Lost and found
Recently my twin daughters were assigned their first high school research paper. As parents with multiple children often do, we adopted the “divide and conquer” strategy. My wife worked with one of our twins and I worked with the other. ...
Teenagers who lack faith in God
What do you tell teenagers who do not believe in God? Lead by Example Rabbi Mark H. Levin, Congregation Beth Torah: Teenagers rebel in all cultures and throughout time. But they are peculiarly sensitive to hypocrisy and observe their ...
Church hosts Rev. John Dear seminar
Reservations are being accepted for the Rev. John Dear’s seminar, “On the Nonviolent Life and Civil Disobedience.” The free seminar is hosted by the United Church of Norman-UCC from 9 a.m. to noon April 5 at 1017 Elm Ave....
Students endure One Night in a Box
Ben Woodruff, 13, is constructing a place to sleep for the evening. His bed is made completely out of cardboard and duct tape and has a sleeping bag inside for warmth. This is just one of the simulations participants were involved in ...
Catholic group mounts challenge to health care law
OKLAHOMA CITY — A group of nearly 200 Catholic employers filed a new lawsuit in Oklahoma against the federal government Wednesday, hoping to stop parts of the federal health care law that force them to provide insurance that covers ...
Lenten lunch set
The second Norman Ministerial Fellowship Lenten service will be at noon Wednesday at Memorial Presbyterian Church, 601 24th Ave. SW. Guest pastor will be Fr. Scott A. Boeckman, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. The sermon theme will be “The ...
Names are important
Names are important. Take the name given to you at birth. There is power and recognition regarding your name — who you have become, your personality, character, choices, flaws, your experience, example, authority, business and even your ...
Is premarital sex still considered a sin?
Deuteronomy prescribed stoning for a non-virgin bride. We’ve dropped that practice, but is premarital sex still a sin? The Rev. Penny Ellwood, United Methodist Resurrection: Setting aside for a moment the voice of my mother, which rings ...
Bean dinner raises $6,500 for Variety Care
The Annual Benefit Bean Dinner, sponsored by the Christian Men’s Fellowship (CMF) of First Christian Church of Norman, served almost 900 people at this year’s dinner on Jan. 28. Funds raised from the dinner were $6,500 for the Medication ...
One Night in a Box tonight
Community Action Ministries will host its 10th annual One Night in a Box event at 7:30 tonight at University Christian Church, 616 Bud Wilkinson Drive. The fundraiser requires youth to spend one night living in a cardboard box to ...
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