Navigation Menu
Bethany, Council Road hosts Easter Run, supports girls program
Mar24

Bethany, Council Road hosts Easter Run, supports girls program

BETHANY—As a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, Glenda Bitner knows why the 8th annual Easter Run benefiting the House of Healing is important. Hundreds of runners participate in the 10K and 5K races and the One-Mile Fun Walk. The event is March 31, at The Cube at Bethany, Council Road. House of Healing is a local organization that helps teenage girls, many with difficult pasts like Bitner, find emotional and spiritual healing and...

Read More
ESPN features Edmond basketball stand-out for her mission-minded approach to life
Mar17

ESPN features Edmond basketball stand-out for her mission-minded approach to life

EDMOND—For some athletes, their primary focus lies on their sport of expertise. For Katelyn Levings, her faith and passion for serving others is primary to her sport. Levings, a sophomore at Edmond Memorial High School and member at Edmond, Oakdale was recently featured by ESPN writer Walter Villa on the sports network’s website, ESPNW, that exists “to serve women as fans and athletes.” Levings is a stand-out basketball player at...

Read More
‘I Can Only Imagine’ a ‘leap forward’ from previous films, director Jon Erwin says
Mar14

‘I Can Only Imagine’ a ‘leap forward’ from previous films, director Jon Erwin says

The same filmmakers behind Woodlawn, Mom’s Night Out and October Baby are set to release their next film in just a few days – and director Jon Erwin believes it might be their best one yet. I Can Only Imagine (PG) will debut in theaters March 16, telling the story behind one of the most popular songs in the history of Christian contemporary music. The film follows the life of MercyMe lead singer Bart Millard, who grew up in a home...

Read More
3 major faith-based films hit theaters in March
Mar12

3 major faith-based films hit theaters in March

If you like faith-based movies, then you’re going to love the month of March. That’s because three high-profile faith films will release on three consecutive weekends this month. Here is a quick rundown: I Can Only Imagine (PG, March 16)—Made by the same filmmakers behind Woodlawn and Mom’s Night Out, this one tells the story behind one of the most popular Christian songs of the modern era. It also shows the humble beginnings of the...

Read More
Former missionaries reunite during Olympics ministry
Mar10

Former missionaries reunite during Olympics ministry

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (BP)—Tom Daniel and Clarke Skelton, along with their families, spent a combined 40 years as Southern Baptist missionaries serving in South Korea. The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang gave them a chance for a reunion in the country they both love immensely. Daniel, who is now retired and lives in Colorado, and Skelton, who is pastor of Valley Grande Church in Valley Grande, Ala., both returned to South Korea during...

Read More
OBU FB coaches lead Japan team to International Bowl win
Mar02

OBU FB coaches lead Japan team to International Bowl win

>> by Kedrick Nettleton OBU Athletic Communications intern DALLAS—Though not many people know it, American football is growing fast around the world, and in January, the Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) football team was able to be a part of a major international football event. Members of the OBU coaching staff, including Head Coach Chris Jensen, coached the Japanese team to victory in the annual International Bowl, in Dallas,...

Read More