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    The Legacy of Oral Roberts

    From prosperity gospel to Pentecostalism, Oral Roberts helped influence a generation of Christians. What will his long-term legacy be?

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    My Experience at Oral Roberts University

    In "My Faith So Far," Patton Dodd recounts his experiences in the Pentecostal Christian culture and shares a life-changing experience at Oral Roberts University that shook his faith.

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    Who's Who in Pentecostalism

    From John Ashcroft to Oral Roberts, a list of prominent Pentecostal Christian preachers, teachers, and healers.

The Latest Blog Posts on Oral Roberts


Andy Crouch at Laity Lodge: What Keeps Us From Being Creative?

Date: 06/30/2009

We had a fantastic lineup at Laity Lodge last week. Our musicians were Ashley Cleveland and Kenny Greenberg (for the second retreat in a row). Our speakers were Dr. J.I. Packer and Andy Crouch. I expect most of you have heard of J.I. Packer. His book, Knowing God , is one of the most respected Christian books of the last half century.  It has sold well over a million copies, which isn't bad for ...

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Is Sotomayor the left's Harriet Miers?

Date: 05/26/2009

This just in: President Obama will nominate Judge Sonia Sotomayor of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit as his first appointment to the court, officials said Tuesday, and has scheduled an announcement for 10:15 a.m. at the White House. If confirmed by the Democratic-controlled Senate, Judge Sotomayor, 54, would replace Justice David H. Souter to become the second woman ...

Related Topics: Harriet Miers, Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court


Benedictines and the Lost City

Date: 04/08/2009

The Clear Creek Monastery list just sent text of a wonderful Russ Hittinger profile of the congregation of Benedectine monks in Fontgombault, who at the time it was written (1999) was starting to plant a daughter house in eastern Oklahoma. I know this is my kind of thing, but I tell you, when I got to the end of Russ's piece, I got a chill of excitement. This really has to be the year I make a p ...

Related Topics: Benedictine, Clear Creek, Monasticism, Monks


You Can’t Have It All

Date: 02/11/2009

Part 7 of series: Advice for Pastor Search Committees Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series To this point, my Advice for Pastor Search Committees includes the following: 1. Seek first the kingdom of God. 2. Pray without ceasing. 3. Be open to God’s surprises. 4. Exercise endurance and beware of exhaustion. 5. Represent your church accurately. 6. Get the true “downside” ...

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The Third Way

Date: 12/08/2008

There is a Third Way, and this post officially kicks off a series of occasional reflections about the Third Way. The Third Way approach to the orthodox Christian faith is one that gets beyond the fighting and between the fighters in order to carve out a middle way . The Third Way captures and sustains the good in both the conservative and the liberal. It is the Jesus Creed at work in the ...

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