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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Church

News9/Oklahoma Gazette mayoral election poll

2014 MAYORAL ELECTION: A joint KWTV/Oklahoma Gazette poll favors incumbent Mick Cornett ahead of the March 4 mayoral primary race; lead challenger needs a large turnout of new voters to win.


News

Jennifer Chancellor
Cross tabulations generated by the News 9/Oklahoma Gazette poll indicate traditional voters would carry Mick Cornett to a fourth term in the March 4 Oklahoma City mayoral election.
 
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Moore sends hate runnin’


CFN

Gazette staff
Counter-protesters chased Westboro Baptist Church protesters away from Central Junior High in Moore on April 6, KOCO reported. As a result of the deadly May 20, 2013, tornado, Plaza Towers Elementary students attended Central until a new school could be built.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Now with more Jesus


CFN

Gazette staff
The South is famous for many things — beer, guns, sweet tea, big hairstyles and a fervent love for the baby Jesus among them. But LifeWay Christian Resources, which supplies study materials and ministry resources to the Southern Baptist Convention, believes it could use just a little more Jesus.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Onward Christian soldier

Steve Green, president of Oklahoma-based Hobby Lobby, pushes for Bible education in public schools. Mustang Public Schools agree.


News

Ben Felder
Steve Green has high aspirations for his new high school Bible curriculum.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Mustang’s Bible-based curriculum hits snag


CFN

Gazette staff
Believers in the Bible, like Hobby Lobby president Steve Green, view it as a book that, when uncovered from the shadows and given full attention, offers truth and guidance that everyone needs to hear.
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Candidate’s comments feed into state’s homophobic reputation


News

Ben Felder
Oklahoma’s famous hospitality hasn’t always extended to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
 
Thursday, June 12, 2014

United

Hate groups threaten to splinter metro communities, but other groups pull together to fight bigotry and discrimination.


News

Ben Felder
Each year, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) locates hate groups on a nationwide map, pinpointing organizations dedicated to exploiting bigotry, racism and discrimination.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Religious fervor


CFN

Gazette staff
It seems that the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) and Oklahoma aren’t going to cut their close ties anytime soon — they’re much too close for that. NewsOK.com reports that Quail Springs Baptist Church’s Rev. Hance Dilbeck was elected the convention’s second vice president during its annual meeting in Baltimore June 10-11.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

LGBT community celebrates another court victory


News

Ben Felder
“Someone once said it would be a cold day in July before marriage equality ever comes to Oklahoma,” Scott Hamilton joked.
 
Friday, July 18, 2014
 
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