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  • Comedian Chonda Pierce plans to "Focus on the Funny" in metro

    Updated: Sat, Apr 30, 2016

    It’s impossible to get through an interview with Chonda Pierce without giggling. The comedian certainly lives up to Billboard magazine’s description of her as the “the country comic.” Pierce, 56, is bringing her “Focus on the Funny” tour to the metro at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at Bethany...

  • Matthew West's song tells unborn's 'Untold' story

    Updated: Sat, Apr 23, 2016

    My recent interview with contemporary Christian recording artist Matthew West included a discussion about his song "Untold," which offers the perspective of an unborn child. The video for the song is included here and it's pretty touching. West is performing as part of "The Bible Tour" on...

  • Sing a song of Passover (and watch the video)

    Updated: Fri, Apr 22, 2016

    The Jewish holiday of Passover began tonight, April 22, at sundown. Passover commemorates the story of the Hebrews' exodus from slavery in Egypt as told in the Book of Exodus. Each year, different groups around the country put together festive and creative videos that tell the Passover story...

  • Memories and April 19 - Episcopal leader offers perspective

    Updated: Tue, Apr 19, 2016

    God's Memory and Our Life By the Rev. Mark Story, rector of St. Mary's Episcopal Church,  Edmond    Today is the twenty-first anniversary of the Murrah Federal Building bombing. I was in a parking lot at Southern Methodist University when I heard the news.  The days that...

  • Bombing anniversary marked at metro prayer breakfast

    Updated: Tue, Apr 19, 2016

    Twenty-one years ago, business men and women, local and state leaders and other dignitaries gathered for the annual CBMC-OKC Metro Prayer Breakfast, not knowing that their faith would soon be put to the test in dramatic fashion. About 1,500 people joined together for the prayer event in...

  • Joyce Meyer's ministry conference is April 14-April 16 in downtown Oklahoma City

    Updated: Thu, Apr 14, 2016

    Evangelist Joyce Meyer's ministry conference begins tonight, April 14, in downtown Oklahoma City. Contemporary Christian recording artist and worship leader Kari Jobe will lead worship at the evangelism event. The conference is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, April 14; 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday,...

  • Who is the 'we' in 'the God we serve'? Yale scholar takes up Christian-Muslim question

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Tue, Apr 12, 2016

    Miroslav Volf, founding director of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture, is visiting Oklahoma City as guest lecturer for the McGaw Lectures at Oklahoma  Christian University. OC leaders said the Yale scholar's presentation tonight, April 12, is free but people were required to request...

  • Some are writing obituaries for American religion. Krista Tippett is documenting its revolution.

    Published: Mon, Apr 11, 2016

    Some Oklahomans may already know this, but in case you don't, Krista Tippett is the daughter of Charlotte Lankard, a columnist for The Oklahoman. Read on to see what Tippett is up to these days: The host of the most popular religion radio show and podcast in America has a new book, "Becoming...

  • Kirk Franklin ready to celebrate with Oklahoma City

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Thu, Apr 7, 2016

    "For those of you that think gospel music has gone to far. You think we got too radical with our message. Well I got news for you, you ain't heard nothin yet, and if you don't know now you know. Glory, Glory!!" Kirk Franklin in "Stomp" ------------------------------- Grammy...

  • Local leader pay tribute to EWTN founder Mother Angelica

    Updated: Mon, Mar 28, 2016

    The legacy of a Roman Catholic nun who founded a worldwide media network spread far and wide, including Oklahoma. Mother Mary Angelica, founder of Eternal Word Television Network, also known as EWTN Global Catholic Network, died Sunday, March 27.  Local Catholic leader, the Most Rev....

  • Hip-hop artist to give Easter performance at People's Church NW OKC

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Sat, Mar 26, 2016

    Hip-hop recording artist Gregory Jerome will be part of the Easter worship experiences at People's Church Northwest Oklahoma City on Sunday. The musician, 37, is known for his socially conscious rap style and dedication to using hip-hop to uplift and educate those around him. He will perform...

  • Oklahoma's Episcopal bishop reflects on 'A Word to the Church'

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Fri, Mar 25, 2016

    The days leading up to Easter are typically filled with special worship services and activities. This time period known as Holy Week is generally one of prayer and meditation for Christians. In keeping with this spirit of reflection, the Episcopal Church USA House of Bishops, gathering at a...



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