Congressman Steve Russell speaks at MACU on January 23.
By Whitney Knight
In his first public appearance since leaving office this month, former U.S. House of Representatives member Steve Russell (R-OK) spoke at Mid-America Christian University today on the life and legacy of pastor and civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In his address, Russell called King “one of the greatest Americans” and emphasized his devout Christian faith. He said that King’s belief in God is still contested even today by the former preacher’s detractor. “He was the example of courage and a target of hate,” Russell said. “He was used by God to rally a nation.” Continue reading
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Photo: Johnny Bland
After months of prayerfully searching for the right person to fill the vital role of campus Pastor, Mid-America Christian University (MACU) has announced that Johnny Bland has accepted the position.
Bland is a highly respected instructor throughout Oklahoma Christian universities and community. His impressive leadership roles and background include serving at both Southwestern Christian University and MACU, as well as being a sponsor for the international Global Learner program. Continue reading
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By Chloé Boehm
Anyone who has ever attended a past Warner University chapel would agree that Tuesday’s was uniquely different from any other. Seventy-two people were baptized by Bob Beckler, the senior pastor of South Lake Wales Church of God. Continue reading