This issue of A Public Witness looks at the dustup over St. Isidore of Seville Catholic Virtual School – a proposed sectarian public school – and the new lawsuit joined by some Baptist and United Church of Christ ministers.
A state school board in Oklahoma voted Monday to approve the first publicly funded Christian school in the nation, despite a warning from the state’s attorney general that the decision was unconstitutional.
In episode 90 of Dangerous Dogma, Jeff Hood, author of The Execution of God, talks about his advocacy against the death penalty. He also discusses his ministry to people on death row, including last month as he stood in a death chamber as Oklahoma executed Scott
Bill Leonard: While the irony of those actions is certainly sobering, their potentially disastrous impact on the American Republic, and the churches therein, may soon become irreparable.
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On Sunday, First Baptist Church of North Tulsa’s current sanctuary throbbed with a high-decibel service as six congregations gathered to mark the centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre and to honor the persistence of the Black church tradition in Greenwood.
As Tulsa pauses to mark the somber centenary of the Tulsa massacre in its Greenwood district, where Black Wall Street was located, Black people of faith are among those saying the time has come to repay as well as to remember.
Faith leaders are ramping up their support for an Oklahoma death row inmate as his clemency hearing nears. Julius Jones, 40, was sentenced to death in 2002, but his advocates say a different person committed the crime in which a prominent Edmond, Oklahoma, businessman was
A hundred years after a horrific massacre, Deron Spoo hopes to set the foundation for a new narrative. The senior pastor of Tulsa’s First Baptist has studied the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, in which as many as 300 Blacks were killed and 35 blocks of Black-owned