BY DYLAN GOFORTH, Tulsa World | Published: Tue, Jul 15, 2014
hristian Minard and her longtime girlfriend, Kadyn Parks, were driving through New Mexico in March, exploring some of the state's scenery when they settled on a courthouse in Albuquerque for their marriage. Minard, 22, a student at Southwestern Christian University in Bethany, said she and Parks...
Jason Wright, Deseret News | Updated: Tue, Jul 15, 2014
My family first discovered ABC’s “Shark Tank” two seasons ago. We’d been fishing for shows we could watch together as a family and it didn’t take long before we were hooked. (Get it? Hooked? Like a shark?)
Pope Francis confronted the "racist and xenophobic attitudes" that often face undocumented immigrants by addressing the thousands of unaccompanied children included in their ranks, Huffington Post reports.
Mark A. Kellner, Deseret News | Updated: Mon, Jul 14, 2014
The accreditation of an evangelical Christian college near Boston is under review, and a city contract was lost last week, after the president of Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts, signed a letter asking for religious liberty protection.
Leslie Stickney, 42, is part of the Jesus House’s Adopt-A-Block initiative. The three-year-old project sends a group of people enrolled in the Oklahoma City homeless shelter’s sobriety program out of the shelter on Saturday mornings and into the nearby neighborhoods of Orchard Park and Westlawn...
Tech center is weather ambassador
NORMAN — Moore Norman Technology Center has been accepted as a partner and ambassador through the Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador program.
This program is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s effort to formally recognize NOAA...
No recorder. No notes. Just a 90-year-old Italian journalist’s report that the pope told him 2 percent of priests are pedophiles, says the Washington Post. The Vatican said Eugenio Scalfari’s recent discussion with Pope Francis was a “cordial conversation to exchange ideas.” Does that mean it was...
A new survey from LifeWay Research reported on how rare it is for Protestant pastors to address domestic and sexual violence from the pulpit. Further research shows that the problem persists in other faith traditions.
BY SARAH LOBBAN, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Jul 12, 2014
Youth Force in Cleveland County built ramps for the disabled, among other projects, this week in Norman. Youths and adults from six United Methodist churches in Oklahoma and one from Texas participated in the mission, hosted by Goodrich Memorial United Methodist in Norman.
Several Oklahoma City area churches, including Del City Church of Christ, Wesley United Methodist and Portland Avenue Baptist Church, reach out to the surrounding neighborhoods through community gardens.
The Oklahoma Baptist University women’s soccer team visited Brazil just days before the FIFA World Cup to compete against Brazilian soccer teams and present the Gospel to youths and families through soccer camps and door-to-door evangelism efforts.
Physical resistance helps individuals develop physical strength. Just as individuals benefit from physical resistance, they benefit from spiritual resistance because it helps them build greater spiritual strength.