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Commentary: What have we done?

Commentary: What have we done?

If Hollywood designed the perfect candidate to represent the anti-Christ for evangelicals, he would be thrice married, twice divorced, a builder of casinos, a sexual predator (unless the women are ugly), a liar and a man so in love with himself that his fondest wish is to die in his own arms.

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Cover Story: Poverty impacts disproportionate number of OKC residents

“If we aren’t willing to confront that we have suffering right under our noses, we are doing a huge disservice to our fellow citizens,” Mélon said.

Preach it

Photo by Mark Hancock Meyers is a well-known pastor and best-selling writer, as well as a commentator for National Public Radio and Oklahoma Gazette. Meyers also is a distinguished professor of social justice at Oklahoma City University. The Lyman Beecher Lectures series has been an annual tradition since 1871 and is held in conjunction with

Forced out

Nichols, 64, filed a legal challenge last week to a state law that went into effect July 1, 2012, which prevents two or more sex offenders from living in the same place. “They (lawmakers) made the law specifically for this ministry because I’m the only one in Oklahoma who does this,” he said. “Oklahoma law

Ministry leader, sex offender file lawsuit against city

David Nichols, president of Hand Up Ministries, and convicted sex offender Bernard Richard Lagrow have requested a judge consider a temporary restraining order forbidding law enforcement personnel from arresting or charging suspects in these types of cases. Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill Citty, Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater, Oklahoma County Sheriff John Whetsel and

LETTERS

A newly formed nationwide network for Christian bullies to come together and speak out that love is not about love at all, only lies covered in false biblical pretenses. Gay is okay. Okay? Oklahoma as well as Oklahomans need to know that. Stop hate; start love — why don’t you print that? Words that really

LETTERS

A newly formed nationwide network for Christian bullies to come together and speak out that love is not about love at all, only lies covered in false biblical pretenses. Gay is okay. Okay? Oklahoma as well as Oklahomans need to know that. Stop hate; start love — why don’t you print that? Words that really

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Kris Steele at a TEEM graduation Credit: Mark Hancock Since November, he has led The Education and Employment Ministry (TEEM) as its executive director. Founded in 1987, the Oklahoma City-based nonprofit began as a support center for men battling substance abuse, but now focuses on providing free education and job placement services to men and

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