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  • 1Day Ranch Big Build: Matt and his dog Molly

    Carla Hinton | Published: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    Everyone I met during the New York Says Thank You barn raising project at 1 Day Ranch had their own unique story to tell. I told my editors that I could have written enough to fill the paper with their stories — all of them inspirational. Just the fact that most of the volunteers helping to […]

  • 1 Day Ranch Big Build: It's a small world after all

    Carla Hinton | Published: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    Working on my stories about the New York Says Thank You  Foundation’s community barn raising event in Bethel Acres has  resulted in a few  surprises for me, all of them pleasant. One surprise was learning that I have known of 1 Day Ranch founder Maeghan Hadley’s love for...

  • Rolling away the stone of mental illness

    Carla Hinton | Published: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    Before you read this post, please know that I did not come up with the metaphor in this post headline that likely captured your attention. However, I was intrigued by the writer  who did so in his essay about the church’s response to mental illness. The Rev. Rob Lee’s...

  • An interview to remember: Louis Zamperini

    Carla Hinton | Published: Mon, Jul 7, 2014

    I was saddened to learn of the recent death of  Louis Zamperini, the Olympic athlete and WWII veteran with an amazing story of endurance and faith. Zamperini died July 3. He was 97.  I had an opportunity to meet Zamperini in 2011 when he was guest speaker at Emmanuel Baptist Church...

  • Breakfast was a slice of heaven ... with a little religion on the side

    Carla Hinton | Published: Sun, Jun 29, 2014

    I’ve been savoring my Honey Berry Jam (pictured) from St. Gregory’s Abbey for a few weeks and thought I would have some of the jam on my toast for breakfast this morning. The  jam, a blend of fresh blackberries and sweet honey, has made my toast a slice of heaven...

  • New Catholic priests are coming to a parish near you ...

    Carla Hinton | Published: Sat, Jun 28, 2014

    The five men ordained to the priesthood today in Oklahoma City (see story in Saturday’s Oklahoman) will soon begin serving their parish assignments in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma City. Here’s a look at where they will begin their priestly ministries: The Rev. Christopher...

  • Can't get enough blackberries ...

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Fri, Jun 27, 2014

    In 2000, I was editor of The Oklahoman’s Community (Metro) section and I had a column that I frequently used to share some tidbits of community news. On one of my adventures for a column, I ended up at a farm where blackberries were grown. It called to mind an anecdote my grandmother had...

  • Concert alert

    Carla Hinton | Published: Sat, Jun 21, 2014

    There are a bunch of  Christian concerts in the next few months, starting with Sidewalk Prophets (pictured) on Monday, June 23 at Crossings Community Church in Oklahoma City. Here’s a list of several concerts: Monday, June 23, Sidewalk Prophets, 7 p.m. at Crossings...

  • LifeChurch.tv's new Britton & Broadway campus opening in July

    Carla Hinton | Published: Thu, Jun 19, 2014

    Just drove past the site where LifeChurch.tv’s newest metro campus is being constructed and noticed a sign on the building that says it will open in July. I can’t help seeing the new church take shape since it is literally right across the Broadway Extension from The Oklahoman’s offices near the...

  • Women of Faith conference headed to OKC in August

    Carla Hinton | Published: Wed, Jun 18, 2014

    There’s a certain point in the summer or fall when people working or visting downtown Oklahoma City start to see huge crowds of women making their way to the Cox Convention Center. The large crowds of women, often wearing colorful T-shirts, converge on downtown for the Women of Faith conference....

  • Vacation Bible school listing for the coming week ... and beyond

    Carla Hinton | Published: Fri, Jun 13, 2014

    The weekly Vacation Bible school did not get in the print edition of Saturday’s (June 14) paper so I’m sharing it via the blog with the hope that those wondering which churches are offering the traditional summer Bible school events will see it. Vacation Bible schools Bible school...

  • 'Duck Dynasty' Bible headed to book stores this fall

    Carla Hinton | Published: Tue, Jun 3, 2014

    “The Duck Commander Faith and Family Bible” will be released in October, Thomas Nelson publishers announced today. I know that many Oklahomans are interested in the hit reality TV show “Duck Dynasty” so I thought this news might be of interest. Late last year, I received a slew of...