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  • Methodist pastor to appeal defrocking

    Frank Schaefer will appeal the outcome of a trial last year that stripped him of his life-long vocation as minister of the United Methodist Church....

    June 20, 2014

  • St. Stephen’s welcomes pastor

    The Rev. Jeannie Himes, a life-long United Methodist with 28 years of experience in ministry, has been appointed as the senior minister of St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, 1801 W. Brooks St....

    June 20, 2014

  • 85 youth attend LDS Young Men’s Encampment

    More than 85 young men, ages 12-18, including 35 from Norman, headed to the wilderness recently for a week of outdoor skills and spiritual development June 2-6 during the Norman Oklahoma Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day ...

    June 20, 2014

  • Time to follow the Jesus way

    By Dr. Wade Smith One of the first words we learn as a child is the word “mine.” It’s the word that declares to everyone in the room that what I possess is mine and not yours. The word is typically shouted with great emotion and ...

    June 20, 2014

  • Regarding Paul’s thorn in flesh

    The Rev. Holly McKissick, pastor, Peace Christian Church UCC: The first time it wasn’t a thorn but a piece of glass. I was 9 years old on a hot day in Texas. I’d been catching crawdads in the creek with my best friend, Misty, when I ...

    June 20, 2014

  • Archbishop Coakley ordains three seminarians as deacons

    OKLAHOMA CITY — On June 7 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Oklahoma City, Archbishop Paul Coakley ordained three seminarians of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City to the transitional diaconate, the holy order that ...

    June 13, 2014

  • Mashos to speak in Oklahoma City

    Kari Mashos, a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship, will give a free public lecture, “The riddle of evil: How Christian Science answers the question,” at 2 p.m. June 29, in the new edifice of Fifth Church of Christ, ...

    June 13, 2014

  • Local author releases book

    Author Kris Newlin announces the nationwide release of her new book, “I Saw God Today,” where she hopes to remind readers of God’s presence in their everyday lives....

    June 12, 2014

  • How will you respond?

    I believe we are living in the most challenging time ever for religious people, or sensitive, caring people to live in. All people face the challenge of how to be human and caring but Christians seem to face it directly. The 21st chapter ...

    June 12, 2014

  • Is stealing ever justified in faith?

    When, if ever, is stealing justified in your faith? Stealing in all forms is morally harmful Arvind Khetia, Hindu engineer with Interfaith Council: Like all negative impulses of the mind, the habit of stealing results ...

    June 12, 2014