foot-washing service during Lent, upsetting conservatives and delighting women's rights activists.

  • Wanted for winter: Salvation Army needs blankets

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Thu, Jan 21, 2016

    The Salvation Army Central Oklahoma Area Command is urgently seeking donations of blankets for its homeless shelter. Leaders of the faith-based organization said the 109-bed shelter is housing an extra 40 people each night due to ongoing cold temperatures. Maj. Charlotte Gargis, a leader...

  • Concert alert: Kirk Franklin, Martha Munizzi, TobyMac ...

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Tue, Jan 19, 2016

    Plenty of contemporary Christian and gospel concerts are coming down the pike in the next few months. Here's a list of some of them. As always, look for more information in future stories of The Oklahoman. February First, the Rock & Worship Road Show will bring the Newsboys, Jeremy...

  • DinnerTableOKC: Something to talk about

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Mon, Jan 18, 2016

    I noticed as I prepared to sit down for lunch that I didn't know the two men sitting at my table. Before we started our meal we were joined by two women I didn't know, and shortly afterward, another woman took a seat. We were a racially diverse group. In addition to myself, there...

  • 3 things David Bowie can teach churches | Baptist News Global Perspectives - Conversations that matter

    Published: Thu, Jan 14, 2016

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