Students are finding new, personalized ways to reflect their faiths through extracurricular activities. Fellowship of Christian Athletes is an on-campus organization that promotes spiritual bonding and support between Christian student athletes. FCA is a worldwide organization. The OCU branch became an official Student Government Association-approved organization in Fall 2015, but the group met before then….
Students often complain about the price of tuition, but imagine paying for college without any help from your parents because they disagree with your sexual preference. This is the situation one student found himself in after telling his parents he is gay. “I originally came out to them when I was 12, but then this…
Few holidays are more contested than Valentine’s Day. For some, it’s an opportunity to remind their loved ones how deeply they care, and spoil them with special gifts and extra attention. For others, the day is no more than a ploy by candy and card companies to up their dwindling sales in the spring. Find out the history behind the holiday, the present celebrations, and how this columnist’s spending her weekend.
Aaron Gale’s lecture, entitled “The Jewish Context of the New Testament,” will discuss archaeology and the Gospel of Matthew as they relate to the Jewish experience. The lecture will begin with a discussion between Gale and Professor Lisa Wolfe of OCU, who is a Christian Hebrew Bible scholar. Wolf is the endowed chair of Hebrew Bible, and teaches with the Wimberly School of Religion.
The university’s chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes is working on a new structure and meeting time.
Students and faculty organized an event on Friday, Oct. 24, to show support of Oklahoma City’s Muslim community.During the Friday afternoon service at the Grand Mosque of Oklahoma City, Christians and Jews from across the state gathered outside. When the Muslim service goers left their prayer meeting, they were greeted and thanked by those standing outside.
OCU Religious Life hosted their second Operation Christmas Child collection drive last week.
Oklahoma City University was recently named on of the best Christian Colleges.
Institutional Research and Evaluation, a research and consulting organization specializing in college student recruiting and retention, gives the honor to colleges and universities that provide quality education in a Christian environment. Eligibility is determined from a nation-wide survey of more than 1,400 four year institutions.
Delta Alpha Chi, the men’s Christian fraternity, is scheduled to host their Homeless Awareness Week from Sept. 30 through Oct. 4.
Skyline Ministries is a United Methodist organization dedicated to helping the homeless in Oklahoma City.
By Amy Fuhrman, Web Editor The Christian sorority Kappa Phi is putting on several events leading up to their recruitment. Kappa Phi is a nationally recognized Christian women’s sorority. The organization focuses on service, worship, fellowship and study, all within a group setting based on sisterhood. Kappa Phi will have their “Degree of the Pine”…