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A Legacy of Literacy

This week, I woke, as countless people around the world did, to face the news that Barbara Bush had passed away.  I had the privilege of working with Mrs. Bush in a literacy campaign and shared the stage with her on two separate occasions.  While the thought of her passing is sobering, our sadness at her death is tempered by the life she lived. Continue reading

Rev. Billy Graham passes to peace

The world’s best-known evangelist, Rev. Billy Graham, has died. He was 99 years old and beloved worldwide.  In Oklahoma we remember the prayer service after the Oklahoma City bombing, April 23, 1995 when he said: “Some of you today are going through heartache and grief so intense that you wonder if it will ever go away, but I want to tell you that our God cares for you and for your family and for your city. God loves you and he shares in your suffering.” Continue reading

Christian Rock at Winter Jam Tulsa

Among the biggest annual tours in the world, the Winter Jam 2018 Tour Spectacular is once again set to showcase a lineup of some of the best and brightest names in Christian music at BOK Center on Sunday, January 28.

General admission tickets are $15 at the door on the day of the show, with premium Jam Nation memberships available in advance at jamtour.com. Citizens of Jam Nation receive early entry and seating, as well as exclusive tour merchandise, among other perks.  Continue reading

Cassini ends historic Saturn exploration

Video Animation: A thrilling epoch in the exploration of our solar system came to a close today, as NASA’s Cassini spacecraft made a fateful plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn, ending its 13-year tour of the ringed planet.

“This is the final chapter of an amazing mission, but it’s also a new beginning,” said Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington. “Cassini’s discovery of ocean worlds at Titan and Enceladus changed everything, shaking our views to the core about surprising places to search for potential life beyond Earth.”  Continue reading

North Korea blinks and defector reports

Kim Jong Un appeared to blink first Tuesday morning, with North Korean media reporting the dictator had delayed a decision about whether to fire missiles toward Guam – a pronouncement that came hours after a particularly stark warning from Defense Secretary James Mattis promised further escalation would mean “game on.”   Continue reading