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Catching The Spirit: The New Pope, Pentecostalism And The Global South

David Briggs | Posted 05.14.2013 | Religion
David Briggs

What may matter more than the new pope's nationality is his commitment to allowing the growth of lay leadership and culturally sensitive worship that is at the heart of the success of the Pentecostal movement.

A Facebook Screw-Up Results in Tribute to Great Teacher

Don McNay | Posted 08.26.2012 | Education
Don McNay

Facebook gave me a unique opportunity: the chance to say 'thank you' to a man who made a difference in my life.

Is It March Yet? Oral Roberts Sinks Unlikeliest Buzzer Beater Of The Year

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 12.13.2011 | Sports

Oral Roberts is no stranger to shocking results. In 2006, they caught the attention of the college basketball world by upsetting third ranked Kansa...

Make Churches Accountable

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics
Roy Speckhardt

From Ted Haggard to Eddie Long, American church empires are no strangers to corruption. But while sex scandals are splashed across the headlines, tax code infringements and financial scandals more frequently fly under the radar.

FAIL: Religious Magazine Makes Accidental Oral Sex Reference

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.28.2011 | Comedy

This is a real magazine cover, not a clever photoshop job. In fact, it's still up on the Oral Roberts Ministries website. The cover, which appar...

False Prophets and Their Profits

Diane Dimond | Posted 08.01.2011 | Media
Diane Dimond

Harold Camping was quoted as saying he's "flabbergasted and stunned" that he and his followers are still on this earth. He has re-calculated and now says the Rapture has been re-scheduled for October 21.

John Lennon? Meh... Keith Green's Revolution Was Far More Interesting

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

When I think of the life and premature death of a musician who really rejected materialism and was for all practical purposes the Godfather of the Napster Generation, I think of Keith Green.

The STRICTEST Colleges (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Jett Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Tuck in your shirt, shave your beard and hide the keg -- these are some of America's strictest colleges. Check them out and vote for which one you thi...

Dead Folks, 2009: The Missed and the Not Missed

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Here's my own brief look at some of the more notable celebrity deaths of 2009. As always, they fall into two categories: "The Good Riddance List" and "The Folks We'll Miss List."

Oral Roberts Dead: Televangelist Dies At 91

AP | JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TULSA, Okla. — Oral Roberts, who helped pioneer TV evangelism in the 1950s and used the power of the new medium – and his message of God's...

"The Depression of 1933"?? -- Is a Depression a Moveable Famine?

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert S. McElvaine

The Free Market faithful have rewritten a great deal of history. But their most recent claim that Franklin Roosevelt started the Great Depression? That's just ludicrous.

Oral Roberts Dies: Evangelist, University Founder Dead At 91

AP | JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TULSA, Okla. — Oral Roberts, who helped pioneer TV evangelism in the 1950s and used the power of the new medium – and his message of God's...

Oral Roberts' Death Leaves Legacy Of Televangelism

Randall Balmer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Randall Balmer

Oral Roberts became one of the best-known televangelists of the twentieth century -- translating pentecostalism from the sweaty tents of the revival circuit to the professionalism of the television studio.

If Medicare Wants to Kill Grandma, Why Hasn't It Done So For 44 Years?

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

I've never heard of anyone suggesting euthanasia for grandma, grandpa - or me (I'm now 76 and getting progressively more expensive to insure).