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  • Prayer gathering draws 1,250 to downtown Oklahoma City

    By Carla Hinton, Religion Editor | Updated: 11 hr ago

    Being truly wealthy has nothing to do with money and everything to do with a living God, a Florida businessman told an audience of 1,250 at the 31st annual Metro Prayer Breakfast, one of Oklahoma City’s most popular prayer gatherings held Tuesday in downtown Oklahoma City.

  • Tulsa's Guts Church settles lawsuit with family of boxer who died after bout

    By JARREL WADE - Tulsa World | Yesterday

    A Tulsa church's owners have settled a civil lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died in the wake of a boxing event at the church, a lawyer confirmed Tuesday. The family of George Clinkscale III, a former TU linebacker, alleged negligence in a lawsuit against the church following the...

  • Does the Bible predict the 'blood moon'?

    Published: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    Are the End Times finally at hand? Some Christians are proclaiming that the appearance of a rare series of celestial events consisting of four total lunar eclipses, or blood moons, over the next two years fulfills a biblical prophecy. People cite Acts 2:20 in connection to this: “And I will...

  • Waiting to wed: Same-sex couples in Oklahoma discuss importance of right to marry

    By Carla Hinton, Religion Editor | Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    Many gay Oklahoma couples are more optimistic than ever that they'll soon wed after a federal judge in Tulsa in January struck down Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional.

  • Oklahoman sends Passover in a box to a Jewish Marine serving in Afghanistan

    BY CARLA HINTON, Religion Editor | Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    Oklahoman Sherri Jackson reaches across the boundaries of faith traditions to send a care package of Passover foods and gifts to a Jewish Marine serving in Afghanistan.

  • Oklahoma religion news in brief

    Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    Oklahoma religion briefs for April 12.

  • Bible lesson

    BY L.G. PARKHURST JR. | Published: Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    Bible lesson for April 12

  • Beeping eggs signal hunting time for blind children in Oklahoma City

    By Carla Hinton, Religion Editor | Published: Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    New Hope United Methodist Church is planning an Easter egg hunt for blind children April 19 in Oklahoma City.

  • Having the heart to forgive

    By Carla Hinton, Religion Editor | Published: Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    Kathy Sanders, grandmother of two of the youngest victims of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, discusses the theme of forgiveness in her new memoir “Now You See Me.”

  • Church prepares to honor music director

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    Members of Southern Hills United Methodist Church will celebrate the retirement of their longtime choir director at 6 p.m. Sunday at the church, 8200 S Pennsylvania.

  • Q&A with Islamic studies scholar John L. Esposito

    By Carla Hinton, Religion Editor | Published: Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    Islamic studies scholar John L. Esposito, a recent keynote speaker for an Oklahoma City event, discusses his career and interest in Islamic studies..

  • Oklahoma City-area churches plan holiday egg hunts, other Easter-themed activities

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    Numerous churches, including Victory Church, are planning Easter egg hunts in the Oklahoma City metro area.

  • Oklahoma City churches plan Land Run anniversary events

    BY CARLA HINTON, Religion Editor | Published: Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    Several Oklahoma City area churches are planning events to celebrate their 125th anniversaries.

  • Anglican Church discusses ways to counter violence in Midwest City conference

    By Carla Hinton, Religion Editor | Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    The Most Rev. Justin Welby, archbishop of Canterbury, spoke Thursday to 220 people gathered in the metro for a national conference on countering violence. Welby, spiritual leader for the worldwide Anglican Communion, gave the keynote speech Thursday at the “Reclaiming the Gospel for Peace”...

  • Oklahoma news briefs for April 11, 2014

    Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    Oklahoma news briefs for April 11, 2014

  • Jason Crabb concert planned at Oklahoma City church

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    Gospel recording artist Jason Crabb will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Thursday at Faith Church, 800 S Portland Ave. The concert, part of Crabb’s “Love is Stronger” tour, is presented by Muse Concerts and sponsored by Feed The Children.

  • Watch it: Episcopalians to meet for peace gathering

    Carla Hinton | Published: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    Today,  the Episcopal Church USA and the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma said that four plenary sessions at the denomination’s “Reclaiming the Gospel of Peace: An Episcopal Gathering to Challenge the Epidemic of Violence” conference will be available for live stream...

  • Second attack at church is reported in east Tulsa

    By DYLAN GOFORTH - Tulsa World | Updated: Tue, Apr 8, 2014

    The Tulsa police investigation into a female church employee attacked nearly a week ago has not turned up a suspect, Sex Crimes Division Sgt. Mark Mears said. But it did turn up a similar case that occurred nearby in late March. Mears said the department has received a few Crime Stoppers...

  • Mormon women, seeking wider role, denied entrance to all-male priesthood meeting

    Published: Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    Hundreds of Mormon women who want ecclesiastical equality were denied admittance to a male-only session of their faith's spring conference on Saturday, in their bid to promote the ordination of women into the lay priesthood, according to Reuters. Adorned in purple, members of Ordain Women marched...

  • Catholic schools in U.S. court China’s youth

    Published: Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    WAYNE, N.J. — When she arrived at DePaul Catholic High School to join the class of 2014, Di Wang hardly lacked for international experience, reports the New York Times. The daughter of a Chinese petroleum executive from Shaanxi, she had attended an elite summer camp in Japan. She knew firsthand...

  • Oklahoma church members give donation a new meaning

    By Bill Sherman - Tulsa World | Updated: Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    OWASSO —— A local church has redefined the meaning of making a donation. When Heather Manuel went into renal failure just one year after losing her husband, members of her church lined up to give her a kidney. After a kidney transplant last fall, the 37-year-old mother of three now feels...

  • Edmond pastor's book adds to religious conversation about lunar eclipses and Bible prophecy

    By Carla Hinton, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Apr 5, 2014

    The Rev. Mark Hitchcock, pastor of Faith Bible Church in Edmond, has written a new book countering the so-called “blood moon” prophecy being touted by some other Christian leaders.

  • Oklahoma City church's Easter outreach proclaims Jesus is the answer to life's dilemmas

    By Carla Hinton, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Apr 5, 2014

    Easter website outreach of Crossroads Church in Oklahoma City proclaims Jesus is the answer to life’s foibles.

  • Oklahoma religion briefs for April 5

    Published: Sat, Apr 5, 2014

    Religion briefs for April 5

  • Interfaith dialogue event is planned in Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Apr 5, 2014

    An interfaith event featuring a rabbi, Catholic priest and Muslim imam is set for Wednesday at St. James the Greater Catholic Church in Oklahoma City.



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