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  • Have faith through the storms

    The one-year anniversary of the Moore tornado has been an emotional week for many. This one day will be etched forever in the minds of those who suffered it. In retrospect, however, the 2013 Moore tornado was the devastating focal point ...

    May 23, 2014

  • Which scripture best encompasses your view?

    The holy spirit seems to be many things: the spirit of God, the Holy Ghost, the spririt of Christ and more. Which scripture best encompasses your view? The Rev. Betty Hanna-Witherspoon, Ebenezer A.M.E. Church: I am tempted to choose Acts ...

    May 23, 2014

  • Church to host baccalaureate event for graduating seniors

    A baccalaureate ceremony is planned on Sunday for Norman North High School and Norman High School graduating seniors....

    May 16, 2014

  • Church cleans up Moore park

    Local members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, through their Mormon Helping Hands program, conducted a large-scale clean-up Saturday of Little River Park....

    May 16, 2014

  • Norman church debt free after answered prayer

    It’s not unusual for a pastor to pray for the financial health of his church, and that is exactly what Alan Danielson, senior pastor of New Life Bible Church, did — for five months....

    May 15, 2014

  • What does Jesus say?

    Forget the tagline “WWJD?” (What Would Jesus Do?). Instead, ask “What does Jesus say?” Life in a society whose ethics is based on a slippery slope is difficult to navigate. Everywhere there is the opportunity to be swallowed up by the ...

    May 15, 2014

  • Does guilt make us better Christians?

    The Rev. Scott Gordon, Claycomo Baptist Church: The simple answer to this question is yes — and no. Actually, the Bible is quite clear on how we should live, but it is not simple....

    May 15, 2014

  • Arising after the fall

    “I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up!” is a running gag for most Americans. It is applicable in so many of life’s moments of the day....

    May 9, 2014

  • About Bathsheba and Beersheba

    Herbert Mandl, rabbi emeritus and Rockhurst professor: King David is one of the most fascinating personalities in the entire Bible. In the Jewish tradition the Messiah is seen as a descendant of King David. Furthermore, King David is ...

    May 9, 2014

  • Latino Catholic numbers decline

    LOS ANGELES — Buffeted by a rise in converts to other forms of Christianity as well as a falling away from religion entirely, the share of Latino Catholics in the United States continues to decline, a study released Wednesday by the Pew ...

    May 9, 2014