WICHITA MOUNTAINS WILDLIFE REFUGE, Okla. (RNS) — Oklahoma’s version of old Jerusalem — mixing rough stone structures resembling those in the Holy Land with occasional sightings of buffalo and longhorn — provides the setting for what organizers describe as North America’s longest continuously running outdoor Passion play.
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) — Those who study the issue say it's hard to tell exactly how such rules governing adoption affect the numbers of children placed in 'forever' homes.
(RNS) — Its president cited the historic commitment of the public university to the critical and civil examination of ideas, no matter how controversial.
McKINNEY, Texas (RNS) — The controversy has been simmering since last summer when a school superintendent prayed at a pulpit adorned with a Christian cross — during a mandatory school employee meeting at a church.
DALLAS (RNS) — Why did Graham place membership at a church nearly 1,000 miles from his home in Montreat, N.C.?
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) — With the music blaring and the disco ball glittering, the honored guests — ranging in age from 14 to 74 — were shocked to see Tim Tebow himself show up for the prom at Putnam City Baptist Church.
PLANO, Texas (RNS) — The Rev. Jack Graham, pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church and a former president of the national Southern Baptist Convention, said God put the idea for the free seminar on his heart.
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (RNS) — Some bell ringers wish passers-by 'Merry Christmas' and hope the kettle fills. But many others have honed strategies for making the most of the uncompensated work — for the Salvation Army and all who come within earshot.
(RNS) — St. Gregory’s Roman Catholic university in Oklahoma is just the latest small religious college to close in an increasingly difficult higher education marketplace.
(RNS) — Free speech or not, many in the tiny town of Three Rivers expressed outrage at the sign.
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) — An estimated 20,000 Catholics attended the special Mass celebrating the Rev. Stanley Francis Rother, who was shot to death during Guatemala’s civil war.
(RNS) — Little did McIngvale know that Houston quickly would become a disaster zone — and that he, driven by his faith, would emerge as one of the battered city’s most beloved heroes.
DALLAS (RNS) — Jeffress said his statement didn't claim that 'God ordained President Trump to nuke North Korea.' But many of the pastor's critics thought it came too close. In a sit-down interview with RNS, he elaborates on his controversial words.
OKARCHE, Okla. (RNS) — The Rev. Stanley Francis Rother's upcoming beatification both thrills and amazes people in this farm town of 1,200, about 40 miles northwest of the state capital.
FORT WORTH, Texas (RNS) — A 21-year-old Houston resident — like thousands of Texas Catholics — worries about how the Lone Star State’s immigration enforcement crackdown makes him a target.