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  • Q&A with "War Room" star Priscilla Shirer

    Carla Hinton | Updated: 19 hr ago

    Priscilla Shirer is best known as an author, speaker, ministry leader and founder of Go Beyond Ministries. She's a wife (to husband Jerry) and mom (to four boys) and some people might know her as the daughter of well known evangelist the Rev. Tony Evans, senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible...

  • Q&A with "War Room" producer Stephen Kendrick

    Carla Hinton | Updated: 20 hr ago

    Stephen Kendrick, producer of the new movie "War Room" had much to say during a recent telephone interview.  Those Oklahomans who have been following the film-making career of Kendrick and his brother Alex, might be interested to know that he will be speaking at Oklahoma Baptist...

  • No 'religious battle' over Middle Eastern attire, OU dean says

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Wed, Aug 26, 2015

    NORMAN -- A University of Oklahoma dean who issued a public apology regarding Middle Eastern clothing he wore at an OU gathering said the issue shouldn't spark a "religious battle." According to an Aug. 25 story on the OU Daily website, Charles Graham, Ph.D., dean and W.E. Bryan Jr....

  • Mormon Church says it will stay with Boy Scouts of America

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Wed, Aug 26, 2015

    It's been several weeks since the Boy Scouts of America's Executive Council voted to lift the faith-based organization's ban on openly gay Scout leaders. At that time, leaders with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the faith group with the most Boy Scouts of America...

  • Roman Catholic leader offers statement on death of Mark Costello

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Mon, Aug 24, 2015

    The Most Rev. Paul S. Coakley released a statement today regarding the death of Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello, who was Roman Catholic. Costello, 59, died Sunday night after he was stabbed by a family member at an Oklahoma City restaurant, officials said. Coakley, archbishop of...

  • Interview with Franklin Graham: Three things that surprised me

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Sat, Aug 22, 2015

    My recent interview with evangelist Franklin Graham wasn't my first time chatting with him. Still, he said some things that surprised me. 1. He didn't preach initially because he thought people would be disappointed that he's not just like his famous dad. Franklin Graham, son of renowned...

  • OKC pastor says ride to Arctic Circle was 'life changing and life saving'

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Sat, Aug 22, 2015

    The Rev. Randy Shrauner met fellow Methodist Dennis Miller and the two became good friends. Shrauner, 56, said he and Miller, a United Methodist district superintendent in Ohio, shared a love for Methodist missions and their motorcycles. The two put their love of missions and motorcycles...

  • Free concert: Skillet, Lacey Sturm, All Sons and Daughters and Dae-Lee

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Fri, Aug 21, 2015

    Contemporary Christian band Skillet (pictured) will perform at an evangelistic outreach event set for Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 22-23 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. For Skillet's fans, and fans of other recording artists like Lacey Sturm, Michael W. Smith, All  Sons and Daughters, Dennis...

  • 16 states, including Oklahoma, side with Baptist schools in Obamacare appeal

    Published: Tue, Aug 11, 2015

    A friend-of-the-court brief says states have an interest in protecting the religious beliefs of nonprofit organizations. By Ken Camp Legal representat...

  • VIDEO: Community encouraged to attend workshop, revival

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Thu, Aug 6, 2015

    [brightcove]4404114238001[/brightcove] Two clergy leaders visited The Oklahoman Thursday morning to talk about a revival and workshop planned in Oklahoma City, beginning tonight, Thursday, Aug. 6. The Rev. Lee Cooper Jr., senior pastor of Prospect Baptist Church, brought the Rev. Douglas...

  • Who are all these young people in downtown Oklahoma City?

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Thu, Aug 6, 2015

    Downtown Oklahoma City is the site of large Pentecostal youth conference. At a downtown sandwich shop today, several people wondered out loud just who the visitors were since it would be hard not to notice the sudden influx of thousands of young people. The 2015 North American Youth...

  • Pope Francis’s stop at Catholic U. will be third papal visit to the school in 36 years

    Published: Thu, Aug 6, 2015

    They're a bit giddy at Catholic U. about the third papal visit in less than 40 years.

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